On Thursday the 9th of March, to celebrate International Women’s Day, the Carnegie Cinema Club will screen a number of short documentaries by award-winning Irish film-maker Cara Holmes, in Blackrock Library’s reading room.
Cara Holmes, who founded‘Holmes-Made Films’ in 2014, makes socially-aware films and documentaries designed to make the audience think. Holmes-Made Films commissions include short films for NGOs (Non-Governmental Organisations), charities and community groups , producing content for organisations such as RehabCare, the INTO (Irish National Teachers’ Organisation) and the National Women’s Council of Ireland. Holmes-Made Films is a contemporary, creative and innovative company with a strong focus on human rights, multiculturalism, diversity, and identity. Follow Cara on Twitter @cara_holmes.
The first of Cara’s documentary to be shown will be the winner of the Best Short Drama Documentary at the 27th Galway Film Fleadh (in 2015), Queen of the Plough. Watch a short trailer for Queen of the Plough here.
Starting at 6pm, doors will open at 5.45pm, and there will follow an audience discussion from 7.30 to 7.50pm. Tickets are €5 and can be purchased in advance from Blackrock Library, or on the door on a first-come, first-served basis.