DOWN THE CORNER (IFI EVENING COURSE)

JOE COMERFORD

One of the ‘first wave films’, set in 1970s Ballyfermot in the then new suburb of Dublin. A gang of boys plan a raid on an orchard in neighbouring territory. The Irish People called it “savage, sad, bitter, happy, tender, raw, but never once sentimental.”

Joe Comerford will present his film. He and Sunniva O’Flynn, Head of IFI Irish Film Programming, will discuss the film’s selective use of subtitling and  the aims and long-term impact of the firstwave filmmakers.

This event is taking place as part of the IFI Evening Course: Altered State (Tuesdays, Feb 23rd – Mar 29th 2016). Full course price: €70 (€65 concessions), including tea/coffee. Please book your place by calling Sharon Corrigan on 01 679 5744 or emailing scorrigan@irishfilm.ie (individual tickets for films on this course are not available.)

60 mins, Ireland, 1977

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