Director: Sr Maureen MacMahon

Sister Maureen MacMahon OP (b. 1918 in Dublin) is an artist, writer, educator, filmmaker and Dominican nun. She was, along with Owen Carton and Sean Brophy, a member of the Black Raven Film Group, which produced a number of award-winning educational and documentary films. Sr. MacMahon’s filmmaking roles included scriptwriter, director and producer and her interest in art education is visible in Kay, No Straight Lines and Look Again.

From Cliff to Kiln,
9 mins, Ireland, 1969, Silent, Digital

Look Again, 10 mins, Ireland, c. 1969, Silent, Digital

No Straight Lines,
15 mins, Ireland, 1970, Silent, Digital

FISEC, 25 mins, Ireland, 1970, Silent, Digital

Kay, 13 mins, Ireland, 1968, Digital

This programme is part of the Women in Focus project which identifies and celebrates the work of amateur women filmmakers in archives around the world. In Ireland the project is a collaboration between Maynooth University and the IFI Irish Film Archive, where Sr. Maureen’s films are preserved.

Book Tickets

Tuesday 13th