Irish actor Gabriel Byrne is in Massachusetts this week as an honored guest of the Irish Film Festival Boston, which takes place March 25-28, 2010.
Byrne is appearing at the Friday evening filming of Gabriel Byrne: Stories from Home at the Somerville Theatre in Davis Square, Somerville. The film, directed by Pat Collins, gives a revealing insight into the life and creative impulses of Byrne, one of the leading actors of his generation.
Now in its 11th year, the Irish Film Festival Boston has introduced American audiences to a vibrant and rich array of movies, shorts, documentaries and animated films coming out of Ireland, as well as films addressing the Irish Diaspora. Venues for this year's festival include Brattle Theatre in Harvard Square and Somerville Theatre in Davis Square.
For a complete schedule of the Irish Film Festival Boston, click here.