Ireland on Film

Director Ken Loach’s film THE WIND THAT SHAKES THE BARLEY may have won the Palme d’Or but that only fuelled the divided responses to the film’s depiction of Britain’s part in Ireland’s War of Independence and the subsequent Civil War. This brief season presents a variety of fiction films that represent Britain’s troubled history in Ireland in relation to the early and latter days of Republicanism.

Previously in this season

The Informer

In 1917, drunken IRA man Gypo Nolan grasses on his leader to the Black & Tans for £20 then struggles to undue his treachery.

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Irish Destiny

An Irish film made just ten short years after the events it depicts, the believed lost and recently re-discovered and restored IRISH DESTINY charts a…

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Bloody Sunday

We regret that due to circumstances beyond our control that the screening of BLOODY SUNDAY on Thursday 20 July has had to be cancelled. We…

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Michael Collins

Director Neil Jordan's depiction of the controversial life and death of Michael Collins, the 'Lion of Ireland', who led the IRA against British rule.

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