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14TH ANNUAL SF IRISH FILM FESTIVAL - SEPTEMBER 2017. DATES TBA

SF Irish Film Festivals

14TH ANNUAL SF IRISH FILM FESTIVAL – SEPTEMBER 21-23, 2017

Irish Film • March 2017


Irish Documentary Film Festival • March 4

SF Irish Film, in association with the Irish-American Crossroads Festival presents DocFest

Delancey Street Theater, San Francisco

4pm – “Coming Home”

Coming Home is a feature length documentary by Dublin based filmmaker Cathal Kenna. It follows a selection of five Irish emigrants on their journeys as they return to and depart from Ireland. The concept of home and what it means to different people is at the heart of this intimate portrayal of Irish emigrant life. 1hr 23 mins

6pm – “A Fanatic Heart”

Musician and advocate Bob Geldof examines the life and work of one of the 20th century’s greatest poets, William Butler Yeats. 1hr 38 mins

8pm – “How to Defuse a Bomb”

The extraordinary untold story of how an NYPD bomb disposal expert played a key role in helping defuse the decades old “Troubles” in Northern Ireland.

1 hr 30 mins


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