After her mother’s death, Stacey moves with her uncle Will to a remote region in the Irish midlands. As the two cautiously get to know each other, they have to deal with the dark shadows of the past
Child bullfighters in Mexico, where kids as young as eight are trained to kill bulls ten times their weight. The film follows three children who are fighting not just the bull but their own demons every time they step into the ring. Michelito is ten and already a star. The adored son of a matador, Michelito has killed over two hundred bulls. ‘Picasso was born to paint, Mozart to make music – and Michelito to ..
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
A woman finds out she’s pregnant and returns home when the expected father wants nothing to do with her
The story of the last Seal Child’s journey home. After their mother’s disappearance, Ben and Saoirse are sent to live with Granny in the city. When they resolve to return to their home by the sea, their journey becomes a race against time as they are drawn into a world Ben knows only from his mother’s folktales. But this is no bedtime story; these fairy folk have been in our world far too long. It ..
A biographical portrait of a pre-fame Jane Austen and her romance with a young Irishman
A film constructed around footage shot of actual Grand Prix races in Europe
Andrew Angus Dalrymple’s realistic portrait of a British soldier, his Irish lover and her twin sister amidst the strife of Northern Ireland
A small time thief from Belfast, Gerry Conlon, is falsely implicated in the IRA bombing of a pub that kills several people while he is in London. He and his four friends are coerced by British police into confessing their guilt. Gerry’s father and other relatives in London are also implicated in the crime. He spends fifteen years in prison with his father trying to prove his innocence
Natan tells the remarkable story of Bernard Natan, a Romanian immigrant who came to Paris in 1905 and was involved almost immediately with French cinema. He took control of the Pathe film group in the late 1920s and went on to produce epic films such as Les Miserables. But Natan has become largely written out of French film history for various different reasons. I will not go into details here as the story is an ..