6th Annual Festival, 2010

at Loyola Marymount University
February to April 2010


Rotimi Adebari  February 25: Black Irish: Embracing Diversity in Ireland and America
Rotimi Adebari, the first African mayor of an Irish town, gives a multi-media presentation
McIntosh Center, University Hall 3999, 4:30 PM

 February 27: The Boys of St. Columb's
A screening and discussion with writer/co-producer Maurice Fitzpatrick
Ahmanson Auditorium, University Hall 1000, 8 PM
The Boys of St. Columb's

Great Craic April 7: Great Craic: A Night of Irish Poetry and Music
A reading by Irish poet Nell Regan and Irish traditional music by Frank Simpson & Friends
McIntosh Center, University Hall 3999, 7:30 PM 

April 10: The Magdalene Sisters
Winner: Best Picture--Venice Film Festival
Mayer Theater, Communication Arts Building, 7:30 PM
Magdalene Sisters

Sponsored by the Irish Studies Program, with generous support from the Office of the Senior Vice President and Chief Academic Officer, The Office of Intercultural Affairs, the Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts, the Department of English, the School of Film and Television, African American Studies, the Los Angeles Irish Film Festival, & Cultural Ireland.