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Dean Kavanagh @ Black Sun, Cork

"Black Sun is proud to present four films by one of Ireland’s most gifted, distinctive and experimental young filmmakers, Wicklow-based Dean Kavangh. His moody, heavily atmospheric and hauntingly mysterious works favour quiet but piercingly intense moments of solitary emotion and contemplation over plot. Distinguished by an exceptionally poetic visual style, Kavanagh’s films obliquely engage with home, memory, mysterious journeys and moments of rupture. Since he began making films in 2006, he has completed over 26 shorts and is now working on his first feature. Black Sun will be screening two brief, highly formalistic early works, The Girl With The Straw Hat and On Foot (both 2008), along with two of his longer and most accomplished films, Poor Edward (2009) and The Distance (2010)."

The Girl With The Straw Hat | B&W, 2008, Hi8

On Foot | B&W, 2008, Hi8

Poor Edward | B&W, 2009, HDV

The Distance | Colour, 2010, HD

April 24, 2012

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