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EIFF Presents: Dùthchas (Home) (N/C 15+)

20 August

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  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly


For the people of Berneray in the Outer Hebrides, life changed dramatically in the latter part of the last century. Traditional ways of life eroded, and many families were forced to move away. Drawing on rare 8mm colour film of Berneray, directors Andy MacKinnon and Kirsty MacDonald offer a bridge between the contemporary citizens and their not-so-distant past. The result is a film of great emotion that speaks to the importance of place and the resilience of culture through language, song and memories,

Screening Scotland-wide as part of the 75th edition of Edinburgh International Film Festival. EIFF 2022 takes place from 12-20 August. Join in the conversation and find out more at

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  • Directors Andy MacKinnon, Kirsty MacDonald
  • Country UK
  • Year of Production 2022
  • Language Scots Gaelic and English with English subtitles
  • Running Time 1h28m
  • Certificate N/C 15+
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