31 Dec. 1969, 11am

Crossing the Line Screening & Performance

The premier of the documentary film ‘Crossing the Line,’ will screen at The Model Cinema on Wednesday, December 1st at 11am. This short film is a powerful account of Touch the Sky’s collaboration with Belfast-based theatre company Limepie. The film, documented by local film-maker Caroline Clancy, tracks their journey through Belfast and explores issues of identity as experienced through this process. The screening will be preceded by a short live performance by Touch the Sky performance group and a talk by their artistic director, Declan Drohan.

Directed by Declan Drohan, Artistic Director of Touch The Sky.
Filmed by Caroline Clancy. Sound Karl Burke.

The screening will be preceded by a short live intervention by Touch the Sky performance group and a talk exploring the issues addressed in the process by artistic Director Declan Drohan.

This is a free public screening, we encourage all members of the public to attend this powerful short film.

This event marks the end of the public art billboard campaign and peace projects, coordinated by the RAPID Urban Collective group. Touch the Sky performance group have collaborated with visual artists, a composer and a filmmaker throughout the documentation process for ‘Crossing the Line.’ Engaging participants in a long-term creative process of learning and self-advocacy was at the core of this project. This film highlights the talents of this group and their confidence as actors.

This is a Model/RehabCare Sligo partnership. This project has been funded by the Peace III Programme through the European Union’s European Regional Development Fund which is managed by the Special EU Programmes Body.

This is a free screening, places are limited. To reserve your seat, please email info@themodel.ie or call 071-914 1405


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