Film Ireland Podcast: Episode 02

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Unable to escape from the basement, Ruairí and Donnchadh give us their latest film ramblings, including the latest film news, open up their homework (The Day the Earth Stood Still & The Quiet Earth ) and take a look at stuff in the cinema, including X-Men: Days of Future Past, Edge of Tomorrow, Godzilla and A Million Ways to Die in the West, and more…

 

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Film Ireland Podcast: Episode 01

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In this Film Ireland podcast, Ruairí Moore and Donnchadh Tiernan get together in a sulpher-ridden basement to chat about all things film. Pending their survival, we hope to bring you their regular thinkings and talkings in true film-loving fashion.

In this episode, Ruairí and Donnchadh give us their latest film news, salute H.R. Giger, who died last week, catch up on films they should’ve seen but haven’t, but have now (Punch-Drunk Love & Once Upon a Time in the West) and check out some current films playing in a cinema near you –  Frank, Blue Ruin and Transcendence.

 

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Podcast: Q&A with Joshua Oppenheimer director of ‘The Act of Killing’

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In this Film Ireland podcast director Joshua Oppenheimer introduces The Act of Killing (Director’s Cut) at the Institute of Contemporary Arts on 29th June 2013,  followed by a Q&A with Oppenheimer and Liz Wood, director of DocHouse, hosted by Between The Lines.

Among many people’s best films of 2013 Oppenheimer’s documentary features Indonesian death squad killers eagerly reenacting their atrocities of the 1960s. Werner Herzog said of the film that “I have not seen a film as powerful, surreal, and frightening in at least a decade… unprecedented in the history of cinema.”

Film Ireland would like to thank the Institute of Contemporary Arts  for granting us permission to share this audio.

The Institute of Contemporary Arts  supports radical art and culture. Through a vibrant programme of exhibitions, films, events, talks and debates, the ICA challenges perceived notions and stimulates debate, experimentation, creativity and exchange with visitors.

Running Time: 1hr 18mins

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Podcast:Interview with Steven O’Riordan, director of ‘No Limbs No Limits

 

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In this Film Ireland Podcast, Steven O’Riordan chats to Lynn Larkin about his documentary ‘No Limbs No Limits’ – a story of hope and triumph over adversity, a story of how human resilience can conquer all by overcoming many obstacles to achieve what others would deem impossible.

‘No Limbs No Limits’ is released in Irish cinemas 11th April 2014.

Running Time: 10mins

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Podcast: Filmmakers Roundtable – Part II

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In Part II of this Film Ireland podcast Stephen Shields, Conor McMahon, Ciarán Foy, Conor Barry and Brendan Muldowney talk about the place of reviews, critics, bloggers and trolls in the age of social media. They also discuss how audiences consume film, pitching & marketing film, ‘Irish’ film and the Irish accent in film.

Stephen Shields is the screenwriter on RTE Storyland winner Zombie Bashers, Republic Of Telly, and Newsbag.

Conor McMahon is the director of Stitches, Dead Meat and The Braineater.

Ciarán Foy is the director and writer of Citadel.

Brendan Muldowney is the director of Savage and Love Eternal.

Conor Barry is the producer of Savage and Love Eternal and was selected as Ireland’s ‘Producer on the Move’ for this year’s Cannes International Film Festival.

 

You can listen to Part I of this podcast here, in which Stephen Shields, Conor McMahon, Ciarán Foy, Conor Barry and Brendan Muldowney talk about their paths into making films and discuss the crafts of writing, acting, editing, directing and producing.

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Podcast: Filmmakers Roundtable – Part I

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In Part I of this Film Ireland podcast Stephen Shields, Conor McMahon, Ciarán Foy, Conor Barry and Brendan Muldowney talk about their paths into making films and discuss the crafts of writing, acting, editing, directing and producing.

Stephen Shields is the screenwriter on RTE Storyland winner Zombie Bashers, Republic Of Telly, and Newsbag.

Conor McMahon is the director of Stitches, Dead Meat and The Braineater.

Ciarán Foy is the director and writer of Citadel.

Brendan Muldowney is the director of Savage and Love Eternal.

Conor Barry is the producer of Savage and Love Eternal and was selected as Ireland’s ‘Producer on the Move’ for this year’s Cannes International Film Festival.

 

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