• Clodagh Meaney

This Land: A documentary exploring cultural identity in Ireland set to premiere on YouTube

This Land: A documentary exploring culture in Ireland is set to premiere on YouTube on Thursday.

Directed by one of Ireland's most exciting up-and-coming film-makers Zithelo Bobby Mthombeni, the Tenth Man film stars Felispeaks, Tara Stewart, and Bounce The P.R.O.

Senita Appiakorang, Pedro Ferraz, NUXSENSE, Beyond Representation, Dean Van Nguyen, Ayuba Salaudeen, Ivan Klucka, Gunmoo Kim, Footrocker, Black Pride Ireland and Jeremiah Moulonso, also star in the documentary as well as work from Asylum Archive.

This Land is a short film about Ireland's relationship with race, identity and immigration. The film explores new ways of experiencing Irishness, via discussions with chefs, artists, musicians, entrepreneurs, journalists and activists.

It also explores the impact of racism and Direct Provision on the outlook of the people interviewed.

Forgoing the original premiere at The Sugar Club due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the film will instead premiere on YouTube this Thursday, April 2nd 7pm. 

The premiere will be followed by a Q&A on Instagram (@tenthmanhello) with director Zithelo Bobby Mthombeni, producer Eric Davidson, poet Felicia 'Felispeaks' Olusanya & Senita Appiakorang of Shookrah.

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