synopses of all feature films.

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synopses of all feature films.
Irish Classics: THE QUIET MAN
ScreeningSaturday,July30that10:00am
atManshipTheatreattheShawCenterfortheArts
ThirdStreetatNorthBoulevard,BatonRouge
2016
AretiredAmericanboxerreturnstothevillageofhisbirthinIreland,wherehefindslove.
Year:1952
RunTime:129minutes
Rating:NR
Genre:Comedy|Drama|Romance
Language:English
Countries:Ireland,US
CAST&CREDITS
Director:JohnFord
Writers:FrankS.Nugent(Screenplay),MauriceWalsh(FromtheStoryBy)
Producers:MerianC.Cooper,JohnFord
Cast:JohnWayne,MaureenO’Hara,BarryFitzgerald,WardBond,VictorMcLaglen
Company:RepublicPictures,SwankMotionPictures
TRAILER:https://youtu.be/3srATpDcoNU
AWARDS
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AcademyAwardsUSA,1953:WontheOscarsforBestDirector(JohnFord),andBest
Cinematography(WinstonC.Hoch,ArchieStout).NominatedforBestPicture,BestActorina
SupportingRole(VictorMcLaglen),BestScreenplay(FrankS.Nugent),BestArtDirection-Set
Decoration(FrankHotaling,JohnMcCarthy,Jr.,CharlesS.Thompson),andBestSound(DanielJ.
Bloomberg)
Director’sGuildofAmericaUSA,1953:WontheDGAAwardforOutstandingDirectorial
AchievementinMotionPictures(JohnFord,WingateSmith)
Writer’sGuildofAmericaUSA,1953:WontheWGAAwardforBestWrittenAmericanComedy
GoldenGlobesUSA,1953:NominatedforBestDirector,andBestOriginalScore
AddedtotheNationalFilmRegistrybytheNationalFilmPreservationBoardUSAin2013
YOU’ RE UGLY TOO
ScreeningSaturday,July30that12:30pm
atManshipTheatreattheShawCenterfortheArts
ThirdStreetatNorthBoulevard,BatonRouge
2016
WillisreleasedfromprisononcompassionateleavetocareforhisnieceStaceyafterthedeath
of her mother. As they both head into the sleepy Irish midlands and attempt to be a family,
theysufferaseriesofsetbacks;Staceyisrefusedadmissiontothelocalschoolbecauseofher
recently developed narcolepsy; Will repeatedly comes close to breaking his prison-ordered
curfew;andhisattemptsatbeingafatherfiguretoherprovedisastrous...Astheirfuturehangs
inthebalancetheymustsearchforanewwayforwardtogether.
Year:2015
RunTime:81minutes
Rating:NR
Genre:Comedy|Drama
Language:English
Countries:Ireland
CAST&CREDITS
Writer-Director:MarkNoonan
Producers:ConorBarry,JohnKeville
Cast:AidanGillen,LaurenKinsella,ErikaSainte
Company:SavageProductions,PictureTreeInternational
TRAILER:https://youtu.be/976KyKzqMf4
AWARDS:
• GalwayFilmFleadh,2015:WontheawardforBestIrishFeatureFilm
• AthensInternationalFilmFestival,2015:WontheGoldenAthenasforBestScreenplayandBest
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BostonIrishFilmFestival,2016:WontheawardforBestBreakthroughFeature
Director’sFindersSeries,Ireland,2015:WonDirector’sFindersAward(MarkNoonan)
THE TRUTH COMMISSIONER
ScreeningSaturday,July30that2:25pm
atManshipTheatreattheShawCenterfortheArts
ThirdStreetatNorthBoulevard,BatonRouge
2016
Inapost-TroublesNorthernIreland,careerdiplomatHenryStanfieldhasjustbeenappointedas
Truth Commissioner to Northern Ireland. Eager to make good as a peacemaker, the Prime
MinsterurgesacommissionfollowingtheSouthAfricanmodelofTruthandReconciliation.But
he quickly uncovers some bloody and inconvenient truths about those now running the
country;truthswhichnoneofthoseinpowerarepreparedtohaverevealed.
Year:2016
RunTime:94minutes
Rating:NR
Genre:Drama|Crime
Language:English
Countries:NorthernIreland(UK),Ireland
CAST&CREDITS
Director:DeclanRecks
Writers:EionO’Callaghan
Producers:DavidCollins,KevinJackson,EionO’Callaghan
Cast:RogerAllam,BarryWard,ConlethHill,MadeleineMantock
Company:BigFishFilms,SamsonFilms,CarnabyInternational
TRAILER:https://vimeo.com/153499221
NAME YOUR POISON (DEOCH AN DORAIS)
ScreeningSaturday,July30that4:20pm
atManshipTheatreattheShawCenterfortheArts
ThirdStreetatNorthBoulevard,BatonRouge
2016
Mike Malloy was a lowly alcoholic vagrant in Depression-era New York. Four unscrupulous
associates saw him as an easy target for a fast buck: Why don’t we take out a life insurance
policyonthisIrishbumandkillhim?“DurableMike”survivedovertwentyattemptsonhislife
and the story of this Rasputin of the Bronx is told here for the first time in all its glorious,
gobsmackingandgorydetail.
Q&AwithDirectorPaddyHayestofollow!
Year:2015
RunTime:50minutes
Rating:NR
Genre:Documentary|Crime|History
Language:Irish
Countries:Ireland,US
CAST&CREDITS
Director:PaddyHayes
Producer:CiaraNicChormaic
Company:Magamedia
TRAILER:https://vimeo.com/136618960
AN KLONDIKE
ScreeningSaturday,July30that7:15pm
atManshipTheatreattheShawCenterfortheArts
ThirdStreetatNorthBoulevard,BatonRouge
2016
An Klondike is the first Western to be made in Ireland and tells the story of the Connolly
Brothers;threeIrishemigrantswhotravelfromMontanatotheYukonduringtheKlondikegold
rushofthe1890'sinthehopeofstrikingitrich.AnKlondikefollowstheConnollybrothersfrom
Montana to Dominion Creek, a town on which they will leave a permanent mark. The
Connolly’sarrivalinDominionsetsinmotionachainofeventsthatleadstoadeadlyshowdown
withJacobHopkins,themanwhorunsthetown.
Year:2015
RunTime:105minutes
Rating:NR
Genre:Action|Drama|Western
Language:English
Countries:Ireland
CAST&CREDITS
Director:DathaíKeane
Screenwriters:DathaíKeane(Creator),MarcusFleming
Cast:OwenMcDonnell,DaraDevaney,SeánT.ÓMeallaigh,JulianBlackAntelope
Company:AbúMedia,TG4
TRAILER:https://youtu.be/Q0R-nbXSAls
AWARDS
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IrishFilmandTelevisionAwards,2016:WonawardsforBestDrama,BestScript–Drama
(MarcusFleming),BestActorinaLeadingRole-Drama(DaraDevaney),andBestMakeup&Hair
-Film/TVDrama(StephanieLynneSmith,AilbheFitzpatrick).NominatedforBestDirector–
Drama(DathaíKeane),BestActressinaSupportingRole–Film(SiobhánO’Kelly),BestActorina
Supportingrole–Drama(RobertO’Mahoney),BestProductionDesign–Film/TVDrama(Padraig
O’Neill),andBestCostumeDesign–Film/TVDrama(TrionaLillis)
SING STREET
ScreeningSaturday,July30that9:25pm
atManshipTheatreattheShawCenterfortheArts
ThirdStreetatNorthBoulevard,BatonRouge
2016
With 1980s Dublin mired in recession, Conor’s parents move him from a comfortable private
school to a rough inner-city public school where the scrappy 14-year-old forms a band.
Mentored by his older brother, a dropout who’s hip to cool tunes, Conor starts to compose
lyrics and the glam-ish band finds its “no covers” groove. Renaming himself Cosmo, he
convincesthemysterious,über-coolRaphinatostarintheirmusicvideos(andtriestowinher
heartintheprocess).
Year:2016
RunTime:106minutes
Rating:PG-13
Genre:Comedy|Drama|Music
Language:English
Countries:Ireland,UK,US
CAST&CREDITS
Writer-Director:JohnCarney
Producers:AnthonyBregman,MartinaNiland,JohnCarney
Cast:FerdiaWalsh-Peelo,LucyBoynton,JackReynor,AidanGillen,MarkMcKenna,MariaDoyle
Kennedy
Company:TheWeinsteinCompany,SwankMotionPictures
TRAILER:https://youtu.be/C_YqJ_aimkM
AWARDS
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IrishFilmandTelevisionAwards,2016:WonawardforBestActorinaSupportingRole–Film
(JackReynor).NominatedforBestFilm,BestDirector–Film(JohnCarney),BestCound(Robert
Flangan),BestCostumeDesign–Film/TVDrama(TizianaCorvisieri),BestMakeupandHair–
Film/TVDrama,andBestOriginalMusic(GaryClark,JohnCarney)

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