Director: Various

35 mins; Ireland; DCP

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



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