Man of Aran and How the Myth Was Made
Bruno Walter Auditorium at New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (40 Lincoln Center Plaza, Manhattan)

Man of Aran (UK)
1934, 77 minutes
Directed by Robert Flaherty

How the Myth Was Made (USA)
1978, 60 minutes
Directed by George Stoney
Screening introduced by filmmaker George Stoney

Presented in partnership with the Irish Film Institute, Hidden Ireland: A Celebration of Ireland in Documentary Film is a documentary film series offering insights into contemporary Irish life and into the past that has shaped it. It includes a range of sometimes conflicting perspectives from indigenous and foreign filmmakers, both amateur and professional. The films, which are drawn primarily from the IFI’s Irish Film Archive collection, will be introduced by US and Irish speakers.