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
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 programmeMitchell 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 Chance1934, 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