“Peacekeepers: The Irish in South Lebanon”



Peacekeepers: The Irish in South Lebanon

Directed by: Shane Brennan & John Higgins

Produced by: Moondance Productions

Submitted by: Moondance Productions

Category:  Documentary Feature

Country of Origin: Ireland

Country of Filming: Ireland & Lebanon

Running Time: 52:00


Synopsis: For the last 40 years, the Irish Defense Forces have worked to maintain a fragile peace in the contested region of South Lebanon, a brief which has brought significant loss of life but one which has also forged strong links between the local population and the Irish peacekeepers.  In this one-hour documentary, we trace the history of the Irish Defense Forces in Lebanon and follow the personnel of the 47th infantry group as they prepare for deployment to serve with the United Nations peacekeeping forces in the region.

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Coastal Financial Advisors Main Theatre – Saturday 02/24/18