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…

Lee Cronin signs first-look deal with New Line Cinema under new production company DOPPELGÄNGERS

Lee Cronin signs first-look deal with New Line Cinema under new production company DOPPELGÄNGERS

Lee Cronin, the Irish filmmaker whose work includes the box office hit Evil Dead Rise and Sundance favourite The Hole in the Ground, is joining forces with his long-standing partners Wild Atlantic Pictures’ John Keville and Macdara Kelleher (The Green Knight, Cocaine Bear) on a new production outfit – Doppelgängers. The newly launched company has signed a first-look…

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…