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The Rebel Matters Podcast is a show hosted by Ainle Ó Cairealláin since 2017. Episodes feature artists, activist, and scallywags from all walks of life, and include informal chats with guests and occasional solo-runs by Ainle. New releases are usually out on every second Friday and the show is completely funded by our supporters on Patreon to whom we are extremely grateful. Here you will find the full back catalogue of episodes, links to some of the most common podcast platforms where the show is available, our blog, and more about who is behind the show. You can also find the link to our Patreon page should you wish to help keep the Rebel Matters Podcast on the road!

Feb 1, 2019

This week's episode is a conversation with producer and documentary maker Brian Reddin. Brian has a massive amount of shows under his belt from It Came from Connemara (2014), Fir Bolg (2016) and John Huston: An t-Éireannach (1996), Route 66, Underdogs, Amú le Hector, and many more.

We talked about how to prepare for interviews, some of the most bizarre experiences and situations that Brian found himself in during the course of his work from filming with the KKK, a minute man on the American side of the Mexican border,  and some of the awkward moments he has had including an interview with Robin Williams. Brian also delved into the ingredients required for a great documentary, and the work he has coming up. 

At the start of the episode, I talk a bit about my new website, upcoming events at ACLAÍ,