Irish movies in Irish cities - a Drivetime radio conversation with Assist. Prof. Justin Mac Gregor

In the context of recent release of Belfast, Dr Justin Mac Gregor, John Sherlock Assistant Professor in Film, explores representation of Irish cities as part of cinematic history of films shot in Ireland on Drivetime aired on RTÉ Radio 1, Ireland's national radio. Using examples of The Young Offenders, Angela's Ashes, The Guard and Bloody Sunday, Assist. Prof. MacGregor explores how cities are identified in cinema history in contrast to the predominant rural idyll associated with Irish film...

18 Jan 2022

In the context of recent release of Belfast, Dr Justin Mac Gregor, John Sherlock Assistant Professor in Film, explores representation of Irish cities as part of cinematic history of films shot in Ireland on Drivetime aired on RTÉ Radio 1, Ireland's national radio. Using examples of The Young Offenders, Angela's Ashes, The Guard and Bloody Sunday, Assist. Prof. MacGregor explores how cities are identified in cinema history in contrast to the predominant rural idyll associated with Irish film. Listen to Dr MacGregor from 1:49:46 on RTÉ Radio 1 Drivetime with Cormac Ó hEadhra by clicking on this news item or navigating to https://www.rte.ie/radio/radio1/drivetime/programmes/2022/0118/1274475-drivetime-tuesday-18-january-2022/
 
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