THE RADHARC AWARDS AT FRESH 2016
IN MY OWN WORDS
This film communicated concisely, by sound and picture, a young man’s speech difficulty and without a reliance on contributions from speech therapy professionals, fulfilling the Radharc remit of respect for personal dignity the Radharc Trophy Award was presented to the film
In My Own Words by Andrew Bates, St. Columkille’s School Knocklyon
For capturing a sense of place on film by focusing on an island event promoting communal values and recording such an event for posterity in the tradition of much of the Radharc Archive material, the Radharc Very Highly Commended Award was presented to the film
Ram Fair produced by Johnathan Connolly Galway.
For a highly imaginative narrative structure recounting the story of Roger Casement’s arrival on Banna Strand and for an engaging re-enactment of the subsequent events using available locations, the Radharc Highly Commended Award was presented to the film
Kerry Wide Produced by Dolores Martin Ardfert National School.
WOMEN WHO CHANGED THE WORLD
Successfully replicating a period in history, highlighting women of courage who challenged hardened attitudes and rules within society, and executing these events in the objective manner of the spirit of Radharc remit, the Radharc Commended Award was presented to the film
Women Who Changed the World. Produced by St. Aiden’s National School