Category: Exclusives

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 (0)

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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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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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: 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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Local Films for Local People - Archive Screenings at Thoor Ballylee @ Galway Film Fleadh

Local Films for Local People – Archive Screenings at Thoor Ballylee @ Galway Film Fleadh

| August 9, 2018 | Comments (0)

Deirdre de Grae reports from the IFI Local Films for Local People event screening at Thoor Ballylee which took place as part of the 30th Galway Film Fleadh.

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Liam O Mochain: Writer/Director of ‘Lost & Found’

Liam O Mochain: Writer/Director of ‘Lost & Found’

| July 19, 2018 | Comments (0)

Writer/Director Liam O Mochain talks to Film Ireland about his film, which was 5 years in the making and has now made its way into cinemas.

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Shane Conaty, Co-Director of 'The Comeback'

Shane Conaty, Co-Director of ‘The Comeback’

| July 13, 2018 | Comments (0)

Ahead of its screening at the Galway Film Fleadh, Shane Conaty talks to Film Ireland about the fascinating journey of ‘The Comeback.’

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Martin Beirne: Writer/Director of 'Around Here'

Martin Beirne: Writer/Director of ‘Around Here’

| July 12, 2018 | Comments (0)

Martin Beirne tells Film Ireland about writing and directing his debut feature.

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Brian Lally, Director of 'The Curious Works of Roger Doyle'

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

| July 11, 2018 | Comments (0)

Brian Lally spoke to Gemma Creagh about his retrospective look at five decades of celebrated composer and the “godfather of Irish electronic music” Roger Doyle.

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Watch Irish Short Film: Disappear

Watch Irish Short Film: Disappear

| July 10, 2018 | Comments (0)

Writer/Director Shaun O Connor tells us about the evolution of the project – from idea, to radio play to short film.

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Capital Irish Film Festival: Colin McIvor - Director of 'The Zoo'

Capital Irish Film Festival: Colin McIvor – Director of ‘The Zoo’

| May 24, 2018 | Comments (0)

John Collins spoke to Colin McIvor, whose film ‘Zoo’ opened this year’s Capital Irish Film Festival in Washington D.C.

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Alan Gilsenan, Writer / Director of 'Unless' & 'The Meeting'

Alan Gilsenan, Writer / Director of ‘Unless’ & ‘The Meeting’

| March 20, 2018 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio met up with filmmaker Alan Gilsenan to chat about his two films set for Irish cinemas this year.

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Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: Twilight

Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: Twilight

| March 12, 2018 | Comments (0)

Fionn Warren enters ‘Twilight’, Pat Collins’ latest documentary.

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Irish Film Review: The Lodgers

Irish Film Review: The Lodgers

| March 9, 2018 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio gets gothic.

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Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: Good Favour

Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: Good Favour

| March 6, 2018 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio wanders into Rebecca Daly’s haunting parable.

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Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: The Image You Missed

Review of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2018: The Image You Missed

| March 6, 2018 | Comments (0)

Síomha McQuinn takes a look at Donal Foreman’s documentary ‘The Image You Missed’, which explores the complexities of a father/son relationship.

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Garret Walsh, Director of 'The Observer Effect’

Garret Walsh, Director of ‘The Observer Effect’

| March 6, 2018 | Comments (0)

Anthony Assad caught up with director of ‘The Observer Effect’, Garret Walsh, ahead of his dark thriller’s Dublin premiere.

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