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.
In the course of his performances, the Russian political artist Pyotr Pavlensky has sewn up his mouth, nailed his scrotum to Red Square, and set fire to the door of the headquarters of the Russian secret service, to protest against “state terror”.
Taking his own situation, Cormac Breatnach highlights how a miscarriage of justice can impact upon a person, their family and the
wider community, as well as highlighting ‘the Sallins Mail Train Robbery case’ in 1976.
For almost their entire lives a group of forty-something classmates have grown up together and are reaching the age of 50 with varying degrees of frustration. Anita, Rita, Ricardo and Andrés feel that the school they attend for people with Down Syndrome is confining; they long for new challenges…
Here we will screen a selection of films submitted by filmmakers. For this section films are not confined to documentary and are of any genre or theme. The maximum length of each film is three minutes.
A group of taxi drivers in Kilkenny, Ireland, join together to form a suicide prevention group called Taxi Watch. Uniquely positioned to patrol the night, the drivers keep vigil over the city’s streets…