ABOVE THE LAW

By Bryony DUNNE

INVISIBLE HAND - as PROD

Documentary - Completed 2019

There’s no law that determines where and when birds can fly. For people, it’s another story.

Festivals
& Awards

Cork International Film Festival 2019
Screen Ireland World Premiere Shorts
Dublin International Film Festival 2020
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival 2020
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival (online) 2021
Official Selection
    • Year of production
    • 2019
    • Genres
    • Documentary, Social issues, Environmental
    • Countries
    • IRELAND
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH, ARABIC, PASHTU
    • Duration
    • 14 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Bryony DUNNE
    • Producer(s)
    • Patrick CAMPBELL (INVISIBLE HAND)
    • Synopsis
    • Linking the annual intercontinental routes of migratory birds with the journeys of refugees and migrants who traverse the same bodies of land and water. Unfolding atop a pigeon coop in Cairo, across a lifejacket graveyard on the Greek island of Lesvos, and near the border with Northern Ireland, these journeys depict the laws of nature vis-à-vis the rule of man, reminding us that geopolitical restrictions like borders and citizenship are irrelevant to some species