Tag: "Irish Film Archive"

Large quantity of documents donated to Film Archive

Large quantity of documents donated to Film Archive

| June 30, 2011 | Comments (0)

Michael Algar has donated his collection of Film Board documentation to the Irish Film Archive. Algar was first Chief Executive of the Board until it was wound-up in autumn 1987.

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Free film screenings at Collins Barracks

Free film screenings at Collins Barracks

| July 15, 2009

The Irish Film Archive is presenting a free screening of a series of travel films at Collins Barracks to coincide with the National Museum of Ireland’s exhibition Come Back to Erin: Irish Travel Posters of the 20th Century.

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Irish Film Archive Screenings at the National Museum of Ireland

Irish Film Archive Screenings at the National Museum of Ireland

| July 10, 2009

This month the IFI  Irish Film Archive takes its programme out and about. Coinciding with the National Museum of Ireland’s exhibition Come Back to Erin: Irish Travel Posters of the 20th Century, Dr Harvey O Brien (UCD and Sunniva O’Flynn (IFI) will present a series of travel films which were produced to attract visitors to […]

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John McCormack Double-Bill at the IFI

John McCormack Double-Bill at the IFI

| May 22, 2009

The IFI’s Irish Film Archive is marking the 125th anniversary of one of Ireland’s most celebrated musicians, John McCormack. The lyric tenor was one of the finest of the 20th century and in his prime was undoubtedly an international superstar. The Irish Film Archive will present two films that offer rare cinematic glimpses of McCormack; one an authoritative documentary tracing his life story and the other a 1930 feature and McCormack’s talking picture debut.

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Irish Film Archive Celebrates 125 years of GAA

Irish Film Archive Celebrates 125 years of GAA

| January 15, 2009

Rooney kicks off a series of GAA On Film screenings from the Irish Film Archive at the IFI to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the association and will be introduced by Nicky Brennan, President of the GAA. The Irish Film Institute has had a long and happy association with the GAA, most notably that the […]

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Irish Film Archive Presents This Other Eden

Irish Film Archive Presents This Other Eden

| December 8, 2008

Part of the series to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Ardmore Studios, this month the Irish film Archive presents This Other Eden (1959), digitally re-mastered from elements preserved at the British Film Institute. The first Irish feature to be directed by a woman, This Other Eden is a caustic comedy set in 1945. The film […]

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Seoda: Irish Film Archive Films to Air on TG4

Seoda: Irish Film Archive Films to Air on TG4

| September 24, 2008

Seoda is a new series of films from the Irish Film Archive that will be broadcast on TG4 this Autumn, starting this Wednesday 24th September. The series features of newly-restored works which have been selected from thousands of films preserved in the national collection for their cultural and entertainment value. The series will go out […]

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Documentary Chippers to Screen at the IFI

Documentary Chippers to Screen at the IFI

| September 23, 2008

The Filmbase documentary Chippers is to premiere on Saturday 27th September at 12 am, at the IFI as part of the Stranger Than Fiction festival. Nino Tropiano’s hour-long documentary made its Italian premiere at the Hai Visto Mai documentary festival in Siena, where it was awarded a Special Mention. Chippers tells the story of Dublin’s […]

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Dublin Zoo’s Film Footage to Go to Irish Film Archive

Dublin Zoo’s Film Footage to Go to Irish Film Archive

| August 15, 2008

The Irish Film Archive has announced the deposit of The Dublin Zoo Film Collection. Dublin Zoo, a landmark attraction for generations of Irish families, was captured on by film Dr Terry Murphy, former director of the Zoo, through the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s. The collection numbers almost 70 cans of film and includes chimps’ tea […]

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