Shaun Dunne and Anna Rodgers tell all on How To Tell A Secret

Shaun Dunne and Anna Rodgers tell all on How To Tell A Secret

A powerful examination of the experiences of people who are living with HIV in Ireland today, How to Tell A Secret is a hybrid documentary film that looks at social stigma and the art of telling your story. The highly anticipated film will open on limited release in select Irish cinemas from Thursday 1st December, coinciding with World AIDS Day 2022. Robbie Lawlor…

Peter McGann, Natasha Waugh and Jonathan Hughes dig into the depths of La Tumba

Peter McGann, Natasha Waugh and Jonathan Hughes dig into the depths of La Tumba

In 2018, director Natasha Waugh and writer Jonathan Hughes worked together on short film Mother, an offbeat, darkly funny tale of a matriarchal kitchen appliance. Their latest film, La Tumba is similarly smart, taking what seems like a pure comedy premise and delivering a sincere, emotional story. Featuring lovely performances by the leads, Eloisa Etxebarria…

Dónal Foreman answers The Cry of Granuaile

Dónal Foreman answers The Cry of Granuaile

Dónal Foreman takes an unconventional approach to telling Irish stories. In his acclaimed doc The Image You Missed, Foreman cracks into the archives of his father’s own documenting of The Troubles, resulting in a deeply intimate encounter. In Out of Here, he improvised with young Irish actors for whom the film’s exploration of recession-hit Dublin hit hard…

Laura O’Shea on Wednesday’s Child – the film, the Fleadh and the pathway between acting and directing

Laura O’Shea on Wednesday’s Child – the film, the Fleadh and the pathway between acting and directing

This July saw the Irish film industry come together in the summer sun out west, for the return in person of the Galway Film Fleadh. Always a big opportunity for rising Irish talents on and off screen, this year was no different, and one of the big winners was Laura O’Shea, director of the short…

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

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…

Movie Memories – Gráinne Humphreys on 20 years of DIFF

Movie Memories – Gráinne Humphreys on 20 years of DIFF

Since the Dublin International Film Festival arrived in its current form at the start of the 20th century, Gráinne Humphreys has seen it all. That includes superstars, rising stars, snow storms, pandemics and thousands and thousands of films. Film In Dublin spoke to the long-time Director of the Dublin International Film Festival to chat about…

In A Far Green Country, autistic filmmaker Jonathan Victory goes to New Zealand and back again

In A Far Green Country, autistic filmmaker Jonathan Victory goes to New Zealand and back again

A Far Green Country is the debut feature film of autistic Irish filmmaker Jonathan Victory, free to view now on Youtube. Released in November, A Far Green Country follows Jonathan as he explores iconic film locations from the Lord of the Rings series and other stunning sites throughout New Zealand. Filmed in the first month of…