Armour Off

Armour Off

Armour Off is a dance film commissioned by Croi Glan Integrated Dance Company. It captures a performance by dancer Linda Fearon who in lieu of presenting a cancelled live performance was instead filmed at her home in Co. Armagh, Ireland at the height of lockdown 2020. The film interweaves movement and spoken word written by Linda, exploring her relationship with her body and self throughout her life.

The film is directed by award winning film-maker Anna Rodgers and Produced by Zlata Filipovic; the original live production of Armour Off! is produced by Croi Glan Integrated Dance Company and devised by Linda Fearon in collaboration with Australian based choreographer Caroline Bowditch and composer Niall O'Carroll, all artists with disabilities.


Director Bio

Anna Rodgers is an IFTA award winning Irish director and producer. Her films include Somebody to Love, a documentary about relationships and disability, and Hold on Tight which examines the social and personal impact of LGBT public displays of affection. Hold on Tight and her subsequent film Novena, about a gay and lesbian event at a Catholic church were nominated for the Iris Prize. Anna produced Growing up Gay, the first series about LGBT youth for Irish television and the IFTA nominated documentary The Story of Yes which captures the story of the marriage equality referendum. She is currently directing How To Tell a Secret, a feature documentary about HIV disclosure for the Arts Council with theatre and film director Shaun Dunne.

Info

  • Directed by:Anna Rodgers
  • Written by:Anna Rodgers
  • Produced by:Zlata Filipovic
  • Runtime:14 mins
  • Completion Date:December 4, 2020
  • Country of Origin:Ireland
  • Country of Filming:Ireland
  • Language:English
  • Category:Non-Fiction
  • Selection:Main Competition - Programme 20
  • In Person Screening Time & Venue:Nov 6th Bridgeways Ballymahon 6 - 7pm
  • Online Screening TimeNov 7th 10am - 10pm
  • Links: Website

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