Media Arts Program

Friday, June 13, 2008

riverrun, inc. & UB Humanities Institute presents


Friday, June 13
5:30 P.M.: Best of Irish animated & live action short films, 2007—08
From Reel Ireland, a program of the Irish Film Institute.

6:45 P.M.: Small Engine Repair (Niall Heery, 2007, 100 min.). A tale of musical redemption, nominated for 5 Irish Film and Television Awards, including Best Film and Best Film Music. "A great screenplay that refuses cliché or understated, elegiac, moving film" (BBC Film). With afterwords by Professor Laurence Shine.

9:00 P.M.: The Front Line (David Gleeson, 2007, 95 min.). Four IFTA nominations, including Best Film and Best Director. "A geopolitical crime thriller that carves its own niche" (Sunday Times). With afterwords by Dr. Aimable Twagilimana.
Saturday, June 14
6:45 P.M.: The Front Line
9:00 P.M.: Small Engine Repair

Sunday, June 15
6:45 P.M.: Best of Irish animated & live action short films, 2007—08
8:00 P.M.: Following James Joyce, Dublin to Buffalo
(Patrick Martin & Stacey Herbert, 2004, 60 min.)

Gearing up for Bloomsday, June 16th, this on-location documentary follows James Joyce's life in Dublin, Paris, Trieste, and Zurich, and his manuscripts to the Poetry Collection of UB, right here in Buffalo, NY.

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