Documentary Premiere: James Connolly, A Working Class Hero | SF
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ILWU Local 34 | 801 2nd St., San Francisco, CA
Come enjoy the documentary premiere of James Connolly, A Working Class Hero as part of the International Working Class Film & Video Festival. Irish American writer, Margaret Cooley and Dublin-born writer and singer, Renee Gibbons will begin the evening performing songs from the James Connelly Songs of Freedom Songbook.
Free, but donations are appreciated.
About the Film: James Connolly is one of the most important working class figures in the history of Ireland and world working class movement. Connolly was a trade unionist, Irish Republican and socialist internationalist who helped build the working class movement both in the United States and in Ireland. He founded the Irish Republican Socialist Party and he supported the Easter Rising as commander of the Dublin Brigade. He fought to set up a working class Republic in Ireland. In the course of the fighting he was wounded and then executed by the British military..