Fri Sep 21 2012
Briery Gap, Macroom
Doors 8:00 pm - Admission: FREE
The running order is as follows:
A Day in the Life of Macroom
Dir Johnny Creedon/1982/30 mins
Much loved short film by the award winning Macroom fim-maker, the late Johnny Creedon, following some familiar faces and detailing a busy market day in the town, from sunrise to sunset.
Dir: Rob Bradstock/2010/10 mins
Ninety year old Joanie Herlihy remebers her early life in the Gearagh near Macroom and talks about how this way of life was lst after the flooding of the Lee Valley in 1956. This film was shot in Gearagh, a nature reserve that was formerly the home to a unique rural community. The stories are illustrated with black and white stills and traditional music is provided by local singer songwriter Ger Wolfe.
Muskerry Stories - Scealta Mhuscrai
Two short films (Taibhremah and Sraith) by new film-makers Hannie Corkery and Helen Wilems in collaboration with Donal O'Ceilleachair/2011/6 mins and 9 mins
Each film relates to different stories from the Muskerry region dealing with the themes of the challenges in speaking the Irish language and exploring the rich culture and landscpe of the region.
Dir Blake Norton, 2011, 11 mins
"Psychosis" is an adaptation of the play "Psychosis 4.48" by British playwright Sarah Kane. Shot in Cork, it tells the story of a suicidal patient who falls in love with her psychiatrist. Starring Irene Kelleher, who won best actress at the 2011 All-Ireland Drama Finals in Athlone in May.
Dir: John Vaughan/2012/6 mins
John Vaughan is an award-winning screenwriter and film-maker, and a devotee of genre cinema.
Ireland, two years from tomorrow, and one cop who works fo the Vichy-style Ministry of Reason has a grim order: crush the only resistance to the aliens who now control most of our word. If he succees, than our last chance of freedom may die, but if he fails what will be the cost to humanity for victory?
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