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    Cathal Black, film-maker

    Film-maker Cathal Black talks about his latest film “Butterfly”, his back catalogue, the Irish film industry and being the subject of a career retrospective at the Irish Film Institute

    Further details:   www.ifi.ie/cathal-black  

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    Film reviews

    Arlene Hunt and Gavin Burke review “Dad’s Army”, “Trumbo” and “Strangerland” 

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    Film reviews

    Sarah Griffin and Chris Wasser review “Spotlight”, “The 33” and “Youth”

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    Tom McCarthy, director of "Spotlight"

    Tom McCarthy, director of the film “Spotlight” which tells the story of the investigation by reporters at the Boston Globe which exposed the widespread cover-up of child sexual abuse by Catholic clergy in the Boston diocese

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    Film reviews

    Eithne Shortall and Brian Lloyd review “The Big Short”, “Our Brand Is Crisis” and “The Assassin”

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    "Born and Reared", a documentary about men in post-conflict Northern Ireland

    Director Henrietta Norton and director of photography Dan Dennison talk about their documentary “Born and Reared”, set in Northern Ireland 21 years after the first ceasefire and addressing issues of male identity post-conflict

    Screening details:  www.mermaidartscentre.ie/events/details/born-and-reared 

    Official website:  http://bornandreared.co

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    Galway, UNESCO City of Film

    Film-maker Sean McAllister explains his documentary “A Syrian Love Story” which over 5 years charts the journey of a Syrian family from their homeland to a new life in France and director of Galway UNESCO City of Film Declan Gibbons explains the plans for film in the city for the coming year

    Official website:  www.galwayfilmcentre.ie   

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