At seventy, ballad singer Sheila Stewart is the last in the line of the Stewarts of Blair, a long lineage of traditional travellers and storytellers. Her mission is to ensure that her culture does not die with her. But it’s not an easy battle, as she is ignored on her own doorstep. The film is a moving portrait about an outsider.
Screening Formats: Digi Beta, Mini DV
OFFICIAL SELECTION – Hotdocs, 2007
OFFICIAL SELECTION – Ofensiva International Film Festival as part of ‘New National Cinema – Scottish Focus’, 2001
OFFICIAL SELECTION – Milano Film Festival, 2007
OFFICIAL SELECTION – DokumentArt, 2007
OFFICIAL SELECTION – Edinburgh International Film Festival, 2006
OFFICIAL SELECTION – Shoot Me Film Festival, Netherlands, 2007
OFFICIAL SELECTION – Milano Film Festival, Italy 2007
OFFICIAL SELECTION – Mediawave Film Festival, Hungary 2007
OFFICIAL SELECTION – Leith Film Festival 2007
OFFICIAL SELECTION – Reel Film Festival 2006
SCREENING – Belmont Cinema, Aberdeen 2007
Supported by: Scottish Screen & Scottish Documentary Institute
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This film was developed through Bridging the Gap, an opportunity for emerging filmmakers based in Scotland and Northern Ireland.