Lyra: a film
DOCUMENTARIAN Alison Millar, a friend of Lyra McKee, has made a film that seeks answers to Lyra's senseless killing on 18 April 2019, through Lyra's own work and words. "In just 29 years, she rose from working-class roots in war-torn Belfast to become an internationally-renowned investigative journalist, who sought justice for forgotten crimes amid the euphoria surrounding the 1998 Good Friday Peace agreement. As the voice of her ceasefire generation, Lyra represented hope for a future free of conflict. Her killing casts a dark shadow over a land trying to shake off the shackles of its violent past."
The Freelance will try to locate further showings.