Set in Corcoran’s Bar at the end of the 1950s, eight-year-old Elaine is sent away from home when her mother dies. Returning to the bar several years later she discovers things have changed.
Steven Galvin caught up with PJ Dillon to discuss his craft, working on ‘Ripper Street’ and ‘Game of Thrones’ and his work on the Irish sci-fi feature ‘Earthbound’, which was released in cinemas earlier this year.
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The Irish Film Festival London has been presenting the latest and greatest of Irish Film and Animation to a London audience since 2011. This year Harrison Drury attended the festival to see how it promotes the best of Irish creative talent in the UK. Here Harrison reports from the second night’s screening of Pat [...]
Denis Condon’s blog Early Irish Cinema looks back at the early development of cinema in Ireland on the anniversaries of those developments and offers information on what cinemagoers could have seen in Irish cinemas a century ago. Here Denis takes a look back at November 1913. Early Irish Cinema What’s On in Irish Cinemas – 100 [...]
Harrison Drury attended the festival to see how it promotes the best of Irish creative talent in the UK.
Rory Cashin eyes up the spectacular art of underground film posters in a new book, ‘Alternative Movie Posters: Film Art from the Underground’.
Matt Micucci takes a look at ‘The Red House’ and’ In the Name Of’ , which both screened as part of the 58th Cork Film Festival.
The Galway Film Centre’s TV drama seminar this October featured a ‘Love/Hate’ panel – attended by series creator/writer Stuart Carolan, director David Caffrey and Tom Vaughan-Lawlor. Gemma Creagh was there to find out about RTÉ’s most successful drama.
Once home movies and now national treasures, Tony Tracy takes us through some vintage homemade cinema from the Irish Film Archive.
Sky Ireland and Sky1 HD present an exclusive screening of Sky 1’s ‘Moonfleet’, followed by a Q&A with Ray Winstone and cast on Monday, 2nd December at 2.45pm at King’s Inn, Constitution Hill.
Matt Micucci checks out ‘Sarah Prefers to Run’ and ‘Nocturne’, which both screened as part of the 58th Cork Film Festival.
Thanks to the fine people at Wildcard Distribution we have 3 copies of ‘The Other Side of Sleep’ to give away.
‘The Summit’ tells the true story of the tragic deaths of 11 mountain climbers, including Limerick man Ger McDonnell, in the worst K2 climbing disaster in history. Matt Micucci chats to director Nick Ryan about the Irish feature-length documentary that is released in cinemas today.
‘The Other Side of Sleep’ is released today on DVD. Amanda Spencer caught up with director Rebecca Daly to chat about the film.
Book review: The Black Irish Onscreen: Representing Black and Mixed-Race Identities on Irish Film and Television
Sarah Griffin welcomes Zélie Asava’s book that applys divergent theoretical concepts of Irishness, whiteness, gender and the particular place of the ‘other’ to the ‘conceptual whiteness of Irishness itself’.
Five Irish directors participated in the Korean festival’s National Cinema spotlight under the programme “Rogues, Rebels and Romantics: A Season of Irish Cinema.”
Harrison Drury reports from the launch of the the Irish Film Festival London, which is returning to the English capital for a third successive year from 20-24 November with an award-winning line-up of Irish film and animation.
Matt Micucci delves into the audio-visual experimentation that featured at this year’s Cork Film Festival and chatted to curator Philip Ilson about the three events.
Serafina Steer will perform her live re-score of ‘Amer’, accompanied by Danish percussionist Jacob Smedegaard, in Triskel Christchurch as part of Giallo Night at the Cork Film Festival.
Matt Micucci sat down with director Maurice O’Callaghan at the 58th Cork Film Festival to discuss his film ‘The Lord’s Burning Rain’, which screened last weekend.