The Dublin Feminist Film Festival has established firm roots on Dublin’s cultural calendar, shining a spotlight on women in film. It promotes and celebrates female filmmakers, hoping to inspire and empower others to get involved in filmmaking. Irene Falvey went along to this year’s Shorts Programme. On Thursday, 22nd August, the Dublin Feminist Film Festival showcased an impressive and varied collection of short films, all made by female directors. The Beekeeper (2019) Ireland (6.29)Dir. Robyn…
In this podcast Gemma Creagh is joined by Emma Fagan, programme manager of The Bleeding Pig Festival and filmmakers Mia Mullarky and Laura O’Shea, whose films are screening at the festival.
Orla Monaghan was at the Fleadh to celebrate the creative cornerstone of Irish film: the animation industry.
Ruth McNally reviews Ivan Kavanagh’s western starring John Cusack, Emile Hirsch and Déborah François.
The Toronto International Film Festival runs from 5-15 September and features six Irish films in its programme.
Seán Crosson took in a selection of documentary shorts at this year’s Fleadh, featuring works from both established and debut directors, showcasing the best of Irish talent.
Siomha McQuinn gives up her seat for Shelly Love’s ‘A Bump Along the Way’.
Maya Derrington, Katie McNeice and Tom Speers join Gemma Creagh to talk about their films and filmmaking.
In his short film Buoy, a young man throws himself off a lighthouse to end it all, but it’s only the beginning. Ahead of the film’s screening at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh, writer/director David Magnier tells Film Ireland how his short film came to surface.
Gerard Wash’s short documentary introduces us to Farmer Michael, a Galway-based, divisive character getting millions of views online. But his creator, Stevo Timothy, has a past with far more twists and turns than anyone would expect. Ahead of its screening at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh, Gerard tells Film Ireland about how the film came together. Documentaries were always something that I enjoyed watching but I never thought I would make one.…