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#Irish Film

# irish-film - Monday 15 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Film board defends Irish film in wake of controversial comments by Calvary director Irish Film

Film board defends Irish film in wake of controversial comments by Calvary director

John Michael McDonagh said that Calvary was “not an Irish film” and was critical of other Irish films.

# irish-film - Thursday 21 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish mental health film gets big break Stateside Patrick's Day

Irish mental health film gets big break Stateside

Terry McMahon’s Patrick Day is headed for an LA screening.

# irish-film - Wednesday 16 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Arya Stark attempts an Irish accent in new film, and it’s not half bad Gold

# irish-film - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

Calvary the most successful Irish film this year, grossing €1.5m

The movie is also the fifth highest grossing film to go on general release in Ireland.

# irish-film - Monday 21 April, 2014

15-eh? How do films get classified in Ireland?

Your 14-year-old self cursed the film classifiers, but how do they come to a decision?

# irish-film - Thursday 13 March, 2014

This Irish short animation took big prize at SXSW

Coda, a hand-animated film with a wry look at death, took two years to make.

# irish-film - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Charming video asks people to name their favourite Irish film Irish Film

Charming video asks people to name their favourite Irish film

Into The West? Michael Collins? The Snapper? We can’t decide.

# irish-film - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

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

New Irish movie filmed in Sligo wins major US distribution deal

Calvary stars Brendan Gleeson, as a priest.

# irish-film - Friday 3 January, 2014

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

# irish-film - Monday 9 December, 2013

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

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

# irish-film - Monday 11 November, 2013

This Irish film has just been longlisted for an Oscar

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

# irish-film - Saturday 24 August, 2013

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

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

# irish-film - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

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

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

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

# irish-film - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

Muhammad Ali daughter stunned by Irish film’s ‘unseen’ footage of dad’s visit here Ali And Ireland This post contains videos

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

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

# irish-film - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Are these the best cult Irish films ever?

Lights, camera, action!

# irish-film - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Over 20 Irish films screening and selling at Cannes Film Festival

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

# irish-film - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

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

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

# irish-film - Friday 5 April, 2013

Is this the toughest-looking Irish movie ever? Good Luck Vinb This post contains images

Is this the toughest-looking Irish movie ever?

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

# irish-film - Monday 11 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge Fran from Love/Hate is back… in this new Irish movie Coola Boola This post contains videos

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

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

# irish-film - Monday 11 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: Take a look at Pat Shortt’s new Irish film… Work Can Wait This post contains videos

VIDEO: Take a look at Pat Shortt’s new Irish film…

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

# irish-film - Sunday 3 February, 2013

Animation giants due to speak in Ireland

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.

# irish-film - Thursday 31 January, 2013

Rare screening of Vietnam war documentary in Dublin

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

# irish-film - Monday 21 January, 2013

Irish folk furniture film arrives at Sundance festival Sundance This post contains videos

Irish folk furniture film arrives at Sundance festival

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

# irish-film - Thursday 10 January, 2013

From The Daily Edge That’s Michael Fassbender under that head… Lenny Abrahamson

That’s Michael Fassbender under that head…

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

# irish-film - Sunday 14 October, 2012

€5k up for grabs for Irish language short film

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

# irish-film - Monday 8 October, 2012

Irish TV series gets third season on BBC… TV This post contains videos

Irish TV series gets third season on BBC…

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

# irish-film - Monday 3 September, 2012

Neil Jordan set for 20th anniversary screening of The Crying Game Irish Film This post contains images

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

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

# irish-film - Sunday 19 August, 2012

25 years of Irish Film – through Film Ireland covers Film Ireland This post contains images

25 years of Irish Film – through Film Ireland covers

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

# irish-film - Monday 6 August, 2012

Video: The glamour of self-service shops in 1960s Ireland End Of The Counter This post contains videos

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

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.

# irish-film - Wednesday 16 May, 2012

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

17 Irish titles head for Cannes Film Festival

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

# irish-film - Thursday 3 May, 2012

President Higgins celebrates Irish film in New York

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

# irish-film - Monday 30 April, 2012

Irish turf-cutting film premieres at major film festival Irish Film This post contains videos

Irish turf-cutting film premieres at major film festival

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

# irish-film - Monday 2 April, 2012

Irish Film Institute gets new Director

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

# irish-film - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Lebanon to host its first Irish film festival Beirut This post contains videos

Lebanon to host its first Irish film festival

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.

# irish-film - Friday 10 February, 2012

From The Daily Edge ‘Horribly funny’: The Guard wins Guardian First Film award Winning

‘Horribly funny’: The Guard wins Guardian First Film award

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

# irish-film - Thursday 9 February, 2012

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# irish-film - Thursday 2 February, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

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

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.

# irish-film - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Pictures: Cutting the ribbon to the reopened Light House Light House Cinema This post contains images

Pictures: Cutting the ribbon to the reopened Light House

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

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

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