Film Screening

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Waking Ned Devine

Waking Ned Devine – May 14
Movie Nights are back at KCIC with the classic Irish film “Waking Ned Devine!” Seating will be limited and spaced to meet COVID protocols.

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 – […]

May 14th, 2021|Tags: , , |

‘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: , , |

Halloween Movie Night

Join us Halloween evening for treats for the kids and a screening of the family-friendly Irish film Darby O’Gill and the Little People.

6pm – Trick or treat stations for the kids
7:15pm – Movie

Tickets at the door are $5 for adults, $3 for kids or you can get a Family bundle (2 adults and up to 4 children) […]

October 31st, 2019|Tags: , |

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: , , , |