In this Film Ireland Podcast, Paul Farren talks to Kieron J. Walsh, Director / Co-writer of ‘The Racer’.
Aoife O’Neill was at the 2020 Toronto Irish Film Festival and caught Tom Burke’s documentary about the men who unwittingly became war photographers on the streets of their own Northern Irish towns.
June Butler reviews A Girl from Mogadishu, Mary McGuckian’s portrayal of Ifrah Ahmed’s campaign to end female genital mutilation after fleeing war-torn Somalia in 2006.
Sarah Cullen takes a look at Tomás Ó Súilleabháin’s Irish-language feature ‘Arracht’, which is Ireland’s entry for the 2021 Oscars’ best international feature film category.
Sandra Costello marvels at ‘Irish Destiny’ made soon after the events it depicted. The first fiction film dealing with the War of Independence in Ireland, a 35mm print of the film was restored and repatriated from the US by the IFI in the early 1990s.
In this Film Ireland podcast, Gemma Creagh talks to Mary McGuckian, whose film ‘A Girl From Mogadishu’ is released in cinemas across Ireland.
Marija Laugalyte reflects on ‘The Castle’, Lina Lužytė’s psychological coming-of-age story which offers rare insights into the lives of economic migrants in Ireland.
In this Film Ireland podcast, Paul Farren talks to Alistair Owen about his book ‘The Art of Screen Adaptation’.
Author and journalist Wayne Byrne will give two lectures on the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise.
The Dublin International Comedy Film Festival kicks off this week with a programme that promises to deliver comic gifts, including films, sketches and web series from Ireland and around the globe.