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Alive Alive O – A Requiem for Dublin

Sé Merry Doyle, 52 minutes, 2001

Alive, Alive O looks at Dublin street traders, a group whose greatest champion was Tony Gregory. It chronicles how an extraordinary culture becomes increasingly overshadowed by the scourge of heroin and the closing of marketplaces. There is some captivating footage…

All Good Children

All Good Children, 80 minutes, 2010

This highly atmospheric first feature by Alicia Duffy was inspired by Sam Taylor’s novel The Republic of Trees, the disturbing tale of a group of kids who, inspired by Rousseau’s The Social Contract, set up an alternative society in the…

Amanda Coogan: Long Now

Paddy Cahill, 60 minutes, 2016

Amanda Coogan: Long Now is an exploration of Coogan’s durational performance art practice. The film follows Coogan during a grueling six week live durational exhibition; I’ll sing you a song from around the town. Hosted in Dublin’s RHA Gallery, the exhibition became…

Amazing Azerbaijan

Liz Mermin, 60 minutes, 2013

Amazing Azerbaijan is a tale of two Azerbaijans: one the tolerant, Eurovision-winning, secular democratic republic that the government proudly puts on display for visiting journalists and dignitaries; the other a repressive and corrupt oligarchy with little respect for democracy or…

American Dreams #3 : Life, Liberty & the Pursuit of Happiness

Moira Tierney, 5 minutes, 2002

Based in Brooklyn, N.Y. in 2001, Moira Tierney caught the aftermath of September 11th on 16mm film and subsequently set it to the poem ‘Ozymandias’ by Percy Bysshe Shelley and the music of Charlemagne Palestine. For much of the film…

Amy

Leah Morgan, 7 minutes, 2017

Amy has an amazing zest and love for life, despite going through struggles.

An Díog is Faide

Hugh Farley, 14 minutes, 2004

A dramatic short about Sonnie Murphy, an impoverished man from Co Clare, and the 1932 Olympics. Though a talented athlete, Sonnie(Stephen D’Arcy), has to contend with  poverty, the disapproval of his family and the searing heat of Los Angeles as…

An Engineer Imagines

Marcus Robinson, 83 minutes, 2018

This sumptuous documentary pays homage to the life and ideas of Peter Rice, widely regarded as one of the most distinguished engineers of the late twentieth century. Without his innovations and collaborations with the leading architects of his time, some…

An Gadhar Dubh

Pádraig Fagan, 9 minutes, 2019

A young man and his elderly father are terrorised by a mysterious black dog in Connemara in 1910.

An Island

Rory Byrne, 13 minutes, 2018

A solitary man sets out to conquer an isolated island.

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