General Collections highlights

Stop An Phreas

The last months of La Nua.

This film is subtitled Ar feadh 25 bomaite chítear scéal Lá Nua ó a thosaigh sé i 1984 go dtí Nollaig 2008 nuair a cuireadh deireadh leis. Cluintear roinnt agalamh le Donall Mac Giolla Choill, Mairtin O Muilleoi...

1981 Loyalist Recollections

Former prisons offer their views.

Former Loyalist prisoners David Ervine, Billy McQuiston, and Sam Courtney offer their views on the prison protests of 1976-1981 which led to the deaths of 10 men on hunger strike.

Augusto Boal in Belfast

Brazilian director, writer and activist.

This film was supported by Fernhill House Museum, Ballymacarrett Arts & Cultural Society, Prisoners Aid in East Belfast, An Cultúrlann and Phoenix Drama Society. An extraordinary day in the life of the Brazilia...

A Century Later: Vince Creelan

The murder of a colleague forces a Police Sergeant to confront the attitudes of the police to the gay community in Belfast. “That led to me eventually deciding that the only way we could effect change within the po...

Heritage Collections highlights

Anne McVicker

Women's Tec in Northern Ireland

Anne was born into a large family, being one of 9 children born in South Belfast. Anne spent most of her childhood growing up in the Cliftonville area in north Belfast. During her youth Anne recalls a lack of youth pr...

Una McGurk

Talking to an Omagh bomb victim

Marie Breen-Smyth, Associate Dean International, University of Surrey talks to Una McGurk. Una McGurk was 14 years old when she was seriously injured in the Omagh Bomb on Saturday 15th August 1998. The Real IRA cla...

I Remember the Holocaust: Helen Lewis

A Belfast-based author and choreographer who survived the Auschwitz concentration camp recounts her harrowing story and has been remembered as remarkable, inspirational and brave. Helen Lewis, the Czech-born mother...

The Secret’s Out

The emergence of gay rights in NI

“I suppose I knew I was gay or that something was up so to speak, I was about 14-15 and fought against it for a while. I just knew it was wrong even though I read about it and tried to learn about it. I did tell my mo...