What you may need to know:
1. Documentary following Rory O’Neill/Panti Bliss through a tumultuous year that included Pantigate, the seminal “Noble Call” speech at the Abbey, and the historic vote on Marriage Equality.
2. With contributions from O’Neill’s parents, David Norris and Una Mullally (who still rocks).
3. Irish production company Blinder Films collected €50,000 through crowdsourcing. Just think what they could have done with €85,000.
4. The soundtrack includes classics such as Troublesome Waters, Talk Shows on Mute and IONA Want To Be With You.
5. With a bit of luck, we may finally discover how a lad from rural Mayo ended up with that vexing American twang.
6. Broadsheet prognosis: Team Panti 4 life, yo.
Release Date: October 21.
(Mark blogs about film, TV and other stuff at WhyBother.ie)