IFI Stranger than Fiction is delighted to present the World Premiere of the Reality Bites short documentary scheme funded by the Irish Film Board/Bord Scannán na hÉireann. This programme features Rebirth, directed by Emile Dineen, which explores the memories of a war photographer; Analogue People in a Digital Age, by Keith Walsh, about eight pub-going men battling to stay relevant in a digital age, There’s No Charge for the Hat, by Tom Burke, which tells the story of 187-year-old hat that is believed to cure headaches and Last Days of Peter Bergmann, by Ciaran Cassidy, about a man who would go to great lengths to ensure no one would ever discover who he was or where he came from.
This film is showing as part of the IFI Stranger Than Fiction 2013, Documentary Film Festival (September 26th – 29th).
Peter Bergmann – a man who would go to great lengths to ensure no one would ever discover who he was or where he came from.
Director: Ciaran Cassidy (15 mins (approx), Ireland, 2013.)
A humble couple in the Irish Midlands are the custodians of a 187-year-old hat, reputed to have the power to cure headaches and other ailments.
Director: Tom Burke (14 mins (approx), Ireland, 2013.)
I didn’t get into photography to cover war. I didn’t go to Iraq or Afghanistan. I didn’t go to other wars in distant lands because I’m not interested in war. But here I am.
Director: Emile Dinneen (12 mins, Ireland, 2013.)
The analogue age has finished but eight men in a bar battle to remain relevant in a digital world. A small film about big people.
Directors: Keith Walsh and Jill Beardsworth (12mins 30secs, Ireland, 2013.)
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