Irish Film Institute 1916 Centenary Ciné-Concert (PG*)

7pm / live musical accompaniment by Cormac de Barra, Colm Ó Snodaigh and Rossa Ó Snodaigh

24 November 2016
Cinema 2
Marking the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising, the Irish Film Institute presents a programme of short silent films tracing the history of Anglo-Irish historical and cultural dialogue during the revolutionary period and beyond. 

Film programme

Mitchell and Kenyon in Ireland
1902, 8 min
Various actualities filmed by British company in Ireland

+Whaling Afloat and Ashore
1908, 12 min
The earliest documentary made in Ireland by pioneering British filmmaker Robert Paul. It records Irish and Norwegian whalers at work and at play at a whaling station off the west coast of Ireland 

+Easter Rising, Dublin
1916, 14 min
Film from the Imperial War Museum showing events preceding and aftermath of 1916 Rising.

+Ireland 1922

1922, 14 min
Curious montage of news and touristic film showing events in Ireland from 1920 – 22.

+Some Say Chance
1934, 35 min
A modern-day premiere of this lost amateur, silent  film which tells tale of a young Irish schoolgirl who believes her mother is dead but who is actually working as a prostitute in London.

Part of The Irish Film Festival London

The Irish Film Institute is supported the Arts Council of Ireland
This programme is generously supported by Culture Ireland

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