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Mia Mullarkey, Director of 'Oh Brother'

Mia Mullarkey, Director of ‘Oh Brother’

| October 3, 2017 | Comments (0)

Mia Mullarkey talks to Film Ireland about her award-winning short comedy drama about two brothers in their late twenties, Fergal and Sean.

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Barbora Gajdošová, Writer/Director of 'That Moment'

Barbora Gajdošová, Writer/Director of ‘That Moment’

| October 3, 2017 | Comments (0)

Barbora Gajdošová tells us how a break-up and a dream inspired her film ‘That Moment’.

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Leticia Agudo: Director/Co-Writer of 'Refuge'

Leticia Agudo: Director/Co-Writer of ‘Refuge’

| October 2, 2017 | Comments (0)

Leticia Agudo talks to Film Ireland about her film Refuge, which tells the story of a young Irish man in an unfamiliar European city who gets help and refuge from an illegal immigrant.

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Emmet OBrien, Co-Writer/ Co-Director of 'The White Rose'

Emmet OBrien, Co-Writer/ Co-Director of ‘The White Rose’

| October 2, 2017 | Comments (0)

Emmet O’Brien tells Film Ireland about ‘The White Rose’, which features a budding romance that could wither when a blind date goes a little awry…

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IFI Documentary Film Festival 2017: Sunniva O'Flynn & David O'Mahony

IFI Documentary Film Festival 2017: Sunniva O’Flynn & David O’Mahony

| September 26, 2017 | Comments (0)

Gemma Creagh talks to the IFI’s Sunniva O’Flynn and David O’Mahony about what to expect at this year’s IFI Documentary Film Festival.

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Stephen Burke, Writer/Director of 'Maze'

Stephen Burke, Writer/Director of ‘Maze’

| September 26, 2017 | Comments (0)

Gemma Creagh talks to writer/director Stephen Burke about ‘Maze’, which tells the true story of the infamous 1983 prison breakout of 38 IRA prisoners from HMP.

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Irish Short Film Review: The Observer Effect

Irish Short Film Review: The Observer Effect

| September 26, 2017 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio gets goosebumps watching Garret Walsh’s mystery.

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Preview of Irish Documentarys @ the IFI Doc Festival

Preview of Irish Documentarys @ the IFI Doc Festival

| September 25, 2017 | Comments (0)

Take a quick look at the Irish films on offer.

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The Actors' Room: Niamh Hogan

The Actors’ Room: Niamh Hogan

| September 20, 2017 | Comments (0)

In this episode of The Actors’ Room, Lynn Larkin chats to Niamh Hogan.

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Irish Film Review: Maze

Irish Film Review: Maze

| September 20, 2017 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio gets lost in a maze.

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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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