Irish and Palestinian Documentaries to feature at Disappear Here Film Festival 2023
We are proud to bring the Disappear Here Film Club which is funded by Concern Worldwide to the Disappear Here Film Festival for the
. On Sunday 1 October 2023, two documentaries will be shown at the Festival. We will again take the opportunity to reflect on the films through post film discussions and excitingly, we are set to launch the new Disappear Here Film Bursary for a Donegal film-maker to make a new documentary about a societal issue with a local and global element to it.
Date: Sunday 1 October 2023 from 2:45pm on
Location: Screen 1 & 2 at Ballyliffin Hotel, Ballyliffin, Co. Donegal
2.45pm – 3:45pm Who Would Jesus Bomb? Directed by Emmet Sheerin [Ireland] featuring a post-film discussion with Emmet Sheerin, the Director.
About the Film
A film about Ireland’s complicity in the global war on terror, and how a small number of Catholic activists risked their freedom trying to stop the American war machine and save lives.
4pm – 4:45pm Join us for the Launch of the Disappear Here Film Bursary at Screen 2, Ballyliffin Hotel.
Alongside support from Concern Worldwide, proceeds from our popular Film Club have been going towards this €3,000 Bursary for the last 18 months and the funding will be made available to produce a new documentary to be shot in the county in 2024.
5pm – 6:45pm The Devil’s Drivers Directed by Daniel Carsenty and Mohammed Abugeth [Palestine] featuring a post-film discussion with Majida Al Askari and Fadl Mustapha.
About the Film
Chased by the army, two Beduin cousins smuggle undocumented workers through the Middle East. A breath-taking portrait of human trafficking in one of the most dangerous regions of the world.
Tickets: 9 euro per film.