Film: This is Nicholas in Rathmines Omniplex
2 Oct 2019 (Past)
Nicholas Ryan-Purcell is a filmmaker from Tipperary. His latest film is a documentary about his experiences of growing up with autism and depression.
Following its premiere at the 2018 NYC Mental Health Film Festival, This Is Nicholas screened at glór in Ennis, the Irish Film Institute (IFI) and is now coming to Omniplex Rathmines.
The documentary film chronicles the personal experience of living with Asperger’s Syndrome and autism spectrum disorder but also touches on depression, which was brought on by an early childhood trauma. The story is supported by interviews, old video footage, and photographs from childhood years.
This Is Nicholas won the top prize for the Spirit Award in the Foreign Film Category at the 2012 Winter Shorts Film Festival, Somerset, Kentucky USA, and was one of five nominees in the Best Young Filmmaker Under Twenty-two category at the 2012 Corona Fastnet Short Film Festival in Schull.
Booking through https://www.omniplex.ie/whatson/movie/showtimes/this-is-nicholas