Monday 25th April

A history of Captain America

Chris Wasser with a history of the character of Captain America, from his first appearance 75 years ago in Marvel comics to his latest depiction on film

Friday 22nd April

Profile of photographer Robert Mapplethorpe

Photographer Jackie Nickerson profiles the controversial American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe ahead of the release of a new documentary “Mapplethorpe: Look At The Pictures”

Thursday 21st April

Film reviews

Sorcha Kenny and Gavin Burke review “Bastille Day”, “Louder Than Bombs” and “Miles Ahead”

Friday 15th April

Terence Davies, film director

Film director Terence Davies talks about his style of film-making, his latest film “A Quiet Passion” about the life of American poet Emily Dickenson, he is receiving an Outstanding Contribution to Film Award at next week’s Belfast Film Festival

Thursday 14th April

Film reviews

Clara Rose Thornton and Chris Wasser review “Eye In The Sky”, “The Brand New Testament” and “Despite The Falling Snow”

Friday 8th April

"The Last Hotel" comes to Sky Arts television

Philip Edgar Jones, Director of Sky Arts television channel chats about their screening of Enda Walsh’s opera “The Last Hotel” and the challenge of balancing arts programming with commercial television interests

Thursday 7th April

Film reviews

Ruth Barton and Joe Griffin review “The Man Who Knew Infinity”, “Midnight Special” and “Dheepan”

Tuesday 5th April

"Despite The Falling Snow" star Rebecca Ferguson

British actress Rebecca Ferguson talks about her role in Russian Cold War thriller "Despite The Falling Snow"

Monday 4th April

"The Sound of Silents" at the Irish Film Institute

Sunniva O’Flynn, Head of Irish Film Programming at the Irish Film Institute explains “The Sound of Silents”, where rare silent film footage of Ireland from 1897 - 1970 will be screened with live musical accompaniment

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Thursday 31st March

Film reviews

Arlene Hunt and Simon Maher review “Eddie The Eagle”, “Mammal” and “Victoria”



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