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Charming video captures a day in the life of Dublin city with disposable cameras

Filmmaker Rebecca Birmingham placed the cameras across the city, inviting the public to help create this lovely mini-documentary.

HERE’S A UNIQUE and charming perspective on Dublin city – Capturing Our Capital, a mini-documentary shot over one day last year.

The project is the brainchild of 23-year-old filmmaker Rebecca Bermingham, and has won accolades at the Clones and Belfast Film Festivals.

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Bermingham left disposable cameras across the city and invited members of the public to snap pictures of themselves, all while secretly filming them from perches on “pub and chipper roofs”.

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Speaking to lifestyle website Prowlster, Bermingham said she wanted the piece to be an “observational documentary” on the city:

We always believed that the way into the heart of a city is through its people so we were determined that the reflection of Dublin on screen was created, in part, by Dubliners… For me, it shows a Dublin full of life and diverse people.

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The finished documentary is a funny and sometimes moving project about our capital city.

(Watch out for the moment at 4:07 when some men try to steal the camera stationed on the Ha’penny Bridge.)

Source: Capturing Our Capital/YouTube

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