Oct 06 2017 Posted: 15:19 IST

Huston Guest session: Kevin Toolis: "The Wonders of the Irish Wake and other Adventures in the Screen Trade." 

Thursday October 26, 2.30pm, Huston Main.

 The award-winning filmmakerand writer Kevin Toolis will speak in the Huston School of Film & Digital Media on Thursday, 26 October 2017 at2.30pm.

 The event is organised by Aonad Léann na Cumarsáide, Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge in association Huston School of Film & Digital Media.

 A BAFTA award-winner (for his ethical thriller, Complicit (2013)), Toolis has also been nominated for an Emmy for his documentary 'Cult of the Suicide Bomber' (2006), an extraordinary examination of the origins and motivations of the modern-day suicide bomber.  His books include Rebel Hearts concerning the IRA and he has contributed as a journalist to the New York Times, the Observer and the Guardian.  His drama 'The Confessions of Gordon Brown' was staged on the West End in London in 2013.  Weidenfeld & Nicolson published his most recent this year My Father's Wake, a moving meditation on death and a celebration of the traditional Irish way of mourning the dead.  

 

College Of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies

Huston School of Film & Digital Media

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