Film Screening

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Waking Ned Devine

When Waking Ned Devine was released in 1999, The New York Times raved “We have a winner!” This Irish comedy tells the hilarious – and at times poignant – story of friends pulling together to make a dream come true. When Ned Devine dies from shock after winning the lottery, two longtime friends, Michael and […]

July 19th, 2019|Tags: |

Poitín Night – Tasting and Film

Join us as we continue our Celtic Cinema Film Series with a special First Friday evening devoted to traditional Irish moonshine –  Poitín.
 

5:30pm doors open/ Happy Hour cash bar/ Irish trad music – your entry ticket includes one specialty cocktail made from Poitín
6:30 pm Film: Déantús an Phoitín / Poitín Making – by Mac Dara Ó […]

March 1st, 2019|Tags: , , |

John Hume Documentary Screening

This year marks the 20-year commemoration of the Good Friday Agreement, bringing peace to Northern Ireland. The Kansas City Irish Center is honored to present the award-winning documentary In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America and welcome the film’s writer, director and producer Maurice Fitzpatrick to the Center.

John Hume saw that by harnessing […]

September 12th, 2018|Tags: , , , |