Upcoming Events

Dublin | Irish Social Forum

no events match your query!

User Preferences

  • Language - en | ga
  • text size >>
  • make this your indymedia front page make this your indymedia front page

Blog Feeds

forward

Public Inquiry
Just another WordPress site

offsite link Fianna Fail: Still operating in a fog of delusion

offsite link Irish citizens – going radical Anthony

offsite link Love owns marriage – everything else is peripheral Anthony

offsite link The agony of Prince Charles Anthony

offsite link Anti Sinn Fein campaign: The penny begins to drop Anthony

Public Inquiry >>

The Saker
A bird's eye view of the vineyard

offsite link THIS BLOG HAS MOVED TO A NEW LOCATION VINEYARDSAKER:

offsite link Good news out of Russia - even the "non-system" opposition refuses to blame the Kremlin VINEYARDSAKER:

offsite link Nemtsov murder: Putin warned about exactly this type of "false flag" two years ago VINEYARDSAKER:

offsite link DPR PM Zakharchenko presser 27/02/15 Economical and political future of DPR VINEYARDSAKER:

offsite link Breaking news: FALSE FLAG IN MOSCOW! VINEYARDSAKER:

The Saker >>

Human Rights in Ireland
www.humanrights.ie

offsite link Human Rights and Social Movements: the Right2Water case Fri May 22, 2015 12:13 | Ntina Tzouvala

offsite link The Embodied Subject: Northern/Irish Feminist Judgments Project Thu May 21, 2015 13:47 | Aoife O'Donoghue

offsite link O?Conaill on the ?Logic? of ?No? #marref Thu May 21, 2015 10:17 | GuestPost

Human Rights in Ireland >>

Cedar Lounge
For lefties too stubborn to quit

offsite link Only one LP TD voting against sale of shares in Aer Lingus? 13:14 Thu May 28, 2015 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link After the UK General Election? 12:54 Thu May 28, 2015 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link Greece? and an insight into power relationships 11:50 Thu May 28, 2015 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link Reasonable chastisement? I thought this was already banned? 07:44 Thu May 28, 2015 | WorldbyStorm

offsite link The conservative right and the working class. 00:00 Thu May 28, 2015 | WorldbyStorm

Cedar Lounge >>

Progressive Film Club: Film Festival - Slices Of Life

category dublin | irish social forum | press release author Friday March 28, 2014 00:40author by Eamon Mc Caughey - Progressive film club Report this post to the editors

Pearse Centre, Pearse Street, Dublin 2

The Progressive is holding a weekend film festival Titled Slices of Life in the Face of Life at the Pearse centre From 4th to 6th of April

Peripheral Vision
Peripheral Vision

PROGRESSIVE FILM CLUB

What’s the best kept secret on Dublin's arts scene?

Of course it's the Progressive Film Club. Now in it's 6th year of screening thought provoking and alternative views on topics ranging from the environment to women’s rights. The Club was launched in 2008 by Adrian Dunbar and is honoured to have the renowned film maker George Morrison as its patron.
Uniquely the club does not charge admission or membership fees and exists solely on voluntary contributions.

In the 6 years since the club's foundation it has become clear that many independent film makers are finding it difficult to find a platform to show their films. Radical and alternative voices with a different view on the issues of the day are not granted the same opportunities in the main stream media.
In 2013 the club put out a call to film community to submit film on a wide range of topics and offer a platform for these views. The response was huge and the film festival is the result of a selection of these films.

From Hollywood (Raging Grannies) to Bollywood (Tara) from Belfast (For the Record) to Bulgaria (Homeschoolers), they came. We have a whistle-blower film (Committing the Truth) and we have first films from young film makers – a very eclectic mix indeed.
Watch out for two thoughtful works (Muslims like Us and Pakistan One on One)) from US based Mara Ahmed.

The festival opens with a new film, Peripheral Vision, by the award winning film maker Donnacha O Briain (The Revolution will not be Televised).

The festival runs from the 4th to the 6th of April at the Pearse Centre,
27 Pearse Street, Dublin 2.
Peripheral Vision will be screened on Friday 4th April at 8.00pm

In keeping with the ethos of the Progressive Film Club entry to all events in the festival, is free.

© 2001-2015 Independent Media Centre Ireland. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by Independent Media Centre Ireland. Disclaimer | Privacy