Film

Friday 11th March

"Traders", written and directed by Peter Murphy and Rachael Moriarty

Peter Murphy and Rachael Moriarty, co-writers and co-directors of new Irish film, the darkly comic thriller “Traders”

"Our Kind", a film about Roger Casement by visual artist Alan Phelan

Visual artist Alan Phelan explains the concept behind his short film currently showing at the Hugh Lane Gallery - “Our Kind” asks the question if Roger Casement hadn’t been executed, might ...

Thursday 10th March

Film reviews

Alice Butler and Chris Wasser review “Anomalisa”, “The Divergent Series: Allegiant” and “The Witch”

Wednesday 9th March

Michael Jackson, Motown and "Off The Wall"

John Meagher looks at the career of Michael Jackson, as a new documentary from Spike Lee set to be released this year - “Michael Jackson’s Journey from Motown to Off the ...

Monday 7th March

Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson, directors of "Anomalisa"

Film director Charlie Kaufman and his co-director Duke Johnson chat about their latest film “Anomalisa”, a stop-motion animated film about a disillusioned motivational speaker

Thursday 3rd March

Film reviews

Ruth Barton and Paul Whitington review “Hail Caesar”, “Truth” and “Hitchcock/Truffaut”

Wednesday 2nd March

Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin scores silent film "Irish Destiny"

Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin talks about the inspiration (the Irish national anthem) for his soundtrack to 1926 silent film “Irish Destiny”; he’ll be performing it live at the Irish Film Institute this ...

Tuesday 1st March

Review: video game "Far Cry Primal"

Joe Griffin reviews the latest addition to the Far Cry video game series - “Far Cry Primal” takes players back to the year 10,000 BC Official website  http://far-cry.ubisoft.com/primal/en-us/home/

Monday 29th February

Success of Irish film in 2016

James Hickey, Chief Executive of the Irish Film Board on the incredible success of Irish film-makers this year and future funding for the industry Official website:   www.irishfilmboard.ie    

Friday 26th February

Public interview with David Hare

A public interview with acclaimed playwright/screenwriter David Hare who was a guest at this year's Dublin International Film Festival. A unique chance to hear this multi award-winning writer discuss the differences between ...

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