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ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME DOUBLE BILL (FREE DEC 2015)

GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS PAST

PROGRAMME 1

DOUBLE PIQUET This rarely seen film directed by composer/director Robert Wynne Simmons (The Outcasts) tells the story of a visitor to an Irish country house who finds himself transported back in time to the scene of a cold-blooded murder at the card table. FILM INFO: 29 mins, 1979, Digital

PROGRAMME 2

AMHARC EIREANN: CHRISTMAS NEWSREEL COMPILATION Festive Extracts from Gael Linn’s newsreels. FILM INFO: 5 mins, 1956 – ‘64 , Digital.

CHRISTMAS MORNING Tiernan MacBride’s short film tells the tale of the folk song `Arthur McBride’. The song is played and sung by Paul Brady. FILM INFO: 7 mins, 1978, Digital.

NOT A BAD CHRISTMAS Enda Walsh’s first film bears all the hallmarks of his dark, domestic humour as Santa chokes, dies and is buried in the garden pond. FILM INFO: 13 mins, 1999, Digital.

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