Ballintrillick Environmental Group are holding a screening of the hugely popular, Award-Winning movie ‘Atlantic’ at The Benwiskin Centre on Thursday, 8th Sept at 8pm. Fee €5 per person. Everyone welcome.
‘Atlantic’ follows the fortunes of three small fishing communities (Connemara, Norway & Newfoundland) as they struggle to maintain their way of life in the face of mounting economic and ecological challenges. As the oil majors drive deeper into their fragile seas, and the world’s largest fishing companies push fish stocks to the brink, coastal people and the species they rely on may be reaching a point of no return.
Narrated by Brendan Gleeson, Emmy Award-Winner and Directed by Risteárd Ó Domhnaill (The Pipe), this movie is creating a stir all around Ireland.
“Entertaining, informative and essential.” – Irish Times
“absolute must-see” – Film Ireland
“Atlantic is an engrossing piece of truth-seeking, visually stunning and crafted with clarity and insight. It was an honour to be involved.” – Brendan Gleeson
Atlantic was awarded Best Irish Documentary at the Dublin International Film Festival 2016.
If you would like to reserve a seat, please call us on 071 9176721 or we will see you on the night!!
Tea and coffee will be served before the film starts (7.30pm - 8pm).