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ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME: DOUBLE BILL (AUG 2016)

POSTCARDS FROM THE PAST

Join us for free screenings of films from the IFI Irish Film Archive. Simply collect tickets at IFI Box Office.

PROGRAMME 1:

THROUGH ERIN’S ISLE

This early film made by the Irish Tourist Association entices visitors to visit the Cliffs of Moher, Dingle, Blackrock Baths, and the Lakes of Killarney.

FILM INFO: 10 mins, 1937, Silent

NORTHERN IRELAND COAST

The bustle of Belfast, Bangor and Derry is contrasted with the tranquility of the countryside and family fun at the beaches.

FILM INFO: 18 mins, 1940s, Colour

PROGRAMME 2:

THE IRISH RIVIERA

Another early film by Irish Tourist Association which enticed visitors to the sunny south coast –briefly visiting Cork City and then lingering at remote outposts from Mizen Head, to Dunquin.

FILM INFO: 9 mins, 1930s, B&W

GLAMOUR OF GALWAY

Galway, old and new, is captured in glowing colour – market days, thatched cottages in the city, the Taibhdhearc Theatre, Currach racing at Salthill and the Galway Blazers.

FILM INFO: 15 mins, 1957, Colour

See also Archive at Lunchtime Programme 1 and our Programme 2.

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