Rocky Ross Muc Gets US Release
Rocky Ros Muc, our 2017 Best Feature Documentary, will screen will be released in cinemas in America this fall.
The documentary tells the gripping story of boxer Sean Mannion and the story of the Irish in Boston. From humble beginnings, to challenging the world title crown. From the quiet Gaeltacht village of Ros Muc in County Galway, to the criminal underworld of James ‘Whitey’ Bulger and the mean streets of Boston. Rocky Ros Muc examines spirit inside the ring and troubles outside; the reality of emigration and its impact on identity.
The film will premiere in both New York and Los Angeles on Friday October 6th and in Boston on Friday October 13th. It will screen at Cinema Village, New York and at Laemmle Music Hall Theatre, Beverly Hills. In Boston, the film will screen at the Regal Fenway 13 cinema.
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The IFI Player is a virtual viewing room for Irish Film Archive collections, giving audiences across the globe instant access to this rich heritage. The material on the IFI Player has been selected to give audiences a taste of the breadth and depth of Ireland’s moving image collections preserved by the Archive. Home movies, newsreels, travelogues, animations, feature films, public information films and documentaries have been included as the IFI have tried to reflect all aspects of indigenous amateur and professional production.