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Taling to My Father screens in Castletownbere

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FILM NIGHT Sara Walker Gallery Castletownbere

Talking to my Father by Sé Merry Doyle

Saturday 1st August 8.30PM

A very intimate screening of Sé Merry Doyle’s new feature documentary ‘Talking to my Father’ at the Sara Walker Gallery. Sara is the daughter of Robin Walker who alongside her brother Simon are the two main protagonists of this film set in the world of architecture. It will also be a memorable screening as it is close to the location of one of Robin’s most famous creations ‘Bothar Bui‘ the home he built for his family on the wild Beara Penninsula.

For more info on this film go to ‘Talking to My Father’ page.

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World Premier Talking to My Father at Dublin Film Festival

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Simon and Robin Walker 1967All hands on deck in Loopline Film as we put the finishing touches to Sé Merry Doyle’s  feature documentary ‘Talking to My Father’. The subject is the great Irish Architect Robin Walker who was one of the pioneers of Modernism, beginning in the late fifties and bowing out from a glittering career in the late seventies. His son Simon, also an architect takes us on a journey through Robin’s life and celebrates his buildings and his writings. The actor Patrick Bergin reads some extracts from Robin’s writing and our great poet Seamus Heaney reads ‘An Architect’ the poem he wrote in memory of his friend Robin.  An original score is composed by Stano and Cinematographer Patrick Jordan‘s wonderful eye adds to this sumptuous palette of creativity.  Andrea Pitt and Sasha King Produce and Philippe Faujas looks after tyne Soundscape. wesley collegeThe Jameson Dublin International Film Festival will host the World Premier at the Irish Film Institute on the 24th March 2015. The Director Sé Merry Doyle is known for previous feature documentaries like ‘John Ford – Dreaming The Quiet Man’ and ‘Jimmy Murakami – Non Alien’. For more info go to page