Irish Film Institute -SNAP (IFI EVENING COURSE)



103 mins, Ireland, 2010, Digibeta

This film screened 22nd March 2016.

The shocking revelations of clerical and institutional abuse of children have become a much-referenced theme in Irish film. This debut film feature casts the theme differently, avoiding sensation and challenging the viewer to accept a domestic context for the horrific events.

Playwright and director Carmel Winters will discuss how she developed this story within the broader framework of ground-breaking documentaries such as States of Fear, as well as more mainstream dramas. She will also consider the contribution of film to the process of recovery.

This event is taking place as part of the IFI Evening Course: Altered State (Tuesdays, Feb 23rd – Mar 29th 2016). Full course price: €70 (€65 concessions), including tea/coffee. Please book your place by calling Sharon Corrigan on 01 679 5744 or emailing (individual tickets for films on this course are not available.)

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