Friday 19th August

A profile of Pedro Almodóvar

Tony Tracy profiles the Spanish film-maker Pedro Almodóvar

Thursday 18th August

Film reviews

Sorcha Kenny and Mark Ryall review “David Brent: Life On The Road”, “Swallows & Amazons” and “The Childhood Of A Leader”

Wednesday 17th August

Elaine May retrospective at the Irish Film Institute

Alice Butler of the Irish Film Institute chats about their upcoming retrospective on the work of comedian/actor/writer/director Elaine May Full details:

Tuesday 16th August

“Strange Occurances In A Small Irish Village”, a documentary by Aoife Kelleher

Rachel Lysaght, producer of  “Strange Occurances In A Small Irish Village”, a documentary by Aoife Kelleher about the apparitions of the Virgin Mary in the village of Knock in 1879 ...

Friday 12th August

"The Get Down" on Netflix

Mary McGill with a guide to the Baz Luhrmann tv series “The Get Down”, set in the world of 1970’s New York hip hop and which premieres tonight on Netflix

Thursday 11th August

Film reviews

Alice Butler and Justin MacGregor review “The Shallows”, “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates” and “Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words”

"Viva", a film by Paddy Breathnach

Paddy Breathnach talks about his latest film “Viva”, set in the drag clubs of Havana Cuba and starring Mark O’Halloran

Thursday 4th August

A profile of David Brent

Abie Philbin Bowman with a profile of David Brent, the fictional character from The Office created by Ricky Gervais

Film reviews

Arlene Hunt and Hilary White review “Suicide Squad”, “Bobby Sands: 66 Days” and “Sweet Bean”

Tuesday 2nd August

"The Little Prince" by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Mary McGill looks at the classic novella “The Little Prince” by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, the 2015 film version of which premieres on Netflix this week



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