Do wars really end? A Mother Brings Her Son to be Shot (Sinead O’Shea)

Do wars really end? A Mother Brings Her Son to be Shot (Sinead O’Shea)

Do wars really end? A Mother Brings Her Son to be Shot (Sinead O’Shea) by Allan LEONARD for Shared Future News 19 April 2018 A Mother Brings Her Son to be Shot, a film directed by Sinead O’Shea and screened at the Belfast Film Festival at the Queen’s Film Theatre, is a story about Philip […]

Film review: Photo City

Film review: Photo City

Film review: Photo City by Allan LEONARD 13 April 2018 Photo City is a documentary film by John Murphy and Traolach Ó Murchú, about the story of Rochester, New York, becoming the Silicon Valley of photography, with the clustering of image-based companies such as Xerox, Bausch and Lomb, and Kodak. And how this industry has […]

The prevailing wisdom of A Love Divided

The prevailing wisdom of A Love Divided

The prevailing wisdom of A Love Divided by Allan LEONARD for Shared Future News 4 April 2014 Based on a true story, “A Love Divided” chronicles the aftermath of a mixed marriage in Co. Wexford, Ireland, where Protestant-raised Sheila refuses to send her children to a local Catholic school. She flees with her two young […]

Film review – Good Vibrations @QFTBelfast

Film review – Good Vibrations @QFTBelfast

Good Vibrations is a film about Belfast music legend, Terri Hooley, who was responsible for discovering The Undertones and recording Teenage Kicks (which radio DJ Jonathan Peel famously played twice in a row). UTV film critic Brian Henry Martin described Good Vibrations as “born, bred and buttered” in Belfast. The film is a total local […]