une Butler was at The Project Arts Centre for the first screening in Ireland of the early works of Cheryl Dunye, the director of the seminal ‘The Watermelon Woman’ and innovator of a new form of cinema about Black lesbian life.
June Butler looks into the future with Kevin Ryan’s dystopian Bad Suns.
June Butler takes a look at Pat Shortt’s ‘Warts and All’.
Kimberly Reyes tries on Renata Lima’s short film on Ireland’s forgotten fashion icon Vonnie Reynolds.
June Butler takes a look at Katie McNeice’s short film Lambing. In rural Ireland, a young couple Caoimhe (Johanna O’Brien) and David (Fiach Kunz), are about to give birth to their first child. An ultrasound scan has indicated they are expecting a boy. Opening scenes show Caoimhe and David as they paint the nursery. Caoimhe’s sister Mairead (Cate Russell) arrives to offer final words of encouragement prior to the birth. The mood is one of…
June Butler tunes into ‘Wireless’ Brian Benjamin Dwyer’s Puttnam award-winning short film.
Meghan Mickela takes in a selection of films at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival’s Shorts Programmme 2.
June Butler finds there’s no short supply of talent working in Irish film.
Kimberly Reyes listens in on continuing conversations & remembering memories in ‘Conversations With My Dead Father’.
June Butler explores Kamila Dydyna’s short film ‘Debutante’.