Feats of Modest Valour

Feats of Modest Valour - DVD

We've been requested to send a DVD of our documentary 'Feats of Modest Valour' to President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina in Árus an Uachtarain!

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Feats of Modest Valour - Premiere

Full house for the premiere of the film, and a few teary eyes during the screening. Huge thanks to Science Foundation Ireland and Galway Film Centre, it was a great day.

Credit Galway Film Centre and Matt Kavanagh.

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Short Documentary Grant

The Science Foundation of Ireland has awarded Ishka Films €35,000 to make a short documentary about a new brain implant for Parkinson’s Disease. Director Mia Mullarkey and Alice McDowell are delighted to embark on such a fascinating journey.


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Brain section stained blue for dopamine neurons. Both movement and reward cells are in the picture (inverted V towards left is reward, diagonal line of cells towards right is movement). Brown staining is cannabis receptor.
© Mia Mullarkey 2011