Guest Speakers

We are delighted to confirm our Guest Speakers, Dr Susan Liddy (Lecturer in the Department of Media and Communication Studies at MIC, Limerick, and Chair of Women in Film and Television Ireland), Dr Loretta Goff (Postdoctoral Researcher in the Department of Film and Screen Media at University College Cork), and Mr Anthony Muldoon, on behalf … Continue reading Guest Speakers

Carmel Winters in Conversation with Pat Murphy

We are so delighted to announce that after our screening of her latest film, Float Like a Butterfly, Carmel Winters will be in conversation with the esteemed filmmaker, Pat Murphy. Pat Murphy's early work emerged from the radical, creative upheavals which defined Hornsey and the Royal College of Art in the 1970s. Her graduate film … Continue reading Carmel Winters in Conversation with Pat Murphy

About the Symposium

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While male-centred narrative has dominated much of twenty-first-century Irish film, female characters have continued to provide some of the most memorable, and sociopolitically significant, moments on the contemporary screen. From the subversion of old tropes surrounding gendered stereotypes and roles, to the underlining of women’s place in and treatment through Irish history, contemporary depictions of … Continue reading About the Symposium