Syracuse and Contemporary Irish Film...The Perfect Pair
Syracuse has always held passionately to its Irish heritage, celebrating it throughout the generations. It marks the physical and psychological landscape of our city, defining who we are. From our one of a kind traffic light at Tipperary Hill, having one of the top ten St. Patrick’s Day parade in the nation, to the popularity of Irish names for business and restaurants, it shows its “good to be Irish” in Syracuse.
What better way to celebrate our heritage by using the world of film to connect with the nation that has given us so much and influences us daily.
Our mission is to reconnect and rediscover Ireland, and ourselves, through Irish contemporary film. It is our goal to bring to the Syracuse area the best and brightest talents Irish cinema has to offer. Using this fascinating art form we can inspire conversations and create greater awareness of the vital work of organizations in our own community.
This year we are proud to have ACR Health and The Q center as our community partner. In honor of our community partner, many of this year's films focus on LGBTQ themes because we believe that visibility leads to awareness and agency.
Hosted at the Everson Museum of Art from June 22-24, 2017, featuring award winning documentaries, comedies and dramas, this festival will truly be great fun and an inspiration to one and all!
For more details and information about the movies playing, go to our website SYRIrishFilmFest.com .