FAMINE ON FILM
Join us for free films from the IFI Irish Film Archive. Simply collect tickets at IFI Box Office.
An ailing woman works in the Cavan poorhouse.
Director: Frank Stapleton / 30 mins, Ireland, 1995
A starving pair encounter a mysterious stranger by the roadside.
Director: Sean McGuire / 11 mins, Ireland, 2003
A young boy and his horse race to save their parish from the scourge of famine.
Director: Steve Woods / 9 mins, Ireland, 2017
A British Army soldier returns home to Conamara in 1854 to find his family have all perished.
Director: PJ Dillon / 10 mins, Ireland, 2008
The tragedy of the Famine told in a haunting pre-cinema style short.
Director: Steve Woods / 12 mins, Ireland, 1996
A deeply affecting film installation for the Strokestown Famine Museum.
Director: Pat Murphy / 13 mins, Ireland, 1992
On Saturday 24th, Dr Tony Tracy NUIG will introduce a selection of films from the programme. This programme coincides with the Coming Home: Art and the Great Hunger exhibition at Dublin Castle from March 8th.