The screening on Tuesday the 1st of November was followed by a Q&A with director Alison Millar and Lyra's partner Sara Canning. Hosted by festival director and Head of Irish Film London Gerry Maguire.
An intimate and uncompromising portrait of Lyra McKee, the 29-year-old Northern Irish investigative journalist who was murdered by the New IRA the day before Good Friday, 2019.
Directed by her close friend, BAFTA-winning Alison Millar, the film seeks to make sense of McKee’s death and the significance it came to hold for the country. Through a rich archive of audio recordings, field notes and interviews with those who knew her, Lyra tells the story of a life fearlessly committed to truth and justice for forgotten crimes.