Director: Jon Bang Carslen

28 minutes, 1996

Join us for FREE screenings of films from the IFI Irish Film Archive. This month: innovative Danish filmmaker Jon Bang Carslen attends the IFI Stranger Than Fiction Documentary Film Festival, to discuss his catalogue of Irish films. Here we present Programme 1 of two where we’ll screen his two shorter films:


Re-visiting Carlsen’s record of the year that his young son spent as a visitor at the village school in Ballyvaughan, Co. Clare learning English, Irish and religion, and making friends with local children. 

Archive at Lunchtime screenings are on Mondays and Wednesdays at approx. 13.00, with a double bill at the same time on Saturdays. Please check back here or with the IFI Box Office for schedule. See other Archive at Lunchtime screenings: Programme 2, and Double Bill on Saturdays.

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