Culture Journal Ireland

In search of the lost moment

The year 1968 was a year of revolution. From Philadelphia, to Paris to Prague people were on the march demanding their rights; no more were people willing to experience discrimination. The Lost Moment is an exhibition of photos from a number of flashpoints throughout the world. The exhibition starts with an immensely sized photo of Martin Luther King’s March to Selma Alabama in March 1965; one of the most decisive moments in the American civil rights movement. The photo’s symbolism is as immense as it’s stature and is the beginning of a well thought out exhibition. The collection of photographs, taken by some of the leading photojournalist’s of the 1960’s include…

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Film makers of the future bring screen to life

From serious documentary to comedy reflecting student life to vampires in the middle of rural Ireland, it was all to be seen at the second annual showcase of the BSc in Media Arts of the University of Ulster’s Magee campus. Speaking ahead of the showcase course director Tom Maguire spoke of the immense level of talent generated by students on the course. He also spoke of the newly opened creative industries institute which will pull together resources across academic and industry-based companies to create better opportunities for new graduates within the creative industries. In all there were eight short films on show covering a number of a wide range of…

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