For 40 years human rights activist and Jesuit priest Peter McVerry has railed against state negligence, the abdication of Ireland’s most vulnerable citizens and a legacy of political indifference that has caused the destruction of communities, forced removals, addiction and homelessness. Marley McCallum takes a look at an hour-long documentary, in which McVerry re-lives those dark decades. Peter […]
Submissions for the short films competition are open until January 15th.
Annie Curran checks out ‘Cardboard Gangsters’, which screened at this year’s Cork Film Festival.
Loretta Goff journeys into ‘Soulsmith’, which screened at the Cork Film Festival.
Ellen Scally was at the Cork Film Festival for Aideen Barry presentation of four video works: Levitating, Possession, Not to be Known or Named and Enshrine.
Eoin O’ Callaghan hooks up with ‘The Randomer’, which screened at the Cork Film Festival.
Eleanor McSherry reports from the Kerry Film Festival Short Film Market panel with Michael Creagh and Jim Cummings in a discussion on their journeys in short filmmaking so far.
Eoin O’ Callaghan checks his online fingerprints at a screening of ‘Know All (Cloud Control: Who Owns Your Data)’ at the Cork Film Festival.
Naomi Shea was at the recent Feminist Film Festival to see Caoimhe Butterly’s The Sea Between Us.
Kerry Film Festival – Masterclass with Jim Cummings: Thunder Road – Breakdown of a Journey to Sundance
Eleanor McSherry was at Kerry Film Festival’s Masterclass with Jim Cummings, an award-winning producer, writer and director
Aoife O’Neill was in pole position at the Cork Film Festival for a screening of ‘Crash and Burn’, Seán Ó Cualáin’s documentary about Tommy Byrne from Dundalk, who, in the ’80s, for a moment was the world’s greatest F1 driver.
Eleanor McSherry reports from the screening of ‘Mattress Men’ and the Q&A with director Colm Quinn at the Kerry Film Festival.
Loretta Goff is on the hunt for Billy O’Brien’s ‘I Am Not a Serial Killer’, which screened at the 2016 Cork Film Festival.
Annie Curran checks out a preview screening of the first episode of RTÉ’s upcoming television docuseries, Power on the Box, which screened at the 2016 Cork Film Festival.
Loretta Goff is haunted by the lingering horrors of Liam Gavin’s ‘A Dark Song’.
Séamas McSwiney takes in the wealth of European films at the Seville European Film Festival.
Rebecca Graham praises ‘Out of Innocence’ for bringing thoughtful sensitivity to a difficult moment in Irish history which resonates to this day.
Daniel Lynch takes a look at Ciarán Creagh’s ‘In View’, the latest offering to a much needed public discourse on Ireland’s suicide epidemic
The Irish Film Festival London has announced the festival award winners as part of its Launch Ceremony at the Irish Embassy.
Jack Reynor, Ben Wheatley and Cillian Murphy in Dublin for ‘Free Fire’ at the Audi Dublin International Film Festival 2017.