Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Film

Friday 18th March

Film reviews

Sarah Griffin and Brian Lloyd review “Sing Street”, “Risen” and “Rock The Kasbah”

Wednesday 16th March

1966 drama "Insurrection" returns to RTÉ television

Kay Sheehy with a guide to the 8-part RTÉ television drama “Insurrection” from 1966, about news coverage reporting on the 1916 Rising as it happens, which is being re-broadcast by RTÉ starting this Friday

Official RTÉ 1916 website:    http://1916.rte.ie 

Tuesday 15th March

Films-within-films

Joe Griffin with a guide to films which have a film-within-a-film plotline

Monday 14th March

"Sing Street" writer/director John Carney

Film-maker John Carney talks about his latest film “Sing Street”

Friday 11th March

"Our Kind", a film about Roger Casement by visual artist Alan Phelan

Visual artist Alan Phelan explains the concept behind his short film currently showing at the Hugh Lane Gallery - “Our Kind” asks the question if Roger Casement hadn’t been executed, might he have sought exile in Norway with his former manservant?

Full details:  www.hughlane.ie  

"Traders", written and directed by Peter Murphy and Rachael Moriarty

Peter Murphy and Rachael Moriarty, co-writers and co-directors of new Irish film, the darkly comic thriller “Traders”

Thursday 10th March

Film reviews

Alice Butler and Chris Wasser review “Anomalisa”, “The Divergent Series: Allegiant” and “The Witch”

Wednesday 9th March

Michael Jackson, Motown and "Off The Wall"

John Meagher looks at the career of Michael Jackson, as a new documentary from Spike Lee set to be released this year - “Michael Jackson’s Journey from Motown to Off the Wall”

Monday 7th March

Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson, directors of "Anomalisa"

Film director Charlie Kaufman and his co-director Duke Johnson chat about their latest film “Anomalisa”, a stop-motion animated film about a disillusioned motivational speaker

Thursday 3rd March

Film reviews

Ruth Barton and Paul Whitington review “Hail Caesar”, “Truth” and “Hitchcock/Truffaut”

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