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Irish Film Feis 2018-2019
(all dates Sundays)


St. John’s Meadows

Briarwood Building

1 Johnsarbor Dr W.

Rochester, NY 14620

The John O’Sullivan Memorial Film Series


St. John’s Meadows

October - April 2019-2020

 4:00 - 7: 00 p.m.


St. John’s Meadows has easy handicap access, parking in front of building, full buffet, drinks, and signage will direct attendees to the door.


Join members of the Rochester Chapter of the Irish American Cultural Institute for a feis that celebrates some of Ireland's best films.


Buffet will be supplied by the Briarwood Catering and will change monthly. Cash bar available. We will eat first and follow with the film and discussion.


October 6th:

Brand Irish 

Documentary 102 min.  2015


There is more to the Irish than meets the eye! With a diaspora of 75 million, the Irish brand is huge. Here is a look at the role the Irish have played in world culture.



November 3rd:

P.S. I Love You

Drama, Romance 126 min. 2007


A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages to help her start a new life.



January 5th:

Song of the Sea 

Animation 93 min. 2014


An Irish boy and his sister(a Selkie) go on an adventure to free the Faries and save the spirit world.

February 9th:

Leap Year 

Comedy 100 min. 2010


A woman travels to Dublin to propose to her boyfriend on Leap Day.  Will it work?



March 1st:


Drama 96 min. 2008


Hunger follows life in the Maze Prison with an interpretation of the events surrounding the 1981 IRA hunger strike.



April 5th:

Circle of Friends

Drama, Romance 103 min. 1995


Based on the Maeve Binchey novel. A coming of age story of 3 girls from an Irish village, attending college in post WWII Dublin.

Contact: Katherine McMahon- Flynn

Reservations: At least 5 DAYS PRIOR TO SHOW DATE

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Dinner Buffet Included

Cost:  General Admission  $25 

IACI members  $20

Member price full series of 6 = $108

General price full series of 6 = $138


Checks Payable to: Rochester IACI,

Mail to: Treasurer, PO Box 18468, Rochester, NY 14618,

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Literary Roundtable


Join Dr. Bernard Hart and others with a passion for Irish literature in monthly discussions.


Usually held final Thursday of each month*, 1 to 3 p.m.,

Pittsford Recreation Center,

35 Lincoln Ave


*Adjusted some months for holidays










Other Programs Examples from Past Presentations

Readings from local authors

  • Ivan Lennon

  • Michael McCarthy

  • Dierdre McKiernan Hetzler

  • Elizabeth Osta


  • Dennis Hogan

Celtic Art

  • Stephen Walker

Women in Irish Literature

  • Fionnuala Regan


Irish Dance

  • Amy Copolla, Dunleavy School

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