Category: Exclusives

ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: The Secret Scripture

ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: The Secret Scripture

| March 16, 2017 | Comments (0)

Ailbhe O’ Reilly reviews Jim Sheridan’s ‘The Secret Scripture’, which screened at the Audi Dublin International Film Festival.

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Watch Short Film: Swerve

Watch Short Film: Swerve

| March 15, 2017 | Comments (0)

Film Ireland spoke to director Ross Costigan and writer John Morton about their award-winning film.

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Goodfella: Martin Scorsese in Dublin

Goodfella: Martin Scorsese in Dublin

| March 14, 2017 | Comments (0)

Martin Scorsese was recently awarded a gold medal by the University Philosophical Society of Trinity College. Michael Lee shines a light.

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ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: Notes on Rave in Dublin

ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: Notes on Rave in Dublin

| March 14, 2017 | Comments (1)

Kenny Hanlon gets his tracksuit on for James Redmond’s documentary on 30+ years of Dublin rave and club culture.

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Interview: James Phelan, writer 'Striking Out'

Interview: James Phelan, writer ‘Striking Out’

| March 13, 2017 | Comments (0)

Sarah Cullen caught up with James Phelan writer of the RTE drama S’triking Out’, which gets its U.S. premiere on St. Patrick’s Day.

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ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: The 4th Act

ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: The 4th Act

| March 9, 2017 | Comments (1)

Gordon Brennan views Turlough O’Kelly’s story of the €1bn regeneration of Ballymun.

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ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: Unless

ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: Unless

| March 7, 2017 | Comments (0)

Sarah Cullen looks at Alan Gilsenan’s Canadian/Irish co-production ‘Unless’.

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Interview: Hilary Rose, actor 'The Young Offenders'

Interview: Hilary Rose, actor ‘The Young Offenders’

| March 7, 2017 | Comments (0)

Gemma Creagh took advantage of a telecommunications device to chat to Hilary Rose about her experiences playing Mairead MacSweeney in the hit Cork comedy.

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ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: Photo City

ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: Photo City

| March 3, 2017 | Comments (0)

Liam Hanlon looks through the lens at John Murphy and Traolach Ó Murchú’s ‘Photo City’.

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Interview: Niall McCann director of 'Lost in France'

Interview: Niall McCann director of ‘Lost in France’

| March 3, 2017 | Comments (0)

Shane Hennessy goes in search of director Niall McCann who’s Lost in France.

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Interview: Ciaran Creagh, writer/director of 'In View'

Interview: Ciaran Creagh, writer/director of ‘In View’

| March 2, 2017 | Comments (0)

Writer / director Ciaran Creagh talked to Film Ireland about his film ‘In View’, a study of depression and suicidal thoughts.

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Podcast: Interview with Juanita Wilson, director of 'Tomato Red'

Podcast: Interview with Juanita Wilson, director of ‘Tomato Red’

| March 2, 2017 | Comments (0)

Gemma Creagh sat down with director Juanita Wilson to talk about her latest film ‘Tomato Red’. Juanita explains how she went about adapting Daniel Woodrell’s book for film, working on the look and feel of the film and casting the right actors.

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ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: Tomato Red

ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: Tomato Red

| March 2, 2017 | Comments (0)

Cathy Butler takes a look at Juanita Wilson’s Tomato Red,

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ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: Nails

ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: Nails

| March 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio takes a bloodied hammer to Denis Bartok’s Irish horror film ‘Nails’.

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Interview: Daniel Gordon, director George Best: All By Myself

Interview: Daniel Gordon, director George Best: All By Myself

| February 28, 2017 | Comments (0)

Daniel Gordon talked to Film Ireland about his new feature documentary, ‘George Best: All By Myself’.

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ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: In Loco Parentis

ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: In Loco Parentis

| February 27, 2017 | Comments (0)

Gemma Creagh goes back to school for Neasa Ní Chianáin and David Rane’s observational documentary that follows a year in the lives of two inspirational teachers in the only primary-age boarding school in Ireland.

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ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: Sanctuary

ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: Sanctuary

| February 25, 2017 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio checks out Len Collins’ debut feature, which screened at this year’ s Audi Dublin International Film Festival.

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ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: Amanda Coogan: Long Now

ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: Amanda Coogan: Long Now

| February 23, 2017 | Comments (0)

Grace Corry takes a look at Paddy Cahill’s exploration of Amanda Coogan’s durational performance art practice.

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Reel Horrorshow: Episode 6

Reel Horrorshow: Episode 6

| February 22, 2017 | Comments (0)

In this lurid episode, Conor McMahon, Conor Dowling and Mark Sheridan gather under a blood red sky to discuss Hammer Horror films.

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ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: Without Name

ADIFF 2017 Irish Film Review: Without Name

| February 21, 2017 | Comments (0)

Richard Drumm enters the woods of Lorcan Finnegan’s Without Name, which screened at Audi Dublin International Film Festival 2017.

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Film Ireland Podcast:  Episode 27 - Human Balloon-Man Deflating

Film Ireland Podcast: Episode 27 – Human Balloon-Man Deflating

| February 21, 2017 | Comments (0)

Sarah Cullen and Richard Drumm return to investigate the demise of Sherlock, take a look at ADIFF, and ponder some recent releases in your cinema – films in which things happen.

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Interview: Patrick Brendan O'Neill,  director of 'The Uncountable Laughter of The Sea'

Interview: Patrick Brendan O’Neill, director of ‘The Uncountable Laughter of The Sea’

| February 20, 2017 | Comments (0)

Patrick Brendan O’Neill took time out to answer a few questions about his film The Uncountable Laughter of The Sea.

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Podcast: Interview with Emer Reynolds, Director of 'The Farthest'

Podcast: Interview with Emer Reynolds, Director of ‘The Farthest’

| February 19, 2017 | Comments (0)

Jonathan Victory talks to Emer Reynold’s about her stunning documentary on NASA’s Voyager mission,which screens at this year’s Audi Dublin International Film Festival.

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Irish Film Review: Meetings With Ivor

Irish Film Review: Meetings With Ivor

| February 10, 2017 | Comments (0)

Naomi Shea meets Ivor.

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Podcast: Interview with Alice Lowe, Actor/Writer/Director of 'Prevenge'

Podcast: Interview with Alice Lowe, Actor/Writer/Director of ‘Prevenge’

| February 10, 2017 | Comments (0)

Paul Farren talks to Alice Lowe about her film ‘Prevenge’, a pitch black, wryly British comedy, which follows Ruth, a pregnant woman on a killing spree that’s as funny as it is vicious.

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Podcast: Interview with Grainne Humphreys, ADIFF 2017 Festival Director

Podcast: Interview with Grainne Humphreys, ADIFF 2017 Festival Director

| February 8, 2017 | Comments (0)

Grace Corry sat down with Grainne Humphreys to delve into the delights that await us at this year’s Audi Dublin International Film Festival.

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Early Irish Cinema: “Would We Ever Have It in Reality?” Ireland a Nation “For Two Days Only” in January 1917

Early Irish Cinema: “Would We Ever Have It in Reality?” Ireland a Nation “For Two Days Only” in January 1917

| January 26, 2017 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon takes a look at how a film of Ireland achieving nationhood proved impossible to show 100 years ago.

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Reel Horrorshow: Episode 5

Reel Horrorshow: Episode 5

| January 23, 2017 | Comments (0)

Our shapeshifting lycanthropes gather on the moors under a full moon to bring you the latest Reel Horrorshow. In this episode, in between devouring recently buried corpses, the gang talk about the wonderful world of werewolf movies.

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Preview of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2017

Preview of Irish Film @ ADIFF 2017

| January 19, 2017 | Comments (0)

We take a look at the Irish films on offer at this year’s Audi Dublin International Film Festival.

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Strong Irish Line-up @ ADIFF 2017

Strong Irish Line-up @ ADIFF 2017

| January 18, 2017 | Comments (0)

This year’s festival includes new Irish films from Jim Sheridan, Emer Reynolds, Aiden Gillen, John Butler, Neasa Ní Chianán, Juanita Wilson and Ken Wardrop.

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