Promise and Unrest: a Documentary Film

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Philippines/Ireland, 79 minutes, Research, Camera. Distributors Third World Newsreel, New York and the Royal Anthropological Institute, London, United Kingdom.

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2014: World Documentary Film and TV Conference, University of Falmouth, UK (September)

2013: Aperture – Asia Pacific International Ethnographic Documentary Festival, Cinematic Programme, Melbourne, Australia (November).

Screening, Centre for Contemporary Studies, Indian Institute of Science, Banglarore, India (March).

Screening, ‘Migration and Well-Being: Research Frontiers’ Conference, Tel Aviv University, Israel (January).

2012: Screening, ‘Transforming Gender Orders: Intersections of Care, Family and Migration’ Conference, Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (January).

2011: 30th Jean Rouch International Film Festival, Paris (November).

Taiwan Ethnographic Film Festival, Tapei (October).

Days of Ethnographic Cinema, Russian Research Institute of the Cultural and National Heritage, Moscow, Russia (September).

31st International Nordic Anthropological Film Association (NAFA) Film Festival, University of St Andrews, Scotland (August).

Art-Kino Croatia, Rijeka. Screening of Promise and Unrest as Joint Winner of ETNOFILm3 Festival (June).

Screening, Promise and Unrest, ‘Motherhood, Servitude and the Delegation of Care’ Conference, Birkbeck, University of London (May).

Women Make Waves, Migration Film Festival, Tapei, Taiwan (May).

ETNOFILm3, Festival Etnografskog Filma, Rovinj, Croatia (April). *Joint Best Film Award.

‘Days of Ethnographic Film’ Festival, Audio-Visual Laboratory, Institute of Ethnology, Scientific Research Centre of Slovene Academy of Sciences and Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia (March).

Belltable Arts Centre, Screening, Limerick, Ireland (February).

2010: Waterford Film Festival, Ireland (November).

San Diego Asian Film Festival, USA, Jury Competition, USA (October).

16th International Film Festival ETNOFILM ČADCA, Slovakia, Main Competition (October).

Cambridge Film Festival, UK, Documentary Section (September).

'People on the Move: Migration Cinema in Israel and Europe', Cinemateque, Tel Aviv, Israel (September).

DMZ Korean Documentary Film Festival, Paju City, Korea, International Competition (September).

11th European Association of Social Anthropology (EASA), University of Maynooth, Ireland – ‘Visual Representation of Crisis Through Ethnographic Film', in collaboration with CAFFE (Coordination of Anthropological Film Festivals in Europe (August).

Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, Premiere Screening, Real to Reel Section (February).