David Puttnam

FFF Patron, Lord David Puttnam, is a film producer, educator, environmentalist and former member of the House of Lords. His productions include ‘Chariots of Fire’, which won the Academy Award for Best Picture, ‘The Mission’, ‘The Killing Fields’, ‘Local Hero’, ‘Midnight Express’ and ‘Memphis Belle’. In 2019 he was appointed chair to the select committee on democracy and digital technologies. David is the Chair of Atticus Education, an online education company founded in 2012 that delivers audio-visual seminars to students all over the world. David will take part in the following events:

Thursday 26th May
The Palace Cinema | 20.00 – 21.00 | €5
‘Our Local Hero’ David Puttnam in Conversation with Producer Hilary Durma

Thursday 26th May
Local Hero Palace Cinema | 20.15 – 22.00 | €5
Written and Directed by Bill Forsythe and Produced by David Puttnam | 111mins | 1983

Friday 27th May
Screening of the short film ‘Water Under the Bridge’ followed by Q&A with Ramish Qayyum Director, David Puttnam & Ciara Chambers UCC Department of Film and Screen 
Palace Cinema | 13.45 – 14.45 | €5