Arena With Seán Rocks

Arena With Seán Rocks

Monday - Friday 7-8pm

Email: arena@rte.ie

Film

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”

Wednesday 2nd March

Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin scores silent film "Irish Destiny"

Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin talks about the inspiration (the Irish national anthem) for his soundtrack to 1926 silent film “Irish Destiny”; he’ll be performing it live at the Irish Film Institute this weekend

Full details:   www.ifi.ie  

Tuesday 1st March

Review: video game "Far Cry Primal"

Joe Griffin reviews the latest addition to the Far Cry video game series - “Far Cry Primal” takes players back to the year 10,000 BC

Official website  http://far-cry.ubisoft.com/primal/en-us/home/

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