There will be a second screening of “Unsinkable” on May 6th. This screening will not have a Q&A.
Unsinkable is a new award-winning documentary film by Waterford’s Emagine and Alan Corcoran.
The evening will include a thirty-minute selection of award-winning short swimming films, followed by the sixty-minute Unsinkable screening and a Q&A with the film’s Directors, Alan Corcoran and Peter Grogan.
The movie follows Alan Corcoran’s unprecedented 500-kilometre length of Ireland charity sea swim and has all the hallmarks of a fascinating documentary. With the stunning backdrop of Ireland’s wild coastline, the story tells the succession of challenges faced during such a monumental undertaking.
Raising €30,000 for the Solas Cancer Support Centre and Irish Heart Foundation in memory of his dad, Milo, it’s a film that explores Alan’s journey through grief, using the swimming project to channel negative emotions into a meaningful, hopeful, inspiring adventure.
PETER GROGAN – Producer / Director
Emagine is an immersive content creation agency founded by Peter in 2001. For the last twenty-one years, a camera has rarely left his hand and has always been an important tool in the story telling process. Peter has a wealth of experience telling brand stories in 2D and even 3D formats around the world. Working closely with Alan on this adventure, Unsinkable is Peter’s debut in the director’s seat. This film was an opportunity for him to step away from the busy corporate world and deliver something that truly has heart.
ALAN CORCORAN – Director / Executive Producer / Protagonist
Alan’s a charity fundraising adventure athlete from Waterford. Competing as a Ferrybank AC and Irish international track and field athlete as a juvenile, he switched to ultra-endurance aged twenty when his dad, Milo, suffered a stroke. Through his resilience challenges, Alan has since fundraised €45,000 for stroke and cancer charities. He’s the first to run a lap of Ireland – 35 marathons in 35 consecutive days – and the first to swim the length of Ireland – a 500-kilometre sea swim. He’s written a multi-award-winning book (Marathon Man) and created this feature-length documentary film (Unsinkable) about these two challenges.