Award winning documentary Lyra gets Irish cinema release

A film highlighting the life and work of Lyra McKee is coming to screens this autumn. The award-winning Irish documentary Lyra will open in Irish and UK cinemas on Friday 4th November. Directed by BAFTA-winning Alison Millar and executively produced by Hillary Rodham Clinton’s HiddenLight Productions, Lyra is a beautiful and heartfelt film about the life and death of the…

Super Gairdín 7th exhibition of our Pallas Projects/Studios2022 AIP programme

Pallas Projects/Studios will be presenting work by Cóilín O’Connell and Michelle Doyle—Super Gairdín the seventh exhibition of their 2022 Artist-Initiated Projects programme. A not-for-profit artist-run organisation dedicated to the facilitation of artistic production and discourse, via the provision of affordable artists studios in Dublin’s city centre, and curated projects. Collaborating with artists, curators and writers to…

Strength, Power and Purpose in The Woman King

Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood Starring: Viola Davis, Lashana Lynch, Thuso Mbedu, Sheila Atim, John Boyega Running Time: 135 minutes Learning that the Dora Milaje in Marvel’s Black Panther were inspired by real women warriors, the Agojie of the West African kingdom of Dahomey, was one motivation for director Gina Prince-Bythewood to work on The Woman King.…

The programme is out now for the 2022 Kerry International Film Festival

KIFF 2022 have also announced the recipient of their honorary Maureen O’Hara award. The Kerry International Film Festival (KIFF) have this morning launched their 2022 film festival program. Celebrating its 23rd edition, the long running festival will take place this year 20 – 23 October 2022 across a series of venues throughout Killarney, Co. Kerry, as…

The IFI Documentary Festival returns this week

This week sees the return of the IFI Documentary Festival for another year. Taking place from from September 21st to 25th, the Doc Fest will show some of the best new Irish and international non-fiction cinema. Screenings and Director Q&As alike will provide plenty of insight, with Irish premieres including All that Breathes, winner of the Golden…