SilverDocs: “The Swell Season.”

SilverDocs kicked off last night with The Swell Season, which follows Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová as they tour the world on the heels of their Academy Award success. Known for their no-budget musical Once, Glen and Mar (what friends call her) co-wrote songs like “Lies” and “Falling Slowly.” Directors Nick August-Perna, Chris Dapkins, and Carlo Mirabella-Davis use stunning black and white cinematography to portray the real-life couple with tenderness and moments of quiet joy.

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