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 […]
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.
Denis Condon takes a look at representations of birth control and abortion in Irish cinemas 100 years ago.
Gemma Creagh talks to director Billy O’Brien and actor Max Records about their film ‘I Am Not a Serial Killer’.
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.
Loretta Goff catches waves at Ross Whitaker’s documentary ‘Between Land and Sea’, which premiered at the Cork Film Festival.
Stephen Porzio talks to Gerard Walsh about his film ‘South’, which is out now in Irish cinemas.
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.
Rebecca Graham takes a look at Irish Shorts 1: The Cycle of Life – a selection of Irish short films that screened at this year’s Cork Film Festival.