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    Film reviews

    Paul Whitington and Ruth Barton review “X Men: Apocalypse”, “A Hologram For The King” and “The Silent Storm”

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    Film reviews

    Arlene Hunt and Simon Maher review “Everybody Wants Some”, “Our Kind Of Traitor” and “Mustang”

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    Video games into film

    Chris Wasser looks at the success, or otherwise, of video games which are turned into films

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    "First Citizens Speak", a short film by Deirdre O'Mahony

    Artist Deirdre O’Mahony talks about how a suggestion by her GP prompted her to make “First Citizens Speak”, a short film in which older people from north Clare discuss tips for less stressful living and which is part of Bealtaine 2016

    Further details:  http://bealtaine.com   and   www.deirdre-omahony.ie   

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    "The Violators" by Helen Walsh, part of Deep Focus: Women In Film Festival

    Novelist/film-maker Helen Walsh (with actress Lauren McQueen who plays the lead role of Shelley) talks about the storyline in her debut film “The Violators” which is being screened at this weekend’s Deep Focus: Women In Film Festival at the Triskel Arts Centre

    Full details:  http://triskelartscentre.ie/deep-focus-festival 

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    Film reviews

    Justin MacGregor and Alice Butler review “Knight of Cups” and “Bad Neighbours 2”

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    Director and screenwriter of "Florence Foster Jenkins"

    Film director Stephen Frears and screenwriter Nicholas Martin talk about their latest film “Florence Foster Jenkins”, starring Meryl Streep as a New York heiress who dreamed of being an opera star despite being a terrible singer

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    “Hubert Butler - Witness To The Future”, a documentary by Johnny Gogan

    Film-maker Johnny Gogan explains his documentary “Hubert Butler - Witness To The Future”, about the writer and essayist Hubert Butler of Kilkenny who journeyed through Stalinist Russia of the early 1930s, through pre­-war Vienna where he worked to smuggle Jews into Ireland and to his exposure of the hidden genocide of half a million Orthodox Serbs in Croatia

    Further details:   www.facebook.com/hubertbutlerwitnesstothefuture 

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