Alan Gilsenan, Irish writer, director and filmmaker.
A graduate of Trinity College, Dublin – he won First Class Honours in Modern English and Sociology – Gilsenan received the inaugural A.J. Leventhal Scholarship. Gilsenan was also editor of The Piranha while at Trinity. He has since made a number of award-winning documentary films about Ireland.
- The Road to God Knows Where, 1988.
- God Bless America: Gore Vidal, 1995.
- All Soul's Day, 1997.
- God Bless America: Marsha Hunt, 1997.
- The Irish Empire, TV series documentary, 2000.
- Zulu 9, short film, 2001.
- The Ghost of Roger Casement, director and writer, 2002.
- Sing on Forever, director and writer, 2003.
- Timbuctu, 2004.
- The Legend of Liam Clancy, director and writer, TV miniseries documentary, 2006.
- The Asylum, 2006.
- The Hospice, director and writer, 2007.
- Paul Durcan: The Dark School, 2007.
- The Importance of Being Irish, 2008.
- The Yellow Bittern:The Life and Times of Liam Clancy, documentary, 2009.
- Treasure of the Bogs, director and writer, 2011.
- Unless, 2016
- Stories from the Silence
- Prophet Songs
- Between Heaven and Woolworths
- Emerald Shoes
- The Green Fields of France
- The Road to God Knows Where II
- Eh Joe
- The Patriot Game
- On the Outside/On the Inside
- The Balcony
- Small Craft Warnings
- The Book of Evidence
- What Happened Bridgie Cleary
- The Yellow Bittern
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