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Programme 69

A documentary on police enforced evictions in the Great Depression of the 30s, and the tactics of the organised unemployed of the time to combat the situation. Based on the memories of Noel Counihan and Tom Hills, it combines interviews with period reconstruction. ... Read more
"Sergei Eisenstein's Que Viva Mexico! (1930-32) occasioned one of the 1930's messiest artistic brawls. Following Eisenstein's fruitless Hollywood trip, novelist Upton Sinclair raised funds to allow the director to film a Mexican 'travelogue'. Eisenstein overran his modest budget, Sinclair seized ... Read more
The film is an introduction to, and impression of, the "Rose" International Exhibitions of Ancient and Modern Art, which have taken place in Dublin over the past ten years. "Rose" is an Irish word meaning 'the eye' or 'the vision', and is the motif of the film. ... Read more
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