Two festivals in two countries in 12 hours. That was the task facing King Kong Company last June as they closed Body & Soul [Ballinlough Castle, Westmeath] then twelve hours later made their Glastonbury [Somerset , England] debut.
The first of three sketches we will release over the coming weeks, sees the return of Bríde O’Bríde (Karen Healy) and another self-proclaimed expert (Blaise Reid) discussing their much deeper connection to “life” than those of the pro-choice community…
“The New Music” follows the struggles of Adrian, a young classical musician with extraordinary talent, who discovers he has Young Onset Parkinson’s, a rare form of Parkinson’s Disease affecting sufferers under 50.
Despite this debilitating condition, Adrian (played by Dublin actor Cilléin Mc Evoy) joins a punk band as a keyboard player and rediscovers his life through music and love.
Filming was completed early this year and the production team have launched a crowd-funding campaign to reach out to the public to donate what they can in order to raise money for the post production expenses of the film- editing, sound, music, marketing and festival entries.
20% of all funds raised will go directly to Young Parkinson’s Ireland in addition to all future income from the film.
Young Parkinson’s Ireland is heavily involved with the film itself, having consulted on the initial script and approved a recent rough cut.
Saint Denis is adocumentary about the life and times of Denis Lynn, a talented skater who grew up too fast on the streets of Belfast…
The documentary was shot over a period of two years by myself and chronicles Denis’ life and follows him as he struggles to stay on the right path while trying to maintain his life as a professional skater….
A trailer for a short film by Karl Callan, approved by the Abortion Rights Campaign, that will have a preview screening at the IFI, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 on Saturday, March 31 at 11am and will be released to social media on April 6.
The narratives within the film are all based on real life testimonies from people who have been directly affected by the 8th amendment.
Karl’s goal is to shine a light on what is happening every day in Ireland as a result of the current law .It is his hope that those who are currently undecided may feel inclined to vote Yes after seeing the film…