Premiere of Britain on Film: Rural Life

Premiere of Britain on Film: Rural Life

The premiere of Britain on Film: Rural Life, which features film footage from Northern Ireland, will take place at 11am at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum on Wednesday, January 25th.


Part of the Independent Cinema Office's curated Britain on Film on Tour, Rural Life is the second special themed programme developed for audiences under this project. 

Rural Life, which explores an array of of diverse and beautiful landscapes, includes two films from Northern Ireland:

The Dry Village from 1964 is a cautionary tale of the ‘dry village’ of Bessbrook, Co. Armagh, whose founder believed that the absence of a pub would remove the need for both the police and pawn brokers;

Skating on Lough Neagh from 1963, when the Big Freeze of that year played havoc with the working life of Northern Ireland.

Details of the full programme can be found at Britain on Film: Rural Life

access>CINEMA members have the opportunity to attend the Rural Life launch and premiere screening at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum on Wednesday January 25th. 

Light refreshments will be served after the screening.

Following the launch the programme will be available to screen for access>CINEMA and Film Hub Northern Ireland members from January 26th, 2017.

Members wishing to attend the launch should RSVP to Jemma Buckley at the Independent Cinema Office.