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Nova Southeastern University
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Irish Film Festival in November

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The Alvin Sherman Library and the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences will sponsor an Irish Film Festival that allows a South Florida audience to see independent contemporary Irish films not widely released in the U.S. The Festival was the brainchild of Professor David Kilroy, a native of Ireland and a faculty member in the college of Arts, Humanities and Sciences. Working with the Irish Film Institute in Dublin, Professor Kilroy has been able to secure a wide array of films over the years, from cutting edge dramas to hard-nosed documentaries, representing the work of some of Ireland’s most exciting filmmakers. This year’s lineup includes two documentaries and one feature length film.

The Festival opens on November 5th with an award winning documentary Older Than Ireland.  The documentary explores what it means to have lived 100 years, and more, in Ireland.  Director’s Choice Award, Boston Irish Film Festival, 2016. Best New Irish Documentary, Galway Film Fleadh, 2015.

On November 7th is the documentary No Stone Unturned. Director Alex Gibney explores the 1994 Loughinisland massacre in which six Catholic men were shot in a bar as they watched Ireland play in the World Cup.

The Festival concludes on November 11 with A Date for Mad Mary. Upon release following a six month prison sentence, Mary returns home to Drogheda, eager to reunite with best friend Charlene, for whom she is to act as maid of honour. Joint winner of Best Irish Feature at Galway Film Fleadh in 2016.

The Irish Film Festival is co-sponsored by the South Florida Irish Studies Consortium. It is free and open to the public. For more information, contact David Kilroy at dkilroy@nova.edu or Kimberli Kidd at kkidd@nova.edu.