Silvia Calamati at Irish Film Festa to talk about his upcoming book about Bobby Sands

Friday 27th November, on the occasion of the screening of Hunger (S. McQueen, 2008) Silvia Calamati, journalist and writer, will take part in Irish Film Festa to present her new book about IRA activist Bobby Sands, publishing next May by Castelvecchi. Silvia Calamati has concerned herself with the Irish question since 1982, she has been working as a free-lance journalist for Rai News 24 and for the Italian weekly magazine Avvenimenti, focusing on Ulster matters. She won the Tom Cox Award, she has translated One day in my life (Feltrinelli, 1996), the book written by Bobby Sands, and she published, one among so many, Qui Belfast. 20 anni di cronache dall’Irlanda di Bobby Sands e Pat Finucane (Edizioni Associate, 2008)