Taking the instantly familiar and oft-parodied black and white photograph of construction workers eating lunch perched comfortably atop a beam suspended hundreds of feet above street level in 1930s’ New York as its focus, Men at Lunch considers the social and historical backdrop to this popular but nevertheless enigmatic image, as well as its evolving legacy both in the States and further afield.
Win a pair of FREE tickets to a special screening of the film at 18.30 on Friday, February 1st which will be followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers, Sean and Eamon O’Cualain! This screening will be in Irish (with English subtitles).
Simply answer the question below before 2pm, Thursday January 31st 2013!
How many men are seated on the beam in the famous photograph?
A. 11B. 10C. 4
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Terms and Conditions: The competition closes at 2pm, Thursday January 31st 2013. The winners will be picked randomly from the correct answers and notified by email on 31st January. Tickets are not transferable.
ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME PROGRAMME 2: AUGUST 2018
POPE FRANCIS: A MAN OF HIS WORD
THE EYES OF ORSON WELLES
13.00, 18.30 (Q&A)
THE IMAGE YOU MISSED
UNDER THE TREE
The IFI is supported by The Arts Council