Mairi Mhor: Her Life and Songs (1994)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Biopic [feature], Period Film  |   Run Time - 62 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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This tuneful British film, performed in Gaelic, follows the life of 19th-century Scottish songstress and political activist Mairi Mhor. After Mairi was wrongfully jailed for stealing, she began a 25 year career of writing political songs protesting Britain's domination of her people. She also was a leading activist in the Highland Land League.

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accusation, activism, imprisonment, robbery, songwriter