Hint of the Sea in the Breeze at Steamboat Quay

Details

Location

Downpatrick, North Coast

Year

2017

Source

Format

video

colour

Length

03min 43sec

Silent

sound

Courtesy

British Film Institute, Dáithí McGibbon., National Museums Northern Ireland, Olive Broderick, Peter Carson, TACA Works

Rights Holder

National Museums Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland Screen

Description

The poet Olive Broderick was commissioned to respond to the moving image content of Northern Ireland Screen’s Digital Film Archive in the creation of new work.

Her spoken word contribution has been set alongside edited archive films by TACA and a new soundtrack composition by Dáithí McGibbon.

Notes

Olive Broderick is a recipient of the Hennessy X.O. Literary award and currently featured as one of Lagan Press’s 12Now up-and-coming literary talents.  She is recognised as one of the brightest voices in contemporary Northern Irish poetry.

'Darkhaired', a pamphlet, and her recently launched full collection 'Night Divers' are published by Templar Poetry'. 

The film features the following excerpts of archive material, all courtesy of National Museums Northern Ireland:

Angling in Northern Ireland (1959) / Viking Invasion at Kilkeel Festival (1963) /  Beauty to Last (1969) / Bangor Square Dancing (1950) / Yachting at Kircubbin (1963) / Boat Trip to Rathlin (1957) / Idyllic Images of Northern Ireland (1957) / Exploring the Tourist Attractions of The North Coast (1957) / Launch of the MV Cedric (1952) / Lammas Fair (1964) / Prawn Festival (1962)

Credits

Produced and Edited by TACA

Music composed by Dáithí McGibbon

Created as part of the BFI's Britain on Film project. 

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