Filum Night – Monday 3rd September
When: Monday 3rd September, 19:30 onwards
Where: The Spotted Dog, Warwick Street, Digbeth
Stuck for something to do on Monday night? Never fear, Filum Night is here!
As ever, your host and landlord John will be on hand with free ‘tay n buns’ (that’s tea and cream cakes to the uninitiated!) and his wicked sense of humour.
Next week’s filum is:
BLOOD OF THE IRISH (2009)
This RTE documentary explores the most fundamental questions about the Irish population; who were the first people to settle here and where did they come from? Blood of the Irish features ground-breaking genetic research undertaken at Trinity College, Dublin into our DNA and our origins. One of the extraordinary discoveries is that one fifth of modern Irish men living in the north-west counties are direct descendants of one man, Niall of the Nine Hostages, the high king who kidnapped a young St Patrick and brought him to Ireland. The series also attempts a remarkable forensic quest – the extraction of ancient DNA from some of the oldest human remains ever found in Ireland. Who will that person turn out to have been? (120 minutes)