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Story Title: Night rider

Collection: Night rider (film)
Organisation: An Crann / The Tree (organisation)

A film entitled 'Night Rider - a taxidriver in Belfast'. A personal account by a taxi driver in Belfast. The film was made by Harry Brandsma (sound by Seth Mook; editing by Rianne van Schijndel).

The film shows a taxi driver at night in Belfast and hears his account of what it is like to work in a city divided on political and religious grounds.

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Title
Night rider (story details)
Description
A film entitled 'Night Rider - a taxidriver in Belfast'. A personal account by a taxi driver in Belfast. The film was made by Harry Brandsma (sound by Seth Mook; editing by Rianne van Schijndel).
Creator
Harry Brandsma
Source
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWCFC0TdkPE
Publisher
tmtheater (Tailor Made Theater)
Date
2001
Rights
Standard YouTube Licence
Language
English
Coverage
Belfast
CAIN: Sutton's Index of Deaths: James Kerr
Story Title
Night rider
Story Available
Film available at tmtheater Web site and also on YouTube Web site.
Story Format
Video (14 minutes 40 seconds)
Story Source
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UWCFC0TdkPE
Interviewee Surname
Curley
Interviewee Forename(s)
Phillip
Language Spoken
English
Interviewee Gender
Male
Age
49 (in 2001)
Religion
Catholic
Home Address
Belfast
Marital Status
Married
Birth Country
Northern Ireland
Victim 1
James ('Jim') Kerr
Relationship Victim 1
Friend
Current Occupation
Taxi driver
Occupation during conflict
Taxi driver
Previous Address
New Lodge Road, north Belfast, Northern Ireland
Status
civilian
Ind Creative Commons
Standard YouTube Licence
Story Abstract
The film shows a taxi driver at night in Belfast and hears his account of what it is like to work in a city divided on political and religious grounds.
Themes/Topics Mentioned
Segregation
Places Mentioned
New Lodge Road, north Belfast [Northern Ireland]; Antrim Road [north Belfast, Northern Ireland]; Tiger's Bay [north Belfast, Northern Ireland]
Specific Deaths Mentioned
James ('Jim') Kerr (31 October 1972)

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Title
Night rider (film)
Description
A film entitled 'Night rider - a taxidriver in Belfast'. A personal account by a taxi driver in Belfast.
Creator
Harry Brandsma
Publisher
tmtheater (Tailor Made Theater)
Date
2001
Format
Video
Stories Collected
1

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Title
An Crann / The Tree (organisation)
Description
"Founded in 1994, An Crann / The Tree was an arts-based, charitable organisation ‘dedicated to providing a space in which people can tell - and hear - the splintered, complex, often contradictory stories of the ‘Troubles’ as part of a process which contributes not only to the ethos of peace, healing and reconciliation in Northern Ireland, but also to building a more inclusive, rounded story of the conflict.’ [from organisational literature]." Kelly, G. (2005).
Creator
An Crann / The Tree
Subject
Personal Accounts / Story-Telling related to the Northern Ireland conflict.
Relation
CAIN Bibliography: List of An Crann publications
Date Formed
1994
Status
No longer exists (project ended in 2004?).
Work
Recording and Exhibiting Stories; story-telling.

Citation

Harry Brandsma. (2001). Night rider. tmtheater (Tailor Made Theater).
Accounts of the Conflict; Accessed: 29 January 2022 <http://accounts.ulster.ac.uk/repo24/items/show/2521>

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