Loretta Goff meet the locals in the County Galway town of Gort, in Treasa O’Brien’s Town of Strangers, with a diverse cast, including young Irish Travellers, English New Age hippies, Brazilian factory workers and Syrian refugees.
Loretta Goff goes on a journey through ‘The Curious Works of Roger Doyle’, Brian Lally’s documentary the ‘Godfather of Irish Electronica’.
Jack O’Dwyer finds much to like in ‘Sooner or Later’, Luke Morgan’s no-budget feature from Galway filmmaking collective Project Spatula.
Loretta Goff finds a voice to the voiceless in Carmel Winters’ film Float Like a Butterfly, which opened the 63rd Cork Film Festival.
Charline Fernandez takes a break from duck racing and pineapple eating to send us this review of Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Favourite from the Cork Film Festival.
Gemma Creagh sat down with Natasha Waugh, the director of ‘Mother’, which is screening at this year’s Cork Film Festival.
Writer/Director Treasa O’Brien takes us behind the story of ‘Town of Strangers’, a film about a stranger who comes to make a film in the small town of Gort in the West of Ireland, and the people she meets when she holds auditions
Producer Roisin Kearney tells Film Ireland about Prodigy, in which a young boy begins to suspect his new neighbour is a world-famous pianist who has been missing for over twenty years.
Are you going to the Cork Film Festival later this month? Here are a few important dates for your calendar.
The 63rd Cork Film Festival, running from 9-18 November, is to showcase Irish and international films with a focus on current global issues.