55 – Oct/Nov 1996 – SOLD OUT

Cover 55 Michael Collins • John T. Davis interview (The Uncle Jack) • Movie Business in LA • Projecting the Nation: National Cinema in an International Frame’ conference issues • John Sherlock interview • Euro-Trash television • Sport on the box • Irish film in France.
Reviews: The Van, Boys and Men, Home Movie Nights, Safe and Sound, Galway Film Fleadh Irish Short Film Winners.

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54 – Aug/Sep 1996

Cover 54Enda Hughes interview (The Eliminator) • ‘Irish Film – A Mirror Up To Culture’ conference report • Fr Ted Comedy Workshop report Pat McCabe talks trash movies • David Keating interview (The Last of the High Kings) • Fr. Joseph P. Dumm retrospective • Philippe Rousselot interview (The Serpent’s Kiss) • Soundtracks & music in films • Michael Dwyer interview.
Reviews: The Eliminator, Some Mother’s Son, Trojan Eddie.
Book: Big Picture, Small Screen – The Relations Between Film and Television.

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53 – Jun/Jul 1996

Cover 53The Sun, the Moon and the Stars: Geraldine Creed and Angie Dickinson interviews • Todd Haynes interview (Safe) • Documentary-making in Ireland • Facilities Listings Supplement • RTÉ’s children’s programming report • From Dusk Till Dawn censorship report • Finance Bill 1996 report • Ardmore Studios • CARTOON Forum report.
Reviews: The Boy from Mercury, The Big O, 81, The Condom, Male Rape – Men Overcoming Rape and Sexual Abuse.
Book: The Irish Filmography.

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52 – Apr/May 1996

Cover 52Teilifís na Gaeilge • David Blake Knox, RTÉ’s Assistant Director of Programmes, interview • Post-production facilities in Ireland • Short Cuts in Focus • Women in Film and Television profile • Drama production in Northern Ireland • Cinema 100: Margo Harkin, Albert Kelly, Sunniva O’Flynn, Louis Marcus, Brendan McCaul, Lelia Doolan, Cathal Black, Hug Leonard & Harry Hurst comments • Frameworks scheme.
Reviews: Summertime, The Peer Bottle, Dear Daughter, Video Diaries.

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51 – Feb/Mar 1996

Cover 51Shane Connaughton interview (The Run of the Country) • Copyright & Options – Writers’ & producers’ perspective • No-budget filmmaking in Ireland • Six Pack report • Nature of sound and sound recording • Nell McCafferty on Guiltrip • SOURCES Script Workshop report • Animation: Terra Glyph, Monster, Animation Camera Facilities, Shepherd Films.
Reviews: Thirty Five Aside, The Rocker – A Portrait of Phil Lynott, Hearts and Souls – The No Divorce Campaign, J.J. Biker, Art, Are You Mad?

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50 – Dec 1995/Jan 1996

Cover 50Roddy Flynn on Irish theatrical distribution • Fifty years of Film Ireland! • Arthouse, Dublin’s multimedia centre • Gerry Stembridge interview (Guiltrip) • Education in Ireland Supplement • Dennis Hopper interview • Paul Duane visits the set of Spectre • CARTOON Forum report.
Reviews: Korea, Guiltrip, The Run of the Country, Fishing the Sloe-Black River, Famine, The Stunning.
Books: Confessions of a Sewer Rat – A Personal History of Censorship & the Irish Cinema, Still Irish – A Century of the Irish in Film.

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49 – Oct/Nov 1995

Cover 49Section 35 in focus • Stephen Rea interview • Tiernan MacBride homage • Ken Loach interview (Land and Freedom) • Brian Corr on Film Makers Ireland • Opinion: Vincent Durack on the Green Paper on Broadcasting • Galway Film Fleadh’s animation programme report • Rotterdam Film Festival report.
Reviews: Frankie Starlight, The Long Way Home, Bent Out of Shape, He Shoots, He Scores, Mná.

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48 – Aug/Sep 1995

Cover 48Trish McAdam & Chris Sievernich interview (Snakes and Ladders) • Ted Sheehy on Government’s Green Paper on Broadcasting • Bertrand Tavernier interview (D’Artagnan’s Daughter) • Federation of Irish Film Societies insight • John Ford retrospective • Irish Screenwriting in crisis? • Guideline for a correct script format • Opinions: Emma Philbin Bowman on Once Were Warriors; Neil Jordan on The Crying Game and the Irish Press • Annecy Animation Festival report.
Reviews: Fanatic Heart, Sucker, Braveheart, The Hard Man, Raiders of the Lost Archives, The Feeling Soul.

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