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ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME FEBRUARY 2010: IRISH GOSSAMER

Director: Colm O Laoghaire

25 minutes| Ireland| 1958| Colour


This new series of free screenings from the IFI Irish Film Archive presents a wide range of material from the collections of shorter fiction and non-fiction film, which provides a unique insight into Irish society. The programmes are free and under a half hour in length, making this a perfect way to spend your lunch hour. This month’s films were made by the late Colm O Laoghaire, one of Ireland’s most prolific ?and talented independent directors.

IRISH GOSSAMER
This tourist film, one of many commissioned by Bord Failte to entice visitors to Ireland, juxtaposes beautifully-hued Irish textiles with images of the ?Irish life and landscape from which the weaverstook their inspiration.FILM INFO: 25 minutes, Ireland, 1958, Colour

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