An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on [day], repeating indefinitely
Presented by Irish Arts Center and Irish Film Institute
Tuesday, October 6 | 7 pm
Directed by Alan Gilsenan
We continue to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of W.B. Yeats (on June 13, 1865) with Images from a Past Life: W.B Yeats on Film, a biographical and experimental “film poem” from director Alan Gilsenan (last here with Queen of Paraguay).
Using solely the words of Yeats, the film takes the viewer on a cinematic journey into his extraordinary imagination. Gilsenan says, “Beyond the poet’s popular profile and his cultural tourist cachet, little is really known of his complex life, despite having articulated it so completely and so creatively. In so many ways, Yeats dreamt up his life. He fashioned his own majestic screenplay and we are – endlessly – the beneficiaries.”
A selection of short films will precede the film.
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