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ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME JANUARY 2010: LIFFEY FACES

A new series of lunchtime screenings of short films from the IFI Irish Film Archive provides new access to the vast collection of its shorter films – professional and amateur, educational and informational, travelogues, sports films and dramas – all of which provide a unique insight into Ireland’s social, cultural and film history. All programmes are free and under half an hour making this a perfect way to spend your lunch hour! January’s films were made by members of the Guinness Film Society with producer Mike Lawlor and each gives us a fascinating portrait of Dublin life in the ’70s.LIFFEY FACES
Following the journey of a small boat from Kippure to Poolbeg, this documentary captures a host of river antics such as the Liffey Descent, rowing at Islandbridge, the Liffey Swim and the Ringsend Regatta.
FILM INFO: 26 minutes, Ireland, 1970, Colour

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