'Alternative Narratives' focuses on the unrelenting erosion of academic, journalistic and civil freedoms in Ireland as a result of its colonial history. The omnipresent negative effects of colonialism still resonate to this day, not just in Ireland, but across the world. Oral histories are an essential resource that captures first person accounts of social history. Such resources are regressing as ideals of freedom of speech are increasingly eroded by the domination of corporate ideology. 'Alternative Narratives' presents a series of portraits and conversations curated into short audiovisual segments. In the series, many narratives unfold from a range of individuals who have in depth experiences of the topics discussed leaving its audience with an alternative viewpoint of these controversial topics.
Helen B Burrows • Laura Jean Byrne • Julia Cuprina • Clare Davis • Leanne Furlong • Hannah Goff • Stephen Golden • Patrick Hobbart • Kevin Keane • Kelsey Lennon • Hannah Mc Carrick • Grainne Mc Carthy • Niall Mc Entee • Laoise Moggan • Fergal O Sullivan • Vera Ryklova • Eliot Smith • Laura Waters • Svetlana Zabelina •