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​San Francisco Irish Film Festival DocFest - A Fanatic Heart

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Delancey Street Screening Room
600 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, 94107
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In ‘A Fanatic Heart’, Bob Geldof, of the Boomtown Rats, examines the life and works of W.B. Yeats. Geldof, a self-confessed devotee of the Nobel Prize winning poet traces W.B. Yeats’ life from early childhood trips to the mystical landscapes of Rosses Point in Sligo, influencing and awakening his love for the magical, through his international fame as Poet Laureate and Nobel Prize winner, to his role as Senator for the new Irish Free State.

Special performances of his work by actors and artists such as Sting, Bono, Liam Neeson, Edna O’Brien, Anne Enright, Colin Farrell, Van Morrison and many more feature throughout the documentary bringing to life the writings of Yeats.

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