This is a FREE event – simply collect your ticket on the night, before the showings at 18.10, 19.00 & 19.50.
IFI celebrates Culture Night September 22nd 2017 with three free programmes of family-friendly Irish shorts.
The programmes include a colourful array of material from the IFI Irish Film Archive with a focus on films featuring children and young people from the 1950s to the present day. Offering audiences a whistle-stop tour of the history of Irish short film production the programme includes newsreels, ads, public information films, animations and short dramas.
Highlights include Clubs are Trumps (1959), a film about a boys club in Thomas St; Flying Saucer Rock n’Roll (1998), a 1950s sci-fi pastiche; and The Life of Reilly (1954), a cautionary tale about accidents in the home.
PROGRAMME 1 (18.10)
The Life of Reilly (1954), dir. Eamon Ó Guirilí
Yu Ming Is Ainm Dom (2003), dir. Daniel O’Hara
Moore Street Masala (2009), dir. David O’Sullivan
PROGRAMME 2 (19.00)
Safe Cycling (1949), dir. Liam O’Laoghaire
The Irish in Me (1959), dir. Herman Boxer
Somewhere Down the Line (2014), dir. Julien Regnard
PROGRAMME 3 (19.50)
Clubs are Trumps (1959), dir. Stuart Hetherington and Brendan Redmond
Flying Saucer Rock’n’Roll (1998), dir. Enda Hughes
This programme will be introducted by Stuart Hetherington