Irish Film with Dr. Emma Bidwell. What Is An Irish Film?

A fascinating, instructive and entertaining course on the history of Irish cinema.
Classes ran from  Monday 27th Jan 7-9pm in Working Artist Studios.

The Quiet Man

The Quiet Man

These classes focused on the history of Irish film. It covered the earliest America depictions of Ireland, how Kerry almost became a film destination to rival Hollywood, how culture and politics are represented in films, and how stereotypes of the Irish have been
upheld or challenged. This wasn’t a technical course but an opportunity to learn about and explore film in an informal and informative way.

Topics covered:
* Film Techniques and Conventions
* The History of Irish Cinema
* Stereotypes
* Cinema and Irish Society
* Text to Screen

More information at or ring 02820620.