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‘The Commitments’ film discussion

The Commitments (1991)

Jimmy Rabbitte aspires to manage the world’s greatest band, with only one music in mind: soul. By advertising for applicants in a newspaper and asking around to promising acquaintances, Jimmy holds auditions at his parents’ home and assembles a band together.

Director: Alan Parker
Starring: Robert Arkins, Johnny Murphy, Andrew Strong

You’ll watch the movie at […]

June 4th, 2020|Tags: , , |

‘The Secret of Kells’ film discussion

The Secret of Kells (2009)

Magic, fantasy, and Celtic mythology come together in a riot of color and detail that dazzle the eyes in a sweeping story about the power of imagination and faith to carry humanity through dark times. In a remote medieval outpost of Ireland, young Brendan embarks on a new life of adventure […]

May 28th, 2020|Tags: , , |

‘Brooklyn’ film discussion

Brooklyn (2015)

In this charming love story based on the best-selling novel, a young Irish immigrant (Saoirse Ronan) travels to New York City and is torn between two countries and two men.

Director: John Crowley
Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Domhnall Gleeson, Emory Cohen
Genres: Drama, Romance

You’ll watch the movie at home and then join Irish film expert Prof. Joan Fitzpatrick […]

May 21st, 2020|Tags: , , |