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…

GALPAL Collective presents Coffee Conversations

GALPAL Collective presents Coffee Conversations

Creative community GALPAL Collective will be presenting an upcoming event to provide info on entry level opportunities in creative fields. Aspiring filmmakers and other creatives can attend this free knowledge sharing event in November, to engage with industry experts, gain essential info, and network with like-minded individuals. “Coffee Conversation,” is set to take place on…

GORM and Gal Pal Collective align for AJOYO

GORM and Gal Pal Collective align for AJOYO

An anticipated collaboration between The GALPAL Collective and GORM will take place this weekend. Celebrating Black Filmmakers this Black History Month, their ‘AJOYO’ has officially sold out. Their inaugural collaboration will take place on Saturday October 21st at Fuel HQ on Camden Street. Following the success of their sold out “Directed by Her” screening for…

Aisha Bolaji on raising voices and raising the bar for diversity in the Irish industry

Aisha Bolaji on raising voices and raising the bar for diversity in the Irish industry

People are not one genre. When a community is properly able to tell its story, we see how obviously just one story doesn’t cover it, that ‘representation’ alone doesn’t allow for the full range of expression, insight and entertainment that comes from providing underrepresented artists the freedom to create. It’s important for people to share…

GALPAL Collective comes to IFI with ‘Directed by Her’

GALPAL Collective comes to IFI with ‘Directed by Her’

Creating art and connections, the GALPAL Collective is dedicated to community cultivation and the creation highlighting of works by queer folk, POC, migrants and women in Ireland. Founded by writer Ashley Chadamoyo Makombe and director Aisha Bolaji in 2020, the Collective have continued to expand their efforts, and next week they’re hosting a special screening…