Cine Gael Montréal special screening tonight

February 24, 2010

WHEN: Wednesday, February 24 at 7:15 pm – TONIGHT
WHERE: J.A. deSeve Cinema, Concordia University, 1400 de Maisonneuve West,
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Cine Gael Montreal in conjunction with the School on Canadian Irish Studies will present tonight a special free screening of The Boys of St. Columb’s (D: Tom Collins, 2009). Following the story of eight schoolboys, the film explores how the introduction of free secondary education to Northern Irish children in 1947 changed the country forever. The film features Seamus Heaney, Seamus Deane, and John Hume. The evening’s guest speaker will be writer and co-producer of the film, Dr. Maurice Fitzpatrick of Keio University, Japan.


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