“Drawing on over 30 years of previously unseen imagery, The Image You Missed is a documentary essay that weaves together a history of the Troubles with the haunting but unsentimental story of a son’s search for his father…
Andy Kirwan writes:
I am a sound designer and composer based in Dublin. I recently worked on this film that your readers may be interested in. This evening is the IFI premier of “The Image You Missed”, followed by a Q&A with director, Donal Foreman…
Irish Film Institute, Temple Bar, Dublin 2 tonight at 6.30pm
Featuring Master of the High Court: Edmund Honohan. SafetyNet founder: Dr Austin O Carroll. Inner City Helping Homeless CEO: Anthony Flynn, North Dublin Bay Housing Crisis Community Activist: Aisling Hedderman. And Ireland Professor of Poetry 2013-2016. playwright Paula Meehan, and Bohemian F.C. Poet in Residence: John Cummins.
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.