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Irish Ancestors

Aleksandra Dimoska
2018, 5 min.

In English.
This film is family friendly.

Intimate footage captured during his 2018 journey to County Sligo, Ireland to trace his Irish Ancestors. Featuring Irish American international poet, writer and philosopher, Merv Nickleman. Merv is inspired to write the poem Irish Ancestors about his experiences and shares some insights into his complex, eclectic and charismatic character and background. This short film was entirely shot on a Google Pixel Smartphone.

Director's Statement

Aleksandra Dimoska is a very committed director, always looking to expand and explore the creative boundaries to ensure projects reach their full potential. Her apt and inspirational catchphrase for this series of projects is #makemervgreatagain

Category: Comedy.
Themes: Irish Cinema, Poetry, World Cinema, Writer.

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