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Féile Scannán na Réabhlóide 2016 - 27-29 Bealtaine
A Week-end of World Cinema in Conamara Buy Tickets
 

The Club Scannán Sailearna committee are currently planning the Autumn 2020 season.

Given the challenging and uncertain context in which we find ourselves things are going to be different but we are confident that with the appropriate planning our members can enjoy another successful season of films in the Seanscoil.

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(Czlowiek z zelaza)

 
Director: Andrzej Wajda
Poland 1981
153 minutes
Cert: 12
 

 

Man of Iron depicts the Solidarity labour movement and its first success in persuading the Polish government to recognize the workers' right to an independent union. The film tells the story of Maciej Tomczyk, the son of Mateusz Birkut, the protagonist of Wajda's earlier film, Man of Marble. Here, Maciej is a young worker involved in the anti-Communist labour movement, described as "the man who started the Gdańsk Shipyard strike", and a journalist working for the Communist regime's radio station, who is given a task of slandering Maciej. The young man is clearly intended as a parallel to Lech Wałęsa who appears as himself in this critically acclaimed film.