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Variety
‘Bobby Sands: 66 Days’attention — and arguably helped shift the struggle for Irish independence away
‘Bobby Sands: 66 Days’
Variety / Posted 4 days ago
attention — and arguably helped shift the struggle for Irish independence away from terroristic violence — is recapped in “Bobby Sands: 66 Days.” Veteran documentarian Brendan J. Bryne’s feature does an excellent job contextualizing this famous... Read more
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Herald Sun
‘They don’t interest me that much’breakout role in Steve McQueen’s 2008 indie film Hunger that first garnered him
‘They don’t interest me that much’
Herald Sun / Posted 7 days ago
breakout role in Steve McQueen’s 2008 indie film Hunger that first garnered him attention. His raw portrayal of IRA hero Bobby Sands in the 1981 Irish hunger strike made the film world stand up and take notice. He followed that up with strong... Read more
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News.com.au
Why you’re unlikely to see Michael Fassbender in a rom-combreakout role in Steve McQueen’s 2008 indie film Hunger that first garnered him
Why you’re unlikely to see Michael Fassbender in a rom-com
News.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
breakout role in Steve McQueen’s 2008 indie film Hunger that first garnered him attention. His raw portrayal of IRA hero Bobby Sands in the 1981 Irish hunger strike made the film world stand up and take notice. He followed that up with strong... Read more
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Adelaide Now
‘They don’t interest me that much’breakout role in Steve McQueen’s 2008 indie film Hunger that first garnered him
‘They don’t interest me that much’
Adelaide Now / Posted 7 days ago
breakout role in Steve McQueen’s 2008 indie film Hunger that first garnered him attention. His raw portrayal of IRA hero Bobby Sands in the 1981 Irish hunger strike made the film world stand up and take notice. He followed that up with strong... Read more
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The Courier Mail
‘They don’t interest me that much’breakout role in Steve McQueen’s 2008 indie film Hunger that first garnered him
‘They don’t interest me that much’
The Courier Mail / Posted 7 days ago
breakout role in Steve McQueen’s 2008 indie film Hunger that first garnered him attention. His raw portrayal of IRA hero Bobby Sands in the 1981 Irish hunger strike made the film world stand up and take notice. He followed that up with strong... Read more
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The Courier
Michael Fassbender surfs Sydney on way to return as Magneto in X-Men: Apocalypseyears, the 39-year-old has built a successful career on bringing a ferocious in
Michael Fassbender surfs Sydney on way to return as Magneto in X-Men: Apocalypse
The Courier / Posted 10 days ago
years, the 39-year-old has built a successful career on bringing a ferocious intensity to dramatic roles: Irish activist Bobby Sands in Hunger, British lieutenant Archie Hicox in Inglourious Basterds, sex-addicted Brandon in Shame, slave owner... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Michael Fassbender surfs Sydney on way to return as Magneto in X-Men: Apocalypseyears, the 39-year-old has built a successful career on bringing a ferocious in
Michael Fassbender surfs Sydney on way to return as Magneto in X-Men: Apocalypse
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 10 days ago
years, the 39-year-old has built a successful career on bringing a ferocious intensity to dramatic roles: Irish activist Bobby Sands in Hunger, British lieutenant Archie Hicox in Inglourious Basterds, sex-addicted Brandon in Shame, slave owner... Read more
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The Young Witness
Michael Fassbender surfs Sydney on way to return as Magneto in X-Men: Apocalypseyears, the 39-year-old has built a successful career on bringing a ferocious in
Michael Fassbender surfs Sydney on way to return as Magneto in X-Men: Apocalypse
The Young Witness / Posted 10 days ago
years, the 39-year-old has built a successful career on bringing a ferocious intensity to dramatic roles: Irish activist Bobby Sands in Hunger, British lieutenant Archie Hicox in Inglourious Basterds, sex-addicted Brandon in Shame, slave owner... Read more
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Western Advocate
Michael Fassbender surfs Sydney on way to return as Magneto in X-Men: Apocalypseyears, the 39-year-old has built a successful career on bringing a ferocious in
Michael Fassbender surfs Sydney on way to return as Magneto in X-Men: Apocalypse
Western Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
years, the 39-year-old has built a successful career on bringing a ferocious intensity to dramatic roles: Irish activist Bobby Sands in Hunger, British lieutenant Archie Hicox in Inglourious Basterds, sex-addicted Brandon in Shame, slave owner... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Michael Fassbender surfs Sydney on way to return as Magneto in X-Men: Apocalypseyears, the 39-year-old has built a successful career on bringing a ferocious in
Michael Fassbender surfs Sydney on way to return as Magneto in X-Men: Apocalypse
Kiama Independent / Posted 10 days ago
years, the 39-year-old has built a successful career on bringing a ferocious intensity to dramatic roles: Irish activist Bobby Sands in Hunger, British lieutenant Archie Hicox in Inglourious Basterds, sex-addicted Brandon in Shame, slave owner... Read more
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Manning River Times
Michael Fassbender surfs Sydney on way to return as Magneto in X-Men: Apocalypseyears, the 39-year-old has built a successful career on bringing a ferocious in
Michael Fassbender surfs Sydney on way to return as Magneto in X-Men: Apocalypse
Manning River Times / Posted 10 days ago
years, the 39-year-old has built a successful career on bringing a ferocious intensity to dramatic roles: Irish activist Bobby Sands in Hunger, British lieutenant Archie Hicox in Inglourious Basterds, sex-addicted Brandon in Shame, slave owner... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Michael Fassbender surfs Sydney on way to return as Magneto in X-Men: Apocalypseyears, the 39-year-old has built a successful career on bringing a ferocious in
Michael Fassbender surfs Sydney on way to return as Magneto in X-Men: Apocalypse
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 10 days ago
years, the 39-year-old has built a successful career on bringing a ferocious intensity to dramatic roles: Irish activist Bobby Sands in Hunger, British lieutenant Archie Hicox in Inglourious Basterds, sex-addicted Brandon in Shame, slave owner... Read more
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The North West Star
Michael Fassbender surfs Sydney on way to return as Magneto in X-Men: Apocalypseyears, the 39-year-old has built a successful career on bringing a ferocious in
Michael Fassbender surfs Sydney on way to return as Magneto in X-Men: Apocalypse
The North West Star / Posted 10 days ago
years, the 39-year-old has built a successful career on bringing a ferocious intensity to dramatic roles: Irish activist Bobby Sands in Hunger, British lieutenant Archie Hicox in Inglourious Basterds, sex-addicted Brandon in Shame, slave owner... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Michael Fassbender surfs Sydney on way to return as Magneto in X-Men: Apocalypseyears, the 39-year-old has built a successful career on bringing a ferocious in
Michael Fassbender surfs Sydney on way to return as Magneto in X-Men: Apocalypse
Daily Liberal / Posted 10 days ago
years, the 39-year-old has built a successful career on bringing a ferocious intensity to dramatic roles: Irish activist Bobby Sands in Hunger, British lieutenant Archie Hicox in Inglourious Basterds, sex-addicted Brandon in Shame, slave owner... Read more
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The Border Mail
Michael Fassbender surfs Sydney on way to return as Magneto in X-Men: Apocalypseyears, the 39-year-old has built a successful career on bringing a ferocious in
Michael Fassbender surfs Sydney on way to return as Magneto in X-Men: Apocalypse
The Border Mail / Posted 10 days ago
years, the 39-year-old has built a successful career on bringing a ferocious intensity to dramatic roles: Irish activist Bobby Sands in Hunger, British lieutenant Archie Hicox in Inglourious Basterds, sex-addicted Brandon in Shame, slave owner... Read more
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Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune
Minor hockey awards handed outchoice. Connor Stojan, of the Energetic Services PeeWee A Knights, was the rec
Minor hockey awards handed out
Grande Prairie Daily Herald-Tribune / Posted 11 days ago
choice. Connor Stojan, of the Energetic Services PeeWee A Knights, was the recipient. Derek Boyd Memorial Award/ Bobby Sands Memorial Award: Coyote North Bantam AA Storm defenceman Devan Klassen was the recipient of both awards. The... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Leicester City player and Gary Lineker teammate had career snuffed out by wrongful arrest over IRA murderman William Russell, shot while investgating a burglary at the Avoca Shopping C
Leicester City player and Gary Lineker teammate had career snuffed out by wrongful arrest over IRA murder
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
man William Russell, shot while investgating a burglary at the Avoca Shopping Centre, Andersontown, BelfastHunger striker Bobby Sands coffin, flanked by an IRA colour party, leaving his mother's home in Twinbrook.Bobby Sands' son Robert Gerald... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Nationalism in a hole that will require courage and imagination to get out ofsulking, while another says it should back Sinn Fein again, as it did during th
Nationalism in a hole that will require courage and imagination to get out of
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
sulking, while another says it should back Sinn Fein again, as it did during the peace process and, before that, to get Bobby Sands elected. Given that its prospects are draining away, it might as well do something daring and... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
IRA guns trail conspiracy of silence fuelling family's fear that Special Branch protected 'super-tout'man William Russell, shot while investgating a burglary at the Avoca Shopping C
IRA guns trail conspiracy of silence fuelling family's fear that Special Branch protected 'super-tout'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
man William Russell, shot while investgating a burglary at the Avoca Shopping Centre, Andersontown, BelfastHunger striker Bobby Sands coffin, flanked by an IRA colour party, leaving his mother's home in Twinbrook.Bobby Sands' son Robert Gerald... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Police force is betraying its own, claims victim's daughterman William Russell, shot while investgating a burglary at the Avoca Shopping C
Police force is betraying its own, claims victim's daughter
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
man William Russell, shot while investgating a burglary at the Avoca Shopping Centre, Andersontown, BelfastHunger striker Bobby Sands coffin, flanked by an IRA colour party, leaving his mother's home in Twinbrook.Bobby Sands' son Robert Gerald... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
IRA guns trail: As more families speak out PSNI may ask Germany to return pistol Provos used to kill officerman William Russell, shot while investgating a burglary at the Avoca Shopping C
IRA guns trail: As more families speak out PSNI may ask Germany to return pistol Provos used to kill officer
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
man William Russell, shot while investgating a burglary at the Avoca Shopping Centre, Andersontown, BelfastHunger striker Bobby Sands coffin, flanked by an IRA colour party, leaving his mother's home in Twinbrook.Bobby Sands' son Robert Gerald... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
IRA memorial in Fermanagh village causing hurt and anger, says MP Elliott The memorial plaque to Bobby Sands in Rosslea, with Seamus McElwain’s photo a
IRA memorial in Fermanagh village causing hurt and anger, says MP Elliott
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
The memorial plaque to Bobby Sands in Rosslea, with Seamus McElwain’s photo above itPoliceman John KellyArlene Foster, whose father who survived a murder-bid by McElwain A... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Republican march date clashes with Orange Order paradethe summer of 1981, ten men died while imprisoned at HM Prison Maze as a result
Republican march date clashes with Orange Order parade
EveningTimes Online / Posted 15 days ago
the summer of 1981, ten men died while imprisoned at HM Prison Maze as a result of “self-imposed starvation’ including Bobby Sands, who was elected as a member of the British Parliament during the strike. He was the leader of the 1981 hunger... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Rise of Left is wake-up call for both Sinn Fein and SDLPtried to play the patriot card during the election. Adams made a video calling
Rise of Left is wake-up call for both Sinn Fein and SDLP
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
tried to play the patriot card during the election. Adams made a video calling on voters to support his party on May 5, Bobby Sands' 35th anniversary. Never mind that the Sands' family are strongly opposed to Sinn Fein. But the hunger strike... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Republican march date clash with Orange Order paradethe summer of 1981, ten men died while imprisoned at HM Prison Maze as a result
Republican march date clash with Orange Order parade
EveningTimes Online / Posted 15 days ago
the summer of 1981, ten men died while imprisoned at HM Prison Maze as a result of “self-imposed starvation’ including Bobby Sands, who was elected as a member of the British Parliament during the strike. He was the leader of the 1981 hunger... Read more
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The Irish Times
Bobby Sands died 35 years ago today: how The Irish Times covered the newsSands dies on his 66th day The Irish Times, May 5th, 1981 MR BOBBY SANDS, the
Bobby Sands died 35 years ago today: how The Irish Times covered the news
The Irish Times / Posted 19 days ago
Sands dies on his 66th day The Irish Times, May 5th, 1981 MR BOBBY SANDS, the 27-year-old Republican hunger-strike and Westminster MP, died in the hospital wing of the Maze Prison, Long Kesh, early this morning. Mr Sands, who had just entered his... Read more
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The Irish Times
Carved in time: the craftwork legacy of the hunger strikeshandkerchiefs, nostalgic thatched cottages and leather wallets. Hunger strikers
Carved in time: the craftwork legacy of the hunger strikes
The Irish Times / Posted 19 days ago
handkerchiefs, nostalgic thatched cottages and leather wallets. Hunger strikers who had spent previous terms in the Cages – Bobby Sands, Joe McDonnell, Patsy O’Hara, Ciaran Doherty and Martin Hurson – would all have had ready access to handicrafts.... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
This day in history, May 5, 2016Secretariat won the Kentucky Derby, the first of his Triple Crown victories. I
This day in history, May 5, 2016
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
Secretariat won the Kentucky Derby, the first of his Triple Crown victories. In 1981, Irish Republican Army hunger-striker Bobby Sands died at the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland in his 66th day without food. In 1994, Singapore caned American... Read more
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The Irish Times
The Chilean Bobby Sands: a protest poem by Carmen BerenguerIt was in 1983 that the Chilean poet Carmen Berenguer self-published her first
The Chilean Bobby Sands: a protest poem by Carmen Berenguer
The Irish Times / Posted 19 days ago
It was in 1983 that the Chilean poet Carmen Berenguer self-published her first poetry book. It was entitled Bobby Sands desfallece en el muro (Bobby Sands Expires at the Wall) and it caught her readers’ attention from its very title. Who was this... Read more
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The Irish Times
Emaciating machismo: masculinity, murals and memorialising hunger strikesin a steely skin-armour, but flesh and blood. Not that all murals are the same
Emaciating machismo: masculinity, murals and memorialising hunger strikes
The Irish Times / Posted 19 days ago
in a steely skin-armour, but flesh and blood. Not that all murals are the same – some, like the famous image of Bobby Sands on the Falls Road, show him smiling: the picture of health. What’s more, many of the fragile bodies of the hunger... Read more
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The Irish Times
The Irish in Britain, the British Labour movement and the hunger strikes(CLPs) and faced questions from Labour MPs. In British local elections some vot
The Irish in Britain, the British Labour movement and the hunger strikes
The Irish Times / Posted 19 days ago
(CLPs) and faced questions from Labour MPs. In British local elections some voters marked their ballot papers with either Bobby Sands or H-Blocks. There were noisy street protests. However, in comparison to the size of the Irish population in... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Hunger striker's family blasts Sinn Fein for turning commemoration into an 'electioneering stunt'35 years ago, was turned into an publicity stunt," the O'Hara family said in a
Hunger striker's family blasts Sinn Fein for turning commemoration into an 'electioneering stunt'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
35 years ago, was turned into an publicity stunt," the O'Hara family said in a statement. "Even using the image of Bobby Sands and his election campaign in an attempt to woo voters was a mockery and a distortion of truth and... Read more
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Berkshire Eagle
Today in HistorySecretariat won the Kentucky Derby, the first of his Triple Crown victories. I
Today in History
Berkshire Eagle / Posted 19 days ago
Secretariat won the Kentucky Derby, the first of his Triple Crown victories. In 1981, Irish Republican Army hunger-striker Bobby Sands died at the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland in his 66th day without food. In 1994, Singapore caned American... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
AlmanacSecretariat won the Kentucky Derby, the first of his Triple Crown victories. I
Almanac
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 19 days ago
Secretariat won the Kentucky Derby, the first of his Triple Crown victories. In 1981, Irish Republican Army hunger-striker Bobby Sands died at the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland in his 66th day without food. In 1994, Singapore caned American... Read more
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The Star
Waterloo, N.Y., observed a day honoring the fallen soldiers of the Civil WaSecretariat won the Kentucky Derby, the first of his Triple Crown victories.In
Waterloo, N.Y., observed a day honoring the fallen soldiers of the Civil Wa
The Star / Posted 19 days ago
Secretariat won the Kentucky Derby, the first of his Triple Crown victories.In 1981, Irish Republican Army hunger-striker Bobby Sands died at the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland in his 66th day without food.In 1994, Singapore caned American... Read more
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The Jacksonville Daily News
Waterloo, N.Y., observed a day honoring the fallen soldiers of the Civil WaSecretariat won the Kentucky Derby, the first of his Triple Crown victories.In
Waterloo, N.Y., observed a day honoring the fallen soldiers of the Civil Wa
The Jacksonville Daily News / Posted 19 days ago
Secretariat won the Kentucky Derby, the first of his Triple Crown victories.In 1981, Irish Republican Army hunger-striker Bobby Sands died at the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland in his 66th day without food.In 1994, Singapore caned American... Read more
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New Bern Sun Journal
Waterloo, N.Y., observed a day honoring the fallen soldiers of the Civil WaSecretariat won the Kentucky Derby, the first of his Triple Crown victories.In
Waterloo, N.Y., observed a day honoring the fallen soldiers of the Civil Wa
New Bern Sun Journal / Posted 19 days ago
Secretariat won the Kentucky Derby, the first of his Triple Crown victories.In 1981, Irish Republican Army hunger-striker Bobby Sands died at the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland in his 66th day without food.In 1994, Singapore caned American... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Waterloo, N.Y., observed a day honoring the fallen soldiers of the Civil WaSecretariat won the Kentucky Derby, the first of his Triple Crown victories.In
Waterloo, N.Y., observed a day honoring the fallen soldiers of the Civil Wa
Kinston Free Press / Posted 19 days ago
Secretariat won the Kentucky Derby, the first of his Triple Crown victories.In 1981, Irish Republican Army hunger-striker Bobby Sands died at the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland in his 66th day without food.In 1994, Singapore caned American... Read more
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The Irish Times
‘The Men of Art have lost their heart’: poetry and the hunger strikesIn his poem, The Crime of Castlereagh, Bobby Sands turned his pen against the p
‘The Men of Art have lost their heart’: poetry and the hunger strikes
The Irish Times / Posted 20 days ago
In his poem, The Crime of Castlereagh, Bobby Sands turned his pen against the poetic establishment. Taking a form loosely based on Oscar Wilde’s Ballad of Reading Gaol, Sands detailed the conditions in the Long Kesh/Maze prison, and railed against... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Gerry Adams is used to pulling the 'our shared oppression' line, but tweet will hurt him in USblack workers. Artfully, he linked British oppression to black people and to t
Gerry Adams is used to pulling the 'our shared oppression' line, but tweet will hurt him in US
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
black workers. Artfully, he linked British oppression to black people and to the people of west Belfast, ending with the Bobby Sands quote, aimed at impressing the downtrodden blacks as much as the Irish-Americans: "Our revenge will be the... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
McCartney sisters attack plan to honour Provo chief Davisonrepublican struggle. Our very own Gerard Jock Davison". The advertisement show
McCartney sisters attack plan to honour Provo chief Davison
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 22 days ago
republican struggle. Our very own Gerard Jock Davison". The advertisement shows a photograph of Davison beside images of Bobby Sands, Che Guevara, and James Connolly. Ms McCartney said: "There was nothing legendary about Jock Davison. "It does... Read more
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indieWIRE
5 New Must-See Documentaries From the 2016 Hot Docs Festivaland comprehensive films ever made about the Troubles, Brendan Byrne’s new docum
5 New Must-See Documentaries From the 2016 Hot Docs Festival
indieWIRE / Posted 26 days ago
and comprehensive films ever made about the Troubles, Brendan Byrne’s new documentary begins as an intimate chronicle of Bobby Sands’ fatal hunger strike before widening into a study of colonialism as a war of attrition. Sands — who, in 1981,... Read more
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Variety
Toronto’s Hot Docs Launches With ‘League of Exotique Dancers’them Tiffany Hsiung’s “The Apology” (the legacy of sex slavery in Japanese-occu
Toronto’s Hot Docs Launches With ‘League of Exotique Dancers’
Variety / Posted 26 days ago
them Tiffany Hsiung’s “The Apology” (the legacy of sex slavery in Japanese-occupied Asia circa WWII), Brendan Byrne’s “Bobby Sands: 66 Days” (which draws from Sands’ hunger-strike diary), Alethea Arnaquq-Baril’s “Angry Inuk” (Inuit youth defend... Read more
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RTE News
Mattress Mick film sets up sleeper hit in spring teasercinemas later this year. Also screening at Hot Docs will be Irish director Bre
Mattress Mick film sets up sleeper hit in spring teaser
RTE News / Posted 27 days ago
cinemas later this year. Also screening at Hot Docs will be Irish director Brendan J Byrne's hunger strike documentary Bobby Sands: 66 Days and Pieter-Jan De Pue's The Land of the Enlightened, a Belgian/Irish/Dutch/German co-production which... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Nothing less than abolition of Irish Water will do, says McDonaldby reigniting and reawakening the spirit of the United Irishmen and women, the
Nothing less than abolition of Irish Water will do, says McDonald
Irish Examiner / Posted 1 months ago
by reigniting and reawakening the spirit of the United Irishmen and women, the spirit of the Easter Rebels, the spirit of Bobby Sands. The laughter of our children, our children cherished equally will be the mark of our success, the measure of a... Read more
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