Category: Festivals

Review of Irish Film @ Kerry Film Festival: The Crest

Review of Irish Film @ Kerry Film Festival: The Crest

| November 22, 2017 | Comments (1)

Eleanor McSherry was at the Kerry Film Festival for opening night film, ‘The Crest’, a story of family, immigration and the value of tradition and culture.

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Cork Film Festival Announce 2017 Winners

Cork Film Festival Announce 2017 Winners

| November 22, 2017 | Comments (0)

Irish short film ‘Wave’ is in contention for an Oscar®, after being selected as the Grand Prix Irish Short winner at the Cork Film Festival.

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Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: The Man Who Invented Christmas

Review of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival: The Man Who Invented Christmas

| November 22, 2017 | Comments (0)

Sean O’Rourke gets festive for ‘The Man Who Invented Christmas’, which screened at the Cork Film Festival.

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‘Leap of Faith’ Screens at Foyle

‘Leap of Faith’ Screens at Foyle

| November 22, 2017 | Comments (0)

RTE/Filmbase funded ‘Leap of Faith’ to screen at Foyle as part of the ‘Light In Motion Awards’

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Steve Kenny, Writer/Director of 'Time Traveller'

Steve Kenny, Writer/Director of ‘Time Traveller’

| November 15, 2017 | Comments (0)

Steve Kenny turns back time with Film Ireland to chat about his short film. Time Traveller is the story of a Back To The Future-obsessed 10 year-old named Martin, who is trying to build his very own DeLorean out of an old car and bits of scrap. When Martin’s family is told they are to […]

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Review of Irish Film @ IFI Documentary Festival: Elián

Review of Irish Film @ IFI Documentary Festival: Elián

| November 14, 2017 | Comments (0)

Naomi Shea reviews Tim Golden and Ross McDonnell’s film about Elián González, a five-year-old Cuban boy plucked from the Florida coast in 1999, and how the fight over his future sparked a flashpoint for simmering US and Cuban tensions.

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Paul Horan, Writer/Director of 'Bless Me Father'

Paul Horan, Writer/Director of ‘Bless Me Father’

| November 10, 2017 | Comments (0)

Film Ireland absolves writer / director Paul Horan ahead of ‘Bless Me Father’s screening at the Cork Film Festival.

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Cork Film Festival to Open with Festive Treat

Cork Film Festival to Open with Festive Treat

| November 9, 2017 | Comments (0)

Opening gala night features Irish premiere of ‘The Man Who Invented Christmas’

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Kerry Film Festival - Score

Kerry Film Festival – Score

| November 9, 2017 | Comments (0)

Eleanor McSherry takes note of ‘Score’ at the Kerry Film Festival, in which Hollywood’s top composers take viewers inside the musical challenges and creative secrecy of the world’s most beloved and mysterious music genre.

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Review of Irish Film @ IFI Documentary Festival: It Tolls For Thee

Review of Irish Film @ IFI Documentary Festival: It Tolls For Thee

| November 8, 2017 | Comments (0)

Sarah Cullen rings the bell for Andrew Gallimore’s film about Irishwoman Mary Elmes, an unsung heroine of the Spanish Civil War.

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Tales from Kerry Film Festival 2017

Tales from Kerry Film Festival 2017

| November 8, 2017 | Comments (0)

Eleanor McSherry was at the Kerry Film Festival and sent us on a flavour of what went on this year.

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Kerry Film Festival: Student Tales - Shorts Programme

Kerry Film Festival: Student Tales – Shorts Programme

| November 8, 2017 | Comments (0)

Eleanor McSherry goes back to college for the ‘Student Tales’ Short Films at the Kerry Film Festival.  

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Industry Days at the Cork Film Festival

Industry Days at the Cork Film Festival

| November 7, 2017 | Comments (0)

Two industry days at the Cork Film festival – First Take on Thursday November 16th and Doc Day on Friday November 17th.

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Foyle Film Festival Marks 30th Anniversary With Ten Day Celebration

Foyle Film Festival Marks 30th Anniversary With Ten Day Celebration

| November 6, 2017 | Comments (0)

Northern Ireland’s only Oscar-affiliated film festival  launches a ten-day anniversary programme of premieres, exclusive screenings and special guest events, running from November 17 to 26.

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Dublin Feminist Film Festival 2017 Announce Programme

Dublin Feminist Film Festival 2017 Announce Programme

| November 6, 2017 | Comments (0)

The Dublin Feminist Film Festival takes place from Thursday 16th – Saturday 18th November 2017.

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Dub Web Fest

Dub Web Fest

| November 6, 2017 | Comments (0)

Dub Web Fest, Ireland’s only web series festival announces a diverse schedule for its third edition (24th-26th November) in the Generator in Dublin’s vibrant Smithfield district.

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Diarmuid Doran, Director of 'Boomerang'

Diarmuid Doran, Director of ‘Boomerang’

| November 2, 2017 | Comments (0)

Diarmuid Doran guides Film Ireland through his hypnotic trip.

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Kerry Film Festival - Orchestrate - Short Programme

Kerry Film Festival – Orchestrate – Short Programme

| November 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Eleanor McSherry conducts a report from the Orchestrate -Shorts Programme at the Kerry Film Festival.

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2017 IFI French Film Festival

2017 IFI French Film Festival

| November 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Featuring 19 Irish premières, the festival will welcome special guests Oscar-nominated writer-director-actress Agnès Jaoui, and writer-director Léa Mysius.

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Zoe Kavanagh, Writer/Director of 'Inexorable'

Zoe Kavanagh, Writer/Director of ‘Inexorable’

| October 27, 2017 | Comments (0)

Ahead of its Horrorthon screening, filmmaker Zoe Kavanagh takes us into the shadows of her short film Inexorable.

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Preview of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival

Preview of Irish Film @ Cork Film Festival

| October 26, 2017 | Comments (0)

For Irish film fans, we’ve gathered the Irish screenings for your diary. 

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The 7th Irish Film Festival London

The 7th Irish Film Festival London

| October 26, 2017 | Comments (0)

The Irish Film Festival London presents Ireland’s latest mainstream and independent films over 5 days across London with exclusive previews, panel discussions and director’s Q&As.

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Kerry Film Festival Winners

Kerry Film Festival Winners

| October 25, 2017 | Comments (0)

The annual awards ceremony took place after the Irish premiere of ‘Lies We Tell’.

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Charles O Brien, Director of 'A Captain Unafraid'

Charles O Brien, Director of ‘A Captain Unafraid’

| October 20, 2017 | Comments (0)

Director Charles O Brien tells Film Ireland about Dynamite Johnny, seafarer, filibuster and hero of the Cuban War of Independence.

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Mieke Vanmechelen, Director of 'Rath'

Mieke Vanmechelen, Director of ‘Rath’

| October 19, 2017 | Comments (0)

Director Mieke Vanmechelen takes us behind the scenes of her documentary.

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Cork Film Festival Unveils 2017 Programme

Cork Film Festival Unveils 2017 Programme

| October 18, 2017 | Comments (0)

A number of Irish premieres feature at this year’s festival.

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Fifth IndieCork Film Festival Closes

Fifth IndieCork Film Festival Closes

| October 18, 2017 | Comments (0)

The 2017 IndieCork Film Festival came to a close this weekend presenting the very best in Cork, Irish and international independent film and music over October 8th – 15th.

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The Richard Harris International Film Festival

The Richard Harris International Film Festival

| October 13, 2017 | Comments (0)

The 5th Annual Richard Harris International Film Festival takes place in Limerick this October Bank Holiday Weekend.

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Dublin Workers Film Festival

Dublin Workers Film Festival

| October 13, 2017 | Comments (1)

The 2nd Dublin Workers Film Festival comes to Dublin this month with a selection of films.

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'Teddy And Martina'

‘Teddy And Martina’

| October 8, 2017 | Comments (0)

Director Shaun​ ​O​’Connor​, writer​ /​actor Tadhg​ ​Hickey​, and animators ​Dog​ ​Day​ ​Media give us the story behind ‘Teddy And Martina’.

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