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Following the lead of the United States and the United Kingdom, Ireland switched over from analogue to digital television transmission on 24 October 2012. Using the occasion as a jumping-off point, Analogue People in a Digital Age chronicles the switchover day through the perspectives of patrons in a south Galway pub, as they meet the transition with a very human mix of anger, confusion and apathy. Crafted with humour and heart, Keith Walsh’s film is ultimately a portrait of people for whom, as the bartender muses, ‘the not-so-straight and the not-so-perfect is the lovely thing of life’.
Director: Keith Walsh
Producer: Jill Beardsworth
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