The Capital Irish Film Festival regrets to announce that the film "Poison Pen" scheduled to be shown at 3:30 on Saturday, March 5, at "live at 10th and G" will not be screened. Copies of the film failed to arrive for the festival.
In its place on the program will be:
“Ireland: The Birth of a Nation” is a documentary by historian Gerard McCarthyabout the revolutionary period that led up to the Easter Rising and eventually to civil war.
The film contains some of the earliest footage of Dublin, 1897, by the Lumiere brothers. It also shows Padraig Pearse’s oration at the graveside of O’DonovanRossa in 1915. The speech ended with Pearse making a call to arms eight monthsbefore the Easter Rising. Directed by Gerard McCarthy.
The Capital Irish Film Festival will continue with films from Northern Ireland at 5:30 and 8 p.m., as well as scheduled, "Saturday Shorts", at 1 p.m.
Thank you for your understanding,
Solas Nua/The Capital Irish Film Festival