ST. PATRICK'S DAY / 'Not many Irish people know Jews'
Dracula the ‘Wandering Jew,’ and other unknown facets of Irish lit in NY-bound exhibition
From the Middle Ages and the Annals of Innisfallen to Leopold Bloom, Jews are a surprisingly constant presence in a millennium of Irish writing
By Renee Ghert-Zand, March 15, 2017
by George Robinson, November 8, 2007
by Lori Sonkin March 12, 2017
Social issue documentary films that build cross cultural bridges
Valerie Lapin Ganley, the director of a new film about the Jewish community in Ireland, learned as much about her subject while making the film as viewers do while seeing it.
by Doug Chandler, January 28, 2004
"Shalom Ireland," director Valerie Lapin Ganley's documentary about Ireland's small but vibrant jewish community, manages to convey a huge amount of information about the past, present, and future of Ireland's Jewry, a community whose existence takes many by surprise. The film showing in festivals around the U.S. in the coming months, creates a memorable, lyrical portrait of a people at a crossroads.
by Doug Chandler, January 27, 2004
Screening of 'The Long Ride' set at the Marquis May 21 Showing Up for Racial Justice
May 11, 2017
By Addison Independent
The Long Ride/Labor Movement's involvement in immigration reform.
Hosts: Kim Mandley and James Dennis
Starts at 2:21. Ends at 19:13.
by Amy Kaufman Burk, July 31, 2014
When Valerie Lapin Ganley first came to Ireland from her native America, she was bemused to find the Irish Jewish Museum listed in her travel guide.
by Lisa Jewell, September 11, 2004
NEWS & POLITICS | MAUREEN LANGAN
Maureen explores the small yet revolutionary population of Irish Jews with Filmmaker Valerie Lapin and Dr. David Briscoe, grandson of Irish politician Robert Briscoe
Oct 1, 2017
Film on Caravan for Immigrant Worker Rights Screens in L.A.
By Rocío Maya, April 26, 2017
A SPECIAL film about the Jewish community in Ireland is to be screened to mark the occasion of the Jewish New Year.
by Nicola Tallant, September 10, 2004
Women's Magazine Hosted by Kate Raphael
NEWS & POLITICS | MAUREEN LANGAN
Valerie Lapin with Shalom Ireland
Maureen fills in for Ronn on the Ronn Owens Show and talks with Valerie Lapin, Director of Shalom Ireland a one hour documentary, who discuss: the little known Jewish community in Ireland, Joseph Morrison, The Los Gatos Irish Writers' Festival and The Long Ride.
September 26, 2017
With Mary O'Neill, On the Fringe, January 11, 2017
Hangin' With Langan Hosted by Maureen Langan
Mo chats with filmmaker Valerie Lapin Ganley about her new documentary.
Begins at 22 minutes 12 seconds.
July 15, 2018
Winners of the 10th Against the Silence All the Voices
April 21, 2018
By Patrick Comerford
March 15, 2019
In the News
by Alexandra Lapkin, February 19, 2016
Documentary shows how we’re going backward on immigration
By Otis R. Taylor Jr., April 5, 2017
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By Jet Li, April 8,2017
Oakland Film Festival Documentary Focuses on Immigrant Workers
Documentary chronicles civil rights movement for immigrants
By Lori Sonken Mar 17, 2017
Inauguran el Centro de Trabajadores en Huntington Park para la comunidad del sudeste de Los Ángeles
Por Norma Roque, 11 de abril de 2017
Como parte de la inauguracón, la cinesta mostrará su documental El Largo Viaje sobre la Caravana por reforma migratoria en 2003. Se lograron derechos y el filme es relevante. Con el actual gobierno federal estamos a la defensiva.
Huntington Park Workers Center Opens for Southeast Los Angeles Community
By Norma Roque, April 11, 2017
As part of the opening, the filmmaker will show her documentary The Long Ride about the bus ride for immigration reform in 2003. Rights were achieved, and the film is relevant. With the current federal government we are on the defensive.