Director: Sagar Mitchell; James Kenyon
Ireland 1901-1906 | Black & white | 75 mins | Documentary
Avaliable on: DVD
The Mitchell and Kenyon collection contains some twenty-six films made in Ireland between May 1901 and December 1902. Presented as 'Local Films for Local People' the films include street scenes of Dublin, Wexford and Belfast, local dignitaries attending the Cork International Exhibition, scenic routes from Cork to Blarney Castle, and much more. With music from Neil Brand and Gunter Buchwald, an essay by Dr Vanessa Toulmin, and a commentary read by Fiona Shaw, this new BFI DVD offers Mitchell and Kenyon's unique and vivid record of Ireland at the start of the twentieth century.