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    Michael Fortune

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    video / experimental video

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Bingo documents the unusual social event of a ‘Drive-in-Bingo’ which is held weekly in the village of Ballymitty in rural Co. Wexford, Ireland. The ‘Drive-in-Bingo’ developed after the introduction of the smoking ban in Ireland as it allows participants to partake in the game whilst smoking in their car. Although comedic there is an underlying sadness to the spectacle as the social element of bingo has retreated to the solitary confines of the car.

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