In 1879, fifteen people in the village of Knock, Co. Mayo witnessed an apparition of the Virgin Mary.
The village was declared a Marian Shrine and today welcomes over one million pilgrims annually. Aoife Kelleher (One Million Dubliners) builds a vibrant portrait of the phenomenon through its devotees
. With its references to ‘the scandals’, falling church attendances and the eighth amendment, the film presents a timely reflection on the position of the Church in modern Ireland and a compelling glimpse into an anachronistic but thriving world.
We are delighted to be joined by director Aoife Kelleher who will participate in a Q&A after the 18.30 screening on August 26th.
*THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED*
ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME JULY 2019: PROG 2
MYSTERY MATINEE – JULY 2019
NEVER LOOK AWAY
ROBERT BRESSON: A GENTLE WOMAN
TELL IT TO THE BEES
THE DEAD DON’T DIE
VARDA BY AGNÈS
VITA AND VIRGINIA
The IFI is supported by The Arts Council