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

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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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COOBER PEDY: WHITE MAN IN THE HOLE
Griechenland 2007 | 44:00 Min
A film about opal mining. In the desert of South Australia lies the village Coober Pedy, with a population of 3,500 and a Greek Community which was formed in the fifties, during the big immigrant wave from Greece to Australia. At the time there was no village and the 50-60 degree heat presented a serious...
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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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The Wren's Nest - January 1991 (2/6)
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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Sounds of the Seas - A science detective story.
Großbritannien 2009 | 99:00 Min
Every month new military sonars are deployed. There hasn?t been a single documentary on this issue. Reason enough for leading scientists to engage in this bold and daring task. SOUNDS OF THE SEAS leads far beyond ?normal wildlife films?. The charming and dedicated biologist ANTONELLA SERVIDIO gathers...
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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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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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The Wren's Nest Rows of Hay
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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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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Uprooted
Irland 2006 | 50:00 Min
This documentary tracks a year in the life of an Irish family and captures a defining moment - the decision to end fulltime farming on the family holding. Fáiscthe as an Talamh brings us right into the lives of Séamus and Máirín de Búrca and unobtrusively conveys a big story...
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Kalinovski Square
Estland 2007 | 73:00 Min
Three months before elections the president of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko claimed: "You have no other choice, you will vote for me!" This is exactly how it happened in March 2006. We started to film in January 2006, two months before elections, and continued through the whole year....
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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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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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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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The Wren's Nest - Heartbeat (4/6)
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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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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! One Solution - Revolution ?
Italien 2003 | 45:00 Min
Three young filmmakers go to Florence to join the first European Social Forum in order to get to know the people behind the antiglobalization protests. They meet John, a ?socialized Ecowarrior? from Belfast, a Greek Socialist, Anarchists from Sweden and Ireland, a radical househusband and many more. Four...
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The Drama and the Joy
Irland 2005 | 60:00 Min
Set in Mountjoy Prison, the story is about four long-term prisoners who sign up for a drama project - the staging of Martin McDonagh's "The Lonesome West" in the prison auditorium. This mixture of composition and observation documentary maximizes the reality of prison life that is set against a totally...
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What Am I Doing Here?
Irland 2009 | 56:00 Min
An amusing portrayal of cult actor, writer and political activist, Donal O'Kelly, as he tours Ireland in his van with a motley cast and crew. The opening night of the play in Dublin receives a badreview in the Irish Times, Ireland's premier paper for theatre reviews. Regardless, the ever optimistic...
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