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An Píopa (The Pipe) ar TG4

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The Atlantic Stream

Bigí os comhair an telefís Dé Ceadaoin seo chugainn chun an scanainn "An Píopa" a fhéiceail ar TG4.

Tá Gradam IFTA & Ceilteach bainte amach ag an gclár seo. Clár faisnéise ar phíblíne gáis na Coiribe agus ar phobal Ros Dumhach agus ar an bhfeachtas atá ar bun acu i gcoinne na píblíne. Insíonn sé scéal mhuintir an phobail agus iad in anchaoi dá bharr. Is é Risteard Ó Domhnaill a stiúraigh an clár. Seo libh blaisín dó 

Nó feach ar an tsuíomh ídírlín oifigiúil. 

 

Make sure to book your space on the couch this Wednesday for a screening of The Pipe.

In a remote corner of the West of Ireland sits Broadhaven Bay. It is the perfect picture postcard, where the high cliffs of Erris Head and the Stags of Broadhaven stand sentry at the mouth of the bay against the mighty Atlantic, as if protecting the delicate golden sands of Glengad beach and the tiny village of Rossport, which nestles behind the dunes. However, this peaceful tranquility belies the turmoil that lies beneath, and the unique nature of the coastline which has sustained generations of farmers and fishermen, has also delivered to Shell Oil the perfect landfall for the Corrib Gas Pipeline. In the most dramatic clash of cultures in modern Ireland, the rights of farmers over their fields, and of fishermen to their fishing grounds, has come in direct conflict with one of the worlds most powerful oil companies. When the citizens look to their state to protect their rights, they find that the state has put Shell's right to lay a pipeline over their own.

The Pipe is a story of a community tragically divided, and how they deal with a pipe that could bring economic prosperity or destruction of a way of life shared for generations.

 

Awards

Best Audio-Visual, International Green Awards, Natural History Museum, London

Grand Prix CIRCOM: Association of European Regional Broadcasters

Best Documentary CIRCOM: Association of European Regional Broadcasters

Grand Prize, Ile-de-France International Environmental Film Festival, Paris, France

Golden Olive, XVI International Festival Bar, Montenegro

"Green Rose Award for the film which gives Global Message" Jaipur International Film Festival, India

Best Documentary, Arizona International Film Festival, USA

Best Documentary, Rhode Island International Film Festival, USA

Environmental Award Reykjavik Film Festival, Iceland

Best Chronicle, Maverick Movie Awards, Hollywood, USA

Best Original Score, Maverick Movie Awards, Hollywood, USA

Best Feature: Festival Insúlaire de Groix, France

Best Feature: Green International Film Festival, Seoul, Korea

Best Factual Single, Celtic Media Festival, Scotland

Best of the Festival Jury Award, One World Film Festival, Ottawa, Canada

Best Documentary Film, Wurzburg Film Festival, Germany

Best Documentary Film, Boston Irish Film Festival, USA

Best Feature Documentary, Irish Film & Television Awards (IFTA), Ireland

Honourable Mention, International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), Holland

Best Energy Issue Award, Cinema Verde, Gainsville, Florida, USA

Best Documentary Film, Foyle Film Festival, Ireland

Best Documentary Film, Galway Film Fleadh, Ireland

Runner-up, Al Jazeera Golden Award, Doha, Qatar

Silver Award, TrindieFest, Colorado, USA

Global Issue Award, Japan Wildlife Festival, Japan

Posted Date: 
2 July 2014