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Irish film at the Festival du cinéma de la Francophonie, 1-9 March 2019

Ireland will participate in the Festival du cinéma de la Francophonie, which takes place from 1 to 9 March at the cinematheques of Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Holon.   

Ireland will present the film "The Price of Desire" (2015, director Mary McGuckian), the true story of how Irish furniture designer and architect Eileen Gray's contribution to the inception of 20th century architecture was completely effaced and defaced by her nemesis, Le Corbusier - with Orla Brady as Eileen Gray and co-starring Vincent Perez, Francesco Scianna and Alanis Morrissette. The dialogue is in English and French with subtitles in Hebrew and English.

The dates and locations when the Irish film will be shown are as follows:

  • Holon: 1 March, 21.30.
  • Tel Aviv: 5 March, 20.30
  • Jerusalem: 8 March, 14.00

Further details on the festival, including contact details of the cinemas for purchase of tickets, are available at http://institutfrancais-israel.com/blog/29629/

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