Film

Tuesday 19th September

Opera in the cinema

Fergus Sheil chats about the live screening of 'The Magic Flute' (productions by The Metropolitan Opera New York and The Royal Opera House Covent Garden) which are coming to Irish ...

Thursday 7th September

"The Drummer & The Keeper", a film by Nick Kelly

Nick Kelly chats about how his experience as a songwriter helped him learn to make a film (his debut film "The Drummer & The Keeper" is released this weekend)

Film reviews

Sorcha Kenny and Paul Whitington review "It", "Wind River" and "Insyriated"

Wednesday 6th September

Hitchcock's Vertigo, the greatest film ever made?

Murray Pomerance, one of the speakers at a seminar in Dublin next week that asks "is Hitchcock’s Vertigo the greatest film ever made?" Full details:   http://vertigogreatestfilm.com 

Monday 4th September

1967, an important year for the films of Sidney Poitier

Dan Geary looks back 50 years to 1967, a ground-breaking year for actor Sidney Poitier and for films tackling themes of racism and what it was like to be black ...

Friday 1st September

Preview of Wicklow Film Festival 2017

Jon Hozier Byrne, one of the curators of the Wicklow Film Festival which begins next week Full details:   www.mermaidartscentre.ie/events/category/wicklow-film-festival-2017  

Thursday 31st August

Film reviews

Áine O’Connor and Chris Wasser review "God’s Own Country", "Patti Cake$" and "The Limehouse Golem"

Wednesday 30th August

"Wilderness Notes", a collaboration between Kirkos Ensemble and the Experimental Film Society

Robert Coleman of the Kirkos Ensemble explains their collaboration with the Experimental Film Society on "Wilderness Notes", where an original score is performed live during the screening of new and ...

Preview: Season 3 of "Narcos" on Netflix

Kay Sheehy previews Season 3 of "Narcos" starting this weekend on Netflix   

Thursday 24th August

Film reviews

Sorcha Kenny and Darryl Jones review "Detroit" and "American Made"

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