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Inside Stories: Memories of the Maze and Long Kesh Prison

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McLaughlin, Cahal (2005) Inside Stories: Memories of the Maze and Long Kesh Prison. [Digital or visual media]

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Abstract

A 2 hour film, or four screen-installation, which takes participants back to the empty site of the Maze and Long Kesh Prison. In a collaborative film, two ex-prisoners and a prison officer separately walk and talk their way around the site, with memories stimulated by the materiality of the disused site. Two female Open University teachers retrace their car journey to the prison, discussing their experiences of working in an all male environment. The films have been screened in galleries at Constitution Hill, Johannesburg, Imperial War Museum, London, Belfast Prison, and Catalyst Arts Centre, Belfast. It has also been broadcast on NVTV, a local television broadcaster in Belfast.

Item Type:Digital or visual media
Keywords:Troubles, memory, documentary film, trauma, political violence, post-violence, Ireland, ex-prisoners, prison officers, Open University teachers.
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts > School of Media, Film & Journalism
Research Institutes and Groups:Centre for Media Research
ID Code:13117
Deposited By:Dr Cahal McLaughlin
Deposited On:20 Apr 2010 13:32
Last Modified:13 Mar 2013 16:02

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