Monday, February 24, 2014

Solas Nua's FREE Irish Popcorn! is Back

Irish Popcorn! is back. The free monthly film screening series from Solas Nua showcases great Irish cinema at 7:00 PM on the final Monday of every month. Tonight's selection is King of the Travellers, written & directed by Mark O'Connor. It takes place at a new venue, Busboys and Poets on 14th & V Streets, tonight at 7. Stick around after the show, for the first meeting of the new Irish Popcorn! Film Society.

Rotten Tomatoes Plot: Set in the Irish Travelling community, King of the Travellers tells the story of John Paul Moorehouse and his journey to avenge the death of his father. The recent return of the Power family, who John Paul believes are responsible for his father's murder, ignites an old feud between the two rival families. However when John Paul falls in love with Puc Power's daughter, Winnie, he is faced with a dilemma. With war brewing, John Paul must decide between his love for Winnie and his duty to seek revenge for the death of his father.