When Brendan Met Trudy

When Brendan Met Trudy

A teacher meets a woman who turns out to be a thief and they introduce each other to new things

Run & Jump

Run & Jump

After a stroke leaves her husband disabled and fundamentally changed, a spirited Irish wife struggles to keep her family members together. All the while they are under the microscope of an American researcher documenting their recovery process

Nothing Personal

Nothing Personal

Alone in her empty flat, from her window Anne observes the people passing by who nervously snatch up the personal belongings and pieces of furniture she has put out on the pavement. Her final gesture of taking a ring off her finger signals she is leaving her previous life in Holland behind. She goes to Ireland, where she chooses to lead a solitary, wandering existence, striding through the austere landscapes of Connemara. During her travels, ..

In America

In America

An Irish immigrant family adjusts to life in the United States

The Mighty Celt

The Mighty Celt

Centred around greyhound racing in a Catholic community after the “Troubles” have ended but where their legacy remains strong. Donal is a 14-year old who works in a greyhound racing kennel owned by Good Joe. If Donal’s favourite greyhound, The Mighty Celt, wins three races in a row, Good Joe has promised him full ownership

Van Morrison in Ireland

Van Morrison in Ireland

Van Morrison in Ireland is the first official video by Northern Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison, released in 1981 of a concert Morrison recorded in Northern Ireland two years earlier. The video also shows footage of the band whilst touring in Ireland and images of Belfast, including Hyndford Street and Cyprus Avenue. Tony Stewart of the NME states “The band display a range of textures reminiscent of The Caledonia Soul Orchestra, first with the dark resonance ..

Madonna: I’m Going to Tell You a Secret

Madonna: I’m Going to Tell You a Secret

A follow-up of sorts to her infamous first efforts at documenting her life on and off stage in Truth or Dare, Madonna invites us in again, 14 years later in I’m Going to Tell You a Secret. It follows Madonna from the dancer auditions for her Re-Invention tour, to backstage behind the shows and all the real life that happens in-between. While not as titillating as her first foray into the documentary world, I’m Going ..

Dead Man’s Girl

Dead Man’s Girl

When small-town newspaper journalist Kevin learns of his predecessor’s horrific death, he’s surprised to find the cops aren’t investigating the murder. Helped by the dead man’s attractive girlfriend, Kevin starts digging for information — and soon finds himself caught up in a world he never imagined

Songs For Amy

Sean O’Malley, a struggling Irish musician, writes an album for the love of his life in an attempt to redeem himself, with the help and hindrance of his misfit band mates

The Escapist

The Escapist

Frank Perry is an institutionalized convict twelve years into a life sentence without parole. When his estranged daughter falls ill, he is determined he make peace with her before it’s too late. He develops an ingenious escape plan, and recruits a dysfunctional band of escapists – misfits with a mutual dislike for one other but united by their desire to escape their hell hole of an existence