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The Camino Voyage

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The Irish Cultural Centre of New England

200 New Boston Drive

Canton, MA 02021

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The ICC together with the Boston Currach Rowing Club present a screening of the Camino Voyage.

The documentary is in IRISH with english subtitles.

Colm Coyne, President of the Boston Currach Rowing Club will give a brief presentation before the screening.

The Screening is 90 minutes long

General Admission $12

Advance ticket sales strongly recommended

WHAT THE PRESS HAD TO SAY ABOUT 'THE CAMINO VOYAGE"

“One of the most remarkable Irish documentaries of the year” RTÉ Culture

“Remarkable” The Irish Examiner

“Six Of The Best Films To See At The Cinema This Weekend” – The Irish Times

“Lyrical, Compelling” Eye for Film

“Reflects the Spiritual Power of The Experience” The Times

“An Extraordinary Voyage” CinÉireann

“An Absolutely Beautiful Film” BBC Radio Ulster


OVERVIEW

Early Irish history and mythology feature many accounts of great voyages.

Inspired by such accounts the Irish Writer & Poet Danny Sheehy and his crew embarked on a 500km journey in 2012 to the Abbey of Saint Colmcille in Iona, Scotland.

This was one of many sea journeys for the crew.

And in 2014 they planned an audacious new voyage – and this is where our documentary with them begins – on the 2,500 km voyage from Ireland to Santiago de Compostela (which took place for 6 weeks each year over 3 years; 2014, 2015 & 2016).

For hundreds of years people sailed from Ireland to A Coruña in Northern Spain and walked the camino to Santiago de Compostela from there. In 2014 this inspiring crew began their own version of this historical voyage in their own handmade traditional boat, called a ‘Naomhóg’.

Pulling into coastal towns and villages en route, camping and cooking as they went – this eclectic crew forged many new friendships; surprising those they met with a boat that seems to come straight out of the middle ages.

This tiny boat against the backdrop of the vast ocean struck a chord in peoples’ imaginations all the way along the voyage. Every community that they have connected with en route opened their doors – and their hearts – to this crew, and the men have in exchange, inspired them with their courage, endurance, storytelling, music, poetry and song in a coming together of people in the most fundamental and ancient of ways.

This intimate documentary charts the trials and tribulations of a voyage that in the words of Danny Sheehy, took “sweat, blood and blisters to complete while deepening and renewing friendships, creativity and spirituality in the process”.


Featuring: Danny Sheehy, Glen Hansard, Brendan Begley, Liam Holden and Brendan Moriarty.

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