Community Film

Craic LGBT Fest

A free screening of award-winning Irish LGBT shorts, along with a queer Ireland project/panel

Details

Free
Date(s)

Thu, May 16, 2019

7:00pm

Contact

Box Office

866-811-4111

info@irishartscenter.org
Location

Irish Arts Center
553 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019

Overview

Queer Ireland talk featuring Steven Farrell | 7pm

Special guest Steven Farrell joins this year's Queer Ireland conversation to celebrate advocacy and the role of the artist in advocacy work in today's Ireland. Steven is a visual artist/filmmaker and motivational speaker based in Dublin, where he often speaks to share tools and techniques that he used to overcome the difficulties he has faced and still faces in his life. 

Film Screenings | 7:30pm

A retrospective of award winning Irish LGBT shorts or shorts made by Irish LGBT filmmakers from the past 5 years. Q&A to follow with filmmaker Paul Rowley.

LINEUP

Wren Boys
Directed by Harry Lighton

Frida Think

Directed by Maya Derrington
Produced & edited by Paul Rowley

The Herd & Undressing My Mother
Directed by Ken Wardrop

Dream Kitchen
Directed by Barry Dignam 

Breathe
Directed by James Doherty

RECEPTION | 9-10:00pm

Both events are sponsored by Council Member Daniel Dromm and Cultural Immigrant Initiative. 

Irish Arts Center hosts Terence Mulligan's LGBT CraicFest for the 5th year. 

Our Supporters

Irish Arts Center programs are supported, in part, by government, foundation, and corporate partners including Culture Ireland, the agency for the promotion of Irish arts worldwide; public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office and the New York City Council; the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; the National Endowment for the Arts; Howard Gilman Foundation; Jerome L. Greene Foundation; the Charina Endowment Fund; The Shubert Foundation, Inc.; Delta Air Lines; M&T Bank; The Ireland Funds; the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Consulate of Ireland in New York; Northern Ireland Bureau; Tourism Ireland; and thousands of generous donors like you.

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