ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME
Join us for FREE screenings of films from the IFI Irish Film Archive every Monday and Wednesday at 13.10. Simply collect your free ticket at the IFI Box Office.
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This month, we present In Praise of Rural Women.
AMHARC EIREANN MONTAGE
A selection of scenes from Gael Linn’s newsreel showing women involved in domestic and agricultiural work around the country. Directed by Colm O Laoghaire.
FILM INFO: 6 minutes, 1956-1964, Black and White
MORE POWER TO THE FARMER
Directed by Gerard Healy for the ESB, this film encouraged Irish farmers to modernise their farms and to avail of rural electrification schemes.
The benefits of modernisation for rural women in their homes is also promoted.
FILM INFO: 15 minutes, 1957, Black and White