Feature Length Films

Inside Stories

Inside Stories brings together four parallel perspectives from the many thousands who passed through the gates of the Maze and Long Kesh. A loyalist ex-prisoner, a prison officer, a republican ex-prisoner, and two teachers share their stories from this site of contested memories.

YEAR OF PRODUCTION

2005

DURATION

4x 30 minutes

PARTICIPANTS

Fionna Barber | Billy Hutchinson | Gerry Kelly | Joanna McMinn | Dessie Waterworth

CREDITS

Directed by Cahal McLaughlin

RIGHTS

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

A picture of BH outside the Maze and Long Kesh.

BILLY HUTCHINSON

Former Loyalist Prisoner

Billy recounts his 15 years inside the compounds of Long Kesh.

DESSIE WATERWORTH

Former Prison Officer

Des tells the prison officer's story of the no-wash protest and the hunger strikes.

Man (DW) in corridor beside cell 8 at the Maze/Long Kesh.
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GERRY KELLY

Former Republican Prisoner

Gerry remembers the importance of education inside the H-Blocks.

FIONNA BARBER AND JOANNA McMINN

Educators

Fionna and Joanna, who taught Open University courses, retake their journey to the Maze and Long Kesh.

Fionna and Joanna in a car.

In keeping with the original presentation of Inside Stories, each of the four stories appears in its own edit of approx. 30 minutes.

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Inside Stories: Billy Hutchinson

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Inside Stories: Dessie Waterworth

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Inside Stories: Gerry Kelly

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Inside Stories: Fionna Barber and Joanna McMinn