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The Swell Season

Friday July 22 | 8:00pm

"doors" open at 7:30 pm, screening at sundown followed by Q&A with filmmakers

Grass Courts at the International Tennis Hall of Fame

Rules & Guidelines

no glass
no heels

bring a picnic. no glass, heels or chairs on the grass courts.

The world fell in love with Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova when their songwriting collaboration culminated in a jubilant Oscar win. But behind the scenes, where Glen and Mar's on-screen romance became reality, a grueling two-year world tour threatens to fracture their fated bond. Gorgeously filmed in black and white, this music-filled documentary is an intimate look at the exhilaration and turmoil created by both love and fame. The Swell Season are Glen Hansard (from the Irish band, The Frames) and Marketa Irglova (classically trained Czech pianist and vocalist). Musicians that have appeared on their albums and accompanied them on tour include: Marja Tuhkanen (violin), Bertrand Galen (cello), John Carney (bass guitar), Thomas Bartlett (keyboard), Joseph Doyle (bass guitar), Colm Mac Con Iomaire (violin), Rob Bochnik (guitar), Graham Hopkins (drums), Javier Mas (guitar), Chad Taylor (drums), Steven Bernstein (horns), and Clark Gayton (horns).

Run time: USA / 9O min / No Rating
Director(s): Nick August-Perna, Chris Dapkins, Carlo Mirabella-Davis

Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová