Documentary

Snake Dance

Two experienced storytellers, filmmaker Manu Riche and writer Patrick Marnham, join forces to tell the story of the invention of the atomic bomb and its unintended consequences in todays world. From booming New Mexico to war-stricken Congo and earthquake-devastated Japan, Snake Dance offers a compel...

Main Cast:

  • Patrick Marnham
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Saving the Titanic

Coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, Saving the Titanic seeks to answer the question of what happened in the engine and boiler rooms after the collision that fateful night. Based on eye witness accounts, this is the remarkable story of self-sacrifice in the face of im...

Main Cast:

  • David Wilmot, Ciaran McMenamin, Hugh O'Conor, Stephen Hogan
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Very Extremely Dangerous

Jerry Mc Gill, the last American outlaw, is 70, three jail terms behind him and staring death in the face when he gets one last chance at musical immortality - will he take it, or will he go out in a blaze of guns, police, drugs and ragged glory?...

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Men At Lunch

Fé mar a tháinig an obair thógála ar an bhFoirgneamh GE, gréagan láir Ionad Rockerfeller i Nua Eabhrac, chun deiridh sa fhómhair 1932, tógadh grianghraf dubh agus bán ar an 69ú urlár. Léiríonn Men At Lunch an scéal daonna taobh thiar de cheann de na híomhánna is íocónaí den 20ú a...

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Night Dancers

Tabu Flo are Uganda's hottest hip-hop dance crew. Fuelled by dreams of global recognition they create a show about the Nightdancers, a secret sub-culture of cannibals said to be possessed by a powerful traditional spirit. As the group are invited to London to perform at the UK's biggest hip-hop d...

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Ballymun Lullaby

Ballymun Flats, the Republic of Ireland's only highrise community was created in the 1960s to solve a housing crisis. Since then, social and economic issues associated with the address have led to prejudice against its residents, many of whom have been forced out of their homes due to redevelopment....

Main Cast:

  • Ron Cooney, Tara O'Brien, Darren Scully, Wayne Beatty, Glen Hansard, David Brophy

Locations:

  • Ballymun, Inchicore
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Dreams of a Life

Nobody noticed when 38 year old Joyce Vincent died in her bedsit above a shopping mall in North London in 2003. When her skeleton was discovered three years later, her heating and her television were still on. Newspaper reports offered few details of Joyce's life - not even a photograph. Who wa...

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Congo an Irish Affair

Republic of Congo, July 1960. The United Nations embarks on the biggest peacekeeping mission in its history with 20,000 soldiers from 30 countries. One year later, the UN Secretary General has been killed and its forces under attack. The future of the organization is at stake. At the cen...

Locations:

  • Ardmore Studios
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HAMMER TO BELL

HAMMER TO BELL is set in Limerick, a city on the West coast of Ireland known for it’s brutal gang land wars, branded as “murder capital of Europe”. Through careful observation Christina Gangos travels into the core of this brutalized part of the world, watching the unobserved, mesmerized by th...

Locations:

  • Limerick
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Hold On Tight

Holding hands or kissing in public isn't for everyone. When it comes to same sex relationships, showing your love outside of the home is sometimes a complicated personal choice. This short documentary moves between the public and private spaces in which lesbian and gay couples live, and explores sma...

Locations:

  • Dublin, Athy, Blessington
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