Christmas Movie

Watch: Leitrim connection to new Netflix Christmas movie 'Angela's Christmas Wish'

Fiona Heavey


Fiona Heavey

The beautiful feel good family Christmas animation new on Netflix has a connection to Leitrim.

Angela's Christmas Wish set in Dublin 1913-1915 shows a poor family and their wish for their family be reunited at Christmas.

The co-founder of Brown Bag Films, who made the movie has family in Leitrim. Cathal Gaffney, the co founder and creator of the production has strong roots and family in Gowel, Carrick-on-Shannon. Cathal's father is from Gowel and Cathal loves Leitrim and is a frequent visitor.

He said the movie was made at his kitchen table: