Irish Movie Night - John Huston's "The Dead"

  • December 21, 2012 · 7:30 PM
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New York Irish Center presents

Irish Movie Night

for anyone displaced by Hurricane Sandy
(see below for details, RSVP required)


The Dead

Nominated for Two Academy Awards

Stills from John Huston's The Dead

John Huston's last film is a labor of love on several levels: 
An adaptation of perhaps one of the greatest pieces of 
English-language literature by one of Huston's favorite authors, 
James Joyce. This is a love letter to the land of his ancestors and 
the country where his children grew up; and the chance to work 
with his screenwriter son Tony and his actress daughter Anjelica.
The film is delicate and unhurried, detailing a Christmas dinner 
at the house of two spinster musician sisters and their niece
in turn-of-the-century Ireland, attended by friends and family. 
Among the visiting attendees are the sisters' nephew 
Gabriel Conroy and his wife Greta. The evening's reminiscences 
bring up melancholy memories for Greta concerning her first,  
long-lost love when she was a girl in rural Galway. 
Greta's recounting of this tragic love brings Gabriel to an epiphany: 
He learns the difference between mere existence and living. The all-Irish
cast and careful period detail give the piece richness and gravity, and
Donal McCannAnjelica Hustonare unforgettable as the Conroys.


Cluck (2011)
A highly original Irish comedy short

Feathers are ruffled when a new arrival 
upsets the pecking order.

Director: Michael Lavelle    Writer: Michael Lavelle
Stars: Adam Carolan, Donncha Crowley and Scott Graham

Friday, December 21st
Doors Open 7.30pm
Pre-Show Discounted Bar until 8.10pm, Showtime 8.15pm

Beer $3  Wine $4
Complimentary Tea, Coffee, Soda, Snacks

for anyone displaced by Hurricane Sandy
simply RSVP to [masked]

Regular $11 Seniors, Students, Unemployed $6

Limited Seating
For advance tickets via Paypal or Credit Card
(you do not need a Paypal account to purchase tickets)
tickets on sale soon at

Each Advance Ticket Holder* will
be entered in to a Draw to Win
at the Luxury Five Star
Westbury Hotel
in Dublin, Ireland.
(*if you purchase a ticket at the door you will NOT be eligible for this offer. Offer
based on hotel availability and is subject to black-out dates, drawing date TBD)

Westbury Hotel Lounge

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