And the winner of the #docsireland3 Northern Ireland Screen Feature Pitch, in association with Yellowmoon is………
Director: Grace Sweeney, Producer: Rachel Hooper and their project: Asking for it.
Here is a message from Jury Chairperson Vanessa Gildea:
Thank you to our judging panel for this event and to all our shortlisted projects listed below.
Lucy Baxter – Filmmaker & Film Lecturer, QUB
Greg Darby – Managing Director, Yellowmoon
Vanessa Gildea – Filmmaker & Head of Department, Film & Media IADT
Andrew Reid – Head of Production, Northern Ireland Screen
Asking for it
Director: Grace Sweeney, Producer: Rachel Hooper
As sexual aggression goes mainstream, are men using rough sex to get away with murder?
Ballet in Bethlehem
Director/Producer: Cara Dinsmore
A unique and artistic portrait of Palestine through the eyes of an Irish-Palestinian couple who travel around the country teaching ballet and circus art.
Co-Directors/Producers: Michael Barwise, Sean Mullan
A one armed sailor and a writer sail the Irish coastline to find the mythical island of Hy Brasil.
Director: David Burke, Producer: Sean O’Cualain
Under General Pinochet’s rule of terror in Chile, one man saved thousands of people from the dictator’s brutal secret police.
Running Across Borders
Director: Lia Campbell, Producer: Anna Callan
East Belfast, Northern Ireland and Bekoji, Ethiopia – both home to some of the world’s most promising young female athletics. Running Across Borders follows four of Willowfield Harriers Athletics club’s most promising runners as they travel to Bekoji to take part in the Girls Gotta Run programme – which has produced numerous Olympic medalists, earning the small Ethiopian Highland Town the nickname,‘The Home of Champions’.
Director: Laura Smith, Producer: Lorraine Harton
“If you find us don’t revive us don’t revive us”. When burglars came across this note, they inadvertently stumbled upon the tragic trail of intrigue and deception left by the international con-woman, Julia Holmes.