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Audio-visual Productions and Publications

Produced or co-produced the following Guestbook documentaries: Imagining the Stranger (2009), Reconciling Strangers (2010), Welcoming the Stranger: Bangalore (2010), At the edge of the World:Skellig Islands (2010), Facing Strangers Across the Divide: Mitrovica (2011), Beyond the Walls: Derry/ Londonderry(2011), Crosstalk: Jerusalem (2011) and Songs of Sacred Eros (2008). All viewable at www.guestbookproject.com.

Wrote and co-presented five Television series and four radio series for Irish, British and French broadcasting companies (RTE, BBC, FRANCE CULTURE). For details see under Public Intellectual Activities in CV.

Wrote and co-directed (with Michael Kearney) a short film entitled, The Dance , which was awarded first prize for best first short at the International Film Festival in Cork, Ireland, 1974.

Wrote and presented a DVD entitled, Strangers, Aliens and Monsters (2001), co- produced by Boston College, Irish Film School (UCD), Lancaster University (AV and Politics), Leuven, Belgium (Philosophy), The American College of Greece and the European University Institute (Florence). The 80 minute documentary also features interviews by the author with Paul Ricoeur, Julia Kristeva, Umberto Eco and Charles Taylor. It has been screened in eight countries to date and is the centerpiece of an International Intervarsity Seminar involving six Universities in North America and Europe.

Wrote and presented five CD’s:

Wrote a screenplay entitled Once Upon a Story (two hour documentary to be directed by Terre Nash and produced by Richard Elson, Imageries Productions, Montreal)