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Natasha Waugh, Director of 'Mother'

Natasha Waugh, Director of ‘Mother’

| November 9, 2018 | Comments (0)

Gemma Creagh sat down with Natasha Waugh, the director of ‘Mother’, which is screening at this year’s Cork Film Festival.

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Treasa O'Brien, Writer/Director of 'Town of Strangers' 

Treasa O’Brien, Writer/Director of ‘Town of Strangers’ 

| November 9, 2018 | Comments (0)

Writer/Director Treasa O’Brien takes us behind the story of ‘Town of Strangers’, a film about a stranger who comes to make a film in the small town of Gort in the West of Ireland, and the people she meets when she holds auditions

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Irish Film Review: Good Favour

Irish Film Review: Good Favour

| November 8, 2018 | Comments (0)

Dakota Heveron reveals her magical powers.

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Roisin Kearney, Producer of 'Prodigy'

Roisin Kearney, Producer of ‘Prodigy’

| November 8, 2018 | Comments (0)

Producer Roisin Kearney tells Film Ireland about Prodigy, in which a young boy begins to suspect his new neighbour is a world-famous pianist who has been missing for over twenty years.

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Watch: Lee Cronin's 'Ghost Train'

Watch: Lee Cronin’s ‘Ghost Train’

| October 31, 2018 | Comments (0)

We chat to Lee Cronin about his short film ‘Ghost Train’, which is now available to watch just in time to get you in the ghoulish mood.

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Book Review: The Coen Brothers. This Book Really Ties the Films Together

Book Review: The Coen Brothers. This Book Really Ties the Films Together

| October 31, 2018 | Comments (0)

“I don’t pretend to be a critic, but lord knows I have a gut, and my gut tells me it’s simply marvellous.”

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Irish Film Review: Katie

Irish Film Review: Katie

| October 26, 2018 | Comments (0)

Gemma Creagh takes on Katie Taylor.

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Paul Bushe & Brian O'Neill, Directors of 'Killers Within'

Paul Bushe & Brian O’Neill, Directors of ‘Killers Within’

| October 26, 2018 | Comments (0)

Directors Brian O’Neill and Paul Bushe talk to Film Ireland about their feature ‘Killers Within’, which screens at this year’s IFI Horrorthon.

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Aislinn Clarke, Director of 'The Devil's Doorway'

Aislinn Clarke, Director of ‘The Devil’s Doorway’

| October 26, 2018 | Comments (0)

David Prendeville spoke to director Aislinn Clarke about her film ‘The Devil’s Doorway’, which screens at this year’s IFI Horrorthon.

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John Gleeson, Director of 'Follywood'

John Gleeson, Director of ‘Follywood’

| October 17, 2018 | Comments (0)

John Gleeson introduces us to his comedy web series Follywood.

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Irish Film Review: Rosie

Irish Film Review: Rosie

| October 12, 2018 | Comments (0)

David Deignan reflects on Roddy Doyle’s powerful and poignant story that takes aim at Ireland’s homelessness crisis.

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Robbie Walsh, Director of 'S.P.L.I.T.'

Robbie Walsh, Director of ‘S.P.L.I.T.’

| October 11, 2018 | Comments (0)

Ahead of its cinema release, Robbie Walsh tells us how he made ‘S.P.L.I.T.’ out of nothing.

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Irish Film Review: Under The Clock

Irish Film Review: Under The Clock

| October 11, 2018 | Comments (0)

June Butler finds stories of love and loss, hope and disappointment that all began under the clock.

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'Con' a 7,000 Euro Irish Feature Film

‘Con’ a 7,000 Euro Irish Feature Film

| October 10, 2018 | Comments (1)

Bertie Brosnan gives us the lowdown on his latest feature, which will premiere at Kerry Film Festival on the 21st of October, 2018.

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Early Irish Cinema: Cinema on the Brain in August 1918

Early Irish Cinema: Cinema on the Brain in August 1918

| October 4, 2018 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon explores how cinema gave rise to the criminal behaviour / entrepreneurial spirit of the young Boland gang 100 years ago. 

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Katrina Costello, Director of 'The Silver Branch'

Katrina Costello, Director of ‘The Silver Branch’

| October 3, 2018 | Comments (0)

June Butler spoke with director Katrina Costello about her documentary ‘The Silver Branch’, which tells the story of Patrick McCormack, a farmer and poet whose family have lived in the Burren for generations.

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Irish Film Review: The Silver Branch

Irish Film Review: The Silver Branch

| October 3, 2018 | Comments (1)

Sean O’Rourke gets caught up in nature

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Irish Film Review: The Meeting

Irish Film Review: The Meeting

| September 27, 2018 | Comments (0)

Cian Geoghegan reviews Alan Gilsenan’s remarkable film.

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On the Red Carpet Podcast: The Little Stranger

On the Red Carpet Podcast: The Little Stranger

| September 25, 2018 | Comments (0)

Gemma Creagh was at the European premiere of Lenny Abrahamson’s new film ‘The Little Stranger’ at the Light House cinema in Dublin and talked to Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter, Lenny Abrahamson and Ruth Wilson.

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Cathal Kenna, Director of ‘For Molly’

Cathal Kenna, Director of ‘For Molly’

| September 24, 2018 | Comments (0)

Ahead of its release in selected cinemas this weekend we caught up with Cathal Kenna director of For Molly to chat about his feature which deals with the subject of a young Irish couple coming to terms with a cancer diagnosis. 

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Brian Lally, Director of ‘The Curious Works of Roger Doyle’

Brian Lally, Director of ‘The Curious Works of Roger Doyle’

| September 24, 2018 | Comments (1)

Ahead of it’s screening at the IFI Doc Film fest, Brian Lally tells us about his retrospective look at five decades of celebrated composer and the “godfather of Irish electronic music” Roger Doyle

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Irish Film Review: The Little Stranger

Irish Film Review: The Little Stranger

| September 21, 2018 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio is a supernatural force.

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James Frecheville, Actor, 'Black 47'

James Frecheville, Actor, ‘Black 47’

| September 20, 2018 | Comments (0)

James Frecheville talks about his role in Lance Daly’s revenge thriller.

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Maurice Sweeney, Director of 'I, Dolours'

Maurice Sweeney, Director of ‘I, Dolours’

| September 17, 2018 | Comments (0)

Gemma Creagh talks to Maurice Sweeney about his documentary, based on lengthy interviews with Dolours Price and extensive reconstructions.

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Burt Reynolds

Burt Reynolds

| September 14, 2018 | Comments (0)

Wayne Byrne pays tribute to the late and truly great Burt Reynolds.

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Early Irish Cinema: When Did Love Come to Gavin Burke? An Irish Film Finds an Audience in Early Summer 1918

Early Irish Cinema: When Did Love Come to Gavin Burke? An Irish Film Finds an Audience in Early Summer 1918

| September 13, 2018 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon breathes life into the obscure 1917 Film Company of Ireland film ‘When Love Came to Gavin Burke’.

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Irish Film Review: A Mother Brings Her Son to Be Shot

Irish Film Review: A Mother Brings Her Son to Be Shot

| September 13, 2018 | Comments (0)

Siomha McQuinn takes a look at Sinéad O’Shea’s “compelling, challenging and at times chilling” documentary.

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Irish Film Review: I, Dolours

Irish Film Review: I, Dolours

| August 31, 2018 | Comments (0)

Gemma Creagh takes in Dolours Price’s story of a troubled life and death in the IRA.

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Irish Film Review: Black 47

Irish Film Review: Black 47

| August 30, 2018 | Comments (0)

Emma Donnelly exacts her revenge.

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Early Irish Cinema: “A Photo-Play of Unique National Interest”: Seeing Knocknagow in Irish Cinemas, January-April 1918

Early Irish Cinema: “A Photo-Play of Unique National Interest”: Seeing Knocknagow in Irish Cinemas, January-April 1918

| August 22, 2018 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon introduces ‘Knocknagow’, “the most significant film made in Ireland during the silent period.”

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