Ireland on Sunday is our monthly showcase for new Irish Film.

Lorg na gCos: Súil Siar ar Mise Éire explores Gael Linn’s seminal documentary film Mise Éire through the eyes of its director, George Morrison; key creative personnel behind the production; and ordinary Irish people who experienced the film upon its theatrical release in 1960.

Mise Éire showed Irish cinema audiences a vibrant moving-image exploration of Irish history as it had never been seen before. The film’s authoritative tone worked with the compelling newsreel footage and with Seán Ó Ríada’s rousing score to ensure it was a roaring success, breaking all previous cinema box office records and becoming a key cultural moment in the history of the Irish State. Colm Bairéad’s new documentary celebrates this moment and the people who created it.

Following this premiere screening Colm Bairéad and George Morrison will take part in a post-screening Q&A.

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