St. Patrick’s day in Moscow

Gerard Michael MacCarthy, the organiser of the Irish Film Festival in Moscow

1949 - Born in Oakland, New Zealand
1971 - Oakland Technical Institute
1973 - Held various posts, Whistler Mountain ski resort, British Columbia
1990 - Staff director, Blackcomb mountain ski resort, United States
1991 - Vice-president and general director, Mont Tremblant ski resort, Quebec, Canada
1998 - First vice president, East Region Resort Enterprise, Intrawest, United States
2000 - First vice president and executive director, Breckenridge Ski Resort, Vail resorts mountain division, colorado
2006 - Chief operating officer, Breckenridge ski resort and co-president, Vail resorts mountain division, Colorado
2007 - Strategy and operating director, Rosa Khutor ski resort development company

Every major city around the world turns a bit Irish on St. Patrick's Day. And Moscow is no exception. But this March, besides the traditional parade, the Russian capital is hosting the Irish Film Festival. Al Gurnov asks what's it's like being Irish in Russia Gerard Michael MacCarthy, the movie festival's organiser.