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Art Will Save the World

Niall McCann, 70 minutes, 2012

Niall McCann’s energetic first feature Art Will Save the World celebrates forgotten singer-songwriter, novelist and artist, Luke Haines. Haines, one of the founding members of “The Auteurs”, is often described as one of the great English contemporary songwriters, a man…

Assembled Memories: Jack B. Yeats, 1871-1957

Thaddeus O'Sullivan, 37 minutes, 1981

Rarely screened since the early 1980s, this under-discussed film offers a visual biographical essay on one of Ireland’s leading painters of the twentieth century. O’Sullivan’s subject was a London-born Irish artist whose creative and personal journey mirrors that of the…

Atlantic

Risteard Ó Domhnaill , 80 minutes, 2016

Atlantic follows the fortunes of three small fishing communities as they struggle to maintain their way of life
in the face of mounting economic and ecological challenges. In Norway, where the fishing industry has been aggressively protected by national authorities, the…

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…

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…

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”…

Bernadette: Notes on a Political Journey

Lelia Doolan, 88 minutes, 2011

This remarkable documentary, made over a nine year period, charts the story of Bernadette Devlin McAliskey’s political journey since her explosive entry into the public arena in the late sixties. Combining archive footage with a series of intimate interviews conducted…

Best Before Death

Paul Duane, 89 minutes, 2019

In 1992, Bill Drummond's enormously successful pop group The KLF ceased activities. Since 2014, he's been on a world tour visiting Kolkata, North Carolina and elsewhere. In each place he carries out his self-imposed 'work' – building beds, baking cakes,…

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