Feature Films

Armagh Stories (2015)

Play Film

This documentary film tells the stories of some of those who passed through the gates of Armagh Gaol, the mainly female prison that operated during the conflict in Northern Ireland / the North of Ireland. Using protocols of co-ownership, inclusivity and life-storytelling, the film includes prison staff, prisoners, teachers, a solicitor, doctor and chaplain. The film has been screened internationally and locally, where it has been used by community groups to facilitate discussions on how to address the legacy of a violent past.

Year of Production

2015

Duration

58 minutes

Participants

Mary Doyle | Josie Dowds | Pat Jess | Jenny Meegan | Jennifer McCann | Patricia Moore | Mgr Raymond Murray | Daphne Scroggie | William (Plum) Smith | Jacqueline Upton | Mary Wilson | Elizabeth Woodcraft | Dr Oliver Woods

Credits

Director: Cahal McLaughlin | Production Manager: Lorraine Dennis | Camera: Michael Doyle and Deirdre Noonan | Runner: Rian McLaughlin Holland | Editors: Amy Moore and Glenn Gallagher | Post-Production Assistance: Jolene Mairs | Sound Composition: Gerard Gormley | Thanks to: Armagh City and Borough Council, National Lottery Heritage Fund, Community Relations Council NI, Queen’s University Belfast

RIGHTS

This film is copyrighted. For queries on screening, please contact info@prisonsmemoryarchive.com