Growing Strong

Growing Strong is a short documentary about Integrated Education in Derry ~ Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Integrated Education attempts to bring the divided Nationalist and Unionists communities together by accepting children from all backgrounds and faiths to learn, play and grow together.

Director Bio

Peter Melrose is a filmmaker from Co. Mayo, Ireland. He began his career in film as an actor, starring in several short films and as lead in the indie feature film ‘Life Begins Now’, as well as a main cast role in ‘1916 - Inside the GPO’ as part of the Witness History exhibition in Dublin.


  • Directed by:Peter Melrose
  • Produced by:Adam Stanley
  • Runtime:9 mins
  • Completion Date:May 31, 2018
  • Country of Origin:Ireland
  • Country of Filming:United Kingdom
  • Category:Non-Fiction
  • Selection:In Competition - Programme 3
  • Screening Time / Venue:
    Fri 16th - Cooney's Hotel - 9-10am
    / Sat 17th - The Library - 9-10am
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Still Voices Film Society

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  • 06 January, 2020

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  • 01 October, 2019

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  • 09 September, 2019

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