Documentary

The Art of Time

In contemporary culture we are often told that 'time' as we have experienced it historically is being obliterated by the speed and acceleration of present society. Many artists, writers and creative practitioners in various fields feel that the work they make contests this process, with many questio...

Main Cast:

  • Robert Wilson, Alexander Sokurov, Peter Eisenman, Paul Morley, Chantal Akerman, the Brothers Quay, David Claerbout, Sylvere Lotringer, Vito Acconci
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Derek Mahon: What Is Meant By Home

Regarded by many as 'the poets' poet, Derek Mahon has written some of the most admired and respected contemporary poetry in the English language, winning numerous awards for his work including the prestigious David Cohen Prize for a lifetime achievement in literature. He has produced in excess of tw...

Locations:

  • Dublin, Cork, Down
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The Father, The Son and The Housekeeper (At Home With The Clearys)

Best Documentary Irish Film and Television Awards 2008 Prix Italia 2008 Boston Irish Film Festival 2008 Father Michael Cleary was at one time the most powerful and charismatic figures in Catholic Ireland. Well-known for his staunch Catholic views on sex, divorce and abortion it became clear afte...

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The Bass Player

“Masterfully Told.” – The Irish Times “Outstanding film.” – Sunday World “Heartwarming.” – The Sun The Bass Player has been nominated for an Irish Film and Television Academy Award “The Bass Player: A Song for Dad” was the critics choice in the Irish Times, The Irish Sund...

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Hold The Passion

Hold The Passion tells of the artistic journey of actress and teacher Deirdre O'Connell, who set up the Focus Theatre in 1963 and introduced a whole generation of Irish actors, including Gabriel Byrne, Tom Hickey, Johnny Murphy and Olwen Fouere, to the teachings of Stanislavski and the Actors Studio...

Main Cast:

  • Deirdre O’Connell, Gabriel Byrne, Tom Hickey, Johnny Murphy, Olwen Fouere, Joan Bergin
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Creative Chaos: Round One

A Paris-based film director returns home to his village in South Lebanon after the 2006 war and witnesses how people are coping with the destruction. The resulting film is a visually striking diary piece, featuring a collection of conversations, observations, and reflections about rebuilding and su...

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  • none
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Counting Sheep

Dogs, horses, donkeys, clubs and ringing mobile phones: this is Petis, a remote village in Transylvania. Romania is officially an EU member and modernity is causing a clash between generations. The story centres around Albin, a content young shepherd practicing his inherited trade which comes unde...

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Broken Tail's Last Journey

One of the world's leading wildlife cameramen travels through India on a personal pilgrimage, piecing together the extraordinary last journey of Broken Tail - the tiger he helped to transform into one of the worlds most famous before it fled Ranthambhore National Park and went on the run. Colin St...

Main Cast:

  • Colin Stafford-Johnson, Salim Ali
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Big Time

This documentary goes behind-the-scenes with Irish Super-Bantamweight boxer, Bernard Dunne, and his manager and promoter, Brian Peters. It's a story of highs and lows, of dreams and ambition, of relationships - set against the tough, and at times cruel backdrop of big time international boxing - Iri...

Main Cast:

  • Bernard Dunne, Brian Peters
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Aosdána

Staidéar spreagúil ar sheasamh ealaíontóirí sa sochaí in Éirinn agus ar nádúr na cruthaitheachta, cúrsaí cultúir agus airgead poiblí. I measc na rannpháirtithe tá Robert Ballagh, Raymond Deane, Mannix Flynn, Paula Meehan, Patrick Scott, Sean Scully, Colm Toíbín, Brian Henderson, Gw...

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