The IFI presents Altered State, a new six-week course asking how filmmakers have defined our nation and examining six films in which a particular vision of an Irish state is portrayed. They offer a view unique to the filmmaker, which will be considered through follow-up discussions with directors and academics.

Starting on Tuesday, February 23rd and running on consecutive Tuesdays until March 29th, the course programme features Steve McQueen’s Hunger (with guest Dr. Roddy Flynn); Muriel Box’s This Other Eden (with guest Dr. Ruth Barton); Joe Comerford’s Down the Corner (with guest Joe Comerford and IFI’s Sunniva O’Flynn); John Boorman’s The Tiger’s Tail (with guest John Boorman); Carmel Winters’ Snap (with guest Carmel Winters); and Donal Foreman’s Out of Here (with guests Donal Foreman and The Irish Times’ Tara Brady). The IFI Evening Course is open to all to attend and no previous study is required.

COURSE SCHEDULE:
Please note: The course will run on consecutive Tuesdays, commencing at 18.30 unless otherwise stated. Order of screenings may vary slightly. 

Feb 23rd Hunger with Dr. Roddy Flynn.

March 1st This Other Eden with Dr. Ruth Barton.

March 8th Down the Corner with director Joe Comerford and Sunniva O’Flynn, Head of IFI Irish Film Programming.

March 15th The Tiger’s Tail with director John Boorman.

March 22nd Snap with playwright and director Carmel Winters.

March 29th Out of Here with director Donal Foreman and  Tara Brady, film critic with The Irish Times. (Includes  a screening of short film Refuge, also by Donal Foreman.)

TICKETS
€70 (including tea/coffee) for complete course (concessions €65). Bookings through Sharon Corrigan on 01 679 5744 or email scorrigan@irishfilm.ie. Film tickets not individually sold

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