Cian Geoghegan, Director of ‘System’

Cian Geoghegan tells Film Ireland about his short film System, which screens at this year’ Galway Film Fleadh. When Direct Provision was first introduced in Ireland, the time an asylum seeker was to spend awaiting approval of their claim was said to be a period of no more than six months. Jerome lived in Direct Provision for eight years while his claim was processed.