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EURO-PAEANS: CELEBRATING IRELAND AND EUROPE IN FILM (PART 2) To celebrate Ireland’s Presidency of the EU (until June 2013) we present a second collection of shorts exploring impressions of Ireland and Europe in film.
PROGRAMME 1: AMHARC ÉIREANN Ireland’s fascination with Europe was often evident in Gael Linn newsreels and there are stories here from Germany, Spain, France and Sweden.FILM INFO: 5 minutes, 1960s, Black and White
THE SAINTS WENT MARCHING OUT George Fleischmann’s film explores Ireland’s missionary past to frame its relationship with Europe in the 1960s. FILM INFO: 26 minutes, 1967, Colour
PROGRAMME 2: THE SALMON OF KERRY Designed to entice French folk to Ireland on fishing holidays this film takes us from Le Bourget Airport to the rivers of Kerry. FILM INFO: 11 minutes, 1973, Colour
THE POLISH SCHOOL Michael Ryan’s film highlights the experience of the students of a Saturday school for Polish children in the grounds of the Holy Trinity National School in Galway.FILM INFO: 11 minutes, 2012, Colour