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Galway Film Centre | Talking Documentary 2016


Talking Documentary, Galway Film Centre’s annual Film and TV seminar will take place onJanuary 15th and 16th, 2016 with special guests Asif Kapadia (AMY, SENNA) and Sean McAllister (A SYRIAN LOVE STORY).
It will consist of 2 days of talks, panel discussions and screenings on many aspects of documentary and will be run in association with Creative Europe Galway, the BAI, TG4, the IFB and Screen Training Ireland. The seminar will open with a UNESCO City of Film gala screening of A Syrian Love Story on Thursday January 14th, with director Sean McAllister in attendance.

Venue: The Harbour Hotel, Galway City
Tickets: €70 to attend both days. €40 for single day tickets.
Book a place: To book a place, email or phone 091-770748. Tickets to this seminar are limited.
Hashtag: #TalkingDoc

Friday January 15th/Dé hAoine 15ú Eanáir
European Documentary Network (EDN) Seiminéar in association with Creative Europe Desk Galway
09.30 – 11.30: The Do’s & Don’ts of Pitching – Paul Pauwels (EDN)
11.30 – 11.45: Break /Sos
11.45 – 13.30: The European Documentary Landscape – Paul Pauwels (EDN)
13.30 – 14.15: Lunch/Lón
14.15 – 15.30: Documenting Personal Stories
Daisy Asquith (After the Dance)
-Ken Wardrop (His and Hers)
-Keith Potter (Irish Film Board)
-Chair: Ross Whitaker (Unbreakable)
15.30 – 15.45: Break /Sos
16.00 – 17.30: The Loneliness of the Self Shooting Observational Documentary Maker
Sean McAllister (A Syrian Love Story, Liberace in Baghdad)
Facilitator: Felim McDermott (GMIT)
: Networking Reception

Saturday January 16th/Dé Sathairn 16ú Eanáir
10.30 – 11.30: Documenting the Arts
Richard Curson Smith (Stronger than Death)
Facilitator: Paula Kehoe (Deargdhúil: Anatomy of Passion)
11.30 – 12.00: Science on Screen Official Launch
12.00 -13.00: Lunch/Lón
13.00 – 15.00: Asif Kapadia: Documentary Maker in Profile
Asif Kapadia (Amy, Senna)
Facilitator: Pat Collins (Silence, Living in a Coded Land)

UNESCO City of Film Screening of A SYRIAN LOVE STORY
With Director Sean McAllister in Attendance
Thursday January 14th / Dé Déardaoin 14ú Eanáir
Venue/Ionad: An Taidhbhearc, Middle Street, Galway City
Time: 8pm
Cost: €5
How to book: