My Little Film Club to screen How to Have Sex for We-Consent campaign

My Little Film Club to screen How to Have Sex for We-Consent campaign

Slattery’s of Beggar’s Bush have been hosting film screenings in recent months, with ‘My Little Film Club’ building a community of film fans in Dublin 4 for movies, drinks and discussions. Their next event is a pre-Hays-Code-classic, when they show Design For Living on March 19th. Then later this month they’ll be back to see…

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…

Light laughs delivered by Wicked Little Letters

Light laughs delivered by Wicked Little Letters

Director: Thea Sharrock Starring: Jessie Buckley, Olivia Colman, Anjana Vasan, Timothy Spall Running Time: 100 minutes The invention and innovation of Wicked Little Letters is mostly found in its titular titiliating missives. In Jessie Buckley, Olivia Colman and a brightly engaged supporting cast, the foul language and brutal insults of the poison pen letters that…

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…

An unsettling set in The Settlers

An unsettling set in The Settlers

Director: Felipe Gálvez Haberle Starring: Camilo Arancibia, Mark Stanley, Benjamin Westfall, Mishell Guaña, Alfredo Castro Running Time: 97 minutes Though it can be challenging sometimes to place international cinema in the national context that it’s aiming to come from, viewers from Ireland especially don’t require a deep knowledge of Chilean history to get the angle…