Culture Night will take place in Briery Gap on September 21st @ 8.00 PM

 

The Running order is as follows:

Johnny Creedon, A day in the life of Macroom

Rob Bradstock, Gearagh Memories

Hannie Corkery & Helen Willems, Muskerry Stories

Blake Norton, Pyschosis

John Vaughan, Victory

 

Gearagh Memories

Dir: Rob Bradstock /2010/  10 mins

Ninety year old Joanie Herlihy remembers her early life in the Gearagh near Macroom and talks about how this way of life was lost after the flooding of the Lee valley in 1956. This short 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 song writer Ger Wolfe

 

Psychosis

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.

 

VICTORY

 

Dir: John Vaughan/ 2012/6mins

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 for the Vichy-style Ministry of Reason has a grim order: crush the only resistance to the aliens who now control most of our world. If he succeeds, then our last chance of freedom may die, but if he fails what will be the cost to humanity for victory?

 

Muskerry Stories – Scealta Mhuscrai

Two short films (Taibhreamh and Sraith) by new film-makers Hannie Corkery and Helen Willems in collaboration with Donal O Ceilleachair / 2011 /6mins and 9mins

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 landscape of the region.

 

A Day In The Life Of Macroom

Dir: Johnny Creedon / 1982 /30 mins

Much loved short film by the award winning Macroom film-maker, the late Johnny Creedon, following some familiar faces and detailing a busy market day in the town, from sunrise to sunset.

 

Admission is free