Embassy in United States


Post date: 25/01/2023

Join the Embassy of Argentina in the Period Film Series of 2023, with the screening of "The Irish Prisoner", a 2015 production that talks about love, loss and freedom.




The Film
Directors: Carlos María Jaureguialzo & Marcela Silva y Nasute 
Scriptwriter: Marcela Silva y Nasute 
Cast: Alexia Moyano, Tom Harris, Manuel Vicente, Alberto Benegas, Juan Grandinetti, Kevin Schiele 
Runtime: 103 min. 
Genre: Drama
In 1806 the English invasion of Buenos Aires failed and the prisoners were taken to different parts of the country. Conor, an Irish soldier recruited by the English army, falls in love with Luisa, a young widow who refuses to leave her land and resists in solitude the onslaught of war. A love story full of complications in a country struggling to achieve its independence. According to the screenwriter, the main theme of the film is to show the role of women in such a war.

Thursday, February 2, 2023. At 6:30 PM EDT

Embassy of Argentina 1600 New Hampshire Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20009

REGISTRATION: https://irishprisoner.eventbrite.com

REGISTRATION & PHOTO ID REQUIRED DOORS WILL OPEN AT 5:30 pm AND CLOSE AT 6:15 PM. Seats are assigned on a first-come first-served basis and they are not guaranteed with the registration. Safety regulations do not allow adding extra seats to the auditorium or letting anyone remain standing. RESERVATIONS ACCEPTED EXCLUSIVELY THROUGH EVENTBRITE. NO PHONE OR EMAIL RSVP AVAILABLE.

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