Standby

Standby

Twenty-something Alan (Gleeson) is down on his luck. Stood up at the altar and recently fired from his banking job, he finds himself working with his mother as a part-time tourist advisor at Dublin Airport. It’s there he comes face to face with first love Alice (Paré), stuck on standby for a flight home to New York. Their summer romance ended eight years previously with Alan promising to return to the US one day. He ..

The Canal

The Canal

Film archivist David and his wife are perfectly happy—or so he believes. When a looming secret shatters their marriage at the same time as a turn-of-the-century film reel he is studying reveals their house to be the site of a 1902 multiple-murder, David begins to unravel, and the house’s eerie history threatens to repeat itself. Dripping with tension and chilling to the core, this visceral Irish ghost story is a visually arresting and genuinely shocking ..

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 ..

Johnny Was

Johnny Was

Johnny Doyle escapes a violent past in Ireland to lie low in London, until his former mentor Flynn breaks out of Brixton Prison..

Fairytale of Kathmandu

Fairytale of Kathmandu

Fairytale of Kathmandu is a 2007 documentary by Neasa Ní Chianáin. The documentary focused on visits by the poet Cathal Ó Searcaigh to Nepal during which he had close relationships with many young boys of 16 years old or younger. The documentary questioned whether Ó Searcaigh’s relationships with these youths were exploitative and whether they demonstrated a power and wealth imbalance between the 50 year old Ó Searcaigh and the young Nepalese. Ó Searcaigh is ..

Playing the Moldovans at Tennis

Playing the Moldovans at Tennis

Tony Hawks needs to beat the odds and the entire Moldovan national football team…at tennis. Adapted from the best-selling book of the same name, Playing the Moldovans at Tennis is the true story of an Englishman’s lesson that real victory is found in the most unexpected places

Beyond Right & Wrong: Stories of Justice and Forgiveness

Beyond Right & Wrong: Stories of Justice and Forgiveness

A survivor of the Rwandan Genocide struggles to forgive the man who killed her children. A victim’s daughter strikes up an unusual friendship with the ex-IRA bomber who killed her father. And two men—one Israeli, one Palestinian—form a bond after tragedies claim their daughters

Rock-A-Doodle

Rock-A-Doodle

Chanticleer is a foolhardy farm rooster who believes his crows can actually make the sun come up and shine. When the sun rises one morning without Chanticleer’s crow, he leaves the farm in disgrace and runs off to become a rock ‘n’ roll singer. But in his absence, a sinister, sunshine-hating owl prepares to take over

Shadow Dancer

Shadow Dancer

Set in 1990’s Belfast, a woman is forced to betray all she believes in for the sake of her son