The Atlantic City Free Public Library and Garden State Film Festival will mark St. Patrick’s Day by viewing and discussing short Irish films beginning at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 17. Each film is approximately 15 minutes long. The program will feature three films that were shown at previous GSFF events: The Wednesdays, Gone Fishing and Bye Bye Now. GSFF Vice President Harriet Diamond will lead the discussion.
The Wednesdays (14 min)
A poignant, but heart-warming comedy. Mr and Mrs O'Leary have been prisoners of old age for too long, so when they discover a way to feel young again, they take it - every Wednesday. But soon the law comes knocking at their door...
Gone Fishing (13 min)
Gone Fishing is the touching story of a boy and old man coming to terms with bereavement through their shared love of fishing, and the legend of Goliath, the biggest pike ever caught!
Bye Bye Now (15 min)
An amusing and poignant documentary about the fate of the Irish phone box, which has gone from the centre of society to the verge of extinction. Bye Bye Now! is a bitter sweet tribute to the phone box, a historical document and a barometer of how much we've changed. A roadtrip around Ireland in honour of the phonebox.