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Learning Gravity (aka The Undertaking)

06 Aug

Thomas Lynch.
Thomas Lynch

Learning Gravity (2007)

Learning Gravity (also known by its original title The Undertaking)
70 min – 5 June 2007 (Ireland)

Learning Gravity – Documentary about Irish-American Poet and Undertaker Thomas Lynch. The facts of life and death remain the same, Thomas Lynch, observes. We live and die, we love and grieve, we breed and disappear. And in between these existential gravities we search for meaning, save our memories, leave a record for those who will remember us.

Nominated – Best Single Documentary – Irish Film and Television Awards 2008
Winner – Silver Trophy – New York Television Awards 2008
A documentary film written by Philip Davison and Cathal Black. Directed by Cathal Black.

Image source Cathal Black Films
Thomas Lynch’s website
The Undertaking

Learning Gravity at IMDb


Chester Beatty Library: Where East Meets West

06 Aug

Chester Beatty Library: Where East Meets West (1979)

BAC Films
Director Kieran Hickey

a film that shows the range and beauty of the Library’s treasures,
and establishes a thematic link between Chester Beatty’s career
as mineralogist and his lifelong interest in acquiring works of art.

47 mins