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Early Irish Cinema: Instructive Images on Irish Cinema Screens in Late Summer 1917

Early Irish Cinema: Instructive Images on Irish Cinema Screens in Late Summer 1917

| September 18, 2017 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon takes a look at cinema’s growing instructive role 100 years ago.

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InConversation: Tony Cranstoun

InConversation: Tony Cranstoun

| September 13, 2017 | Comments (0)

In this episode of InConversation, Mark Sheridan talks to editor Tony Cranstoun.

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Charles Barr on Vertigo: The Greatest Film Ever Made?

Charles Barr on Vertigo: The Greatest Film Ever Made?

| September 13, 2017 | Comments (0)

Ahead of a one-day conference in Dublin, Vertigo: The Greatest Film Ever Made?, Paul Farren talks to one of the speakers, Professor Charles Barr, about what makes Vertigo such a unique film in the history of Hollywood.

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Nick Kelly, Writer/Director of 'The Drummer and the Keeper'

Nick Kelly, Writer/Director of ‘The Drummer and the Keeper’

| September 11, 2017 | Comments (0)

Paul Farren talks to Nick Kelly, whose film ‘The Drummer and the Keeper’ is in cinemas now.

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Irish Film Review: The Drummer and the Keeper

Irish Film Review: The Drummer and the Keeper

| September 7, 2017 | Comments (0)

Brian Ó Tiomáin bangs a drum.

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Report: Animaze Festival

Report: Animaze Festival

| September 6, 2017 | Comments (0)

Anthony Kirby reports from the fourth Montreal International Animation Festival, Animaze.

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Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: The Silver Branch

Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: The Silver Branch

| September 6, 2017 | Comments (0)

Ruth McNally ponders Katrina Costello’s philosophical vision-poem.

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Guth Gafa Review: A Cambodian Spring

Guth Gafa Review: A Cambodian Spring

| September 5, 2017 | Comments (0)

Maria Flood takes a look at Chris Kelly’s award-winning ‘Cambodian Spring’, which screened at the Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival.

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Dave Svedberg, Writer of 'Caper

Dave Svedberg, Writer of ‘Caper

| September 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Film Ireland nips out to the garage in the middle of a homicide to chat to writer Dave Svedberg about his short film.

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Stephen Clarke Dunne: How We Made 'Thank You Come Again'

Stephen Clarke Dunne: How We Made ‘Thank You Come Again’

| September 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Stephen Clarke Dunne takes us into the world of adult shops in ‘Thank You Come Again’, which screens at the Underground Cinema Film Festival.

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Mark Sheridan, Writer/Director 'Crone Wood'

Mark Sheridan, Writer/Director ‘Crone Wood’

| August 31, 2017 | Comments (0)

Paul Farren sat down with the sun gods and writer/director Mark Sheridan to find out what really went on in ‘Crone Wood’,

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Emma Carlsson & Aisling O’Halloran, Producers of 'The Randomer'

Emma Carlsson & Aisling O’Halloran, Producers of ‘The Randomer’

| August 30, 2017 | Comments (0)

Film Ireland talks modern love with producers Emma Carlsson and Aisling O’Halloran of ‘The Randomer’.

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Projections de films expérimentaux de Vicky Langan et Maximilian Le Cain

Projections de films expérimentaux de Vicky Langan et Maximilian Le Cain

| August 30, 2017 | Comments (0)

Seamas McSwiney reports from the Centre Culturel Irlandais in Paris where experimental filmmakers Vicky Langan and Maximilian Le Cain ended their residency with a screening of some of their films.

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Noel Brady, Director 'Self Tape'

Noel Brady, Director ‘Self Tape’

| August 30, 2017 | Comments (0)

Film Ireland points the camera at Noel Brady and asks him some questions about his short film ‘Self-Tape’.

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Stephen Horgan: How We Made 'Behind the Veil'

Stephen Horgan: How We Made ‘Behind the Veil’

| August 29, 2017 | Comments (0)

Writer/Director Stephen Horgan takes Film Ireland ‘Behind the Veil’

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Brian Stynes: How We Made 'Penitent'

Brian Stynes: How We Made ‘Penitent’

| August 29, 2017 | Comments (0)

In between cups of tea, Brian Stynes tells Film Ireland about ‘Penitent’, his first foray into features.

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Sean Breathnach, Writer/Director 'Beyond The Woods'

Sean Breathnach, Writer/Director ‘Beyond The Woods’

| August 28, 2017 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio goes ‘Beyond The Woods’ with director Sean Breathnach.

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Paddy Murphy: How We Made 'The Three Don’ts'

Paddy Murphy: How We Made ‘The Three Don’ts’

| August 28, 2017 | Comments (0)

Writer/director Paddy Murphy tells Film Ireland about his neo-noir, black comedy film set in Limerick. 

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Stephen Gaffney: Co-writer/Director of 'Red Room'

Stephen Gaffney: Co-writer/Director of ‘Red Room’

| August 26, 2017 | Comments (0)

Co-writer/director Stephen Gaffney invited Film Ireland into the ‘Red Room’, only to find three kidnapped women attempting to escape from their sadistic captors. 

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Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: IFI Local Films for Local People: Yet More Glimpses of Galway

Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: IFI Local Films for Local People: Yet More Glimpses of Galway

| August 25, 2017 | Comments (0)

Deirdre de Grae steps back in time at IFI Local Films for Local People: Yet More Glimpses of Galway, which screened at the 29th Galway Film Fleadh.

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Festival Report: Guth Gafa | International Documentary Festival

Festival Report: Guth Gafa | International Documentary Festival

| August 24, 2017 | Comments (0)

Maria Flood looks back on a busy Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival.

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Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: Song of Granite

Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: Song of Granite

| August 23, 2017 | Comments (0)

Deirdre de Grae sings along to ‘Song of Granite’, Pat Collins’ portrait of the life of the great traditional singer, Joe Heaney, which screened at the 29th Galway Film Fleadh.

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Irish Short Film Review: Leisure with Dignity

Irish Short Film Review: Leisure with Dignity

| August 22, 2017 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio takes a look at Anne Maree Barry’s latest film work, ‘Otium cum Dignitate ~ Leisure with Dignity’.

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Guth Gafa Review: ‘The Farthest’

Guth Gafa Review: ‘The Farthest’

| August 21, 2017 | Comments (0)

Maria Flood enters a world of wonder in Emer Reynold’s ‘The Farthest’, which screened at the Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival.

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Nathan Fagan, Director of 'Hum'

Nathan Fagan, Director of ‘Hum’

| August 18, 2017 | Comments (0)

Director Nathan Fagan talks to Film Ireland about his film ‘Hum’, an intimate portrait of artist and singer-songwriter, Kevin Nolan.

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Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh • New Irish Shorts 7: IFB World Premiere Shorts

Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh • New Irish Shorts 7: IFB World Premiere Shorts

| August 14, 2017 | Comments (0)

Deirdre de Grae finds a lot to admire at the Irish Film Board World Premiere Short Films programme at the 29th Galway Film Fleadh.

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WFT Ireland Podcast: In Conversation with Director Aisling Walsh

WFT Ireland Podcast: In Conversation with Director Aisling Walsh

| August 10, 2017 | Comments (0)

Women In Film and Television Ireland recently presented In Conversation with director Aisling Walsh as part of their Masterclass series.

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Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh • New Irish Shorts 3

Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh • New Irish Shorts 3

| August 8, 2017 | Comments (0)

Deirdre de Grae picks out her highlights from the New Irish Shorts 3 programme at the 29th Galway Film Fleadh.

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Irish Short Film Review: 'January Hymn’

Irish Short Film Review: ‘January Hymn’

| August 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Richard Drumm sings the praises of ‘January Hymn’, Katherine Canty’s short film exploring grief.

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Roisín Geraghty, Gaze LGBT Film Festival Programmer

Roisín Geraghty, Gaze LGBT Film Festival Programmer

| July 31, 2017 | Comments (0)

Gemma Creagh chats to Roisín Geraghty, programmer for Gaze LGBT Film Festival about this year’s festival, which runs 3rd – 7th August 2017.

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