Documentary

Trick of the Lights

Hessdalen Valley, Norway where strange light orbs have been seen by the locals for 20 years. Over the past three years, three very different groups have attempted to unravel the light mystery - Norwegian school kids, Italian radio astronomers and ironic Irish Astro-Physicists - all the while the loc...

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An Tobar / The Well

Tobar Beannaithe documents the last traces of a living tradition that predates the arrival of Christianity in Ireland. By visiting some extraordinary wells on their special day of devotion, the documentary explores the reasons why people visit, the connection they have with these places and the cure...

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Sean O’Casey – Under A Coloured Cap

Sean O'Casey - Under A Coloured Cap explores the life and work of the great Irish playwright Sean O'Casey. Born in 1880, O'Casey lived through troubled and turbulent times in Ireland and wrote three plays, Shadow of a Gunman, Juno and the Paycock and The Plough and the Stars, which now stand with th...

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Patrick Kavanagh – No Mans Fool

Patrick Kavanagh - No Mans Fool, takes an in-depth look at the life and times of one of Ireland's favourite poets during the centenary of his birth. The many staging posts of Kavanagh's life are explored as the film reveals his constant battle to survive as a poet in an Ireland that had little time ...

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On Eagles Wing

Inspired by the new stage musical, On Eagles Wing by John Anderson, this documentary tells the epic story of the journey of the Scots-Irish. The story begins with the Scots forced departure from their homes in the lowlands of Scotland in the 17th and 18th centuries, to their attempts to settle in Ir...

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Muca Le Maidí/ When Pigs Carry Sticks

Muca Le Maidí explores the age-old story - that of weather and man's relationship with it in a contemporary, exciting and modern way. Using a creative mix of film formats, the film documents the lives of four very different characters from around Ireland, for whom the weather plays an important cen...

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The Making of the Rocky Road to Dublin

A new behind-the-scenes documentary in which Peter Lennon and Raoul Coutard tell the story of the making of cult 60's film Rocky Road To Dublin. The film, which portrays Ireland as a complacent, down-trodden, priest-ridden society, was released in Dublin cinemas in the late 1960's to considerable cr...

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Maidhic Dainín Ó Sé

Maidhc Dainín, a musician and a writer from Co. Kerry, travelled from Chicago down the Mississippi to Alabama in the 1960's, documenting the fantastic adventures he had along the way, including the civil rights disturbances that swirled around them. This film re-creates that journey. Maidhc Dainín...

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The Lost Expedition

A documentary film about one of the greatest mysteries in the history of exploration: the extraordinary story of John Franklin, the explorer who sailed into the Arctic in search of a Northwest Passage and never came back. Two ships and 129 men vanished without a trace. Their disappearance spawned th...

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Lord Haw-Haw: Portrait of a Fanatic

Lord Haw-Haw was the classic traitor. Broadcasting to millions from Nazi Germany, he played a part in sapping the collective spirit of wartime Britain. A grotesque figure, laughed at but secretly feared, his psychological defiance was mythologised by prolonged wartime anxiety. Lord Haw-Haw: Portrait...

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