Irish Film New York: Preview

Irish Film New York
4-7 Oct October 2012, Cantor Film Center, NYU

Irish Film New York aims to help Irish films and filmmakers find a market in the United States by fostering partnerships between Irish and US-based film institutes. It brings the very best in contemporary Irish cinema to New York. It connects producers and directors and holds many film screenings and Q&A sessions with filmmakers throughout the year.

The annual three-day festival will showcase six critically acclaimed contemporary Irish films at NYU’s Cantor Film Center and will host a selection of public filmmaker Q&As, industry panel discussions and filmmaker receptions.

This year schedule features:

Friday 5th October, 8PM – Jump (82 Mins) [2012]

Saturday 6th October, 5.30 PM – Baby Girl (77 Mins) [2012]

Saturday 6th October, 7.30 PM – Doll House (95 Mins) [2012]

Sunday 7th October, 3.30 pm – Pilgrim Hill (96 Mins) [2012]

Sunday 7th October, 5.30PM – Death of a Superhero (97 Mins) [2011]

Sunday 7th October, 7.30 pm – Bernadette: Notes on a Political Journey (88 Mins) [2011]

Pre Festival Event

WHAT:            “Meet the Filmmakers”

WHERE:         Apple Store, SoHo (103 Prince Street @ Greene Street)

WHEN:            October 4, 2012, 5:00-6:00 p.m.

COST:              FREE

Join IFNY in its first partnership event with Apple: a roundtable discussion with IFNY visiting directors Kirsten Sheridan (Dollhouse), Lelia Doolan (Bernadette: Notes on a Political Journey), Kieron J. Walsh (Jump), and Macdara Vallely (Babygirl), moderated by Niall McKay.

IFNY Opening Reception

WHAT:            “IFNY Launch Party – All Invited !”

WHERE:         Glucksman Ireland House 1 Washington Mews, NY 

WHEN:          Fri Oct 5, 6-7:30 PM

COST:              FREE

Grab a glass and celebrate the filmmakers screening their films at IFNY.  Theopening night receptionbegins before the openingnight film.

You can download the festival programme here

Irish Film New York was created in partnership with the Irish Studies Program at NYU’s Glucksman Ireland House. It is pleased to partner with the San Francisco Irish Film Festival and the Los Angeles Irish Film Festival and it is proudly funded by The Irish Film Board and Tourism Ireland.


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