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Vanessa Redgrave Interview and Volta Interview

Date: Sunday 4th March
Price: €15
Time: 12pm

Presented as part of the Audi Dublin International Film Festival (ADIFF) Join Vanessa Redgrave for a public interview with Leila Doolan, where she will be presented with a Volta Award.

During an unparalleled career, Vanessa has starred in more than 35 productions in London’s West End and on Broadway including Much Ado About Nothing (Old Vic), The Revisionist (Cherry Lane Theatre, New York), Driving Miss Daisy (Wyndham’s Theatre) and Long Day’s Journey into Night (Plymouth Theatre, Broadway).

Rising to prominence in 1961 playing the role of Rosalind in the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of As You Like It, Redgrave has gone on to win every major acting award including an Olivier for The Aspern Papers and an Academy Award for Julia. In 2010, Vanessa was awarded the BAFTA Fellowship Award. Most recently, she played Queen Margaret in the Almeida Theatre’s acclaimed production of Richard III. She has also recently appeared in the feature films Foxcatcher and The Secret Scripture.

Previous winners of Audi Dublin International Film Festival’s Volta Award include Al Pacino, Julie Andrews, Danny DeVito, Daniel Day- Lewis, Joss Whedon, Brendan Gleeson, Angela Lansbury, Stanley Tucci, Stellan Skarsgård, kristin Scott Thomas and Ennio Morricone. The Volta Awards are named after Ireland’s first dedicated cinema, the Volta Picture Theatre on Mary Street in Dublin, which was opened on the 20th December 1909 by an enterprising young novelist named James Joyce.

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