Donald Taylor Black sends this update on his 2012 documentary 'Skin In The Game', in which I appear, way back in the day, animating Jedwards for 'cutbacks' in the middle of a General Election.
The film has been screened at a wide variety of festivals, arts centres, and cinemas over the last number of months - both in Ireland and the USA. Last week it won Best Documentary at the Irish Film Festival in Boston, the oldest Irish film festival in North America.
On Wednesday, 9th April, Maynooth Film For All will show it at NUI Maynooth at 8pm in the theatre of the Iontas Building, North Campus.
Unfortunately, it seems that RTÉ will not screen it.
RTE will not screen it... It says it all...
'Skin In The Game' will be screened at the Irish Arts Centre in New York (553 West 51st Street) at 7pm on Tuesday, 6th May2014.
Donald Taylor Black’s Irish-Film-Board-funded documentary, examines the financial crisis through responses of a number of artists who used it as subject matter for their work.
Participants include: Christy Moore (musician); Seán Hillen (photographer); Rita Ann Higgins (poet); Brian Maguire (painter); David Quin (animator); Anthony Haughey (photographer); Nicky Gogan (filmmaker); David Bolger (choreographer); Gerald Dawe (poet); and David Monahan (photographer) as they look at emigration, ghost estates and the legacy of politicians and bankers. Roddy Doyle has written texts for the film that are voiced by actors including Lorcan Cranitch and Hilda Fay.
74 MINUTES, IRELAND, 2012, COLOUR