Films, Talks

ALCOCK & BROWN – THE TRUE STORY

Irish Film Institute

07/10/2019 at 6:30pm

Join us for the Dublin premiere of this feature documentary telling the story of Captain John Alcock and Lieutenant Arthur Brown who made the first non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean from Newfoundland to Clifden in June 1919. The film explores the lives of these intrepid aviators from their childhood fascination with early flying machines to their remarkable transatlantic achievement told through evocative newsfilm and interviews with their descendants, Connemara locals and aviation historians. Colour/2019/88mins.

 

Director Kevin Glynn will attend the screening.

Booking required.