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Untold Secrets - Irish Film Festival Ottawa (2021)

  • Documentary
  • 1h 24m

Untold Secrets voices the experiences of survivors of the Mother & Baby Homes Irish institution, and focuses on the life and upbringing of one survivor, Anne Silke, who was fostered out of the Bon Secours Mother & Baby Home in Tuam. A harrowing account of the appalling conditions and experiences of survivors and their families, and their reaction to the recently-published report following an enquity commissioned by the Irish government.

This was the Closing Film at the 2021 Galway Film Fleadh.

Warning: This documentary contains graphic images and content references of suicide, sexual and physical abuse.


Teresa Lavina







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