Arena With Seán Rocks

    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

    Film

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    Film reviews

    Brogen Hayes and Hilary White review “Captain America: Civil War”, “Demolition”, “Son of Saul” and “Atlantic”

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    A history of Captain America

    Chris Wasser with a history of the character of Captain America, from his first appearance 75 years ago in Marvel comics to his latest depiction on film

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    Profile of photographer Robert Mapplethorpe

    Photographer Jackie Nickerson profiles the controversial American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe ahead of the release of a new documentary “Mapplethorpe: Look At The Pictures”

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    Film reviews

    Sorcha Kenny and Gavin Burke review “Bastille Day”, “Louder Than Bombs” and “Miles Ahead”

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    Terence Davies, film director

    Film director Terence Davies talks about his style of film-making, his latest film “A Quiet Passion” about the life of American poet Emily Dickenson, he is receiving an Outstanding Contribution to Film Award at next week’s Belfast Film Festival

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    Film reviews

    Clara Rose Thornton and Chris Wasser review “Eye In The Sky”, “The Brand New Testament” and “Despite The Falling Snow”

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    "The Last Hotel" comes to Sky Arts television

    Philip Edgar Jones, Director of Sky Arts television channel chats about their screening of Enda Walsh’s opera “The Last Hotel” and the challenge of balancing arts programming with commercial television interests

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    Film reviews

    Ruth Barton and Joe Griffin review “The Man Who Knew Infinity”, “Midnight Special” and “Dheepan”

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    "The Sound of Silents" at the Irish Film Institute

    Sunniva O’Flynn, Head of Irish Film Programming at the Irish Film Institute explains “The Sound of Silents”, where rare silent film footage of Ireland from 1897 - 1970 will be screened with live musical accompaniment

    Further details:  www.ifi.ie 

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