IFI Ireland on Sunday is a monthly series of screenings showcasing new Irish film material that provides and opportunity for the audience to discuss the work with the filmmakers. This Sunday the event will pay tribute to Deirdre O’Connell (1939-2001) with a screening of Hold the Passion.
The documentary contains some extremely rare footage of Deirdre O’Connell on stage as well explaining her actor training. It was directed by Ronan O’Leary and produced by Ann McRory. The event will also include a discussion with the filmmakers and appearances from Michael D. Higgins and Tom Hickey.
Hold the Passion will be screened on the 20th June at 1pm. Go to www.ifi.ie for more details
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