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'Mise Éire' Doc with Bairéad & Morrison Q&A at IFI
03 Feb 2012 : By Ciara Drohan
‘Lorg na gCos-Suil Siar Ar Mise Éire’
‘Lorg na gCos-Súil Siar Ar Mise Éire’, a documentary film about the making of Ireland’s most famous film ‘Mise Éire’ is to be screened in the Irish Film Institute (IFI) on Sunday 12th February.

The documentary interviews director George Morrison and other key creative personnel behind the production 50 years on after its theatrical release in 1960. ‘Mise Éire’ which was the first ever Irish film feature explored the three decades of political change in Ireland leading up to the Easter Rising and was a major success at the box office at the time.

The documentary ‘Lorg na gCos’ was directed Colm Bairéad (An tÁdh, Mac an Athar) and was produced by Cleona Ní Chrualaoi (Ceart agus Coir, Coiscéimeanna) on behalf of Midas Productions. It was filmed between July and September in Dublin, Cork, Donegal, Derry and London. DOP was Fergal O’Hanlon (The Only Viking in the Village, Anton). It was edited by Bernard Clarke (Ceart agus Coir, Chain Reactions)

The screening will take place on Sunday 12th February at 1pm in the IFI in Temple Bar, Dublin and will be followed by a Q&A with ‘Lorg na gCos’ director Colm Bairéad and ‘Mise Éire’ director George Morrison. The documentary will also be screened on TG4 later this year.



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