Friday, 17 February 2017

Last Storyteller screening in Edinburgh 17.02.17.


Louise Milne will introduce Des Bell's film The Last Storyteller on Friday 17th February 2017, at 1300 at the University of Edinburgh (50 George Square, G.03).

A film about folklore based on the work of the Irish Folklore collector Seán ÓhEochaidh.

Des Bell will be present for Q&A. All welcome.

More information about the film can be found here.

Friday, 3 February 2017

Two New Films Premiere at Alchemy




Louise Milne's Mnemosyne and Seán Martin's A Priest from a Different Land will receive their world premieres at the Alchemy Film and Moving Image Festival that takes place in the fabled Scottish Borders town of Hawick in March.

Louise's film screens as part of the Rhythms Crackle programme on Sunday 5 March at 1145. Details here.

Seán's film screens later the same day, in the Nature Spirits programme, which starts at 1600. Details here.



Both filmmakers will be present for Q&A. See you there!

Wednesday, 19 October 2016

The Silence of the Heart Official Selection at Blow Up Film Festival


Sean Martin's film The Silence of the Heart is an Official Selection at Chicago's Blow Up International Festival of Art House Cinema.


Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Koan III Screens at Hidden Door Festival


Sean Martin's Koan III will screen at the Hidden Door Festival in Edinburgh on 31 May at 1900. See here for more details.

Monday, 11 April 2016

Two World Premieres at Alchemy Film & Moving Image Festival This Week


Two of my (Sean) films will premiere at the Alchemy Film & Moving Image Festival this week. In the main programme will be Koan III, screening on Saturday 16th April at 1445


'It's the beginning of a new age' - The Velvet Underground. 

And in the screening room upstairs, The Hidden Castle will receive its first screening. These screenings repeat every day, and The Hidden Castle will screen first, on Thursday 14th April at noon.



More details about the festival can be found here. 

Thursday, 25 February 2016

Sean Martin introduces All Quiet on the Western Front



Sean Martin will be introducing a screening of Lewis Milestone's All Quiet on the Western Front (1930) at the Scottish Parliament on Saturday 5 March 2016. The film starts at 1300, with a discussion afterwards. Sean will be in conversation with Ann-Christin Simke from Goethe-Institut, Glasgow, and Professor Stephan Malinowski, Lecturer in Modern European History at the University of Edinburgh.

Monday, 18 January 2016

Three New Films




Three new short films by Sean Martin are included in the exhibition Shifting Images, which opened at the Grimsby Fishing Heritage Centre, and at the Abbey Walk Gallery, Grimsby, on 8th September 2015. The films are Did I Dream You, Mosaic and Platinum, and were made in collaboration with composer David Power. The exhibition marks Sean's and David's second project together after Vestiges, shown in York in February 2015. Shifting Images runs until 6 March 2016.