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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The Empire of Juramidam
Irland 2004 | 52:00 Min
When religion is losing its grip in the western world, along comes a church that guarantees an encounter with the Divine. The Empire of Juramidam is a haunting exploration about Christianity's strangest offspring: the Santo Daime Church, aka Church of the Eclectic Universal Flowing Light. Their ceremonies...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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