Friday, April 22nd at 7:30pm
Irish Cinema Showcase:
STEPS OF FREEDOM
Steps of Freedom - The Story of Irish Dance
84 min / Dublin, Ireland
DIR: Ruan Magan
Steps of Freedom reveals how Irish dance was shaped over centuries through interactions with many cultures as it evolved from a simple folk dance to become a global phenomenon loved by millions around the world.
Also playing along with it is the short film Mam's Old Chair (DIR: Sheena Walsh, 3 min, Dublin, Ireland), about repair, reuse, community and the joy that can be garnered from every day objects.
A talkback with the filmmakers will follow the screening.
Full Schedule for Irish Cinema Showcase 2022:
• Friday, April 22 at 7:30 pm: Steps of Freedom - The Story of Irish Dance + Mam's Old Chair
• Saturday, April 23 at 1:30 pm: Through Irish Eyes: A Collection of Short FIlms
• Saturday, April 23 at 4:00 pm: Where's the Craic? + Frank -The Man with the Camera + Magic
• Sunday, April 24 at 2:00 pm: The Hunger