School Life + Blackout

BERLIN | SUN 18.3. | 20:45 | Book Tickets

* The screening will be followed by a conversation with Editor Mirjam Strugalla and a reception courtesy of The Irish Embassy of Ireland. Moderation: Cecilie Bolvinkel (EDN Network) 

DÜSSELDORF | SAT 24.3. | 20:00 | Book Tickets

*The screening will be followed by a conversation with Editor Mirjam Strugalla and a reception courtesy of Writers Tears Irish Whiskey.


Blackout
Dylan Nevin | 2017 | 6min
A hopeful artist who attends an academy in a glistening Utopia to practice art finds, that in this society, there are strict rules deciding what forms of art are acceptable.

School Life Berlin Premiere
Neasa Ní Chianáin & David Rane | 2016 | 1h 39min
Following a year in the lives of two inspirational teachers in the only primary-age boarding school in Ireland. Housed in an 18th Century estate, school life embraces tradition and modernity. For John, rock music is just another subject alongside Maths, Scripture and Latin, taught in a collaborative and often hilarious fashion. For Amanda the key to connecting with children is the book and she uses all means to snare the young minds. For nearly half a century these two have shaped thousands of minds but now the unthinkable looms: what would retirement mean? What will keep them young if they leave?