Thursday 12th February

Film reviews

Arlene Hunt and Brian Lloyd review “Fifty Shades of Grey” and “Love Is Strange”

Monday 9th February

40th anniversary of "Barry Lyndon"

Harvey O’Brien reviews the Stanley Kubrick film “Barry Lyndon” as the IFI mark its 40th anniversary

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Friday 6th February

Plastik Festival

Jenny Brady, curator of Ireland’s inaugural Plastik Festival celebrating artists that work with the moving image

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Terry McMahon, film director

Terry McMahon, director talks about his latest film “Patrick’s Day”

Thursday 5th February

Film reviews

Simon Maher and Clara Rose Thornton review “Selma”, “Jupiter Ascending” and “Still Life”

Wednesday 4th February

"Selma", the biopic of Dr Martin Luther King

Alan Corr talked to director Ava DuVernay and actor David Oyelowo about their roles in "Selma", the biopic of Dr Martin Luther King

Tuesday 3rd February

Aardman Studios and Shaun the Sheep

Peter Lord, co-founder of British animation studios Aardman, talks about successes like Wallace and Gromit and their latest film “Shaun The Sheep: The Movie”

50th anniversary of "The Sound of Music"

John Byrne marks the 50th anniversary of the 1965 film “The Sound Of Music”

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Thursday 29th January

Film reviews

Sorcha Kenny and Joe Griffin review “Inherent Vice”, “Big Hero 6” and “Kingsman: The Secret Service”

Monday 26th January

Digital Biscuit film & technology forum

Birch Hamilton, founder and Tom Conroy, film production designer talk about this year’s Digital Biscuit international film & technology forum

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