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# vmdiff - Last month November 2022

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

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

Nov 26th 2022, 7:00 PM 21,435 Views 2 Comments

Co-directed by Shaun Dunne and Anna Rodgers, the film looks at the reality of disclosing your HIV status in Ireland, using real-life stories.

# vmdiff - March March 2022

Aiden Gillen and more share memories of 20 years of Dublin International Film Festival
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Aiden Gillen and more share memories of 20 years of Dublin International Film Festival

Mar 5th 2022, 8:00 PM 27,338 Views 0 Comments

Emer Reynolds, Rick O’Shea and festival director of Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival Grainne Humphreys also share their memories.

'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 27,515 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.

'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 6,355 Views 3 Comments

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

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 5,988 Views 1 Comment

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

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

'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 27,599 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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 17,194 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 - February February 2022

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

Trailer Watch: Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival special

Feb 25th 2022, 8:00 PM 12,705 Views 0 Comments

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

'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 24,425 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.

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

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

Feb 21st 2022, 8:00 PM 6,877 Views 0 Comments

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

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 4,937 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.

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 8,117 Views 0 Comments

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

# vmdiff - Last year 2021

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

Trailer Watch: Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival special

Mar 11th 2021, 8:00 PM 7,335 Views 2 Comments

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

'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 21,406 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.

How a thriller documentary about the murder of Jamal Khashoggi felt the chilling effect of Saudi oil dollars
# The Dissident
# 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 40,175 Views 12 Comments

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

'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 14,316 Views 5 Comments

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

'For Sheriff Street to be seen outside of Ireland in a positive light, it feels like a dream'
# Up De Flats
# 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 37,336 Views 4 Comments

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

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

The Irishman they call 'The Father Of The Cyborgs'

Feb 25th 2021, 9:15 PM 28,892 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 9,031 Views 11 Comments

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

'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 11,129 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.

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 15,938 Views 57 Comments

The festival runs from 3 – 14 March online.

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 9,915 Views 0 Comments

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