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Director: 
Mia Mullarkey
Country: 
Duration: 
14Min
Year of production: 
2017
Movies language: 
Subtitles language (s): 
Belgian Première Belgian Première
Schedule: 
Mon, 26/03/2018 -
19:00 to 20:30
Wed, 28/03/2018 -
18:45 to 19:45
Location: 
Actor's Studio & Cinéma Galeries
Synopsis: 

Derek is a taxi driver in Kilkenny, Ireland. One evening, while he is working, he meets a man ready to commit suicide and rushes to his rescue. After this emotional moment, Derek decides to form a suicide prevention group with other taxi drivers called Taxi Watch: These drivers watch over the streets and bridges of the city and offer their help to those who feel hopeless.

Bio Director: 

In 2011 Mia Mullarkey set up Ishka Films and her work has screened at film festivals worldwide, collecting a number of awards. She has received film grants from the Irish Film Board, Filmbase, the Galway Film Centre, Science Foundation Ireland and the National Lottery Fund.