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North West Border Stories: Tales of the Trouble


North West Border Stories: Tales of the Trouble is a documentary and media project  with children and grandparents from both sides of the Border organised by the Regional Cultural Centre (RCC).

We might have had multiple lockdowns and countless restrictions but it hasn’t stopped school kids from across Donegal, Derry and Tyrone doing FUN and EDUCATIONAL

online training sessions with Donegal smartphone film-makers Póca Productions.











The workshops involved learning to use smartphones, tablets and iPads as video cameras, storyboarding, interview techniques

and plenty of other important skills that might lead to future successful careers in the film industry.

These workshops also encouraged participants to film interviews with their grandparents or parents and capture memories of their life growing up in the North West during the troubles. 

After the workshops, film director Keith O’Grady conducted professional follow up interviews with a number of participants and a documentary film  is being made , featuring all their amazing stories.








North West Border Stories: Tales of the Trouble Project recieved €80,000 in funding.

This project  is supported through the European Union’s  PEACE IV Programme, which is managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB)


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