REBEL ROSSA is a personal investigation into the life and legacy of the Irish rebel Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa by his American great-grandsons told within the context of the controversies leading up to the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising in Ireland.
This may be one of the most egregious examples of the racist caricature of the time around the Irish! And O'Donovan Rossa himself was the recipient.
Filming in Dublin
A wee anti-Rossa cartoon from the time
menu from hotel in Five Points that O'Donovan Rossa managed after his exile. "Calves head with egg sauce" anyone?
Dynamiter's False Friends
When O'Donovan Rossa reached the heights of his notoriety he was often lampooned in the populist press of the time