Australia donates rare 1920 film to the IFI Irish Film Archive with handover ceremony to take place on June 29th

IFI Press Release: June 29th, 2016

The National Film and Sound Archive of Australia (NFSA) will present the IFI Irish Film Archive with a copy of the rare 1920 film Ireland Will Be Free, a documentary about the controversial St Patrick’s Day celebrations in Melbourne, commissioned by Irish-born Archbishop Daniel Mannix. The handover ceremony will take place on 29th June at the Irish Film Institute in Temple Bar.

The handover ceremony will take place on 29 June, at the Irish Film Institute in Temple Bar.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8RCCx9npIQ

For more information and high-res images, please contact Michelle McDonagh at the IFI Press Office (01 679 5744 or mmcdonagh@irishfilm.ie

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