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IRISH FILM FESTA, 10a edizione

March 30th – April, 2nd 2017

Casa del Cinema di Roma
(Largo Marcello Mastroianni 1, Villa Borghese)

 

All films in original version with Italian subtitles

 
THURSDAY 30 MARCH

Sala Deluxe

16:00THE FLAG (2016, D. Recks) 85′
Director Declan Recks and screenwriter Eugene O’Brien will attend
[following the film, short Lily, 22′]

19:00MAMMAL (2016, R. Daly) 100′
[before the film, short Pause, 8′]

21:00 — Welcome address by the Irish Ambassador to Italy, H.E. Bobby McDonagh
following: SANCTUARY (2016, L. Colllin) 88′
[before the film, short Today, 22′]

 
Sala Kodak

17:00 — SHORT FILMS IN COMPETITION
The DebtA Coat Made DarkBlightThe Lost LetterGridlockStarzHomecoming

19:00IFF BOOKS: IRISHFILMFESTA meets Dermot Bolger
Coordinated by John McCourt, Università degli Studi di Macerata
Book your free seat: eventbrite.it/bolger

 

FRIDAY 31st MARCH

Sala Deluxe

16:00 — Irish Classic: THE GENERAL (1998, J. Boorman) 120′
[before the film, short An Chúirt/ The Court, 23:28′]

19:00 — Conference “IRISH CINEMA AND THE TROUBLES
Held by Prof. Martin McLoone (University of Ulster, Emeritus)
Book your free seat: eventbrite.it/troubles

21:00BOBBY SANDS: 66 DAYS (2016, B.J. Byrne) 105′ documentary
Introduced by actor Martin McCann. Journalist Riccardo Michelucci will attend.

 

Sala Kodak

19:00 — SHORT FILMS IN COMPETITION
The Clockmaker’s DreamSeán Hillen, Merging ViewsLilySecond to NoneTwo Angry MenPauseThe CourtToday

 

SATURDAY 1st APRIL

Sala Deluxe

16:00IN VIEW (2016, C. Creagh) 93′
following: Q&A with director Ciaran Creagh and actors Caoilfhionn Dunne and Gerard McSorley

18:15IRISHFILMFESTA meets JIM SHERIDAN
following — Irish Classic: THE BOXER (1997, J. Sheridan) 114′

21:30THE SECRET SCRIPTURE (2016, J. Sheridan) 108′
Director Jim Sheridan will attend.

 

SUNDAY 2nd APRIL

Sala Deluxe

16:00IFF DOUBLE BILL: #MADEinIN
TWO ANGRY MEN (2016, T. Ellis) 16′
Director Toto Ellis will attend [read the interview].
STARZ (2016, M. McCann, K. Treacy) 30′
Director/actor Martin McCann and actor Gerard McSorley will attend.

18:30THE YOUNG OFFENDERS (2016, P. Foott) 90′
following: Q&A with director Peter Foott
[before the film, short The Carpenter and His Clumsy Wife, 14′]

21:15IFF SHORTS AWARDS – Winning Short Films Announcement
following, CLOSING FILM: TRADERS (2015, P. Murphy, R. Moriarty) 90′

 

ATTENDING THE SCREENINGS

The entrance is free on a first-come, first-served basis.

Free tickets will be distributed at the Casa del Cinema 45 minutes before each screening. Spectators who wish to support IRISH FILM FESTA will have a seat reserved for the duration of the festival (with a minimum donation of € 50) or for the weekend (with a minimum donation of € 30).

The payment must be made by Tuesday 28th March: for details, see this page.

 

PRESS ACCREDITATION

Journalists interested in attending the festival must email a request for accreditation (even for single screenings) to giorginimichela@gmail.com by Tuesday 28th March, specifying the name of the publication covering the festival.

 

CONTACT

Info: irishfilmfesta@gmail.com

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Michela Giorgini Press Office IrishFilmFesta
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