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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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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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VOODOO RHYTHM - The Gospel of primitive Rock `n´ Roll
Schweiz 2006 | 114:00 Min
"VOODOO RHYTHM - The Gospel Of Primitive Rock 'n' Roll" is the portrait of legendary primitive Rock 'n' Roll record label VOODOO RHYTHM RECORDS, its founder the inconoclastic Reverend Beat-Man and several bands on the label. The film features in depth interviews, live gigs and private home concerts...
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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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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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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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Yaptik-Hasse
Russland 2006 | 29:00 Min
Yaptik-Hasse is one of the younger members of the very large Yaptik family. He is also their good spirit and therefore privileged to ride on a holy slide. As it is the end of August the Nenets people commence their journey on the 'middle-world' as usual (under-world - the north, upper-world - the south,...
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The Wren`s Nest - Christmas Night (1/6)
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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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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Trick of the Lights
Irland 2005 | 27:48 Min
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 locals...
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Wild, Wild Beach
Russland 2006 | 85:00 Min
"A brave, unflinching and willingly unpopular and unsavory film showing the most brutal face, and the muscle, of Putin-era Russia, cavorting on a summer beach. " Leas-OCP Giúiré Joris Ivens, IFDA 2006. Chuile mhaidin le 25 bliain anuas bíonn an grianghrafadóir oidhreachtúil trá Eugeniy agus...
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When Angels Sing: The Hilliard Ensemble
Deutschland 2002 | 45:00 Min
Whenever one talks about vocal music, either ancient or modern, the Hilliard Ensemble is probably the best known group worldwide. The four singers have managed to re-stimulate interest in "old music", which for a long time eked out a niche existence. The immense number of records sold bears witness to...
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Happiness
Irland 2005 | 25 Min
This insightful film gives us an insight into what Happiness means to the lives of varied selection of Irish people.
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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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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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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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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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OUT OF THE BLACKS INTO THE BLUES: A WAY TO ESCAPE FROM THE GHETTO
Frankreich 1973 | 52:00 Min
The second 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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H2O up for sale
Deutschland 2005 | 58:00 Min
http://www.h2Oupforsale.de “H2O for sale” - The privatization of a human necessity A documentary by Leslie Franke and Hermann Lorenz Length: 58 min. Format: Hdcam 1080i Water - the origin of life. The human being consists mostly of water, therefore our health and wellbeing is highly dependent...
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Gods, Faeries and Misty Mountains
Irland 2002 | 26:00 Min
A half-hour documentary that charts the dreams and aspirations of 4 women who felt drawn to Donegal by its mystical magnetism, to start their lives afresh, and to be at one with nature.
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