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 take a look at some of the Irish films coming your way in 2021.
When time stands still and all around you shudders to a halt, we seek inspiration beyond our reality and find refuge in the magic of film.
Loretta Goff was at the Cork Film Festival’s screening of short films produced under Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland’s Focus Shorts and Real Shorts schemes.
Caleb Cotter experiences twists and turns on life’s highway at the Irish Shorts 5 programme at the 2019 Cork Film Festival.
The IFI will bring new strands, events and seasons to audiences both in Dublin and across the country, in addition to its festivals, educational initiatives, archival projects, and the completion of its refurbishment plan.
Dates for your Diary – keep an eye on film festivals here and Irish film festivals abroad.
Wayne Byrne pays tribute to the late and truly great Burt Reynolds.
For Irish film fans, we’ve gathered the Irish screenings for your diary.
The Audi Dublin International Film Festival launched their 14th programme today, featuring over 80 films from 27 countries, that will welcome over 40 guests to Dublin. Book ended by highly anticipated Irish films, the Festival will open on Thursday 18th February with the European premiere of Sing Street, attended by director John Carney and cast members Jack Reynor, Ferdia Walsh Peelo and Lucy Boynton, and closes with director Paddy Breathnach’s Viva. The festival will also…