Film Feature 6

Feature #6: Heyday and The Hot Sprockets

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Date: Saturday 26th October
Time: 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Venue: Belltable, 69 O’Connell St, Limerick
Ticket Cost: €8.00

Heyday: The Mic Christopher Story
Written & Directed by: Alan Leonard

This heartfelt story charts singer-songwriter Mic Christopher’s humble beginnings busking on the streets of Dublin, his rise to rock star, the near fatal accident that nearly left him millimeters from death, through to his final year where he lead an entire generation of Irish musicians onto fame, success and new artistic highs.

Told through the eyes of those whose lives he touched (Oscar-winner Glen Hansard, writer/actor Sharon Horgan, Mike Scott of The Waterboys, Bronagh Gallagher, Josh Ritter, Lisa Hannigan, Rónán Ó’Snodaigh and many more. This epic story of extraordinary music and friendship will both touch and inspire.

Film Trailer for Heyday: The Mic Christopher Story

Preceded by the Music Video

The Hot SprocketsThe Hot Sprockets, “Imagine Us On The Sun”
RHIFF Icon2019 Special Recognition Award, Shane Serrano

Directed by: Shane Serrano

Music video of the group The Hot Sprockets, directed by Limerick’s own award-winning filmmaker Shane Serrano.

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