Honest, engaging, eyes-open answers to How to Tell A Secret

Honest, engaging, eyes-open answers to How to Tell A Secret

Director: Anna Rodgers and Shaun Dunne Starring: Shaun Dunne, Robbie Lawlor, Lady Veda, Jade Jordan, Eva-Jane Gaffney, Lauren Larkin Running Time: 101 minutes Breaking a stigma is about removing walls. In How To Tell A Secret, performance and interview are interwoven. Stories of living with HIV pass through acting, re-enacting and interview, from performance to…

Dublin International Comedy Film Festival back live this December

Dublin International Comedy Film Festival back live this December

The third iteration of the Dublin International Comedy Film Festival is coming soon to Smithfield. The Generator Hostel will be host to a fully live edition of DICFF, bringing short and feature films and live comedy performances to patrons over three days from Dec 2 – 4th. The brainchild of writer and director Maureen ‘Mo’…

Peter McGann, Natasha Waugh and Jonathan Hughes dig into the depths of La Tumba

Peter McGann, Natasha Waugh and Jonathan Hughes dig into the depths of La Tumba

In 2018, director Natasha Waugh and writer Jonathan Hughes worked together on short film Mother, an offbeat, darkly funny tale of a matriarchal kitchen appliance. Their latest film, La Tumba is similarly smart, taking what seems like a pure comedy premise and delivering a sincere, emotional story. Featuring lovely performances by the leads, Eloisa Etxebarria…

Wit, wonder and wordplay in The Peculiar Sensation of Being Pat Ingoldsby

Wit, wonder and wordplay in The Peculiar Sensation of Being Pat Ingoldsby

Director: Seamus Murphy Starring: Pat Ingoldsby Running Time: 96 minutes One of Dublin’s most recognisable faces gets a moment in the spotlight in The Peculiar Sensation of Being Pat Ingoldsby. The poet, a fixture on the streets of the city for decades, is interviewed along with close friends and family in Seamus Murphy’s documentary. It…

Awash on Holy Island

Awash on Holy Island

Director: Robert Manson Starring: Connor Madden, Jeanne Nicole Ní Áinle, Dermot Murphy Running Time: 89 minutes When a film presents itself as more abstract and ambiguous, it could be considered a matter of good faith and good manners not to blithely assume that the interpretation you land on as a viewer is obviously and entirely…