Irene Falvey discovers the tale of two American women who went looking for love online and became the`new face in the war on terror’.
Irene Falvey was at the Dublin International Film festival for Vivienne Dick’s new film that contrasts the concerns of present day living in New York with the bohemian wildness of the city in the late 70s.
The Dublin Feminist Film Festival has established firm roots on Dublin’s cultural calendar, shining a spotlight on women in film. It promotes and celebrates female filmmakers, hoping to inspire and empower others to get involved in filmmaking. Irene Falvey went along to this year’s Shorts Programme. On Thursday, 22nd August, the Dublin Feminist Film Festival showcased an impressive and varied collection of short films, all made by female directors. The Beekeeper (2019) Ireland (6.29)Dir. Robyn…
Irene Falvey gets passed a red dress.
DIR: Nisha Ganatra • WRI: Mindy Kaling Music: Lesley Barber • DOP: Matthew Clark • ED: Eleanor Infante • PRO : Ben Browning, Jessie Henderson, Mindy Kaling, Howard Klein • CAST: Emma Thompson, Mindy Kaling, John Lithgow, Ike Barinholtz, Hugh Dancy Late Night, written and produced by Mindy Kaling achieves something not many films do – it discusses pertinent cultural issues yet is underlined with the uplifting positivity of a romantic comedy. The film, which stars…
DIR/WRI: Sergei Loznitsa • DOP: Oleg Mutu • ED: Danielius Kokanauskis • PRO: Heino Deckert • DES: Kirill Shuvalov • MUS: Jack Arnold • CAST: Valeriu Andriuta, Nina Antonova, Valeriy Antonyuk The complexity and atrocity of war can be difficult to encapsulate within the running time of a film. Sergei Loznitsa’s film Donbass rejects a linear recounting of the events leading up to the tensions in eastern Ukraine – instead the film is composed of…
Irene Falvey reflects on Gaza, Garry Keane and Andrew McConnell’s documentary, set among the communities who live in Gaza.
Irene Falvey goes on a road trip.
Irene Falvey scratches beneath the surface.
Irene Falvey joins a celebration of cynicism.