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Sorry

Dean Kavanagh, 3 minutes, 2008

Structured in a broken narrative, Sorry is a filmic note on inflicted isolation that takes us to a place of wordless contemplation. Abiding in the spirituality of the moment, the interweave of sounds and images speak through sinuous poetic reflections;…

St. Francis Didn’t Run Numbers

Chris O'Neill, 2 minutes, 2009

The first in an on-going series of ‘found-footage’ film projects, Saint Francis Didn’t Run Numbers is a eulogy to personal interpretations of cinema with a fetishistic fascination with the imperfections of ageing celluloid. By re-filming a well-known classic of American…

State of Suspension

Clare Langan, 6 minutes, 2012

Clare Langan’s extraordinarily beautiful IFB-funded short, State of Suspension, is a meditation on loss in which a human figure and water defy the laws of gravity.  Notes by Sunniva O'Flynn

Traveller

Joe Comerford, 80 minutes, 1982

Following an arranged marriage, Irish Travellers Michael and Angela are sent to smuggle electrical goods across the Northern Irish Border. The faltering relationship of the couple is complicated along the way by their encounter with a diffident IRA man, Clicky.…

Waterbag

Joe Comerford, 13 minutes, 1984

Waterbag was made as a preparation for the feature Reefer and the Model. Set on a fishing trawler, it involves the relationship between two fishermen and a pregnant woman and ends with an apparently self-induced miscarriage. Haunting slow-motion images of…

We Are Moving – Memories of Miss Moriarty

Claire Dix, 65 minutes, 2016

This is an intimate portrait of Joan Denise Moriarty, a visionary who overcame enormous odds by doggedly following her dream of bringing ballet to every corner of Ireland. A pioneer of early 20th century Irish dance, Moriarty dared to create…

The Welfare of Tomás Ó Hallissy

Duncan Campbell, 30 minutes, 2015

The Welfare of Tomás Ó Hallissy is a new film work by Irish-born, Turner Prize-winning artist Duncan Campbell. Filmed in and around the Kerry village of Dún Chaoin the film integrates newly-scripted dramatised material with footage from The Village (1968),…

With Wind & White Cloud

Dónal Ó Céilleachair, 5 minutes, 2005

With Wind & White Cloud pays homage to Oskar Fischinger’s 1927 film Walking from Munich to Berlin, which is one of the earliest films recorded in single-frame exposure. New York based filmmaker Ó Céilleachair repeats this process on his own…

Withdrawal

Joe Comerford , 26 minutes, 1973

Based on the writings of David Chapman and Jimmy Brennan, Withdrawal is about Jimmy, a heroin user in a Dublin psychiatric hospital. His thoughts and observations dominate, his subjective voice-over speculating on the lives of his companions. Jimmy leaves the…

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