FNI Wrap Chat #187 | Sinéad O'Shea | Director (Pray For Our Sinners – In Cinemas Now)
Paul and Mia sit down with director Sinéad O Shea to chat about her fascinating career and her stunning new feature documentary. Pray For Our Sinners tells the story of a group of citizens who resisted the status quo of systematic brutality against women and children when the Catholic church was at the height of its power in Ireland. We strongly urge you to catch this one in the cinema if you can.
Also, tonight is the night of FNI's Spring Networking Event. https://app.eventsframe.com/app/event/5423978594172928/
Sinéad O' Shea's second feature documentary, Pray For Our Sinners, premiered at the Toronto Film Festival 2022 and won acclaim on the US festival circuit. It was a nominee for Best Documentary at Chicago Film Festival and winner of Best Documentary at the Hamptons Film Festival.
Sinéad's first feature documentary A Mother Brings her Son to be Shot premiered at CPH:DOX 2018 where it was nominated for a FACT Award and won worldwide acclaim.
She was named as one of the top 10 European female filmmakers to watch by the European Film Network and Screen International and has also directed and produced films with Al Jazeera English, BBC, Channel 4 and RTE. Her first short drama, Humblebrag premiered at London BFI Festival 2019.
Pray For Our Sinners is to be released nationwide in Ireland from April 21st.
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