Screening and Panel Discussion - São Paulo, Brazil


Location: Cinusp Paulo Emílio

1916 The Irish Rebellion will be screened on Thursday, August 24, at 4:00 p.m. at the Cinusp Paulo Emílio (with Portuguese subtitles).

The screening is part of the CINUSP's Cultural Trauma show in Ireland and Brazil, featuring films and debates that explore different historical moments in these countries. In its definition, the organizers say, cultural trauma occurs when members of a large group, or even of an entire nation, experience events that leave permanent marks in their memories and in their collective consciousness, altering and reconstructing their identity.

After the screening (86 minutes), there will be a debate featuring:

Bríona Nic Dhiarmada 
is the originator, writer, producer and executive producer of the documentary, and the Thomas J. and Kathleen M. O'Donnell Professor of Irish Studies and Concurrent Professor of Film, Television and Theater, University of Notre Dame. She is also the author of The 1916 Irish Rebellion as well as articles on Irish culture and literature, scripts, and other documentaries.  

Laura Izarra 
is a free teacher at USP, coordinator of the Chair of Irish Studies and president of the Brazilian Association of Irish Studies. She completed a Master's and PhD in Linguistic and Literary Studies in English from USP and held a postdoctoral degree from the University of London and from Trinity College, Dublin. She is a researcher in the fields of postcolonial studies, Irish studies and diasporic theory.






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