Screening Irish History Outsiders’ Histories, GFT, 8 – 29 May, 2017
GFT 8 – 29 May, 2017
This series explores dramatic and sometimes troubling aspects of Irish history. From single mothers to forgotten emigrants, each film takes the perspective of outsiders and critical voices to reveal Irish society in imaginative and provocative ways. The series includes Philomena, The Rocky Road to Dublin, I Could Read the Sky and the Scottish premiere of the documentary Hubert Butler: Witness to the Future. Each screening will be followed by a panel discussion and Q&A featuring filmmakers, historians and other commentators.
Screening Irish History is co-organized with the University of Strathclyde’s History department and led by Dr Niall Whelehan.
8 May, 2017
Rocky Road To Dublin
This screening will be followed by a discussion and Q&A with Carole Holohan, historian and author of Reframing Irish Youth in the Sixties.
15 May, 2017
Hubert Butler: Witness To The Future
Followed by a discussion and Q&A with director Johnny Gogan, about the film and Butler’s eventful life.
22 May, 2017
This screening will be followed by a discussion and Q&A with historian Lindsey-Earner Byrne, the author of Mother and Child and Letters of the Catholic Poor.
29 May, 2017
I Could Read The Sky
This screening will be followed by a discussion with Enda Delaney, historian and author of The Irish in Post-War Britain.
GFT, 12 Rose Sgtreet, G3 6RB
8 – 29 May, 2017
GFT, 12 Rose Street, G3 6RB
- The Glasgow Diet – Documentary on History of Food fundraiser
- New Life Gym, Maryhill, Glasgow
- The Social Isolation Film Festival curated by GFT
- ‘the lactic acid in the calves of your despair’ poetry collection by Ali Whitelock
- The Nae Pub Quiz Round 2 – Gigs in Scotland
- New Collection of Poems: Poor Wurld by Jim Ferguson
- The Clearing: A memoir of art, family and mental health by Samantha Clark
- The Siren Awakes – memoir by Linda Jackson
- Blessed Assurance by Stewart Ennis
- Stevenson Jewellers Glasgow West End
- ‘Doors tae Naewye’ poetry by Christie Williamson
- Cottiers Pub Quiz – Cancelled until further notice
- Poor Wurld by Jim Ferguson – Book Launch Party Postponed
- Keeping Time novel by Thomas Legendre
- Much Left Unsaid by Finola Scott – poetry
- Freddy Anderson, Afternoon of Literature, Poetry and Song
- Women Writers: Maria Marchinadu, Tracy Patrick and Eloise Oui
- Glasgow Short Film Festival 2020: My First Film
- Sweet Charity, Websters Theatre
- Neu Reekie at Aye Write