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Ireland.ONLINEFILM.org is an online distribution platform for Irish films - documentary, animation and fiction.

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Frank Ned & Busy Lizzie
Irland 2004 | 70 Min
Frank Ned McCafferty, a 72 year-old bachelor farmer living alone in a remote part of Northwest Donegal in Ireland, thinks his days of dirty laundry, unwashed dishes and cold dinners are over with the unexpected arrival of Lizzie Donegan, a travelling saleswoman from Bridgend, fifty miles away. Lizzie...
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Holy Hijacker
Irland 1999 | 53:21 Min
On 2nd May, 1981 fifty-five year old ex-Trappist monk Laurence James Downey boarded Aer Lingus flight EI 164 from Dublin to London. Five minutes out of Heathrow Downey went to the toilet, doused himself in petrol before going to the cockpit with a cigarette lighter in hand. He hijacked the plane which...
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The Wren's Nest / On the Wing 3/6
Irland 2008 | 5:00 Min
Created to be viewed either as individual films or as one continuous piece, Nead an Dreoilín is an unique and beautifully crafted collection of short films exploring the poetry of six living Irish language poets. A fresh and innovative piece of work, these films present poetry to the viewer in a way...
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Fear
Irland 2008 | 24 Min
Fear is an experimental documentary in which a number of contributors speak about their deepest fears along with what they consider to be their greatest feats of bravery.
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Fairy Wife
Irland 2005 | 52:00 Min
On Friday 22nd of March 1895 in the small Tipperary village of Ballyvadlea, RIC constables discover a badly burned body in a shallow grave. It is the body of Bridget Cleary, a 26-year old woman who had met her death at the hands of her husband only days before. His motive? He believed she had been taken...
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GOD ON THE HORIZON
Griechenland 2007 | 28:00 Min
Emotion Pictures wanted to give the opportunity to children with disability to get acquainted with cinema. Students of the Ilion Special High School participated in this workshop with the aim to create a documentary film. The film director Lena Voudouri was in charge of the workshop, in collaboration...
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The Wren's Nest - Father
Irland 2008 | 5:00 Min
Created to be viewed either as individual films or as one continuous piece, Nead an Dreoilín is an unique and beautifully crafted collection of short films exploring the poetry of six living Irish language poets. A fresh and innovative piece of work, these films present poetry to the viewer in a way...
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Chippers
Irland 2008 | 52:00 Min
For almost 100 years, a host of Italian families have provided fish, chips and the odd battered burger to Dublin?s hungry masses. In fact, since the early 20th century, upwards of 4,000 Italians, have settled in Dublin. Following Barbato Borza (son of chipper legend Donato Borza) on a trip to Casalattico,...
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IRLANDE: LA MEMOIRE D’ UN PEUPLE
Frankreich 1973 | 52 Min
A fascinating journey to the music of Ireland; the country with the harp as its emblem. Fiddles, accordions, harps, pipes and whistles join to demonstrate the power of Irish folk. With performances from Planxty, Tony McMahon, Ceoltoiri Laighean, and The Dubliners. For the series “Un pays, une musique”...
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King of the Hills
Irland 2006 | 26:00 Min
A bittersweet homage to the dying tradition of the cycling postman in Ireland, this is a portrait of Séamus Mulligan, of Gort a' Choirce in the Donegal Gaeltacht. His daily round comprises a 30 mile cycle ride to deliver the mail to 250 houses, passing through some of the most spectacular scenery in...
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About Beauty
Irland 2008 | 52:00 Min
A visually based exploration and appreciation of the work of artist Dorothy Cross, showing many of the highlights of her career to date, framed by her evolving and passionate relationship with the sea. The film follows her as she embarks on a new sea-based project in New Ireland, an island off Papua...
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Man of the Island
Irland 2007 | 52:00 Min
1980, neglected for years by Church and State, the future viability of Ireland's off-shore communities was hanging in the balance. Tory Island, Co. Donegal was next on the list. Led by a Jesuit Priest the islanders undertook a bitter fight on the international stage to save their community and unique...
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Alive Alive O - A Requiem For Dublin
Irland 2001 | 60:00 Min
Alive Alive O – A Requiem For Dublin’ is an award winning one-hour documentary journeying deep into the psyche of Dublin Street Traders and chronicles how an extraordinary culture becomes increasingly overshadowed by the scourge of heroin, the closing of marketplaces and a city that has sold its...
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66 Seasons
Slowakei 2003 | 84:00 Min
Scannán faisnéise faoi linn snámha Košice, áit ar tháinig an stair féin le folcadh. Feicthe trí shraith scéalta a tháinig chun cinn idir 1936 agus 2002, léiríonn an scannán 66 séasúr ag an linn snámha mór le rá, agus an méid céanna blianta i stair Lár & Oirthear na hEorpa. Rinnedh...
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OUT OF THE BLACKS INTO THE BLUES: THE BLUES OF THE SOUTH
Frankreich 1973 | 52:00 Min
The first part of the "Out of the blacks into the blues" mini-series. "From the first images of the film, of the black convicts who sing while working, the tone has been given. The tone of authenticity and of the genuine austerity of the images. Plain beauty; fascinating." (J. Demetre, JAZZ-HOT) With:...
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Colman Doyle: Abhar Machnaimh
Irland 2006 | 52:00 Min
We explore the happenings and changes across Ireland from the eyes of a lead photographer, Colman Doyle.
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Dick Terrapin
Irland 2005 | 7:00 Min
Set in the mid-eighties, Dick Terrapin is a short black comedy, a coming-of-age story about a pet terrapin who tries everything to get his owner to hate him. Finally through a twist of fate he succeeds.
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Sai Baba/ Strange Avatar
Irland 1996 | 52:17 Min
A colourful portrait of the man who declares that he is the human incarnation of the Hindu deities Siva and Sakti, Christ returned, the Maitreya of Buddhism and the Messiah for the Jews. Millions of devotees and pilgrims approach Sai Baba annually in the small Indian town of Puttaparthi. Once asked if...
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THE ROAD TO NOD
Deutschland 2007 | 89:00 Min
"THE ROAD TO NOD is a narcotic and brooding tale of wrong decisions and their inevitable and desultory consequences. The film is at its roots an Old Testament tragedy. Shot in stark high contrast black and white the film bears resemblance to classic film noirs and the genre of the Road Movie. The...
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