Film screenings at Pearse Street Library


Abner Benaim’s documentary Invasión will be shown at the Pearse Street Library.
Image by Abner Benaim on Wikimedia Commons.

The Pearse Street Library will be showing two films over the next couple of days.

The first will be this month’s classic film will be the 1948 release A Woman’s Vengeance. Written by Aldous Huxley, based on his short story The Gioconda Smile, the film is an intriguing tale of love, death and mystery. It is directed by Zoltán Korda and stars Charles Boyer, Ann Blyth, Jessica Tandy, Cedric Hardwick, Rachel Kempson and Mildred Natwick.

Thursday at 5.30pm will see a screening of Abner Benaim’s 2014 Panamanian documentary Invasión. It focuses on the United States’ invasion of Panamá in an attempt to remove General Noriega from power, with recollections by individuals who witnessed the event.

Both screenings will be preceded by light refreshments and chat.

By Kevin Carney