We Were There (2014)
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We Were There features the unique experiences of women in the predominantly male world of the Maze and Long Kesh during the conflict in Northern Ireland / the North of Ireland. The film includes the stories of a prison officer’s wife, prisoners’ relatives, Open University tutors, Probation Service staff and a visual artist. The film – edited in collaboration with the participants themselves – explores how the prison impacted on women’s lives, how they coped with the absence of their loved ones, and highlights the important contribution to the peace process by educational and welfare staff.