Screening | riverrun presents CINEGAEL BUFFALO 2016
Friday, September 23, 2016, 1–10 pm
Free and open to the public
Afternoon Program | The 1916 Irish Rebellion: films from the Irish Film Institute
1:00 p.m. Film 1916: The Irish Rebellion, narrated by
Liam Neeson, 86 minutes, 2016 Notre Dame. The Irish Rising in its European and global contexts.
2:45 p.m. Discussion
"The Legacy of The Irish Rebellion" with Laurence Shine, Professor of Anglo-Irish Literature, Buffalo State College and Andrea O’Suilleabhain, Senior Policy Analyst, International Peace Institute and George J. Mitchell Scholar
3:30 p.m. Film
Irish Destiny, 73 minutes, 1926. Rediscovered by the IFI and restored with a new score by Micheal O’Suilleabhain. The Rising as historical romance. Ireland as it looked in 1926.
Evening program | Samuel Beckett
7:00 p.m. Staged Reading
"Krapp’s Last Tape," featuring Vincent O’Neill, Artistic Director Irish Classical Theatre Company; directed by David Oliver
8:15 p.m. Talk and Panel
"Krapp’s Last Tape and Re-Viewing Beckett," Neil Wechsler, Artistic Director, Against the Grain Theater Festival, and panel with Kezia Whiting and Morgan Pulver, UB English Doctoral Candidates and Beckett Scholars
9:00 p.m. Film
Two short films of Samuel Beckett
Presented by the Irish Film Institute, Culture Ireland, riverrun, Cinegael Buffalo and the Burchfield Penney.