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Town of Strangers

Treasa O'Brien, 82 minutes, 2018

There are only two stories: a person goes on a journey or a stranger comes to town. A stranger arrives to a rural village and calls for auditions asking people to tell her ‘dreams, lies, memories and gossip’. Together, they…

Translating Ulysses

Aylin Kuryel & Fırat Yücel, 70 minutes, 2023

Kawa Nemir is a walking dictionary of the Kurdish language, wandering from one exile to another, retaining and never forgetting every new word and idiom of his language, wondering how to transfer this collective memory onto paper. James Joyce's Ulysses…

True North: Paud Mulrooney’s Irish-Canadian Adventures in Super 8

Deirdre Mulrooney, 30 minutes, 2017

Offering a unique representation of the Irish-Canadian experience, Paud Mulrooney's Super 8 films and self-developed photographs of life on Cat Lake and Ogoki Post Reserves with his young family (including his daughter the film-maker) are a rare window into the…

Two Wheels Good

Barry Gene Murphy, 9 minutes, 2012

Blending animation with documentary footage, Two Wheels Good celebrates the role the bicycle once played in rural Ireland. Four people whose livelihood depended on bicycles talk about how they learnt to cycle, the fitness it required, and their cycling tours…

The Uncle Jack

John T. Davis, Sé Merry Doyle., 80 minutes, 1996

More personal and intimate than many of his other works, renowned documentarian John T. Davis dedicates himself here to memorialising his enigmatic Uncle Jack, whose influence on Davis led to his becoming a filmmaker. A leading architect of cinemas in…

Under Open Skies

Ben Jones, 12 minutes, 2014

A nostalgic look at handball alleys, Under Open Skies recalls the history of these institutions of social life in Ireland, with the memories of old players bringing back to the public this traditional sport.

Under the Clock

Colm Nicell, 76 minutes, 2018

This documentary (from the makers of Older than Ireland) celebrates the century-long tradition, firmly embedded in the hearts and minds of Dubliners, of meeting under Clery’s clock. This once-popular meeting place provides a starting point for a fascinating journey through…

Under the Hood

Mark Byrne , Rob Dennis, 75 minutes, 2013

Under the Hood explores life inside Belarus, the former Soviet republic where the battle for democracy, social justice and civil rights has yet to be won. The film is constructed through the voices of ordinary Belarusians and through the mundane…

Undressing My Mother

Ken Wardrop, 6 minutes, 2004

An intimate exploration of a woman’s relationship with her body, Undressing My Mother offers the tender portrayal of the director’s mother in a documentary that is as much interested in revealing the mental as the physical. Both her body and…

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