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#Irish Film

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New Irish movie filmed in Sligo wins major US distribution deal
# Irish Film
From The Daily Edge
# Irish Film

New Irish movie filmed in Sligo wins major US distribution deal

Jan 22nd 2014, 9:53 AM 16,046 Views 11 Comments

Calvary stars Brendan Gleeson, as a priest.

8 reasons why Tom Cruise absolutely shouldn't be Ireland's new film ambassador
# Cruise Control
From The Daily Edge
# Cruise Control

8 reasons why Tom Cruise absolutely shouldn't be Ireland's new film ambassador

Jan 3rd 2014, 12:07 PM 4,485 Views 4 Comments

You’re grand and all, but no.

Want to be a film critic? Here’s your chance
# Everyone's A Critic
# Everyone's A Critic

Want to be a film critic? Here’s your chance

Dec 9th 2013, 3:45 PM 11,162 Views 6 Comments

The Irish Film Institute has set up an award scheme for potential movie critics in tribute to late programmer Pete Walsh.

This Irish film has just been longlisted for an Oscar
# Good News
# Good News

This Irish film has just been longlisted for an Oscar

Nov 11th 2013, 9:50 AM 9,068 Views 9 Comments

The Missing Scarf is one of ten films in line for the Academy Award for Best Animated Short.

Are European leaders turning blind eye to Azerbaijan's human rights record?
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Are European leaders turning blind eye to Azerbaijan's human rights record?

Aug 24th 2013, 5:30 PM 5,095 Views 5 Comments

Irish-produced film asks question as Eurovision 2012 hosts put under the lens for corruption and alleged human rights abuses.

Irish film featuring Joe Duffy and Ryan Tubridy selected for Toronto Film Fest
# Irish Film
From The Daily Edge
# Irish Film

Irish film featuring Joe Duffy and Ryan Tubridy selected for Toronto Film Fest

Aug 14th 2013, 12:22 PM 8,581 Views 27 Comments

Life’s a Breeze will have its international premiere at the event.

Muhammad Ali daughter stunned by Irish film's 'unseen' footage of dad's visit here
# Ali And Ireland
# Ali And Ireland

Muhammad Ali daughter stunned by Irish film's 'unseen' footage of dad's visit here

Aug 13th 2013, 4:00 PM 26,855 Views 23 Comments

IFTA-winning doc When Ali Came to Ireland, to screen tonight on RTÉ1, hit home with legendary boxer’s family.

Are these the best cult Irish films ever?
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# Sponsored By Jameson

Are these the best cult Irish films ever?

May 30th 2013, 3:38 PM 25,861 Views 123 Comments

Lights, camera, action!

Over 20 Irish films screening and selling at Cannes Film Festival
# Irish Film
# Irish Film

Over 20 Irish films screening and selling at Cannes Film Festival

May 15th 2013, 7:46 PM 7,272 Views 5 Comments

The Irish movers and shakers of the film industry are off to Cannes to promote Ireland’s movie-making talents.

Bill O'Herlihy: I wasn't sure I was good enough to be Film Board head
# Billo On Board
# Billo On Board

Bill O'Herlihy: I wasn't sure I was good enough to be Film Board head

Apr 23rd 2013, 6:45 PM 9,002 Views 51 Comments

The new chairman designate of the Irish Film Board tells Oireachtas committee that he decided to “give it a lash” in the end.

Is this the toughest-looking Irish movie ever?
# Good Luck Vinb
# Good Luck Vinb

Is this the toughest-looking Irish movie ever?

Apr 5th 2013, 1:40 PM 14,327 Views 16 Comments

King of the Travellers is being describedas “a Gaelic Godfather”. We wouldn’t dare argue.

Fran from Love/Hate is back... in this new Irish movie
# Coola Boola
From The Daily Edge
# Coola Boola

Fran from Love/Hate is back... in this new Irish movie

Mar 11th 2013, 10:04 AM 14,687 Views 24 Comments

The first clip from King of the Travellers shows a sulky race on Dublin streets.

VIDEO: Take a look at Pat Shortt's new Irish film...
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

VIDEO: Take a look at Pat Shortt's new Irish film...

Feb 11th 2013, 10:23 AM 8,879 Views 5 Comments

SIX NUMBERS!!!!!!!!!! A new Irish film distribution company will be bringing Life’s a Breeze to cinemas.

Animation giants due to speak in Ireland
# Creative
# Creative

Animation giants due to speak in Ireland

Feb 3rd 2013, 8:05 AM 7,332 Views 6 Comments

Creatives with credits on movies ranging from Life of Pi to The Iron Giant to Inception will give tips to those wanting to make it in booming sector.

Rare screening of Vietnam war documentary in Dublin
# Winter Soldier
# Winter Soldier

Rare screening of Vietnam war documentary in Dublin

Jan 31st 2013, 7:05 AM 4,779 Views 19 Comments

Winter Soldier will have three screenings at the IFI this weekend.

Irish folk furniture film arrives at Sundance festival
# Sundance
# Sundance

Irish folk furniture film arrives at Sundance festival

Jan 21st 2013, 3:31 PM 6,975 Views 11 Comments

The film is now available to view online in full for a limited time only.

That's Michael Fassbender under that head...
# Lenny Abrahamson
From The Daily Edge
# Lenny Abrahamson

That's Michael Fassbender under that head...

Jan 10th 2013, 10:40 AM 10,505 Views 10 Comments

It’s the first official picture from the set of Lenny Abrahamson’s new film.

€5k up for grabs for Irish language short film
# Fisin
# Fisin

€5k up for grabs for Irish language short film

Oct 14th 2012, 7:45 AM 3,041 Views 4 Comments

Dingle Film Festival is launching its third scheme to support a fresh new short idea… as Gaeilge.

Irish TV series gets third season on BBC...
# TV
# TV

Irish TV series gets third season on BBC...

Oct 8th 2012, 4:58 PM 16,812 Views 25 Comments

…and animation company behind it hopes to create 60 new jobs.

Neil Jordan set for 20th anniversary screening of The Crying Game
# Irish Film
# Irish Film

Neil Jordan set for 20th anniversary screening of The Crying Game

Sep 3rd 2012, 8:36 PM 8,218 Views 25 Comments

The film became a massive success as audiences and reviewers kept pledge not to divulge gender plot twist.

25 years of Irish Film - through Film Ireland covers
# Film Ireland
# Film Ireland

25 years of Irish Film - through Film Ireland covers

Aug 19th 2012, 9:15 AM 6,927 Views 3 Comments

The magazine for Irish film buffs is a quarter of a century in the business…

Video: The glamour of self-service shops in 1960s Ireland
# End Of The Counter
# End Of The Counter

Video: The glamour of self-service shops in 1960s Ireland

Aug 6th 2012, 8:00 AM 9,517 Views 12 Comments

Filmmaker whose grandfather brought the Mace shops to Ireland is looking for anecdotes of the end of over-the-counter shops… and the switch to the shopping basket.

17 Irish titles head for Cannes Film Festival
# Irish Film
From The Daily Edge
# Irish Film

17 Irish titles head for Cannes Film Festival

May 16th 2012, 6:30 AM 2,984 Views 6 Comments

Movers and shakers of the Irish film scene are off to Cannes to promote Ireland’s movie-making talents.

President Higgins celebrates Irish film in New York
# Irish Film
# Irish Film

President Higgins celebrates Irish film in New York

May 3rd 2012, 8:30 PM 2,591 Views 12 Comments

Michael D attended a screening of Oscar-winning Irish short The Shore – and gave his views on Irish film.

Irish turf-cutting film premieres at major film festival
# Irish Film
# Irish Film

Irish turf-cutting film premieres at major film festival

Apr 30th 2012, 6:23 PM 4,291 Views 13 Comments

Poignant short doc Home Turf makes the cut at Hot Docs in Toronto – one of world’s biggest documentary festivals.

Irish Film Institute gets new Director
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

Irish Film Institute gets new Director

Apr 2nd 2012, 6:18 PM 2,508 Views 7 Comments

Ross Keane moves into the hot seat as current IFI head goes to IMMA.

Lebanon to host its first Irish film festival
# Beirut
# Beirut

Lebanon to host its first Irish film festival

Feb 28th 2012, 1:45 PM 1,436 Views 8 Comments

Event in Beirut is to focus on conflict resolution as well as representations of sectarianism and violence. “The two countries have very much in common,” says organiser.

'Horribly funny': The Guard wins Guardian First Film award
# Winning
From The Daily Edge
# Winning

'Horribly funny': The Guard wins Guardian First Film award

Feb 10th 2012, 11:09 AM 2,835 Views 17 Comments

John Michael McDonagh’s film has been recognised by the British newspaper’s annual film awards.

READER OFFER: 99c rental on Volta.ie
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From The Daily Edge
# Volta

READER OFFER: 99c rental on Volta.ie

Feb 9th 2012, 4:25 PM 4,587 Views 5 Comments

The first 200 readers from TheJournal.ie to enter our special discount code at Volta.ie can have their pick of Irish and international independent movies for less than a euro.

Two new TV series to create 350 jobs and invest €11m in economy
# Irish Film
# Irish Film

Two new TV series to create 350 jobs and invest €11m in economy

Feb 2nd 2012, 11:54 AM 6,687 Views 17 Comments

Two major BBC series being shot on location in Ireland – as well as a host of exciting Irish film projects – will give a welcome boost to the economy, the Irish Film Board has said.

Pictures: Cutting the ribbon to the reopened Light House
# Light House Cinema
# Light House Cinema

Pictures: Cutting the ribbon to the reopened Light House

Jan 17th 2012, 2:30 PM 2,973 Views 3 Comments

Official takeover by Element Pictures rubberstamped this morning – and the cinema is looking as colourful as ever.

Dingle film fest offers €5,000 prize for Irish language short
# Short Film
# Short Film

Dingle film fest offers €5,000 prize for Irish language short

Jan 17th 2012, 2:05 PM 1,745 Views 4 Comments

The film festival in the heart of Kerry Gaeltacht wants to encourage script-writing ‘as Gaeilge’.

Watch: Irish silent films from the early 1900s
# Irish Film
# Irish Film

Watch: Irish silent films from the early 1900s

Jan 15th 2012, 10:00 AM 10,445 Views 5 Comments

As critics hail contemporary silent film The Artist, TheJournal.ie takes a look back at Ireland’s silent films.

Frank O'Farrell doc shortlisted for IFTA sports prize
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From The42
# Gong

Frank O'Farrell doc shortlisted for IFTA sports prize

Jan 10th 2012, 5:04 PM 769 Views 1 Comment

Four documentaries are in the running for Best Sports Programme at this year’s Irish Film and Television Awards.

(Video) Christmas Day at the movies: The History of Ireland
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From The Daily Edge
# Christmas

(Video) Christmas Day at the movies: The History of Ireland

Dec 25th 2011, 2:00 PM 2,267 Views 3 Comments

Ding Dong Denny O’Reilly’s History of Ireland – all you’ll ever need to know about our fair and troubled land…

Friday at the movies - Give Up Yer Aul Sins (video)
# Short Film
From The Daily Edge
# Short Film

Friday at the movies - Give Up Yer Aul Sins (video)

Dec 16th 2011, 12:00 PM 1,650 Views 3 Comments

This week, TheJournal.ie brings you a touch of festive cheer with an old classic from Brown Bag Film featuring the voices of real children from inner city Dublin in the 1960s retelling Biblical stories.

Irish short film shortlisted for Oscars
# Oscars 2012
# Oscars 2012

Irish short film shortlisted for Oscars

Dec 15th 2011, 8:45 PM 3,833 Views 0 Comments

Irish Film Board-funded Pentecost was written and directed by Irish actor Peter McDonald and has made it to the final ten for that Academy Award category.

WATCH: Friday at the movies (video)
# Irish Film
From The Daily Edge
# Irish Film

WATCH: Friday at the movies (video)

Dec 9th 2011, 1:17 PM 1,119 Views 0 Comments

This week, TheJournal.ie brings you a fun Irish film on the perils of internet dating for your viewing pleasure.