This virtual presentation features guest speaker Dónal Foreman in Professor Patrick Brodie’s new course ‘Irish Troubles in Film & TV’ at the School of Irish Studies. Dónal will discuss some of the research and thinking that went into his film The Image You Missed, as well as the film series that emerged out of it, “Northern Ireland: Battle of Images”, which he presented at the Irish Film Institute in Dublin, Metrograph in New York City, and La cinémathèque française in Paris.
Free zoom link to access into ‘Irish Troubles in Film & TV’ course for this special guest talk. It will be followed by a Q&A with Dónal Foreman, Patrick Brodie and his students. Questions from the public will be taken if there is time remaining.
Zoom link: https://concordia-ca.zoom.us/j/84610503739
Dónal Foreman is an Irish filmmaker living in New York City. He has been making films since he was 11 years old. Since then, he has written, directed and co-produced 3 feature films and dozens of short films. His features have received praise from the Hollywood Reporter, Sight & Sound, the Guardian, Film Comment, and Filmmaker Magazine, and he has been nominated twice for the Irish Film & TV Academy Awards (for the Rising Star Award in 2014 and for Best Documentary in 2020). His second feature The Image You Missed premiered at Rotterdam and has gone on to screen at over 40 festivals in 20 countries including Edinburgh, CPH:DOX and Viennale, winning nine awards including the Grand Jury Prize at BAFICI. The Irish Times recently declared it one of the 50 best Irish films ever made. More info here.