Belfast Telegraph

Sunday 26 October 2014

Cinemagic hosts New York festival

The Cinemagic International Film & Television Festival has marked its 20th anniversary by presenting a satellite festival in New York.

Working with Sesame Street producers Sesame Workshop, Irish Arts Centre and Ghetto Film School, the Northern Ireland charity hosted film screenings and masterclasses for young people on February 26 and 27.

Famous names supporting Cinemagic’s USA events, included Jason Connery, Edward Burns, Patrick Bergin, Sile Bermingham and Ryan Rowe.

Joan Burney Keatings, chief executive of Cinemagic International Film & Television Festival, for Young People described it as an opportunity to highlight the contribution that Northern Ireland and Ireland have made to the world of film.

“Our industry supporters have also come on board to share their knowledge and skills with young people, through workshops and masterclasses.”

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