Sleazy riders, raging bops – More New Hollywood directors that CMAT could write songs about 

Ireland’s favourite global pop sensation CMAT has released the music video for Peter Bogdanovich, one of the tracks from her album If My Wife New I’d Be Dead.   Part personal lament, part auteur call-out post, the Peter Bogdanovich video is an offbeat exploration of one of the forefathers of the New Hollywood era, and a…

Shorts in bloom at Bloomsday Film Festival 2022

Bloomsday is here again this summer and with it comes Ireland’s most literary film festival, back for its third year. 2022 marks the centenarian celebration of the publication of James Joyce’s Ulysses (1922) and the Bloomsday Film Festival 2022 has expanded its efforts to serve as a celebration of cinema, literature, and artistic innovation accordingly.…

Director Tara O’Callaghan calls the shots in sex work doc Call Me Mommy

Tara O’Callaghan is a director on the up, working with the rising Motherland and directing eye-catching docs like Call Me Mommy. With Motherland and sister company Event Junkies recently merging in an effort to create one of Ireland’s most progressive production companies for production, post-production, delivery of film, commercials, online content and music videos, their…

‘Leave No Traces’ – powerful Polish political thriller in Irish cinemas June 10th

access>CINEMA is releasing Polish political thriller Leave No Traces in Irish cinemas from June 10th. The film, which was Poland’s submission for Best International Feature for this year’s Oscars, recounts a notorious chapter in modern Polish history.  Directed by Jan P. Matuszynski, Leave No Traces begins in May 1983. High school student Grzegorz Przemyk and his older friend Jurek…

Submissions open now for Pretty Deadly Films #10 – Marty Party

Film In Dublin’s Pretty Deadly Films zine will be returning for the 4th of July and we’re accepting submissions from contributors now. Our next issue will be celebrating one of the great directors in the summer’s hottest party (at least in online PDF form). Each issue of PDF looks at film through the lens of a particular theme, with…