Screening/discussion of the documentary ATLANTIC
(80 min., 2016, Dir: Risteard Ó Domhnaill)
narrated by Emmy-award winning actor Brendan Gleeson. The film follows the struggles of three fishing communities in Ireland, Norway and Newfoundland as they battle with the oil explorers and international fishing companies for control of the resources in their waters.
Post-screening discussion: Atlantic director Risteard Ó Domhnaill with Jennifer Jacquet (Environmental Studies, NYU). Moderator: Niall McKay (Irish Screen America). Intro: Pegi Vail (NYU Center for Media, Culture and History).
Tickets: RSVP TO: firstname.lastname@example.org. Event is free and open to the public but seating is limited. First-come, first-served. Doors open fifteen minutes prior to event start time. Please bring photo ID.
Supported by an NYU Green Grant from the Office of Sustainability and a Visual Arts Initiative Award, New York University Arts Council
Co-sponsors: NYU’s Asian/Pacific/American Institute (A/P/A), Jonathan M. Tisch Center for Hospitality and Tourism, Center for Latin American and Caribbean (CLACS), Cinema Studies, Environmental Studies, Glucksman Ireland House, Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, Journalism, Native American, Indigenous Students’ Group; and Irish Screen America, NY Wild Film Festival, NY Royal Norwegian Consulate General, Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage.