Movie Premiere Screening – The Minnitts of Anabeg (2012)
August 1, 2013 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
$8 – $15
Based on the true lives of the Minnitt family from Tipperary who owned over 1,000 acres of land at Anabeg House in Nenagh during the Great Hunger. Frank McGrath plays Joshua Minnitt, an English Justice of the Peace, disinherited by his father after marrying a Catholic girl. He works to save a community and to save his own family.
This premiere screening in the United States includes a Q&A with the film’s writer/director, Alan Brown.
Made in 2012, this film is the Winner of the Best Screenwriting Award at the Irish International Film Festival (2012).
Thursday, August 1 – Doors Open 7.30pm for Cocktail Hour – Complimentary Tea, Coffee, Soda, Popcorn. Screening starts at 8.30pm. For advance tickets via Paypal or Credit/Debit Card (you do not need a Paypal account to purchase tickets). Regular $15 Students, Seniors, Unemployed $8
The New York Irish Center is located in the beautiful waterfront community of Long Island City, only 5 mins. by subway on the 7 train from Grand Central station. The Center is conveniently located only steps from the subway exit. There is also lots of local parking available in the area after 7pm every evening. Long Island City has some of the most spectacular Midtown waterfront views, once five mins. walk from the subway exit.