Aoife O’Neill was at the 2020 Toronto Irish Film Festival for Seamus Heaney and the Music of what happens, Adam Low’s portrait of the Nobel Prize-winning poet.
Loretta Goff takes on The Sheriff, Grace Sweeney’s film which follows two candidates competing to be elected for this prolific role in two contrasting territories.
Emma Keyes celebrates ‘The 8th’ which traces Ireland’s campaign to remove the 8th Amendment – a constitutional ban on abortion.
Shauna Fox finds this live-action adaptation to be one soldier who simply cant be rescued.
June Butler reviews A Girl from Mogadishu, Mary McGuckian’s portrayal of Ifrah Ahmed’s campaign to end female genital mutilation after fleeing war-torn Somalia in 2006.
Sarah Cullen takes a look at Tomás Ó Súilleabháin’s Irish-language feature ‘Arracht’, which is Ireland’s entry for the 2021 Oscars’ best international feature film category.
Daniel Kiniry joins the Peloton and says “chapeau” to ‘The Racer’ from Directeur sportif Kieron J. Walsh.
Shauna Fox sees ghosts through Blind Windows.
Seán Crosson reviews Philip Doherty’s biblical black comedy about a prodigal son returning to his hometown to seek salvation for his sins.
Seán Crosson returns to mid nineteen century Ireland in Tomás Ó Súilleabháin ‘Arracht’.