Wednesday 29th July

Best boxing movies of all time

Chris Wasser with a rundown of some of the best boxing movies of all time

Tuesday 28th July

Films about club culture

Jim Carroll with a rundown on how club culture has been portrayed on film

Thursday 23rd July

Film reviews

Clara Rose Thornton and Simon Maher review “You’re Ugly Too”, “The Legend Of Barney Thomson” and “Eden”

Friday 17th July

Film reviews

Sorcha Kenny and Chris Wasser review “True Story”, “Ant-Man” and “The Salt Of The Earth”

Tuesday 14th July

Rock n' Roll Cinema season at the IFI

Róisín Dwyer previews the music documentaries that will be screened at the Irish Film Institute as part of their forthcoming Rock n’ Roll Cinema season

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Friday 10th July

Omar Sharif, RIP

Jim Sheridan pays tribute to his friend the actor Omar Sharif who died today

"The First Film" and the city of Leeds

Film-maker David Wilkinson whose documentary “The First Film” is showing in this weekend’s Galway Film Fleadh; it argues the case for the city of Leeds being the birthplace of film

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Thursday 9th July

Film reviews

Vicki Notaro and Gavin Burke review “Song Of The Sea”, “Love & Mercy” and “Ted 2”

Monday 6th July

"What Happened, Miss Simone?", documentary on Netflix

John Meagher reviews “What Happened, Miss Simone?”, a Netflix documentary on the life and career of Nina Simone

"Song Of The Sea" art exhibition

Evelyn O’Rourke reports on the multi-media interactive exhibition featuring original artwork from the Irish animated film “Song of the Sea” at the Butler Gallery, Kilkenny

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