Irish Screen America Festival – NY Friday September 30th through Sunday October 2nd. – NYU Cantor Film Center

Alice Farrell had a blast covering the 2016 Irish Screen America Festival in New York at the NYU Cantor Film Center. The Festival is the brainchild of Irish film-maker/producer Niall McKay and his Deputy Director Clodagh Bowyer.

Jump, Irish Film New York

How It’s New York:  Screened at NYU’s Cantor Film Center, Jumpmade its U.S. debut as part of a four-day festival of Irish features, Irish Film New York. And, some of the characters in Jump curse American style, with one woman calling another “a d***” for example. How It’s Irish: It’s set in Derry city.Orla O’Sullivan attended […]

Music: Help Susan McKeown’s new CD

Susan McKeown at SongLives  in March How It’s New York: Susan McKeown lives and works in NY, and has become a real force here. She created and curated the SongLives series at Irish Arts Center (see this overview, and hear Susan on this podcast!). How It’s Irish: Susan is from Ireland and is working with […]

Irish Films at Tribeca Film Festival This Week!

How It’s New York: Tribeca Film Festival is a New York Festival founded in 2002 by Jane Rosenthal, Robert De Niro and Craig Hatkoff as a response to 9/11- to remind the world, and New Yorkers too, that Manhattan, and particularly LOWER Manhaattan, is vibrant and a great place to make and screen films.  It’s […]