Irish in Film Series – Odd Man Out: Weds., 4/10 @ 7pm

“The Irish in Film,” the free movie series sponsored by the Irish Studies Program at Fairfield University, continues on Wednesday, April 10, with the second of four diverse films. The series, now in its fifth year, is part of Fairfield University’s Arts & Minds season of cultural and intellectual programs.

The series continues on Wednesday, April 10, with "Odd Man Out" (1947), from famed British director Carol Reed ("The Third Man" "Fallen Idol").  A wounded Irish nationalist leader attempts to evade police following a failed robbery. Action takes place in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Dr. Kevin Cassidy will introduce the film.

The films will be shown in the multimedia room of the DiMenna-Nyselius Library on Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. Fairfield University welcomes the public to these free screenings. Light refreshments will be served.

Dr. Nels Pearson, director of the Irish Studies Program, will host the presentations. He will be joined by other Irish Studies professors, who will field questions after the films.

For more information, contact Marion White, Irish Studies Program, at (203) 254-4000, ext. 3021 or