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VUES DE L’IRLANDE
Whet your appetite for the IFI French Film Festival with some French perspectives on Ireland.
Notes by Sunniva O’Flynn
This French newsreel presents a whirlwind tour of 1960s Ireland.
FILM INFO: 5 mins, 1965, Black and White
LA RÊVE CELTIQUE
Made by Frédéric Rossif for French television, La Rêve Celtique presents Ireland as a country of ethereal landscapes, inspiring generations of traditional Irish musicians.
FILM INFO: 25 mins, 1978
The first films made on the streets of Belfast produced by the film pioneers Les frères Lumière.
FILM INFO: 3 mins, 1897, Black and White
Director Stephen Burke imagines a French film crew in Belfast to cover the Hunger Strikes in 1981. They interview a Catholic and Protestant family, living within feet of each other, similar in every way but for their politics.
FILM INFO: 28 mins, 1997