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DEBUT: A continuing strand showing first works by established filmmakers.
Alan Gilsenan is an award-winning writer, theatre director and filmmaker. His first film, Sheila, made with the Dublin University Film Society, is a psychological drama featuring Anne Enright as a young woman undergoing a nervous breakdown. FILM INFO: 22 mins, 1985, Colour, Digi-beta
Programme 2 features two student films made by Thaddeus O’Sullivan (December Bride, Into the Storm) while at the Royal College of Art, London.Flanagan is a wry commentary on the London art scene from the perspective of a struggling Dublin artist. FILM INFO: 11 mins, 1970, Black and White, Digi-beta
A PINT OF PLAIN conveys the restlessness and alienation felt by many Irish emigrants in London as they encounter strange men in a strange land. FILM INFO: 15 mins, 1974, Black and White, Digi-beta