Category: Exclusives

Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: IFI Local Films for Local People: Yet More Glimpses of Galway

Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: IFI Local Films for Local People: Yet More Glimpses of Galway

| August 25, 2017 | Comments (0)

Deirdre de Grae steps back in time at IFI Local Films for Local People: Yet More Glimpses of Galway, which screened at the 29th Galway Film Fleadh.

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Festival Report: Guth Gafa | International Documentary Festival

Festival Report: Guth Gafa | International Documentary Festival

| August 24, 2017 | Comments (0)

Maria Flood looks back on a busy Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival.

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Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: Song of Granite

Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: Song of Granite

| August 23, 2017 | Comments (0)

Deirdre de Grae sings along to ‘Song of Granite’, Pat Collins’ portrait of the life of the great traditional singer, Joe Heaney, which screened at the 29th Galway Film Fleadh.

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Irish Short Film Review: Leisure with Dignity

Irish Short Film Review: Leisure with Dignity

| August 22, 2017 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio takes a look at Anne Maree Barry’s latest film work, ‘Otium cum Dignitate ~ Leisure with Dignity’.

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Guth Gafa Review: ‘The Farthest’

Guth Gafa Review: ‘The Farthest’

| August 21, 2017 | Comments (0)

Maria Flood enters a world of wonder in Emer Reynold’s ‘The Farthest’, which screened at the Guth Gafa International Documentary Film Festival.

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Nathan Fagan, Director of 'Hum'

Nathan Fagan, Director of ‘Hum’

| August 18, 2017 | Comments (0)

Director Nathan Fagan talks to Film Ireland about his film ‘Hum’, an intimate portrait of artist and singer-songwriter, Kevin Nolan.

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Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh • New Irish Shorts 7: IFB World Premiere Shorts

Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh • New Irish Shorts 7: IFB World Premiere Shorts

| August 14, 2017 | Comments (0)

Deirdre de Grae finds a lot to admire at the Irish Film Board World Premiere Short Films programme at the 29th Galway Film Fleadh.

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WFT Ireland Podcast: In Conversation with Director Aisling Walsh

WFT Ireland Podcast: In Conversation with Director Aisling Walsh

| August 10, 2017 | Comments (0)

Women In Film and Television Ireland recently presented In Conversation with director Aisling Walsh as part of their Masterclass series.

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Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh • New Irish Shorts 3

Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh • New Irish Shorts 3

| August 8, 2017 | Comments (0)

Deirdre de Grae picks out her highlights from the New Irish Shorts 3 programme at the 29th Galway Film Fleadh.

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Irish Short Film Review: 'January Hymn’

Irish Short Film Review: ‘January Hymn’

| August 1, 2017 | Comments (0)

Richard Drumm sings the praises of ‘January Hymn’, Katherine Canty’s short film exploring grief.

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Roisín Geraghty, Gaze LGBT Film Festival Programmer

Roisín Geraghty, Gaze LGBT Film Festival Programmer

| July 31, 2017 | Comments (0)

Gemma Creagh chats to Roisín Geraghty, programmer for Gaze LGBT Film Festival about this year’s festival, which runs 3rd – 7th August 2017.

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Irish Film Review: The Farthest

Irish Film Review: The Farthest

| July 28, 2017 | Comments (0)

Jonathan Victory voyages to ‘The Farthest’, Emer Reynolds’ documentary on NASA’s Voyager mission.

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Podcast: Emer Reynolds, director of 'The Farthest'

Podcast: Emer Reynolds, director of ‘The Farthest’

| July 27, 2017 | Comments (0)

Natasha Waugh talks to Emer Reynolds about her documentary ‘The Farthest’, which celebrates the men and women who built the Voyager spaceship.

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Irish Short Film Review: Mum

Irish Short Film Review: Mum

| July 27, 2017 | Comments (0)

Stephen Porzio takes a look at ‘Mum’, Anne Marie O’Connor’s film with a trans character at the heart of it, telling a universal story.

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Early Irish Cinema: “Peeps at Parochial Happenings”: Irish Events Newsreel Begins, June-July 1917

Early Irish Cinema: “Peeps at Parochial Happenings”: Irish Events Newsreel Begins, June-July 1917

| July 26, 2017 | Comments (0)

Denis Condon takes a look at Ireland’s first newsreel, Irish Events, launched 100 years ago.

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Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: Pilgrimage

Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: Pilgrimage

| July 26, 2017 | Comments (0)

Niall Glynn goes on a journey to find meaning in Brendan Muldowney’s ‘Pilgrimage’,  which screened at the 29th Galway Film Fleadh.

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SuperPod: Wonder Woman & Spider-Man

SuperPod: Wonder Woman & Spider-Man

| July 25, 2017 | Comments (0)

Our latex-wearing superpodders, Richard Drumm and Paul Farren, return to their headquarters to discuss ‘Wonder Woman’ and ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’.

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Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh • New Irish Shorts: Animation

Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh • New Irish Shorts: Animation

| July 24, 2017 | Comments (0)

Deirdre de Grae found alot to love in the animated shorts programme at the 29th Galway Film Fleadh.

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Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: The Drummer And The Keeper

Review of Irish Film @ Galway Film Fleadh: The Drummer And The Keeper

| July 21, 2017 | Comments (0)

Stephen Burke tips his hi-hat to Nick Kelly’s debut feature film, ‘The Drummer And The Keeper’.

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'Pilgrimage' Writer Jamie Hannigan & Director Brendan Muldowney

‘Pilgrimage’ Writer Jamie Hannigan & Director Brendan Muldowney

| July 20, 2017 | Comments (0)

Paul Farren met up with director Brendan Muldowney and writer Jamie Hannigan to discuss ‘Pilgrimage’.

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Film Ireland Podcast: Episode 29 - The Thinking Man's Apocalypse

Film Ireland Podcast: Episode 29 – The Thinking Man’s Apocalypse

| July 19, 2017 | Comments (0)

Our regular Film Ireland returns with resplendent hosts Sarah Cullen and Richard Drumm bringing you fun and frolics from the film world.

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Irish Film Review: Pilgrimage

Irish Film Review: Pilgrimage

| July 19, 2017 | Comments (1)

Brian O Tiomain on an Irish film with a difference.

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James Creedon, Director of 'Thanks to Your Noble Shadow'

James Creedon, Director of ‘Thanks to Your Noble Shadow’

| July 15, 2017 | Comments (0)

Director James Creedon talks about his film ‘Thanks to Your Noble Shadow’, the story of one of Ireland’s last missionary nuns, which premieres at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh..

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Olga Černovaitė, director of 'Butterfly City'

Olga Černovaitė, director of ‘Butterfly City’

| July 13, 2017 | Comments (0)

Director Olga Černovaitė explains her motivation for making ‘Butterfly City’, her film about the city of Visaginas, which screens at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh

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Kevin de la Isla O'Neill, Director of 'Acorn'

Kevin de la Isla O’Neill, Director of ‘Acorn’

| July 12, 2017 | Comments (0)

Kevin de la Isla O’Neill tells us about the seed that became the ‘Acorn’, which screen at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh.

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Andrew Stevenson, Director of 'Man to Man'

Andrew Stevenson, Director of ‘Man to Man’

| July 11, 2017 | Comments (0)

We talk ‘Man to Man’ with director Andrew Stevenson ahead of his short film screening at at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh.

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Bob Gallagher, Director of "El Vuelo Imposible del Guijarro" (The Impossible Flight of The Stone)

Bob Gallagher, Director of “El Vuelo Imposible del Guijarro” (The Impossible Flight of The Stone)

| July 11, 2017 | Comments (0)

Bob Gallagher’s short documentary “El Vuelo Imposible del Guijarro” was made in Cuba as part of a ten-day workshop with Bavarian filmmaker Werner Herzog.

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Len Collin, Director of 'Sanctuary'

Len Collin, Director of ‘Sanctuary’

| July 11, 2017 | Comments (0)

Gemma Creagh talks to Len Collin about Sanctuary, which introduces us to Larry and Sophie, two people with intellectual disabilities, who long to be together in a world that does everything to keep them apart.

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Emma Eliza Regan, Writer/Director of 'Wild Fire Nights'

Emma Eliza Regan, Writer/Director of ‘Wild Fire Nights’

| July 11, 2017 | Comments (0)

Emma Eliza Regan gives us a glimpse into the world of Wild Fire Nights, which screens at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh.

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Tristan Heanue, Writer/Director of 'A Break in the Clouds'

Tristan Heanue, Writer/Director of ‘A Break in the Clouds’

| July 11, 2017 | Comments (0)

Tristan Heanue gives us a look at ‘A Break in the Clouds’, which screens at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh.

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