JOHN FORD IRELAND Symposium
The Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA), in association with the John Ford Estate and the Irish Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, is delighted to announce the establishment of ‘JOHN FORD IRELAND’ - the annual Symposium celebrating the work and legacy of John Ford.
JOHN FORD IRELAND – Symposium (Dublin, JUNE 2012)
The Irish Film & Television Academy will hold its inagural JOHN FORD IRELAND – Symposium in Dublin in 2012
Scheduled to take place in Dublin in June 2012, attracting both public and industry participation from around the world, the Symposium’s diverse programme of events will include a series of screenings, exhibitions, discussions, masterclasses, lectures and public interviews designed to educate, inform and inspire participants by providing insight into the experiences of specially invited guests speakers/experts - a MUST for movie enthusiasts around the world, especially fans of John Ford.
In addition, in the Symposium’s second year, a Film School and Scholarship programme will be established for new filmmaking talent to visit Ireland and attend the JOHN FORD FILM SCHOOL. The annual international participation will enhance Ireland’s local industry’s links with world filmmakers. A Ford exhibition of photographs, documents & memorabilia will also be showcased to the public at a free FORD exhibition.
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