Irish Screen America, in association with Glucksman Ireland House NYU, presents their annual film festival. This event brings the very best in contemporary Irish cinema to New York. The three-day screening series will showcase critically acclaimed contemporary Irish films and will host a selection of filmmaker Q&A’s, industry panel discussions and filmmaker receptions.
New York Schedule:
Fri Sep 29th
Opening Night Reception
Opening Night reception with guest Jim Sheridan.
The Secret Scripture 1.48mins
Vanessa Redgrave plays a woman who must vacate the soon-to-be demolished mental institution that she's called home for over 50 years.
Saturday September 30th
Lorna lives in Ballymun in Dublin, and is lucky enough to have her own pony. Her dream is to become a farrier, even though that is generally considered a job for men.
Song of Granite 1h 44
Revolving around the life of the great traditional Irish singer Joe Heaney, the harsh landscape combined with the myths, fables and songs of his Connemara childhood helped shape this complex and fascinating character.
Sunday Oct 1st
Irish Shorts Program
A collection of this year's best short films from Ireland.
Bad Day for the Cut
A middle-aged Irish farmer who still lives at home with his mother sets off on a mission of revenge when the old lady is murdered.
New York Irish Shorts Showcase
Short films from Irish filmmakers living and working in New York.
For ticketing please see our events page. #IrishScreen2017