CURE FOR SUMMERTIME BOREDOM

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Teens getting bored with nothing to do?

The Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival  this week, Thursday -Sunday at Headfort House , Kells, Co Meath has a bumper programme of teen- friendly films.

From teen skateboarders on the streets of Tbilisi,  Georgia in When the Earth Seems to Be Light to the story of  two teenage refugees locked up in Greece The Longest Run after being falsely accused of people smuggling, we bring you real life stories of youth from all over the world.

13-year-old  Brazillian, Jonas harbours a dream of following in his family’s footsteps into the circus, in Jonas and His Backyard Circus .

In All the Time in the World a family discovers what is really important when they abandon their busy lives for nine months in the wilderness of Alaska’s Yukon with only each other for company.

Ever imagine running your own railway? Train to Adulthood takes a look at some of the children who do exactly that with the Budapest Children’s Railway.

Gayby Baby takes a look at life through the eyes of 13-year-old kids of gay parents in Australia.

Meanwhile,  Carolina’s World offers a unique look at life through the eyes of a young woman with Down Syndrome.

There’s lots more and why not try out our Virtual Reality Cinema where we will be showing eight of the latest short virtual reality documentaries.

See the Guth Gafa website  or pick up a yellow programme for full details, times etc Parental discretion advised with all our films.