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ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME: WATER WAYS

Join us for free screenings of films from the IFI Irish Film Archive. Simply collect your tickets at the IFI Box Office.

 

PROGRAMME 1:

Northern Ireland Coast
The bustle of Belfast, Bangor and Derry is contrasted with the tranquility of the countryside and the family fun at the beaches along the Northern Ireland Coast.
18 mins, Northern Ireland, 1940s, Digital

 

Corduroy (IFI age recommendation: 15+)
In this short drama from actor-director Hugh O’Conor, a young woman with autism (Caoilfhionn Dunne) is deeply unhappy following a suicide attempt until she finds solace in the waves and through friendship with her surf instructor (Domhnall Gleeson).
11 mins, Ireland, 2009, Digital

 

PROGRAMME 2:

To Save a Life
This dramatised water safety film highlighting the perils of swimming in strange locations is directed in glorious Technicolor by George Morrisson (Mise Éire) at the Barrow River in Athy. With Maurice Neville, Jim Chambers, John Conlan, Aidan Byrne, Colm Collins and Dermot Hughes.
20 mins, Ireland, 1965, Digital

 

Notes by Sunniva O’Flynn

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