Ireland on Screen - In the Name of Peace

England • Film
09 Feb 2018— 09 Feb 2018

Ireland on Screen - In the Name of Peace

The Irish Cultural Centre

Blacks Road, Hammersmith, London, W6 9DT

A screening of the documentary film In The Name of Peace: John Hume in America, followed by a Q&A with the Director / Producer,  Maurice Fitzpatrick.

This feature documentary explores the Nobel Prize winner, John Hume’s long campaign to secure peace in Northern Ireland. Maurice Fitzpatrick reveals how Hume, rising from the riot-torn streets of Northern Ireland and inspired by Martin Luther King, enlisted an army of heavy-weight international heads of state to help bring about Peace in Northern Ireland. Narrated by Liam Neeson, the documentary includes interviews with Presidents Clinton and President Carter, US senators and congressmen, as well as Irish leaders, and British Prime Ministers Tony Blair and John Major.