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…

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…

An elevated cinema experience arrives as Dublin International Film Festival 2024 programme launches

An elevated cinema experience arrives as Dublin International Film Festival 2024 programme launches

The full programme for the 2024 edition of the Dublin International Film Festival has arrived. From 22nd February to 2nd March, a huge selection of films will be screened, guests will be celebrated and audiences will be engaged by the biggest festival in the fair city of film. Creating unique and unforgettable memories for all lovers of film, 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…

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…

DIFF Award Winners to Date – Discoveries unveiled, Volta awarded

DIFF Award Winners to Date – Discoveries unveiled, Volta awarded

As the Dublin International Film Festival rolls on, they have announced the winners of a number of their awards, as well as officially handed this year’s Volta recipient their dues. The 21st Dublin International Film Festival today announced the recipients of a selection of their awards: the 5 Lamps Discovery Award, Short Film and Documentary…

St. Vincent mockumentary The Nowhere Inn is March’s Bigger Picture at IFI

St. Vincent mockumentary The Nowhere Inn is March’s Bigger Picture at IFI

The Irish Film Institute’s Bigger Picture always offers an intriguing eye into an alternative film canon. In the monthly programme, the IFI presents a film introduced by a special guest offering their selection, and March’s entry is an exciting offering for alt music heads. Pillow Queens’ Sarah Corcoran will introduce an underseen film by another…