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VIDEO: Emerald City screens in Strule Arts Centre

The Strule Arts Centre in Omagh was the venue for a special screening of Tyrone native Colin Broderick’s feature film debut ‘Emerald City’.

Shot in New York, the film explores the lives of a crew of Irish construction workers and their struggles with alcohol, loss and ultimately, a city that doesn’t need them any more.

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After successful screenings in New York, London and Belfast, the Altamuskin native brought his movie home on Saturday night for a special screening in Omagh.

Colin Broderick spoke to the Ulster Herald about what the film means to him and the generation of Irish still carving a life out for themselves in the US.

READ THURSDAY’S ULSTER HERALD FOR A FULL REVIEW OF ‘EMERALD CITY’ AND PHOTOS FROM SATURDAY’S SCREENING

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