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Interactive video lesson plan for: Becoming Men

Activity overview:

During a long hot summer in inner city Dublin, a man looks back on his own youth. The film captures one of the more unusual sides of Dublin City in beautiful stark black & white photography. A combination of contemporary images of young Dubliners diving into the Grand Canal with a nostalgic, poetic voice-over from Irish folklorist, Terry Fagan.
Motherland are a new production company in Dublin, Ireland, who spent a few weeks during a heatwave this summer, making this short documentary.

*Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at The Why Not? Adventure Film Festival Ireland 2013*
*Official Selection at San Jose International Short Film Festival 2013*
*Official Selection at Lviv International Short Film Festival Wiz-Art Ukraine 2013*

Music
'Bathtime for Lies' by Bantum
http.//bantum.bandcamp.com

Voice Over
Excerpts from an Interview with Terry Fagan

Directed by
Ross Killeen

Filmed by
Keith Harrison
Peter O' Brien
John Cutler

Edited by
Joe Rigby

Original Concept
Joe Rigby

Tagged under: Dublin,youth,Dublin (City/Town/Village),swimming

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