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A Second of June

Frank Stapleton, 40 minutes, 1984

Frank Stapleton’s Ulyssean, richly textured day in the life of two young people wandering through the streets of Dublin set against a backdrop of street traders, amusement arcades and protests during the visit of President Ronald Reagan to Ireland in…

A Song for Ireland

Arthur McCaig, 55 minutes, 2001

A Song for Ireland is one of eight documentaries made in Northern Ireland by Irish-American filmmaker Arthur MacCaig. It traces a history of Ireland through music and explores how the nation’s musical heritage has been influenced by its long and…

A Vision: A Life of W.B. Yeats

Alan Gilsenan, 75 minutes, 2013

The life and work of W.B. Yeats holds a particular place in hearts and imaginations across the world. This film is a response to that vast body of work – a visual and avowedly experimental ‘film-poem’. Using solely the words…

A Woman of Aran

Tommy O'Donnogue, 7 minutes, 2019

Brid O'Griofa, a native of Inisheer, reflects on life in pre-modern times.

A Woman’s Place

Declan McGrath, 59 minutes, 2018

To celebrate one hundred years of women’s suffrage, artist Noel Murphy embarked on a six-month journey to paint the 53 sitting women members of the Houses of the Oireachtas in one single portrait, unveiled in the Oireachtas on International Women’s…

After ’16

Various, 2 hours aprox, 2016

Bord Scannán na hÉireann/The Irish Film Board Short Films A programme of nine short films inspired by the subject of 1916 and what it has left in its wake, commissioned by the IFB. Programme includes fiction and non-fiction, live-action and…

Áine Tyrrell – Irish Troubadour

Enda Murray, 68 minutes, 2021

An exploration of Irish musician Áine Tyrrell’s journey as she plays Australia's largest folk festival, Woodford Festival, just north of Brisbane with her new band over New Year’s Eve 2019/20. She has emigrated to Australia, partly to escape domestic violence…

Aisling Gheal

Dónal Ó Céilleachair, 79 minutes, 2013

Sean-nós singing is one of the most precious aspects of Irish traditional music and the Sean-nós singer is the living embodiment of a tradition that stretches far into Irish history. Aisling Gheal is a project run by a team of…

Alibi

Darren Bolger, 13 minutes, 2009

Alibi explores the fallout of a brutal murder in a small Irish town. Centring on a false alibi that frustrated the investigation for decades, director Darren Bolger delves into the psychological effect this crime had on the community in this…

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