I Used To Live Here, the powerful new feature film from Irish writer-director Frank Berry. The film, which won the Best First Feature Audience Award at last year’s Galway Film Fleadh, will be released in Irish cinemas on Good Friday, April 3rd 2015. I Used to Live Here is a fictional film that examines the disturbing phenomenon of suicide clusters among young people in local Irish communities. 

I Used To Live Here, the powerful new feature film from Irish writer-director Frank Berry. The film, which won the Best First Feature Audience Award at last year’s Galway Film Fleadh, will be released in Irish cinemas on Good Friday, April 3rd 2015.

I Used to Live Here is a fictional film that examines the disturbing phenomenon of suicide clusters among young people in local Irish communities. 

  • IFTA, Best Film – Nominated, 2015
  • IFTA, Best Script – Nominated, 2015
  • IFTA, Best Performance – Nominated, 2015
  • Winner - ‘Breakthrough Irish: Jordanne Jones’, Dublin Critics Circle 2015
  • Winner - Audience Award for Best First Feature, Galway Film Fleadh, 2014
  • Director: Frank Berry
  • Script: Frank Berry
  • Producer: Frank Berry
  • Assistant Director: Claire Flood
  • Cinematography: Colm Mullen
  • Music: Darragh O'Toole
  • Cast: Jordanne Jones, Ross Geraghty, Dafhyd Flynn, Nikita Rowley, James Kelly, Alicja Ayres

Official Selection:

  • Moscow Irish film festival, 2016
  • Shebeen Flick Festival, Berlin, 2016
  • Irish Film Festa, Rome, 2016
  • Irish screen America, Los Angeles, 2015
  • Irish screen America, New York, 2015
  • Zlín International Film Festival for Children and Youth, Czech Republic, 2015
  • Cork Film Festival, 2014
  • Galway Film Fleadh, 2014

 

Interview with clinical psychologist Dr Tony Bates, Founding Director of Headstrong - The National Centre for Youth Mental Health. Dr Tony Bates, the author of the Irish Times articles that inspired the feature film I Used to Live Here.  In the short film he discusses the issue of youth suicide and offers advice to a person in crisis.

Five Voices is a documentary film about the experiences of five people living in recovery from drug addiction as they share their personal reflective stories of hope. 

 

Official Selection:

  •                 Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival, 2013
  •                 Fingal Youth Mental Health Awareness Arts Festival 2013
  •                 Patras International Film Festival- Greece 2013
  •                 STEPS International Rights Film Festival- Ukraine 2013
  •                 Rob Knox Film Festival- UK 2012
  •                 Fingal Film Festival 2012