Screen legend Al Pacino confirmed to attend 10th Jameson Dublin International Film Festival
Oscar®- winning screen legend Al Pacino is confirmed to attend the 10th Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, Ireland’s largest film event, which takes place from the 16th-26th February 2012.
The veteran Hollywood actor-turned-director will present the Irish premiere of his latest project and personal obsession Wilde Salome. A fascinating documentary which delves into the world of one of Ireland’s greatest writers Oscar Wilde, it is an arresting onscreen celebration of Dublin’s storytelling heritage.
Speaking about the announcement, Festival Director Gráinne Humphreys said: ‘as a cinemagoer, I have long admired the ambition and range of Al Pacino’s film career, which has created such an indelible legacy on world cinema. A provocateur, an innovator and a consummate artist who has created some of the most iconic characters in movie history, he is also a film director driven by his personal passions. The festival is honoured to present the Irish premiere of Wilde Salome – a new film by one of the world’s greatest screen actors.’
Ireland’s foremost film event, the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival will be celebrating its 10th year this coming February, with a varied and absorbing programme of over 130 feature films, documentaries, shorts and events spanning an action packed 11 days. The full programme will be announced in early February.