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Maeve

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  • Tickets: €10 / €8.50
  • Date: Thu, 15th Nov 2018
  • Time: 18:00 - 18:00
  • Duration: 110 minutes
  • Director: Pat Murphy, John Davis
  • Producer(s): Pat Murphy, John Davies, Robert Smith
  • Main Cast: Mary Jackson, Mark Mulholland, Brid Brennan
  • Country: UK, Ireland
  • Language(s): English
  • Colour: Black and White
  • Year: 1981

Pat Murphy, Film Artist in Residence at UCC and one of Ireland’s most radical filmmakers, best describes her debut feature: ‘Maeve was asking how does a woman position herself against the background of what was going on in the North and within the history of republicanism and memory and landscape. At the time, people were pushing competing narratives. But my experience was that there was no clear narrative, only a fractured one. I was influenced by Godard and Brecht. But, more than that, with Maeve, anytime I sat down and tried to create a straightforward film with a beginning, middle and end, it just wouldn’t work.’

The screening will be followed by an ‘In-conversation with Pat Murphy’, hosted by Vanessa Gildea of Women in Film & TV Ireland.