#LIF2020 digital launch

#LIF2020 digital launch 15Oct

Join other Facebookers in a general digital watch party over on our Facebook channel. Featuring glimpses of the Festival, exclusive films and previews, it provides a great showcase for the days ahead.

Covid-19 has changed how we can be together, so between 8pm and 10.30pm, we will release lots of digital content and form a bit of a Facebook watch party on our page. We will share project films and stories, comments, images from previous festivals, links to articles and updates about the Festival. We also invite you send in memories, comments or launch wishes on the night, so you can share in the opening of #LIF2020.

The full schedule runs as below. Please note: some of these links will not work until the night as the posts are released. Please visit us on Facebook, where we will be dropping all of this and comments across the evening. Join us!

8:00pm –  #LockdownLights story release : A Reflection

8:05pm #LockdownLights story release: Vin Finn and Joan Boyce, In Memoriams

8:10pm Eithne Browne and friends – Act I plays on Facebook. Please feel free to donate here www.liverpoolirishfestival.com/give

8:50pm #LinesFromLockdown project; Quarantine – poetry film plays on Facebook, in honour of Eavan Boland

8:55pm #LockdownLights poem;  Greg Quiery’s ‘The Simmy’

9:00pm #LockdownLights poem; Greg Quiery’s ‘On Exchnage Flags’, in honour of Black History Month. Black Lives Matter. Full stop.

9:05pm ‘Lily‘ trailer, showing in partnership with the Irish Film Festival London plays on Facebook

9:07pm – LQBTQIA+ trio of films, screened in partnership with the Irish Film Festival London plays on Facebook

  • ‘Boy Saint’ – 7mins 22 seconds (dir. Tom Speers)
  • ‘Becoming Cherrie’ 12mins, (dir. Nicky Larkin)
  • ‘Tuesday Night’, 15mins (dir. Michael Healy).

9:40pm Matt McGinn Lessons of War trailer, plays on Facebook

9:50pm #LockdownLights story release: Shenanigans and milk bottle Guinness

9:55pm #LinesFromLockdown project; We Must Create– poetry film, plays on Facebook. With thanks to Stephen James Smith for allowing us to use his poem

10:05pm Eithne Browne and Friends – Act 2 plays on Facebook. Again, if you are able to give, please do so here: www.liverpoolirishfestival.com/give.

10:30pm A reading list to leave you with.

We shall look forward to seeing lots of you there!

Some of our broadcasts from launch night:

Also see our “We Must Create” film.

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15 October 2020



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