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…

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…

Paul Duane gives all you need to know on All You Need Is Death

Paul Duane gives all you need to know on All You Need Is Death

Festivals like the Cork International Film Festival, which kicks off this week, are a fantastic avenue for unique storytelling from passionate filmmakers. One of Ireland’s own, Paul Duane is a filmmaker who has always been drawn to unique stories, including following KLF in What Time Is Death?, and the artistic efforts of Bill Drummond in…

Dublin International Comedy Film Festival returns this winter and makes Light House debut

Dublin International Comedy Film Festival returns this winter and makes Light House debut

One of the most recent and well-received additions to the festival calendar in the fair city of film is returning this winter and it’s getting bigger and better. Going into its 3rd year and its 4th festival, the Dublin International Comedy Film Festival promises some much needed winter levity with a packed programme of films,…

Cork International Film Festival launches 2023 programme

Cork International Film Festival launches 2023 programme

One of Ireland’s biggest film festivals has launched its programme this evening. This November, the Cork International Film Festival will be showing some of the year’s most anticipated films, including exciting new releases from a number of Irish filmmakers. Cork International Film Festival (CIFF) has launched the programme for the 68th edition of the Festival.  The expanded…

What to see for in Dublin for National Cinema Day 2023

What to see for in Dublin for National Cinema Day 2023

National Cinema Day is back again, to the delight of cinema’s accountants everywhere and the resignation of their floor staff (please be kind this weekend). This Saturday 2nd September, cinemas across Ireland will have tickets reduced to just €4 (RSP) including Premium seats, screens and 3D screenings. This includes hits currently in cinemas like Barbie…