Following its big screen premiere at the Galway Film Fleadh in July 2017 and a theatrical release in November that same year, “In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America” premiered on Irish TV this week.
The documentary follows the life of the Nobel Peace Prize winner as he worked tirelessly over decades to rally the support of one U.S. President after another to back the peace process in Ireland and was a key agent in the transformation of Northern Ireland – one which valued inclusive peace.
Narrated by Liam Neeson with a score provided by Riverdance composer Bill Whelan, the documentary features interviews with former American Presidents Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter, British Prime Ministers Tony Blair and John Major, and Taoisigh Bertie Ahern and Enda Kenny.
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