Bringing Contemporary Irish Cinema to the United States
IFNY brings the very best in contemporary Irish cinema to New York with a special three-day screening series featuring filmmaker Q & As, panel discussions, and filmmaker receptions. The event is co-presented by NYU's Glucksman Ireland House, The Irish Film Board and funded by Culture Ireland’s Imagine Ireland Program.
Donald is a teenager with extraordinary artistic talents. His future as a graphic novel artist should be bright. As his life is consumed by fantastic daydreams, Donald soon discovers that a very real enemy is trying to kill him. With an unorthodox psychologist teaching Donald to find the light in life in an otherwise dark world, Death of a Superhero tells the story of discovering life, love, and death in this exceptionally honest portrayal of a teenage boy facing his own mortality.
Ian FitzGibbon – Director
Ian FitzGibbon was born in Dublin. He trained as an actor at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London and had an extensive acting career on English TV. He began directing 10 years ago, making the short Between Dreams and the features Paths To Freedom and Perrier’s Bounty.
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