While You Live, Shine

Directed by Paul Duane
  • Ireland, Greece, USA
  • 1hr 20mins
  • 2017

American musicologist Chris King is legendary in his field. His collection of and passion for old 78 records is inspiring, as is his ability to use modern technology to unlock their sonic secrets. But his discovery of the music of Epirus in northern Greece was to transform King’s life, and the raw folk music he believes connects us with our most ancient ancestors prompted him to travel to the region. What emerges is some of the most hypnotic and stirring music you’ve never heard.

An incredibly enjoyable melodic odyssey, Paul Duane’s endlessly curious film travels to Greece searching for the oldest music in the Western World.

Gráinne Humphreys, Festival Director

Filmmaker in Attendance

Director Paul Duane will attend this screening.