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ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME DOUBLE BILL (FREE EVENT JAN 2016)

DUBLIN IN THE RARE OUL’ TIMES

Programme 1

WITH WILL ROGERS IN DUBLIN
Well-loved American comedian Will Rogers visiting Dublin in 1927.
FILM INFO: 3 mins, 1927, Black and White, Silent

DUBLIN OF THE WELCOMES
An ad for Sweepstakes Tickets masquerading as a travelogue about Dublin. Includes a whistle-stop tour of significant locations in the city and in-depth look at Sweepstake operations in Dublin, providing a unique portrait of thousands of women involved in clerical work in Dublin in the 1930s.
FILM INFO: 25 mins, 1936, Black and White

Programme 2

BRENDAN BEHAN’S DUBLIN
Made some years after Behan’s death in 1964, with a script by Carolyn Swift inspired by Behan’s writing, the film introduces Dublin city and suburbs, Behan’s mother and father, his wife Beatrice and their daughter Blanaid.
FILM INFO: 30 mins, 1967, Colour

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

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