Photos from the second day of the 7th Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School 2018. Today (Saturday, 4th August) is the final day of the festival. Timetable to be uploaded on this site shortly. Video: Cork's own Jimmy Crowley singing one of his own songs about the Spanish Civil War.
Fords – Memories of the Line Firkin Crane Theatre, Wednesday August 1st 2018 at 7.30pm. A Documentary by Frameworks Films and Ford Ex-Workers’ Group. The Fords factory became synonymous with Cork in the sixty seven years in which production was carried on in the Marina plant. Henry Ford’s father William had left from Ballinascarthy, in … Continue reading Ford’s – “Memories of the Line” – new film by Frameworks Films
Films at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2018 Wednesday 1st August –Saturday 4th August 2018 Admission is free and all are welcome. Wednesday 1st August Cathedral Visitor Centre, 2.30: “Mother Jones, America’s Most Dangerous Woman” a film by Rosemary Feurer and Laura Vazquez. Mother Jones: America's Most Dangerous Woman is a documentary … Continue reading Films at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2018
Timetable for Day Three of the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival - Thursday, 3rd August 2017. There is an environmental theme to today's events which begin at 11.00am with what promises to be an interesting and topical talk by Councillor Marcia D'Alton on "The Environmental Battle for Cork Harbour". We will have Music at the … Continue reading Spirit of Mother Jones Festival – Day Three (Thursday, 3rd August)
Films at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2017 Tuesday 1st August –Saturday 5th August 2017 Admission is free and all are welcome. Tuesday 1st August Maldron Hotel, Shandon 2.30: “Mother Jones, America’s Most Dangerous Woman” a film by Rosemary Feurer and Laura Vazquez. Mother Jones: America's Most Dangerous Woman is a documentary about the amazing … Continue reading Films at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2017
On site with the film crew Angelo Vernuccio, (Sound Man) Ger McCloskey, Eddie Noonan,(Frameworks Films) Tom Collopy and Alan Warren. The Cork Mother Jones Committee will show the Cork premiere of The Limerick Brigadistas - From the Shannon to the Ebro...a film documentary by the Limerick International Brigades Memorial Trust (LIBMT) and Frameworks Films on Friday … Continue reading Frank Ryan and the Limerick Brigadistas
Plastic Ocean - floating plastic The Cork Mother Jones Committee will screen the stunning environmental film “A Plastic Ocean” at the sixth Spirit of Mother Jones festival on Thursday afternoon 3rd August 2017 at the Firkin Theatre in Shandon. While many regard tackling climate change as being vital to the survival of the planet, other … Continue reading “A Plastic Ocean” at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival and Summer School 2017.
Blood on the Mountain movie poster Blood on the Mountain is a newly released award-winning documentary. It is a fearless look at the 150 year history of the US coal industry. It has been endorsed by both the United Mine Workers of America and Sierra Club. This is a story of human struggles endured at … Continue reading New film “Blood on the Mountain” will feature at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2017
Today, 1st August, is Mother Jones Day in Cork and it is also the final day of the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2016. There are just three events on today's programme all of which will be held at the Maldron Hotel, Shandon. We start at 4.00pm with a showing of Tadhg Barry Remembered - … Continue reading August 1st – Mother Jones Day
Today is the 3rd day of the 2016 Spirit of Mother Jones festival in Cork. The first two days have been most interesting and have attracted large crowds including a number of international guests. Today's events begin at 11.30am with local historian Luke Dineen who will talk about the 1922 Post Office strike which was … Continue reading Day 3 at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival