Issue 121 – Film Ireland – Mar/Apr 2008 – Guest edited by Martina Niland

Film Ireland Issue 121Irish cinema relationship with Hollywood • Interview with Tony Safford • Lost in Translation: the doubled-edged sword of Hiberno-English • The Irish film industry: roundtable with John Carney, David Collins, Martina Niland, Mark O’Halloran and Kirsten Sheridan • Irish cinema’s evolution of the genre film • Eugene O’Brien remembers the Westerns • How the economics has shaped the perception of national and international cinema • Interview with Simon Perry, CEO of the BSÉ/IFB, as the Board reaches its 15th year • An Irish director working in Hollywood: Kirsten Sheridan

Film Reviews: In Bruges • Books: Film, Media and Popular Culture in Ireland by Martin McLoone