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…

Viva le festival – MyFrenchFilmFestival 2024 goes live on IFI@Home

Viva le festival – MyFrenchFilmFestival 2024 goes live on IFI@Home

An all-online offering of French cinema arrives on the IFI’s online platform this Friday. It’s an early festival for film fans that you can experience all from the comfort of your home. Organised by Unifrance, the organisation responsible for promoting French cinema and television content worldwide, MyFrenchFilmFestival 2024 will offer 11 French films to rent…

Poor Things is an odd odyssey of self-discovery

Poor Things is an odd odyssey of self-discovery

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos Starring: Emma Stone, Mark Ruffalo, Willem Dafoe, Ramy Youssef, Christopher Abbott, Jerrod Carmichael Running Time: 142 minutes Yorgos Lanthimos’ rise to the status of a relative household name, awards darling and crowd-pleaser is an improbable one. Absurd and sadomasochistic dark comedies (in Greek) aren’t generally building blocks to beloved box office success,…

DIFF 2024 Announcements – African Cinema spotlighted and a packed suite of shorts

DIFF 2024 Announcements – African Cinema spotlighted and a packed suite of shorts

More announcements are coming out about the programme for the 2024 edition of the Dublin International Film Festival. The biggest festival in the fair city of film will provide a festival spotlight this year on African cinema, with award winning entries from across the continent. Over 40 short films are also set to screen during…