Dún ChaoiN

Dún Chaoin is a non-narrative documentary exploring the work & methods of the renowned Irish artist Maria Simonds-Gooding who has been based in Dún Chaoin, Co. Kerry, Ireland, for the last 40 years.

Featuring Maria Simonds-Gooding
Poem by David McLoghlin
Narrated by Dominic West
Music Composed by Linda Buckley
Song "Dónal Óg" by Pat Chonair Ó Conchubhair
Camera/Editing by Lanka Haouche Perren
Produced/Directed by Lanka Haouche Perren


Selected and screened at the Royal Hibernian Academy, 55th Corona Cork Film Festival (IE), Galway Film Fleadh (IE), Oulu Film Festival (FI), VIEWfinders Film Festival (IE), Budapest Short International Film Festival (HU), Kerry Film Festival (IE), and Dingle International Film Festival (IE).


FOXY JOHN'S

This short film explores the animated life of Foxy John’s pub, in Dingle, West Kerry. By day and night it is a handy hardware store, as well as a pub. It is one of Dingle’s most iconic pubs.

Camera/Editing by Lanka Haouche Perren
Produced/Directed by Lanka Haouche Perren

Text by David McLoghlin

Original soundtrack by Linda Buckley

Funded by the Art Department of the Kerry County Council.

Selected for competition at the Chicago Irish Film Festival and screened at the Dingle International Film Festival, Kerry Film Festival.


Ciaran Berry, Eamon Grennan, and David McLoghlin

 A Reading of Irish Poets at NYU's Lillian Vernon Creative Writers' House, 29th January, 2016.


Poem, "I carried your oxygen" (from Waiting for Saint Brendan)

In Radiolab's Elements podcast.