Showing: 16 April 2021 until 16 May 2021
Activist and filmmaker Johnny Gogan’s Groundswell provides a uniquely personal insight into how Ireland banned the practice of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and how Northern Ireland still faces the prospect. Available to rent now from QFT Player.
Told through the eyes of grassroots activists in County Leitrim and across the border in Fermanagh, and filmed over ten years, Gogan’s camera follows a community who are opposing the work of the company Tamboran Resources as they begin operations on one side of the border before diverting to the other.
Features contributions from strong local voices as well as prominent campaigners such as actor Mark Ruffalo and scientist Sandra Steingraber.
"A triumphant, transparent and aesthetically magnificent account of the loving relationship between people and their land, and the fight to protect it from the powerful and the greedy." - Emma Kiely, The Upcoming