The Audi Founded in 2003, the Dublin International Film Festival sets the agenda of the year with its programme of outstanding Irish and international film. has announced that actor Aidan Quinn will attend the festival for the 20th Anniversary celebration screening of Michael Collins.
Aidan Quinn played Harry Boland in Neil Jordan’s definitive film charting Ireland’s struggle for independence.
[quote title=”Aidan Quinn”]I’m thrilled to be a part of honoring this remarkable film. It was an absolute privilege to work on and with, this extraordinary group and remains one of my favorite film making experiences.[/quote]
The film will have its 20th Anniversary Premiere on Saturday, February 20th at The Savoy Cinema on O’Connell Street, also attended by Neil Jordan and Cinematographer Chris Menges, followed by an on stage Q&A hosted by Harry McGee. The celebration will also be attended by some of the extras who took part in the film.
Michael Collins will be available for the first time on Blu Ray from March 4th in a 20th Anniversary Edition re-mastered with the addition of a new specially recorded Intro and Commentary by director Neil Jordan. This edition will also be available on DVD.
Michael Collins will be released nationwide in cinemas in a new digital format from March 18th.
The Dublin International Film Festival is sponsored by Audi, with principal funding from The Arts Council.