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Documentary by Maurice Fitzpatrick: John Hume in America

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19 Sep

Documentary by Maurice Fitzpatrick: John Hume in America

19th September 2018 @ 9:00 am

Dcumentary by Maurice Fitzpatrick: John Hume in America

Introduced by Des Kavanagh

John Hume saw that by harnessing the political influence of the Irish-American diaspora in Washington it was possible address the legacy of colonial division in Ireland and to achieve peace. In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America is a compelling feature documentary, narrated by Liam Neeson, with dramatic footage from the conflict in Northern Ireland and stirring accounts by presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter, as well as US congressmen and senators. This film shows how one man with courage and charisma, inspired by Martin Luther King, mobilised Irish Americans and America to bring an end to years of bloody violence in his homeland. Runtime: 80 minutes.

Admission €5

EVENT DETAILS

Date: 19th September 2018 @ 9:00 am
Time: 9:00 am - 9:00 am
Venue: Station House Theatre
Address: Station House Complex
Organizer Name: Clifden Arts Festival
Phone: +353 (0)87 331 5009