Steelchest, Nail in the Boot and the Barking Dog

Steelchest, Nail in the Boot and the Barking Dog

Date: 21/02/2020 10:18

Screening as part of NI Science Festival

Saturday 22 February, 1.45pm

Suitable for ages 14+

Tickets for the film are free.

After the documentary film maker Brian Henry Martin (Doubleband Films) will compere a discussion with the audience and two shipyard workers, Francis Higgins and Rodney McCullough.  Bill Kirk, the photographer for the accompanying book, will also be in attendance.

A documentary about the Belfast shipyard, Harland and Wolff, as told in story and song by those who make their living there.

A Flying Fox Films Production for Channel 4.  Filmmaker David Hammond’s other documentaries include Dusty Bluebells (1973), Beyond The Troubles (1994) and the acclaimed six-part series, David Hammond’s Ireland (2004).  Image by Bill Kirk.

1987, 52mins.

This screening is supported by Film Hub NI and Northern Ireland Screen Digital Film Archive.