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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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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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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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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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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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THE GHOSTS OF DUFFY’S CUT
Irland 2006 | 52:00 Min
In April 1832, 57 young Irishmen left the port of Derry in search of a better life in America. Landing in Philadelphia they found work building one of the new world's earliest stretches of railroad. A mere six weeks later, all 57 men were dead, buried in an unmarked mass grave in a valley known today...
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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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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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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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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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BLANCS ONT LE BLUES (Les) (Trailer)
Frankreich 1986 | 15 Min
The wonderful voices of two white blues musicians. The only whites who can really sing the blues: John Mayal from England, and Karen Dalton (with a voice resembling Billy Holliday's) from the States. A film for the "20th Century Blues" series of the French National Audiovisual Institute. [In English,...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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