Podcast: Capital Irish Film Festival 2016, Washington, D.C.



Adam McPartlan was at the Capital Irish Film Festival 2016 and talked to some of the filmmakers.


Director Alex Fegan and producer Garry Walsh of Older Than Ireland – a landmark documentary that tells the story of a hundred years of a life as seen through the eyes of thirty Irish centenarians.

Rachel Lysaght, producer of Traders – two strangers put all of their money into one bag and fight to the death to claim it all.

Donncha Gilmore, director/writer of Bonsoir Luna (pictured) – an Irish-language musical, which tells the story of Duke, a street artist, and Luna, a blind barista, who fall in love.

Paddy Hayes, director of Deoch an Dorais (Name Your Poison) – the legend Mike Malloy, the man who wouldn’t die.

Eileen Davis and David Dryden, co-directors of Together in Pieces – the infamous murals of Northern Ireland that have plagued both communities are being painted over into something more positive.

The Capital Irish Film Festival 2016 took place 3 – 16 March.


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