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IFI Archive at Lunchtime : The Joys of Joyce (1 - 30 June)

  • Irish Film Institute 6 Eustace Street Dublin, County Dublin, D02 PD85 Ireland (map)

Free screenings presented daily throughout June. Two programmes alternate daily with double bill on Saturday. Check for times.

Programme 1

Pitch and Putt with Beckett and Joyce

Col/3 mins/Donald Clark / 2001

Faithful Departed

Kieran Hickey’s portrait of Dublin on June 16th 1904. 10 mins/B/W/1968

A Sense of Poetry: The Poem as Irony (1975)

Part of a Canadian educational series, this is a filmic illustration of a poem by renowned Canadian poet, Alden Nowlan. It follows a visitor to Dublin as he embarks from a plane and wanders the streets of Dublin.

1975 / Colour / 12 mins

Programme 2

Amharc Éireann: Eagrán 159 - Joyce Tower Opened!

B/W/ 3 mins/ Gael Linn / 1962

Three Weeks in a Tower

Joyceans and others will be intrigued by this curiosity – a dramatised account, directed by Maurice O’Kelly, of the time in September 1904 when James Joyce (Chris Curran), Oliver St. John Gogarty (Pat Daly) and Samuel Trench (John O’ Neill) lived in the Martello Tower in Sandycove.

Col/25 mins/ 1972