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Followed by a recorded Q&A with filmmaker Emer Reynolds, moderated by Irish Times arts and popular culture contributor Tony Clayton-Lea.

Tracing the life of Phil Lynott, lead singer of the legendary Irish rock group Thin Lizzy, multi-award-winning documentarian Emer Reynolds' (THE FARTHEST, SONGS FOR WHILE I'M AWAY) reveals how a young Black boy from working-class 1950s Dublin became Ireland's greatest rock star and created some of the world's most iconic and extraordinary rock songs. A songwriter, poet and icon, Lynott's rise from humble beginnings to sold-out stadiums was spectacular and unprecedented. (Note adapted from Screen Ireland.)


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  • Runtime
    112 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
  • Premiere
    U.S. Premiere
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  • Director
    Emer Reynolds
  • Screenwriter
    Emer Reynolds
  • Producer
    Alan Maher, John Wallace, Peter Worsley