For One Night Only

In 1988, the Gate Theater in Dublin staggered a seminal production of Samuel Beckett's 'Waiting for Godot'. Since then, the same four actors have performed the play throughout the world, winning great critical acclaim and many international awards. To mark the 20th anniversary, the Gate Theater too...


Barbaric Genius

This is the story of one remarkable man's journey from street mugger and wino to chess champion and award-winning author, and how a single act of violence brought him crashing down again. In the early '90s, writer John Healy was everywhere - on TV, in the papers, being interviewed, reviewed, prof...


Art Will Save The World

Singer. Songwriter. Novelist. Artist. Luke Haines is regularly decribed as one of the greatest English contempory songwriters, who launched Britpop and jumped ship as soon as it set sail. His wry commentaries respect few boundaries and his musical arrangements are uniquely suited to both the worlds...



The indigenous people of an Indian Ocean archipelago are thrust into our modern world overnight and embark on a search for a new identity. This is the story of the people of the Nicobar Islands, whose communities were torn apart by the tsunami in 2004: their attempts to rebuild their lives, cope wit...


The Summit

SUMMIT is a feature length documentary that examines the most basic aspects of human nature placed at the mercy of Mother Nature. In August 2008, 18 mountain climbers reached the top of K2. 48 hours later, 11 people were dead. K2 had been conquered before, so this was not a first of any kind. Ha...



An epic 12-year journey into the world of an Irish Traveller community. The film takes us intimately inside their brutal, secretive and exhilarating bare-knuckle fighting lives. This story chronicles a history of violent feuding between rival clans....


We Went to War

'We Went to War' A 'True Stories' production for Film4 A Film by Michael Grigsby & Rebekah Tolley In 1970, a young British director Michael Grigsby made the first film about veterans returning home from the Vietnam war, the critically acclaimed, 'I Was a Soldier' Some 40 years after the filmâ€...


Promise and Unrest

Through struggle and sacrifice migrant women often stand as sole breadwinners in the transnational family. Separated from her daughter Gracelle at 7 months, Noemi Barredo left the Philippines for work in Malaysia before arriving in Ireland in 2000. Filmed over a five-year period, 'Promise and Unrest...


  • Dublin, Leyte Province, Philippines

Sean Scully Why This, Not That?

Leading abstract artist Sean Scully allows us into his daily life, to observe. We xplore the meaning of his life, work, art and creativity through his encounters with his students, at his exhibitions, with his sculpture in the South of France, and at the canvas in his New York studio....


Lola Ya Bonobo

Lola Ya Bonobo is a black comic documentary which has its roots in the story of the release of a group of Bonobo chimpanzees back into the wild jungles of the Congo. At the heart of the film is a small eclectic crew who find their way into the jungle to document the release of these animals and the ...

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