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DARK SKIES:ARCHIVE AD ASTRA

Join us for free daily films from the IFI Irish Film Archive. Simply collect tickets at IFI Box Office – please see www.ifi.ie for more information.

PROGRAMME ONE
THEM IN THE THING
Ufologist Desmond Leslie made this delightful science fiction film with his children on the grounds of Castle Leslie in 1954. A flying saucer arrives filled with spacemen who attempt to infiltrate the castle but are confronted by a gang of children. The cast includes well-known television astronomer and UFO sceptic, Sir Patrick Moore.
FILM INFO: 25 mins, Ireland, 1954, Digital

PROGRAMME TWO
THE ENEMY
With scenes of space missions, astronauts and dramatic war footage, this public health film demonstrates the need for boys and girls to be
ever-vigilant in the battle to prevent germs entering their bodies. Directed by Theo Hogers for the Department of Health.
FILM INFO: 18 mins, Ireland, 1976, Digital

Notes by Sunniva O’Flynn

Screenings

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