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The fifth edition of Ireland's biggest documentary festival includes a record number of Irish-made feature documentaries alongside contributions from 24 other countries. It opens with Let the Canary Sing,, which profiles Cyndi Lauper, and will close with a conversation between Carl Frampton and Patrick Kielty on Northern Irish politics, education and identity.
The festival runs from 20 to 25 June.
View Films by Strand:
- Alison Millar Retrospective
- New International Documentary
- Observational Documentary Competition
- Pull Focus Competition
- Shellshock Music
- Special Irish Screenings
- The Zone
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A funeral car cruises the streets of Medellin, while a young director tells the story of his past in this violent and conservative city.
A portrait of artist Orla Barry, who returned to Ireland after many years working in Brussels, planning to do a bit of sheep farming on the side, and fell in love with the sheep.
A working-class photographer captures the impact of Thatcherism on the north of England but is unable to escape the poverty and inequality she exposed.
In Japan, people still struggle to cope with the legacy of the 2011 tsunami, whilst on the Hawaiian island of Kaho’olawe, volunteers collect Japanese debris from the beaches.
The incredible story of the greatest cycling race in history, the 1989 Tour De France, and how American Greg LeMond faced down betrayal, childhood sexual abuse and death, completing one of the most inspiring comebacks in history.
Filmed over eight years, this documentary follows drivers who smuggle Palestinian workers in and out of Israel risking jail in the process.
Is nuclear energy the solution to the climate crisis? Whether it is the only carbon-neutral technology capable of tackling the crisis or a fatally convenient stopgap, time is running out.
An investigation of the horrific discovery of the bodies of 796 mothers and babies in Tuam, seeking to establish exactly what happened and why.
The story of Dalton Harris' rise to X Factor fame and what happened next.
Protests that exploded onto the streets of Chile's capital of Santiago in 2019 as the population demanded more democracy and social equality around education, healthcare and job opportunities.
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