Patti Smith, From Scotland With Love and Pauper’s Dough by King Creosote

Professor Virginia Heath was honoured to recently discover that the legendary Patti Smith, who has always been a profound inspiration, chose ‘Pauper’s Dough’ by King Creosote from “the transcendent Documentary, From Scotland with Love”, as a song she would like to cover.  Patti received a thousand song suggestions from her Blog readers and two particularly struck her.   Patti writes in […]

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Virginia Heath’s ‘From Scotland With Love’ featured at OnFife Spring Festival

Virginia Heath’s ‘From Scotland With Love’ had a special online screening at the OnFife Spring Festival on Sunday 21st March. Heath’s ‘From Scotland With Love’, made entirely from Scottish archive footage, also fittingly features the Fife-based musician, King Creoscote. A short introduction to the screening about the film and filmmaking in Fife was later followed by an exclusive Q&A with […]

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‘From Scotland With Love’ screening online with director Virginia Heath Q&A – Saturday 12 September 2020

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In a special online event this Saturday hosted by the Macrobert Arts Centre at the University of Stirling, BAFTA-nominated film From Scotland With Love will screen with a live Zoom Q&A with the film’s award-winning director Professor Virginia Heath. From Scotland With Love online screening and Q&A with Virginia Heath Saturday 12 September 2020, 7PM Macrobert Arts Centre, University of Stirling (online […]

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‘Dreaming Without Sleeping’: Professor Virginia Heath’s documentary on the making of ‘From Scotland With Love’ screens on the BBC

FSWL Virginia Heath Documentary screening on BBC

Professor Virginia Heath’s documentary film, Dreaming Without Sleeping – The Making of From Scotland With Love screened on the BBC on Saturday 09 May 2020, and is available to view on BBC iPlayer until May 2021. The film tells “the fascinating story of how director Virginia Heath and composer and musician King Creosote (Kenny Anderson) collaborated to create the much […]

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From Scotland With Love live performance at Queens Hall Glasgow and Barbican London

Professor Virginia Heath’s BAFTA-nominated film, From Scotland With Love, is screening with live performance of the score by King Creosote at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on Thursday 12th March 2020. For more information, please read here. Also screening at The Barbican Saturday 14th March 2020, almost 5 years after it was performed to critical acclaim at the Edinburgh International Festival […]

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Professor Virginia Heath’s BAFTA-nominated film ‘From Scotland With Love’ screening with live performance by King Creosote

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Professor Virginia Heath’s BAFTA-nominated film, From Scotland With Love, is screening with live performance of the score by King Creosote at Edinburgh’s Usher Hall on Saturday 07 March 2020, almost 5 years after it was performed to critical acclaim at the Edinburgh International Festival in August 2015. “Even without the use of a TV, mobile phone and the internet, I am […]

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Dementia friendly screenings with Q&As of From Scotland with Love at the Glasgow Film Festival

Composite image of From Scotland With Love, directed by Professor Virginia Heath

04 March 2020 Update: ScreenDaily recently featured an article (How the Glasgow Film Festival is making good on its rallying cry of “cinema for all”) about the screenings. Read the article here. Professor Virginia Heath‘s documentary film From Scotland With Love will feature in two unique screenings with Q&As at the Glasgow Film Festival as part of GFF Movie Memories: […]

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Professor Virginia Heath’s ‘From Scotland With Love’ airing on the BBC to celebrate Burns Night – Friday 25 January 2019

Composite image of From Scotland With Love, directed by Professor Virginia Heath

From Scotland With Love, Professor Virginia Heath‘s acclaimed feature documentary film will be broadcast this Burns Night (Friday 25 January) on BBC4, the seventh BBC broadcast since its premiere in 2014. Information about the screening, airing at 00:30 on Friday, can be found here – the film will also be available on iPlayer shortly afterwards. Made entirely of Scottish film archive, From Scotland […]

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‘Film as Cultural Heritage’: Professor Virginia Heath’s ‘From Scotland With Love’ screening as part of British Council symposium in Vietnam

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Professor Virginia Heath’s feature documentary film From Scotland With Love will be screening in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Wednesday 16 January 2019 as part of the British Council’s Film As Cultural Heritage symposium. This is part of the wider British Council’s Heritage of Future Past – A Cultural Heritage for Inclusive Growth Project, a two-year pilot initiative exploring the use of cultural heritage for growth […]

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‘From Scotland With Love’ – Screening with introduction by director Virginia Heath on 08 September at Dunfermline’s Outwith Festival

Composite image of From Scotland With Love, directed by Professor Virginia Heath featuring Outwith Festival logo

Professor Virginia Heath’s feature documentary film From Scotland With Love will be screened at the Dunfermline Filmhouse at Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries this week as part of Outwith Festival. Virginia will introduce the multi-award winning film at a Saturday afternoon screening of the modern classic at the pop-up Dunfermline Filmhouse with an arthouse cinema vibe and four days of films and filmmakers. From Scotland […]

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