A new series of films exploring the Ulster-Scots links of Ulster’s extraordinary tourist attractions. Produced by Clean Slate with funding from Northern Ireland Screen’s Ulster-Scots Broadcast Fund. Follow the link below, then select ‘Language’ and ‘Ulster-Scots’.
5.00 Film: House of Rothschild. The wealthy Rothschild family undergoes prejudice from the anti-Semitic society they live within 6.30 Banterflix. Reviewing Ridley Scott’s historical epic ‘Napoleon’ horror comedy ‘There’s Something In The Barn’ and the Christmas classic ‘Gremlins’ a visit to The Strand Arts Centre were we talk to Napoleon producer Mark Huffam and Chief Executive of The Strand, Mimi Turtle and actor Shaun Williamson turns on the Banterflix Christmas lights! 7.00 RoundUp The winners of the 2023 Ulster-Scots Writing Competition are announced. Frank Ferguson, Patsy Horton and Morna Sullivan discuss the event. 7.10 Covering Ukraine 7.30 Emerging Palettes Trina Hobson+Saffron Monks-Smith. Emerging Palettes is an artist led film initiative, inviting various artists at the beginning of their artistic careers to share the experiences as an emerging artists. 8.30 Talk Like That: Stevie Shanks, Belfast drummer with Queen Tribute band ‘Flash Harry’ also has a passion for the dinnie stones. In 1860 legendary Scottish strongman Donald Dinnie famously carried the stones with his bare hands across the width of Potarch Bridge in Scotland. He set this challenge for others which went unanswered for over 100 years until 1972, when Belfast man Jack Shanks, father of Stevie, weighing just 11 1/2 stone, successfully hoisted the giant boulders with his bare hands. Today Stevie has revived the tradition of the weighlifting stones and is the founder of the annual Donald Dinnie Day Gathering. 9.00 Poet Henry Normal ..Staring Directly at the Eclipse. Poet Henry Normal’s very personal film of his UK Poetry tour 10.00 Democracy Now “Mass Assassination Factory”: Israel Using AI to Generate Targets in Gaza, Increasing Civilian Toll
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