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Boston Irish Film Festival - Thurs Mar 25 - Mar 28

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Full film details online at Protected content $9.00 per show, screening at the Brattle in Cambridge and the Somerville Theatre in Davis Sq (Both venues on the Red Line)

Many Irish and other European Ex-Pats will be attending....

SCREENING SUMMARY
WIDE OPEN SPACES – Thurs, Mar 25, Protected content PM: Myles and Austin are best friends, who agree to work on Ireland's first, and only, famine themed adventure park.

STORIES FROM HOME – Fri, Mar 26, Protected content and 7:30 PM: A revealing and evocative insight into Gabriel Byrne's life and creative impulse.

NEW IRISH SHORTS PROGRAM – Sat, Mar 27, Protected content PM: Some of the best Irish Shorts from Protected content 2009.

THE BASS PLAYER: A SONG FOR DAD – Sat, Mar 27, Protected content PM: In this eloquent, witty homage to his father, a jazz bass player, filmmaker Niall McKay wrestles with his family's unsettling past to overcome his fear of commitment. Director Niall McKay attending in person!

THE RACE – Sat, Mar 27, Protected content PM: An inspirational family drama in the best tradition of Billy Elliot - guaranteed to warm the heart.

ARRESTING IRISH ANIMATION! – Sat, Mar 27, Protected content PM: A selection of classic award winning short ANIMATION films from the past 10 years, including Academy Award and BAFTA nominated titles.

DIVORCING JACK - Sat, Mar 27, Protected content PM: A black romantic comedy with political intrigue set around the Troubles in Protected content .

WHEN IRISH SHORTS ARE SHINING! – Sun, Mar 28, Protected content PM: A selection of classic award-winning short films from the past 10 years, including Academy Award and BAFTA nominated titles.

THE YELLOW BITTERN: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF LIAM CLANCY - Sun, Mar 28, Protected content PM: A new feature documentary from Alan Gilsenan, is a revealing portrait of the last surviving member of The Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem, and the man that Bob Dylan called “just the best ballad singer I'd ever heard”.

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