Irish Studies Program presents Reel Ireland: Some Mother’s Son
Written and directed by Irish filmmaker Terry George, co-written by Jim Sheridan, and starring Helen Mirren and Fionnula Flanagan. The film uses the 1981 hunger strikes by Republican prisoners to examine the hardships, determined efforts, and dilemmas faced by mothers of children engaged in political struggle. Discussion to be facilitated by Prof. Maggie Burke.
The Hofstra University Irish Studies Program presents The Reel Ireland, a series of Irish films followed by discussion. The film, Some Mother's Son will be explored on Thursday, October 10, 2013.
Facilitator: Margaret Burke, Library Operations at Hofstra University
Date/Time: Thursday, October 10, 2013 from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Location: Leo A. Guthart Cultural Center Theater
Joan and Donald E. Axinn Library, First Floor, South Campus
For more information, please contact Dr. Gregory Maney 516 463-6182 or Gregory.M.Maney@hofstra.edu.
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Hempstead, NY 11549
Contact:Professor Greg Maney