Films at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2016

Thursday 28th July – Monday 1st August 2016 Admission is free and all are welcome. Thursday 28th July. 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 labor heroine, Mary Harris Jones, known as … Continue reading Films at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2016

A Sense of Wonder- the story of Rachel Carson

Rachel Carson at work On Saturday 1st August the Cork Mother Jones Committee is privileged to present the film A Sense ofWonder with the kind permission of Kaiulani Lee. The film showing will take place at the Maldron Hotel at 2.30pm. When biologist and author Rachel Carson wrote Silent Spring in 1962, little did this quiet … Continue reading A Sense of Wonder- the story of Rachel Carson

Mother Jones & her Children to be screened at film festivals

The documentary Mother Jones and Her Children, produced by Cork based Frameworks Films will be screened on Friday 12th June at 12pm in Cork County Hall as part of the Community TV Festival taking place there on 12th/13th June 2015.  The documentary, which explores the life of Cork trade union activist Mary Harris, known as … Continue reading Mother Jones & her Children to be screened at film festivals

Mother Jones & Her Children DVD now available

Mother Jones And Her Children is a 52 minute long documentary which outlines the extraordinary life and activities of the most famous Cork woman in America. Produced by Emma Bowell and Eddie Noonan of Cork based Frameworks Films (www.frameworksfilms.com) in cooperation with the Cork Mother Jones Committee. Highly recommended.   DVDs (€10 each) are available from … Continue reading Mother Jones & Her Children DVD now available

Interesting films at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2014

Film has been an important part of the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival since the beginning.  This year we will be showing five films covering the struggles of  people in extraordinary situations in the fight for justice and rights.  All film showings are free of charge. All welcome. Tuesday 29th July – Friday 1st August 2014  Admission is … Continue reading Interesting films at the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival 2014