Sé Merry Doyle’s documentary ‘Dreaming The Quiet Man’, Tom Hall’s ‘Sensation’ and Darragh Byrne’s ‘Parked’ are among the titles set to screen at the Toronto Irish Film Festival on March 9th and 10th.
Opening with ‘Dreaming the Quiet Man’, the festival will see 11 Irish movies receive their Canadian debut screenings. Spotlighting emerging Filmmakers in 2012, TIRFF will also feature the work of Toronto-based Irish filmmakers with screenings that include; ‘Diaspora’, from Barbara Deignan, which documents Irish youth who are settling in Toronto; and ‘Alive from the Divis Flats’ by filmmaker Eleanor McGrath, which profiles Irish community personality and entertainer Hugo Straney.
Other highlights include a music programme (featuring ‘Hotpress: the Write Stuff) and a programme of Irish short film.
Further info and bookings at torontoirishfilmfest.com