ANIMA Director: Colm Mullen • Ireland • 2017 •
Through conversations with scholars and health care professionals; Artist Marie Brett (E.gress) explores questions relating to death and care in Ireland. The conversations span medical, philosophical, folkloric and legal perspectives, offering an insight into the intimate and privileged moments of the artist/participant encounter.
Anima is based on Marie Brett’s research project Whispers and was made in collaboration with St Francis Hospice, Raheny, UCD School of Social Sciences and Law and The National Folklore Collection.
The film was funded through the 2016 artsandhealth.ie Documentation Bursary.
Colm Mullen is a freelance cinematographer and photographer. His work includes: Drama and documentary film; Commercial, portrait, fashion and performance photography. My photographic work also includes art and illustration commissions for books, magazine editorials and album art. Website www.colmmullen.ie
I watched the white dogs of the dawn Director: Els Dietvorst
Els Dietvorst is a Belgian visual artist, filmmaker and shepherd who lives and works in Duncormick, Ireland. She is an artist whose work focuses on communication, collaboration and social conflicts. She collects scraps and fragments of the world and models them, films them, draws them, tells their story in images.
Keep Me Safe
Directors : Ellen Fiske and Joanna Arlberg
Shannon, Shaunaugh and Mirren are temporarily living at a secure unit for young people with behavioural and emotional problems. We meet them in their thoughts, dreams and fears.
Short film Selection starting 1.45 Saturday 23rd September