Competition: Win Tickets to Reality Bites Documentary Shorts at IFI Stranger Than Fiction

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This year’s IFI Stranger Than Fiction takes place from 25 – 28 September and features the world premiere of Ciarín Scott’s In a House That Ceased to Be as well as premieres for other Irish-made films, including Blood Fruit, Showrunners and It Came from Connemara!!.

The international programme includes Irish premieres of Steve James’ Life Itself about the film critic Roger Ebert, Kim Longinotto’s Love is All, Joe Berlinger’s Whitey: United States of America V. James J. Bulger, Andreas Johnsen’s Ai Weiwei – The Fake Case and Amir Amirani’s We Are Many. Amir, Kim and Andreas will attend as guests of the festival, along with long-time Werner Herzog producer André Singer, who will present his new filmNight Will Fall.

The festival also features 3 special events plus 2 short film programmes. Thanks to the good people at the IFI, we have a pair of tickets to give away to the Reality Bites Documentary Shorts programme, which screens on Saturday, 27th September at 5pm.

Many shorts from the Bord Scannán na hÉireann/Irish Film Board scheme, Reality Bites, have gone on to play at major festivals and win international awards, and this year’s batch is as strong as ever.

The programme features Tom Burke and Paul Quinn’s Bloody Good Headline, on Dublin newspaper sellers; Under Open Skiesby Ben Jones is a nostalgic look at handball alleys; and 7th Son, by Narayan Van Maele, focuses on the magical healing powers of the seventh son. Expect strong images, great stories and at least a few laughs.

To win a pair of tickets, answer the following question:

It Came from Connemara!!, which screens at this year’s festival, features which B-Movie legend ‘s time in Ireland?

Email your answer to filmireland@gmail.com by 1pm Thursday, 25th September when the Film Ireland Hat will do battle with Dinoshark whilst wearing The Masque of the Red Death and select a winner.

Tickets for IFI Stranger Than Fiction 2014 are now on sale through the IFI Box Office on 01 679 3477 and online at www.ifi.ie/stf

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Competition: Win Tickets to Documentary Shorts at IFI Stranger Than Fiction

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This year’s IFI Stranger Than Fiction takes place from 25 – 28 September and features the world premiere of Ciarín Scott’s In a House That Ceased to Be as well as premieres for other Irish-made films, including Blood Fruit, Showrunners and It Came from Connemara!!.

The international programme includes Irish premieres of Steve James’ Life Itself about the film critic Roger Ebert, Kim Longinotto’s Love is All, Joe Berlinger’s Whitey: United States of America V. James J. Bulger, Andreas Johnsen’s Ai Weiwei – The Fake Case and Amir Amirani’s We Are Many. Amir, Kim and Andreas will attend as guests of the festival, along with long-time Werner Herzog producer André Singer, who will present his new film Night Will Fall.

The festival also features 3 special events plus 2 short film programmes. Thanks to the good people at the IFI, we have a pair of tickets to give away to the Documentary Shorts programme, which screens on Saturday, 27th September at 1.30pm.

Programmed in association with Eat My Shorts, a strong collection of seven shorts includes Wandering Rocks, which unlocks the life on a discarded cassette; Still Can’t Hear Her Mouth, a portrait film about stories, faded memories and the uncanny; Bo, about a man and his wife… and his cows; Harmanli, featuring Syrians’ daily attempts to survive a refugee camp in Bulgaria; The Wild Geese, which gets to the heart of sea swimmers; In Search of a Ritual, about a woman’s journey to make sense of the loss of her son; and Les Bénéfices de la vache, advice to children of revolution.

To win a pair of tickets, answer the following question:

‘Whitey’ Bulger is the subject of Joe Berlinger’s latest documentary, which screens at the festival. Who played ‘Whitey’ Bulger in The Departed?

Email your answer to filmireland@gmail.com by 1pm Thursday, 25th September when the Film Ireland Hat will meet with high-level criminals and undercover FBI agents and select a winner.

Tickets for IFI Stranger Than Fiction 2014 are now on sale through the IFI Box Office on 01 679 3477 and online at www.ifi.ie/stf

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IFI Stranger Than Fiction Documentary Film Festival 2014

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IFI Stranger Than Fiction Documentary Film Festival (25 – 28 September 2014)

Featuring two world premieres and seven Irish premieres in a packed programme of documentary film, the IFI Stranger Than Fiction is once again set to challenge, reveal, inform and inspire Irish documentary fans and filmmakers from 25thto 28th September 2014. The programme includes a new film from Kim Longinotto that captures the history of love on screen, a profile of notorious Irish-American crime boss James ‘Whitey’ Bulger, restored footage of the liberation of Europe in 1945, the fabricated case against Ai Weiwei, a profile of the late, great film critic Roger Ebert and the world premiere of Showrunners which reveals the writer/producer masterminds behind quality U.S television. There will be a host of Q+As with Irish and international guest directors and a series of industry special events presented in partnership with Bord Scannán na hÉireann/Irish Film Board.

Ross Whitaker, Festival Programmer announced the programme today, saying “I’m excited to be presenting what I feel is one of the strongest line-ups we’ve ever had for IFI Stranger Than Fiction and to welcome prestigious guests like Kim Longinotto and Andre Singer to Dublin, as well as wonderful emerging talent Amir Amirani, whose brilliant We Are Many will open the festival. The Irish line-up is incredibly strong too and we’re delighted to be premiering the new Christina Noble documentary In a House That Ceased to Be and the new film on US TV writer/producers, Showrunners. Every film is a world, Irish or Dublin premiere and I’m sure audiences are really going to connect with the programme.”

This year’s opening film, We Are Many, examines the massive anti-Iraq-War marches of February 2003, the biggest ever global protest mobilisation. It is a personal and political film told on an epic scale and was the breakout hit of the prestigious Sheffield DocFest. Director Amir Amirani will take part in a live post-screening Q+A .

Activism remains a key theme of this year’s festival. The world premiere of In a House that Ceased to Be will introduce an intimate, emotional and startlingly frank portrait of Dublin-born children’s rights campaigner Christina Noble. Director Ciarín Scott will take part in a post-screening Q&A . An award winner at the Galway Film Fleadh, Sinead O’Brien’s Blood Fruit celebrates the 11 Dunnes Stores workers who refused to handle fruit from Apartheid South Africa and, in a legendary show of international solidarity, went on strike for 2.5 years.

Showing him returning from 81 days solitary detention and under house arrest, Ai Weiwei – The Fake Case captures the world-renowned artist and activist as he is faced with a gigantic lawsuit by the Chinese authorities while still finding new ways to challenge the authorities and make the case for change. Director Andreas Johnsen will take part in a post-screening Q&A.

Political and armed struggle is at the centre of Concerning Violence, a stunning archival examination of the African liberation struggles of the ‘60s and ‘70s. Voiced by Lauryn Hill and with text drawn from Frantz Fanon’s seminal anticolonial text, The Wretched of the Earth, it’s one of the most compelling documentaries of the year. The horrors of WWII and the Nazi genocide are laid bare in Night Will Fall, a shelved documentary project, now restored, of the liberation of Europe and the Nazi Concentration Camps that was masterminded by cinematic luminaries like Hitchcock, Wilder and Sidney Bernstein. The film will be followed by a Q&A with celebrated documentary filmmaker Andre Singer, well-known for his collaborations with Werner Herzog.

Another preoccupation of this year’s crop of documentaries is the history of cinema itself. Renowned documentary director Kim Longinotto with take part in a live Q+A after her new film Love is All, that takes on a sumptuous historical journey of love on screen, accompanied by an original score from Richard Hawley. Life Itself, the latest from award-winning Hoop Dreams helmer, Steve James, is an affectionate love letter to the late, great American cinema critic Roger Ebert. It Came from Connemara , followed by a Q&A with director Brian Reddin, tells the story of B-movie icon Roger Corman’s five years of making films in Connemara in the mid-1990s.

One of the most notorious crime bosses in the USA is profiled in Whitey: United States of America V. James J. Bulger. Part courtroom and part telling exposé of the murky world where undercover FBI agents meet high-level criminals, it’s a riveting and frightening picture of Whitey Bulger’s reign and how exactly he survived so long.

The quality television revolution of the past 20 years comes into focus with the Festival’s closing film, the world premiere of Showrunners. Irish director Des Doyle, who will take part in a live post-show Q+A, brings the role of the television showrunner to the fore, talking to the masterminds behind Lost, Boardwalk Empire, The Big Bang Theory, Battlestar Galactica and The Good Wife. This is a documentary for the box-set generation.

In addition to the feature programme, there’s a wealth of talented actuality filmmakers in the two short film selections. Reality Bites Documentary Shorts is the world premiere of this year’s crop from the prestigious Reality Bites scheme from Bord Scannán na hÉireann/Irish Film Board. Many have gone on to play major festivals and win international awards and this year’s batch is as strong as ever. They’ll be competing alongside the films in the Documentary Shorts selection that is programmed in association with Eat My Shorts and features both Irish and international short films. A Jury Award will be presented for Best Short and Audience Awards for Best Feature and Short.

The Festival, in partnership with Bord Scannán na hÉireann/Irish Film Board, will be presenting a selection of special industry events that foster talent, create international connections and bring filmmakers and audiences closer together. Two stand-alone workshops are available: How to Make a Winning Documentary Short and Getting Places in Feature Documentary, and there’s also a Documentary Industry Day that will include seminars, masterclasses including one with multi award-winning documentarian Kim Longinotto, and panels for documentary producers and directors.

Tickets are on sale now from the IFI Box Office in person, on 01 679 3477 or online at www.ifi.ie/stf. You can find out more about all the films and events in IFI Stranger than Fiction on the website.

Tickets are priced €9.20 except for the opening film which includes a post-screening reception and costs €13. Daily Membership costs €1 for Non-Annual Members and will be added to the ticket price. Special Events cost €5 Enjoy more of the Festival for less with a special package price of 5 films for €40 – available in person only.

IFI Stranger Than Fiction Documentary Film Festival – Timetable of Events

We Are Many + Q&A                                                     Thursday 25th, 7pm
Blood Fruit                                                                    Friday 26th, 6.30pm
Whitey: United States of America v. James J. Bulger        Friday 26th 8.30pm
Documentary Shorts                                                      Saturday 27th 1.30pm
Night Will Fall                                                                Saturday 27th 3.15pm
Reality Bites, Documentary Shorts                                  Saturday 27th, 5pm
Love is All + Q&A                                                          Saturday 27th, 6.15pm
In a House That Ceased To Be +Q&A                              Saturday 27th 8pm
It Came from Connemara + Q&A                                     Saturday 27th, 10pm
Concerning Violence                                                      Sunday 28th, 2pm
Life Itself                                                                        Sunday 28th, 4pm
Ai Weiwei – The Fake Case +Q&A                                   Sunday 28th, 6.30pm
Showrunners + Q&A                                                       Sunday 28th, 8.30pm

 

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Call For: Entries for IFI Stranger Than Fiction

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The dates for the 11th edition of IFI Stranger Than Fiction, Dublin’s documentary film festival have just been confirmed as September 25th-28th 2014. The Festival is looking for original and exciting documentary films from Irish and international filmmakers to include in the festival. So if your film fits the bill, now is the time to prepare your entries as submissions are open for Irish and international short documentaries and Irish feature length documentaries with a deadline of 6pm, June 13th 2014.

Festival Director Ross Whitaker said “After a fantastic festival last year with brilliant films including Smash & Grab, Muscle Shoals and Here Was Cuba, over 30 filmmaker guests and large and engaged audiences, I’m looking forward to this year and all of the great documentary submissions that we’ll be receiving.”

Details of the 2014 programme will be announced and go on sale in early August 2014. For the latest details check www.ifi.ie/stf.

CALL FOR ENTRIES: SUBMISSION DETAILS

IFI Stranger Than Fiction is accepting entries of Irish and international short documentaries (under 20-minutes) and for Irish feature-length documentaries (over 60-minutes). International features are programmed on an invitation-only basis and no entries in this category will be accepted.

All Irish feature-length entries must be Dublin premieres. For short documentaries, no premiere status is required but preference will be given to shorts which would be Dublin premieres so please indicate if this is the case in your submission. Films that have been broadcast on Irish television or on a channel available to Irish television audiences should not be entered and will not be considered. There is no entry fee.

To enter a FEATURE documentary:

Send two non-returnable DVDs of your film to IFI STRANGER THAN FICTION, Irish Film Institute, 6 Eustace St, Temple Bar, Dublin 2, IRELAND.

Include in your package an A4 sheet with the film title, running time, credits (producer, director), a synopsis of the film of less than 300 words. Please also email these details to strangethanfiction@irishfilm.ie along with three high-resolution images from the film.

To enter a SHORT documentary:

Send an online link to strangerthanfiction@irishfilm.ie along with the details mentioned above.

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IFI Stranger Than Fiction – Sunday Preview

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IFI Stranger Than Fiction (26 – 29 Sep, 2013)

IFI Stranger Than Fiction draws to a close today with 5 feature documentaries, plus 2 documentaries by Jon Bang Carlsen one of Denmark’s most celebrated and provocative documentarians. Today’s programme features 3 Irish documentaries: Close to Evil, Gerry Gregg’s gripping film follows Tomi Reichental, a Holocaust survivor resident in Ireland, as he sets out to to find one of the SS guards who kept him captive in Bergen-Belsen; Here Was Cuba, telling the inside story of the Cuban Missile Crisis – directed by Emer Reynolds and John Murray; and Aisling Gheal, Dónal Ó Céilleachair’s film of a team of women passionately keeping Sean-nós alive and attracting young protégés all the time.

CLOSE TO EVIL (DUBLIN PREMIERE)

Sunday 29th September 2013
13.30

AISLING GHEAL (DUBLIN PREMIERE)

Sunday 29th September 2013
16.00

LEVIATHAN (IRISH PREMIERE)

Sunday 29th September 2013
18.00

HERE WAS CUBA (DUBLIN PREMIERE)

Sunday 29th September 2013
18.15

DRAGON GIRLS (IRISH PREMIERE)

Sunday 29th September 2013
20.00

JON BANG CARLSEN PROGRAMME

Sunday 29th September 2013
14.00

 

Tickets for all IFI Stranger Than Fiction films are on sale NOW at the IFI Box Office on 01 679 3477 and can also be booked on www.ifi.ie/stf where you can find out full details for all the films in IFI Stranger than Fiction.

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IFI Stranger Than Fiction – Saturday Preview

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IFI Stranger Than Fiction (26 – 29 Sep, 2013)

3 features, a host of shorts and a 2 panels make-up Saturday’s line-up at IFI Stranger Than Fiction 2013. Today’s films include the world premiere of Where The Blue Flowers Grow – an intimate behind-the-scenes portrait of Wicklow band The Cujo Family.

AFTER TILLER (IRISH PREMIERE)

Saturday 28th September 2013
16.00

MUSCLE SHOALS (IRISH PREMIERE)

Saturday 28th September 2013
20.00

WHERE THE BLUE FLOWERS GROW (WORLD PREMIERE)

Saturday 28th September 2013
19.30

 

DOCUMENTARY SHORTS

Saturday 28th September 2013
14.00

REALITY BITES DOCUMENTARY SHORTS (WORLD PREMIERE)

Saturday 28th September 2013
18.00

PANELS:

BREAKING INTO DOCUMENTARY (FREE EVENT)

Saturday 28th September 2013
11.00

CREATING WITH ARCHIVE (FREE EVENT)

Saturday 28th September 2013
12.30

 

Tickets for all IFI Stranger Than Fiction films and panel discussions are on sale NOW at the IFI Box Office on 01 679 3477 and can also be booked on www.ifi.ie/stf where you can find out full details for all the films and events in IFI Stranger than Fiction.

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Interview: Anne Maree Barry, director of ‘Missing Green’

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Missing Green is a poetic journey through Cork Street, Dublin. Two parallel stories inter mesh to create one underlying narrative.
 
Anne Maree Barry’s exploratory research involved the role/place of social housing, the perception of Cork Street within the psyche of Dublin city, development and developers, dereliction and regeneration. Chambers and Weaver’s Court, Cork Street is a crucial example in the film. The land where these social housing complexes were once situated is now a field and an allotment. Through conducted interviews with Councilor John Gallagher, architect Gerry Cahill, author and journalist Frank McDonald and sociologist Aileen O’ Gorman the viewer discovers an area in Dublin that has gradually but dramatically transformed, in the last 80 years. Combining documentary research with documentary drama – the interviewees become the film’s narrators whilst the camera captures a girl’s journey through the urban landscape, of which they speak.

Steven Galvin spoke to Anne Maree Barry about her film, which screens on Saturday, 28th September in the Documentary Shorts programme of the IFI Stranger Than Fiction 2013.

 

Can you tell me about the origin and idea behind Missing Green.

I was always interested in the history of the Coombe/Liberties area and in 2006 I attended a meeting organised by Councillor John Gallagher, (whose voice acts as one of the main narrative guides in Missing Green) concerning St Luke’s Conservation plan. Cork Street and The Coombe area, which were once thriving industrial areas, had become an example of what is called the ‘doughnut effect’. This describes the physical form that cities take on during the decline of their historic centre, with the development of the outer ring leaving a hollow core at the centre. I lived in the area, frequently walking the length and breadth of Cork Street and had an idea for a film based on a girl walking this never ending street/road. Following this, I conducted extensive research into regeneration, social housing and architecture as I wanted to know what happened to people who left their homes as a result of urban regeneration in the Dublin 8 area. My 2010 film, Rialto Twirlers, explored a subculture in Dublin 8 and it seemed a natural progression to further examine the social and psychological impact of urban voids and the process of regeneration by combining my research with an element of fiction. Eventually all these layers came together to create Missing Green.

It’s a film very much about space and how it is shaped, which is something you’ve explored before in your work.

Yes, the idea of what has happened in a space before or the potential of that space really intrigues me. Previous works concentrated solely on empty spaces and the hidden narratives they contain e.g. Covered Road (2006 – Winner – Best Irish Short Darklight Film Festival). With Rialto Twirlers (2010) I captured a subculture outside of their competitive domain in a nearby warehouse in Crumlin, which was originally a storehouse and distributor for books and information during the nineteenth century.

In Missing Green there are significant layers to the chosen space – the history of Cork Street, how Dublin as a city has changed, the triumph of the car and how land became more important then people. It was obvious that the idea of land and ownership entered the urban sphere during the property boom. However, it had always been in the Irish psyche. I recall Jim Sheridan speaking about The Field in a Q&A session at his retrospective at the IFI a few years ago and what always stuck with me from that talk was how he said that many property developers had gone up to him and said The Field is my favourite film. I found this very interesting.

There’s talk of an “interstitial space” in the film – a space the girl journeys through?

Yes, my intention was to merge my research interests with the girl’s journey. The architect Gerry Cahill speaks about an interstitial space, or gaps in the urban landscape. In an interview I conducted with him we discussed Chambers and Weavers Court, a social housing complex that formerly stood on Cork Street. It was never properly defined and was knocked down for the purpose of a development, which never came to fruition. It is now a field, in which occasionally a Circus takes place and where Weavers Court once stood is now a successful allotment. However, more recently a petition has been launched to transform that ‘field’ into a park/green space for the community.

There’s a tremendous sense of loss and missed opportunities at the heart of the film.

There is a loss of a very different Dublin, a very different street – the past going into the future. John speaks a lot about that – he has been a pillar of the community for the Liberties and surrounding areas. I met him through majorette competitions and he is an inspiration really. On a personal note, circumstances change, cities change, people change – whatever happens the wheel keeps on turning but perhaps sometimes it is good to look at what is lost in the past in order to go forward in the present.

Throughout the film there are several mentions of surfaces and what lies beyond them and that sense of past and present.

Cork Street is a very interesting and visual street. Alot of old signage and other remnants of the past, including a tiled building, are still in evidence there. At the same time the allotment also represents a significant change in the city, with people using the earth and going back to basics within a site that was primed for urban re-development.

The music plays a significant role in the film and the journey it takes.

The music/soundscape was composed by my friend Eoin Bradshaw aka Famous Eno. He’s an Irish music producer in London whose main focus is grime, dance hall and bass heavy dance music. My brief to him was to bring an emotional beat to the piece like a heartbeat or a punch – industrial, slightly ominous but occasionally uplifting. Steve Fanagan and I worked closely on the sound design – this was crucial in merging the three elements – drama, documentary interviews and sound.

The Documentary Shorts programme screens at 14.00 on Saturday, 28th September 2013 as part of IFI Stranger Than Fiction 2013.

Tickets for all IFI Stranger Than Fiction films and panel discussions are on sale NOW at the IFI Box Office on 01 679 3477 and can also be booked on www.ifi.ie/stf where you can find out full details for all the films and events in IFI Stranger than Fiction.

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IFI Stranger Than Fiction – Friday Preview

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IFI Stranger Than Fiction (26 – 29 September 2013)

Friday, 27th September 2013

Stranger Than Fiction continues with Kim Longinotto’s Salma about respected Tamil poet Salma plus Havana Marking’s remarkable documentary Smash & Grab: The Story of the Pink Panther about an international crime gang that pull off heists so astonishing, the security footage of their crimes would not be out of place in a Hollywood movie.

There are also 2 panels, the first of which, at 10.30, explores the strategies filmmakers can employ to connect with modern audiences. Followed by a second panel at 12.00 focusing on how filmmakers can break into the competitive international market.

 

SALMA (DUBLIN PREMIERE)

Friday 27th September 2013
18.30

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FSll2mVppk

SMASH & GRAB: THE STORY OF THE PINK PANTHERS (IRISH PREMIERE)

Friday 27th September 2013
20.40

 

CONNECTING WITH MODERN AUDIENCES

Friday 27th September 2013
10.30

BUILDING AN INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY COMPANY

Friday 27th September 2013
12.00

 

 

Tickets for all IFI Stranger Than Fiction films and panel discussions are on sale NOW at the IFI Box Office on 01 679 3477 and can also be booked on www.ifi.ie/stf where you can find out full details for all the films and events in IFI Stranger than Fiction.

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Preview of Irish Film at IFI Stranger Than Fiction: Here Was Cuba

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IFI Stranger Than Fiction (26 – 29 Sep, 2013)

Here Was Cuba

Sunday, 29th July

18.15

Directed by Emer Reynolds and John Murray, Here Was Cuba tells the inside story of the Cuban Missile Crisis, exploring how in October 1962 the earth teetered on the very brink of nuclear holocaust. In the first major feature documentary on the subject, the film brings to life the three central characters Kennedy, Castro and Khrushchev and explores how the world’s most powerful men fell into an abyss of their own making and what courage and luck it took to climb out again. With nuclear brinkmanship high on the international agenda today, the events of October 1962 hold invaluable lessons for a generation too young to remember just how close we came to the end.

Emer Reynolds told Film Ireland: “We are thrilled to be screening Here Was Cuba at the wonderful, eclectic and educational Stranger than Fiction Festival. It’s the film’s first outing in Dublin, and we are very excited to be showing it to an audience of documentary-lovers.”

 

There will be a post-screening Q&A hosted by Alan Maher with directors Emer Reynolds and John Murray.

 

Tickets for all IFI Stranger Than Fiction films and panel discussions are on sale NOW at the IFI Box Office on 01 679 3477 and can also be booked on www.ifi.ie/stf where you can find out full details for all the films and events in IFI Stranger than Fiction.

 

You can read an interview with Emer Reynolds here

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Call For: Documentary submissions for IFI Stranger Than Fiction

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IFI Stranger Than Fiction, Dublin’s Documentary Film Festival is back!

The 10th edition of the Festival, which showcases the best of Irish and International documentary film, will run over 4 days from September 26th  – 29th 2013.

The festival is looking for original and exciting documentary films from Irish and International filmmakers to include in the festival. So if your film fits the bill, now is the time to prepare your entries as submissions are open for Irish and international short documentaries and Irish feature length documentaries with a deadline of 6pm, June 14th.

For the first time, this year’s short documentary section will be programmed in association with Eat My Shorts, the team that specialises in curating and running high quality shorts programmes all over Ireland.

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Competition: Win Tickets to ‘The Imposter’ with Director Bart Layton in Attendance, which launches IFI Stranger Than Fiction 2012

 

Thanks to the good people at the IFI, we have tickets to attend The Imposter, which screens as part of the Opening Gala of IFI Stranger Than Fiction 2012 on Thursday, 16th August at 19.00. Director Bart Layton will be in attendance for what promises to be a great night.

For a chance for you and a friend to be there on Thurs, simply email filmireland@gmail.com with ‘IFI Stranger Than Fiction‘ in the subject line.

The winners will be notified before 17.30 tomorrow evening.

Bart Layton may be a first-time feature director but his stunning debut The Imposter has made a massive impact at festivals around the world. Bart will attend the Gala Festival Opening on Thursday, 16th at 7pm and take part in a Q+A after the film. This is your chance to get a sneak preview of the film before its much-hyped upcoming release. True-to life stories don’t get more thrilling or perplexing than this story of an adult Frenchman who successfully passes himself off as a 16 year-old Texan, who has been missing for three years. Full of twists and extraordinary revelations, The Imposter is a must-see.

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