Film

Friday 15th February

"Grá & Eagla", a documentary by Áine Gallagher

Comedian Áine Gallagher, whose documentary "Grá & Eagla" looks at our love, and fear of, the Irish language; it will screen at the Mother Tongues Festival in Galway and Dublin ...

Thursday 14th February

Film reviews

Ruth Barton and Paul Whitington review "Instant Family" and "A Private War"

Wednesday 13th February

"Dub Daze", a film by Shane J Collins

Shane J Collins, whose debut feature film "Dub Daze" screens at the Dublin International Film Festival Further details:   www.diff.ie

Tuesday 12th February

TV preview: "The Umbrella Academy" on Netflix

Maia Mathieu previews a new Netflix series "The Umbrella Academy", starring Robert Sheehan and Ellen Page about a group of young superheroes battling to stop the apocalypse in a world of ...

Monday 11th February

"Papi Chulo", a film by John Butler

John Butler, writer/director of "Papi Chulo", his film set in Los Angeles about a tv weatherman traumatised by the end of a relationship and the friendship he forges with a migrant ...

Kenneth Branagh, director of "All Is True"

Kay Sheehy spoke to Kenneth Branagh, who looks at the personal life of William Shakespeare for his latest film "All Is True"

Thursday 7th February

Film reviews

Arlene Hunt and Simon Maher review "If Beale Street Could Talk", "Boy Erased" and "All Is True" 

Tuesday 5th February

Review: "Shedunnit", a podcast series

Mary McGill reviews "Shedunnit", a new podcast series that looks at the mysteries behind classic detective stories Official website:   http://shedunnitshow.com/

TV preview: "Das Boot" on Sky Atlantic

John Maguire looks at the history of German film "Das Boot", which is now re-imagined as an 8-part tv series on Sky Atlantic

"We Ourselves", a film by Paul Mercier

Paul Mercier chats about "We Ourselves", his film spanning two decades in the lives of seven Irish friends who bond while working in a factory in Germany

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