Philms in Phibs at Phizzfest

Philms in Phibs at Phizzfest

Phizzfest is an annual community arts festival which aims to bring arts and culture t Phibsborough each year.  It was established to develop an annual celebration of artistic life around Phibsborough, to highlight the rich diversity of culture within the community and to provide a showcase for local talent. Phizzfest 2022 takes place this weekend…

There’s more to Benedetta than Immaculate Penetration

There’s more to Benedetta than Immaculate Penetration

Director: Paul Verhoeven Starring: Virginie Elfira, Charlotte Rampling, Daphne Patakia Running Time: 132 minutes “Lesbian nuns!” “A wooden Virgin Mary sex toy!” The press packet for Benedetta speaks loudly for itself, an eye-catching and/or hand wringing series of headlines from festival first impressions all the way to Liveline. It might seem like one of those…

Online and live film by phone at the 2022 Dublin Smartphone Film Festival

Online and live film by phone at the 2022 Dublin Smartphone Film Festival

Our friends at the Dublin Smartphone Film Festival are returning at the end of April with their usual mix of workshops and innovatively filmed-by-phone programming. The festival this year will be taking a blended approach, offering in-person events at the Irish Film Institute on 30th April, with online screenings to take place from the 30th…

Run the gauntlet for a good cause at the Entertainment.ie Cinemathon

Run the gauntlet for a good cause at the Entertainment.ie Cinemathon

Our friends at Entertainment.ie are sitting through some substantial cinema later this month in aid of Focus Ireland. On Friday 29th April, they’ll be starting a 25 hour Cinemathon at Cineworld Dublin, to celebrate their 25th anniversary and raise funds for the homelessness charity. entertainment.ie is well-known as one of Ireland’s best spots online reviews,…

White Building: An Introspective Look at Dreams and Demolition

White Building: An Introspective Look at Dreams and Demolition

Director: Kavich Neang Starring: Piseth Chhun, Hout Sithourn, Jany Min Runtime: 130 mins For filmmaker Kavich Neang, White Building is deeply personal. Already in his youthful but promising career, he has cut his directorial teeth by chronicling the painful destruction of the apartment block where he and his peers were raised. In 2019, he documented…