Join us for free screenings of films from the IFI Irish Film Archive every day in June. Simply collect your tickets at the IFI Box Office.
Ulysses 100: Celebrating the centenary of the publication by Sylvia Beach of James Joyce’s Ulysses.
AMHARC ÉIREANN: EAGRÁN 159 – JOYCE TOWER OPENED!
(3 mins, Ireland, 1962, Digital, Subtitled, Black & White)
THREE WEEKS IN A TOWER
Joyceans and others will be intrigued by this curiosity – a dramatised account of the time spent by James Joyce (Chris Curran), Oliver St. John Gogarty (Pat Daly) and Samuel Trench (John O’ Neill) in September 1904 in the Martello Tower in Sandycove where Joyce would set the opening scenes of Ulysses.
(25 mins, Ireland, 1972, Digital)
A SECOND OF JUNE
Frank Stapleton’s Ulyssean, richly-textured day in the life of two young people wandering through the streets of Dublin, set against a backdrop of street traders, amusement arcades and protests during the visit of President Ronald Reagan to Ireland in 1984.
(40 mins, Ireland, 1984, Digital)
Notes by Sunniva O’Flynn