Documentary Acoustic Routes heads for UK theatres

12 February 2013

On March 1st, Acoustic Routes will be screened at the ICA in London, beginning a UK tour for the recently re-cut version of the documentary following Bert Jansch and many others who were part of the 60s folk scene.

Originally released in 1992 and presented by comedian Billy Connelly, Acoustic Routes delved into the music, background and influences of the 1960s folk revival. The film features interviews with many of the key players of the time, as well as live-filmed musical interludes with Bert and friends.

The screenings for Acoustic Routes are below:

  • March 1-7: LONDON, ICA
  • March 4: EXETER, Exeter Picturehouse
  • March 4: OXFORD, Phoenix Picturehouse
  • March 4: YORK, York Picturehouse
  • March 7: ABERDEEN, Belmont Picturehouse
  • March 9: BELFAST, Queens Film Theatre
  • March 10: DERBY, QUAD
  • March 10: GLASGOW, GFT
  • March 10: NORWICH, Cinema City
  • March 10-11: BRIGHTON, Duke's at Komedia
  • March 11: BATH, The Little Cinema
  • March 11: HACKNEY, Hackney Picturehouse
  • March 14: CLAPHAM, Clapham Picturehouse
  • March 14: LIVERPOOL, Picturehouse at FACT
  • March 17: LEEDS, Hyde Park Picturehouse
  • March 17: SHETLAND, Mareel, Lerwick
  • March 18: EDINBURGH, Cameo Picturehouse
  • March 26: NOTTINGHAM, The Broadway

For a flavour of what to expect, here's the trailer: