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SACRED SITES: IRELAND (2014)

Why did the ancient people of Ireland abandon worship of the Earth for worship of the Sky? And why, thousands of years later, did they abandon Paganism for Christianity?

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Tile Films are an established HD factual documentary production company, specialising in innovative, Irish and international documentaries and series about people, history, nature, science, religion, art, culture and travel. The company was founded in 1989 by Stephen Rooke, one of Ireland's leading documentary filmmakers. The focus is on programmes which entertain and educate and have universal appeal.» read more about us

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  • The Mystery of the Lost Ship

    Friday 18th Jul 2014
    Tile Films docu drama The Mystery of the Lost Ship is set to air on Channel 5 in the UK at » read

  • Sacred Sites: Ireland

    Monday 7th Jul 2014
    Tile Films new documentary "Sacred Sites: Ireland" is set to air on Smithsonian Channel at 8.00pm ET on Monday July 7th. The ... » read

  • A Terrible Beauty...

    Tuesday 10th Jun 2014
    The North American premiere of A Terrible Beauty/Áille an Uafáis is on the 6th of September 2014 in International House ... » read

  • An Long Chaillte/ The Mystery of the Lost Ship

    Thursday 6th Mar 2014
    After 4 years of filming on an ancient wreck of the Donegal coast of Ireland Tile have completed production of the Docudrama An ... » read

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  • A Terrible Beauty 1916-2016 is an ongoing project which has grown out of the TG4 docudrama A Terrible Beauty/Áille an Uafáis which dealt with events during the 1916 Easter Rising from a fresh and unbiased perspective. It is a "Living History" project that will consist of a digital portal for the stories of the participants and living relative of those involved in the Rising in Dublin, including those who led the fight for Irish freedom, those who opposed it, and those - both the famous and unknown - who were caught up in its wake. It will chronicle and preserve vital individual stories as a resource for all.

    » A Terrible Beauty/Áille an Uafáis - Tuesday 10th Jun 2014 - see article link


  • YOU won't have seen a better film about the 1916 Rising this Easter, and won't see one any other Easter, than A Terrible Beauty. Pat Stacey

    » A Terrible Beauty/Áille an Uafáis - Tuesday 22nd Apr 2014 - see article link


  • ‘What a remarkable film, 'A Terrible Beauty'. The Irish language with sub-titles, the even-handed portrayal of both sides, the documentary style with the personal stories and the archive film footage and the close-up horror of death. It was gripping - without the 'Hollywood' style 'glamorising' of war.’ Ann Towey, Irish Diaspora Foundation.

    » A Terrible Beauty/Áille an Uafáis - Monday 9th Dec 2013 - see article link


  • A Terrible Beauty Directed by Keith Farrell A brilliantly shot, big budget, drama-documentary about the men and women of the Easter Rising in Dublin in 1916 told from both sides.

    » A Terrible Beauty/Áille an Uafáis - Thursday 28th Nov 2013 - see article link


  • A Terrible Beauty is a measured and very impressive docu-drama. The unobtrusive English narration is by Peter Coonan (Fran the Man from Love/Hate), but a particularly effective way of telling the story is to have the actors, in character, tell the tales of the people they portray: the testimonies are taken from a wide range of sources and give a voice to the vivid human drama. Indeed, the dramatic reconstructions in A terrible beauty set the bar high for the documentaries that are bound to follow over the next few years.

    » A Terrible Beauty/Áille an Uafáis - Tuesday 2nd Jul 2013



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