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# vmdiff - Saturday 5 March, 2022

'He's done things on his own terms': The fascinating world of poet Pat Ingoldsby
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'He's done things on his own terms': The fascinating world of poet Pat Ingoldsby

Mar 5th 2022, 8:00 AM 26,943 Views 19 Comments

A new documentary looks at how he started his career in RTÉ, how he coped with fame, and where his life is now.

# vmdiff - Friday 4 March, 2022

'Cynicism is easy': Can we still find some optimism in these difficult times?
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# Bruce Mau

'Cynicism is easy': Can we still find some optimism in these difficult times?

Mar 4th 2022, 1:00 PM 6,285 Views 3 Comments

Design visionary Bruce Mau on how his childhood in a poor Canadian mining town influenced his visionary work today.

# vmdiff - Thursday 3 March, 2022

Trailer Watch: Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival special
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# Trailer Watch

Trailer Watch: Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival special

Mar 3rd 2022, 8:00 PM 5,954 Views 1 Comment

We have trailers for films you can see at this year’s Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival.

# vmdiff - Wednesday 2 March, 2022

'They were on their last legs': Behind the story of how Take On Me catapulted A-Ha to success
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'They were on their last legs': Behind the story of how Take On Me catapulted A-Ha to success

Mar 2nd 2022, 9:48 PM 27,494 Views 9 Comments

The director of the iconic music video, Steve Barron, talks about his role in giving the band a second chance.

# vmdiff - Tuesday 1 March, 2022

Opinion: Ever heard of Baggotonia? Why I've made a film about this forgotten part of Dublin's past
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Opinion: Ever heard of Baggotonia? Why I've made a film about this forgotten part of Dublin's past

Mar 1st 2022, 1:00 PM 17,090 Views 6 Comments

Director Alan Gilsenan has made a new documentary about the history of Baggot St in Dublin. Here, he explains the inspiration behind it.

# vmdiff - Monday 28 February, 2022

How To Tell A Secret: New 'hybrid film' explores HIV disclosure in modern Ireland
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# Cinema

How To Tell A Secret: New 'hybrid film' explores HIV disclosure in modern Ireland

Feb 28th 2022, 5:30 PM 11,651 Views 0 Comments

Co-directed by Shaun Dunne and Anna Rodgers, the film premieres at the Dublin International Film Festival this evening.

# vmdiff - Friday 25 February, 2022

Trailer Watch: Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival special
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# Trailer Watch

Trailer Watch: Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival special

Feb 25th 2022, 8:00 PM 12,616 Views 0 Comments

We have trailers for films you can see at this year’s Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival.

# vmdiff - Tuesday 22 February, 2022

'Cinematic' documentary showcases Vicky Phelan's strength and battles
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'Cinematic' documentary showcases Vicky Phelan's strength and battles

Feb 22nd 2022, 8:00 PM 23,594 Views 4 Comments

Directed by Sasha King, the film has been nominated for a Human Rights on Film Award at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival.

# vmdiff - Monday 21 February, 2022

Emotional ghost tales and Dublin vampires: Meet the Irish directors putting their stamp on horror
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# Dublin Film Festival

Emotional ghost tales and Dublin vampires: Meet the Irish directors putting their stamp on horror

Feb 21st 2022, 8:00 PM 6,840 Views 0 Comments

The Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival celebrates 20 years when it kicks off on 23 February.

# vmdiff - Friday 11 February, 2022

Lunchtime watch: Grainne Humphreys on film festivals, watching more subtitled movies, and her love of cinema
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Lunchtime watch: Grainne Humphreys on film festivals, watching more subtitled movies, and her love of cinema

Feb 11th 2022, 1:00 PM 4,917 Views 0 Comments

We speak to the festival director for Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival Grainne Humphreys about how it all works – and why she loves cinema so much.

# vmdiff - Thursday 10 February, 2022

Sign up for our free lunchtime interview about Irish film with Grainne Humphreys
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Sign up for our free lunchtime interview about Irish film with Grainne Humphreys

Feb 10th 2022, 7:50 AM 8,108 Views 0 Comments

We’ll be chatting to Grainne Humphreys, festival director of the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival.

# vmdiff - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Trailer Watch: Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival special
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Trailer Watch: Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival special

Mar 11th 2021, 8:00 PM 7,321 Views 2 Comments

We have trailers for films you can check out at this year’s Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival.

# vmdiff - Sunday 7 March, 2021

'I handed in my dissertation on Monday - on Tuesday college was called off'
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'I handed in my dissertation on Monday - on Tuesday college was called off'

Mar 7th 2021, 9:30 AM 21,396 Views 0 Comments

Students from Trinity College Dublin have made a documentary about their lives during the pandemic, which captures experiences from across the globe.

# vmdiff - Saturday 6 March, 2021

How a thriller documentary about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi felt the chilling effect of Saudi oil dollars
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# The Dissident

How a thriller documentary about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi felt the chilling effect of Saudi oil dollars

Mar 6th 2021, 6:00 PM 40,151 Views 12 Comments

Filmmaker Bryan Fogel speaks to TheJournal.ie about his new film at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival.

# vmdiff - Thursday 4 March, 2021

'If we were stopped by the authorities, we feared we could have been jailed or fined'
# A Worm In The Heart
# A Worm In The Heart

'If we were stopped by the authorities, we feared we could have been jailed or fined'

Mar 4th 2021, 10:30 AM 14,295 Views 5 Comments

A new Irish documentary looks at the crackdown on LGBT+ rights in Russia. We spoke to its director.

# vmdiff - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

'For Sheriff Street to be seen outside of Ireland in a positive light, it feels like a dream'
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# Up De Flats

'For Sheriff Street to be seen outside of Ireland in a positive light, it feels like a dream'

Mar 3rd 2021, 7:30 PM 37,282 Views 4 Comments

Artist Gemma Dunleavy features in Playback, a showcase premiering at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival this Sunday.

# vmdiff - Thursday 25 February, 2021

The Irishman they call 'The Father Of The Cyborgs'
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The Irishman they call 'The Father Of The Cyborgs'

Feb 25th 2021, 9:15 PM 28,824 Views 6 Comments

A new documentary looks at the work of Dr Phil Kennedy, who is based in the USA.

Trailer Watch: Essential films by Black female filmmakers at VMDIFF
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# Movies

Trailer Watch: Essential films by Black female filmmakers at VMDIFF

Feb 25th 2021, 8:00 PM 9,017 Views 11 Comments

We have trailers for films you can check out at this year’s Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival.

# vmdiff - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

'I'm so lucky to have got it shot': Irish moviemakers on the challenges of getting their films on screen
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'I'm so lucky to have got it shot': Irish moviemakers on the challenges of getting their films on screen

Feb 24th 2021, 7:30 PM 11,106 Views 0 Comments

In the run-up to Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival, we speak to Rachel Carey, AnneMarie Naughton and Eva Birthistle about releasing films in 2021.

# vmdiff - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

WIN: Tell us your comfort film for a chance to win a season ticket to Dublin International Film Festival
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# Competition

WIN: Tell us your comfort film for a chance to win a season ticket to Dublin International Film Festival

Updated Feb 16th 2021, 6:48 PM 15,918 Views 57 Comments

The festival runs from 3 – 14 March online.

# vmdiff - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Reimagined Dublin International Film Festival brings new films and old classics as it moves online for 2021
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# Vmdiff

Reimagined Dublin International Film Festival brings new films and old classics as it moves online for 2021

Feb 3rd 2021, 1:12 PM 9,899 Views 0 Comments

The film festival, sponsored by Virgin Media with digital media sponsorship from TheJournal.ie, will run from 3 – 14 March.