Cian Geoghegan tells Film Ireland about his short film System, which screens at this year’ Galway Film Fleadh. When Direct Provision was first introduced in Ireland, the time an asylum seeker was to spend awaiting approval of their claim was said to be a period of no more than six months. Jerome lived in Direct Provision for eight years while his claim was processed.
We chat to film historian Wayne Byrne and sometime film writer, filmmaker Paul Farren who have recently put their heads together to produce a new podcast show called Double Feature Film Chat Show.
Director Thomas Ryan takes us behind the beard in his new short film Pognophobia, which features at the Short Film Corner of the 2021 Cannes Film Festival from 12-16 July.
June Butler explores religion, numbers and Newton’s Law of Energy under the skin of Eoin Macken’s debut feature, ‘Here Are The Young Men’.
Aisling Walsh profiles La Kenefic: the Irish-Guatemalan Actress Starring in Golden Globe Nominated La Llorona
Eleanor McSherry takes us through the highlights of her online experience of 2021 SXSW Film Festival.
Film Ireland catches up with impressive writer Sinéad Collopy who chats with us about her methods, developing her craft and her inspiration for writing ‘Paddy’.
Filmmaker Anne Marie Kelly tells us about her short film ‘God Given Opportunity’, written in response to the Papal Visit of 2018 and those who came together to Stand4Truth.
We spoke with the ‘Samira’s Dream’ Director Nino Tropiano about his documentary which tells the story of a Zanzibari woman, Samira, who aspires to have a family like all of her friends, but is also determined to pursue higher education and a career.
“Roads? Where we’re going, we don’t need roads” James Bartlett reflects upon the Irish-built DeLorean that became one of the most iconic cars in automotive and film history.