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Bainne

Jack Reynor, 17 minutes, 2019

During the last year of The Great Famine in Ireland, a farmhand working for the local landlord has hardened his heart against his countrymen to ensure his own survival. But when he encounters a ghostly female figure stealing milk from…

Ballast

Jesse Gilbert, 16 minutes, 2020

Michael, a man living in the rural west of Ireland. In his self imposed isolation he spends his days building something in his workshop with only his dog for companionship. When his life is again shattered Michael must finish constructing…

The Ballroom of Romance

Pat O'Connor, 65 minutes, 1982

This perfectly rendered naturalist feature, adapted from writer William Trevor’s short story The Ballroom of Romance, explores the deadening atmosphere of 1950s Ireland through the figure of the unmarried Bridie (Brenda Fricker).  “Spinster” Bridie goes to the country ballroom, where…

Ballymun Lullaby

Frank Berry, 72 minutes, 2011

Music teacher Ron Cooney has been working in the Republic of Ireland's only high-rise housing estate for fifteen years. During this time he has seen the area undergo a dramatic transformation, including the demolition of six of its seven tower…

The Ballymurphy Precedent

Callum Macrae, 108 minutes, 2018

Largely unknown outside Northern Ireland, the deaths of eleven innocent people at the hands of the British Army in a Catholic estate in Belfast is one of the most significant events in the Troubles. In one small Belfast housing estate…

Ballywalter

Prasanna Puwanarajah, TBC, 2022

A university drop-out living with her mum, and making money as an unlicensed minicab driver, picks up a budding stand-up comic whose marriage has recently broken up. A bittersweet life-affirming story about the unexpected connections that can change the course…

Barracks Estate

Joe Lee, 90 minutes, 2017

Following the success of Fortune’s Wheel (about Bill Stephens, the Fairview lion tamer), director Joe Lee focuses now on another Dublin neighbourhood, Inchicore, to tell the extraordinary story of life as lived over 200 years in Richmond Barracks, Keogh Square and St…

Barriers

Fiach Kunz, 13 minutes, 2020

Martin lives an isolated and monotonous life on a farm. He tends to livestock and cares reluctantly for his alcoholic, bedridden father. An encounter with a care worker unearths buried trauma, sending Martin on a journey of reckoning that will…

Battlefield

Emile Dineen, 45 minutes, 2018

Mick O’Dea RHA is one of Ireland’s most renowned living painters. His diverse range of work includes a ten-year study of the War of Independence, culled from found and researched images. As he prepares a monumental exhibition “The Foggy Dew”…

Battleship

Luke Morgan, 10 minutes, 2018

After discovering that they were both married to the same man at the same time, two women try to cultivate a relationship between their children.

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