Showing as part of Film Feels Connected, This Land is a short film about Ireland's relationship with race, identity and immigration, directed by Zithelo Bobby Mthombeni.
The film explores different ways of experiencing Irishness, via discussions with chefs, artists, musicians, entrepreneurs, journalists and activists. It also explores the impact of racism and Direct Provision on the outlook of the people interviewed.
The film features poet Felispeaks, 2FM radio presenter Tara Stewart, journalist Bounce The P.R.O., musician Senita Appiakorang, chef Pedro Ferraz, music group NUXSENSE, activists Beyond Representation, journalist Dean Van Nguyen, vintage store owner Ayuba Salaudeen, artist manager Ivan Klucka, chef Gunmoo Kim, dancer Footrocker, activists Black Pride Ireland and athlete Jeremiah Moulonso, as well as work from Asylum Archive.
This screening is part of Film Feels Connected, a UK-wide cinema season, supported by the National Lottery and BFI Film Audience Network. Explore all films and events at filmfeels.co.uk.
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Dir: Zithelo Bobby Mthombeni | 2020 | Ireland | 21 mins