Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan

A cinematic wake of sorts in honor of the passing of the lead singer and masterful songwriter for the Pogues

Co-Presented by Amoeba Music & Kilowatt!

“MacGowan fans will relish the sheer exuberance of a film that barrels along with the same hectic passion as a vintage Pogues number.” – Jonathan Romney, Uncut Magazine [UK]

Julien Temple’s ( THE GREAT ROCK & ROLL SWINDLE, THE FILTH & THE FURY, EARTH ARE EASY, ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS) cinematic exploration of the wild, roving & explosive existence of the Pogues frontman – Ireland’s most beloved punk poet.

CROCK OF GOLD – A FEW ROUNDS WITH SHANE MACGOWAN deep dives into the life of the tortured Irish vocalist, best known as the lead singer and songwriter of the Pogues, who famously combined traditional Irish music with the visceral energy of punk rock. Featuring unseen archival footage from the band and MacGowan’s family, as well as animation from legendary illustrator Ralph Steadman, Julien Temple’s rollicking love letter spotlights the iconic frontman up to his 60th birthday celebration, where singers, movie stars and rock ’n’ roll outlaws gather to celebrate the man and his legacy.

2h 4m
Julien Temple
First Showing
January 3, 2024
  • Assisted Listening