Kerry International Film Festival announces new programming director for KIFF 2024

Kerry International Film Festival announces new programming director for KIFF 2024

Ahead of their milestone 25th edition, the Kerry International Film Festival have confirmed a shakeup. KIFF have revealed that Amy-Louise O’Callaghan has been appointed Programming Director for KIFF 2024. An IFI stalwart and frequent contributor to Film In Dublin’s own Pretty Deadly Films zine, O’Callaghan will be taking charge in the Kingdom this autumn. She…

Limerick’s Catalyst International Film Festival returns in April for its 5th edition

Limerick’s Catalyst International Film Festival returns in April for its 5th edition

One of Ireland’s top festivals for new talent returns later this month. Based in Limerick, Catalyst International Film Festival will host the 5th edition of the festival presenting films, panel discussions, workshops and networking events in venues across the city of Limerick from 18th-20th April.  Catalyst International Film Festival’s film programme aims to prioritise stories and storytellers currently under-represented on…

Here’s what’s on in Dublin for the Japanese Film Festival Ireland in April

Here’s what’s on in Dublin for the Japanese Film Festival Ireland in April

All through April, the Japanese Film Festival Ireland returns to spread the latest in Japanese cinema across the island of Ireland. With a collection of films showing in Cork, Dublin, Dundalk, Galway, Limerick, Sligo, Waterford and Wexford from 9 – 27th April, JFF24 has a busy month ahead. We’ve picked out the films that are…

A full festival of FLINTA as GALPAL Collective return with Directed By Her 2024

A full festival of FLINTA as GALPAL Collective return with Directed By Her 2024

Next month, the GALPAL Collective returns with its first event of the year. The collective is an arts and media organisation dedicated to the creation, support and celebration of works by queer people, people of colour, migrants and women, which aims to foster inclusivity, cultivate community, provide support, and create opportunities for emerging talents in…

The Sound and Vision of Kathleen Harris’ Birdsong 

The Sound and Vision of Kathleen Harris’ Birdsong 

A journalist and documentarian, Kathleen Harris captures both the informative and the human side of complex topics. Born and raised in the US, Harris has lived in Ireland since 2006, and her work as a video journalist for the Irish Times has covered a wide range of topics, including Ireland’s abortion and gay marriage referendums,…

Discover Irish docs at DIFF 2024

Discover Irish docs at DIFF 2024

Ireland excels at documentary filmmaking. The last decade in particular has seen a Golden Age in Irish Documentary, with filmmakers like Paul Duane, Sinéad O’Shea and more doing innovative, immersive and interesting work in capturing real stories from Ireland and abroad. Programming good homegrown docs has always been one of the strengths of the Dublin…

Edward Yang and more at East Asia Film Festival 2024

Edward Yang and more at East Asia Film Festival 2024

The East Asia Film Festival Ireland (EAFFI) and the Irish Film Institute (IFI) last week announced the programme for the eighth edition of the festival, which will take place this year from Thursday, March 7th to Sunday, March 10th, bringing works from prominent and emerging writers and directors from diverse cultural and social backgrounds across East Asian cinema to…