Darkness on the Edge of Town

Darkness on the Edge of Town

A troubled teenage sharpshooter decides to avenge the death of her estranged sister after she is found murdered in a public bathroom

No Resting Place

No Resting Place

The brilliant British documentary filmmaker Paul Rotha made his feature-film debut with 1950’s No Resting Place. Filmed on location in Ireland, the film is a lightly fictionalized study of that country’s itinerant workmen. Michael Gough plays tinker Alec Kyle, whose life is thrown into turmoil when he accidentally kills a man. Kyle spends the rest of the film evading Guard Mannigan (Noel Purcell), a civil servant who relies on instinct rather than scientific deduction to ..

Mickybo and Me

Mickybo and Me

The film tells the story of two boys who become friends at the start of the Troubles in 1970. The boys share an obsession with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, with the consequence that they run away to Australia

The Secret of Roan Inish

The Secret of Roan Inish

10-year-old Fiona is sent to live with her grandparents in a small fishing village in Donegal, Ireland. She soon learns the local legend that an ancestor of hers married a Selkie – a seal who can turn into a human. Years earlier, her baby brother was washed out to sea and never seen again, so when Fiona spies a naked little boy on the abandoned Isle of Roan Inish, she is compelled to investigate.

Jacqueline

Jacqueline

Jacqueline is the daughter of Belfast shipyard worker Mike McNeil. The worker’s worth is compromised by his crippling fear of heights. Dismissed from his job, he finds solace in the bottle. All seems hopeless until Jacqueline breaks through her father’s self-imposed gloom and helps him to regenerate. An adaptation of the novel ‘A Grand Man’, by Catherine Cookson

Glenafooka: Glen of the Ghost

Glenafooka: Glen of the Ghost

This enchanting video examines the persistence in rural Ireland today of ancient beliefs in otherworld spirits, including fairies, ghosts, banshees and other supernatural forces

Cracks

Cracks

Within the confines of a strict, all-girls English boarding school (circa 1930s), a clique students participate on the swim team not only to pass the time, but to be close to their swimming instructor, the enigmatic, yet charismatic, Miss G (Eva Green)

Brain on Fire

A look at a young woman’s rapid descent into insanity

Jules Verne’s Rocket to the Moon

Jules Verne’s Rocket to the Moon

Phineas T. Barnum and friends finance the first flight to the moon but find the task a little above them. They attempt to blast their rocket into orbit from a massive gun barrel built into the side of a Welsh mountain, but money troubles, spies and saboteurs ensure that the plan is doomed before it starts..