This year a host of more than 60 Irish and International guests are set to visit the Audi Dublin International Film Festival. Festival Director Grainne Humphreys gives us the lowdown on the 2017 programme.
‘We need to keep pushing and creating spaces where women are celebrated’. The Dublin Feminist Film Festival is back for the third year running!
‘Petography: The Secret Life of Pets Exhibition’, is a free exhibition in association with ISPCA which shows pets getting up to mischief while their famous Irish owners aren’t around.
British director Ben Wheatley discusses his new adaption of JG Ballard’s classic dystopian novel High-Rise.
“It’s that irony of believing you’re oppressed in this world, and escaping, choosing something very different, and then finding yourself in a similar situation to before: this is what I find interesting about the story.” We talk to Yorgos Lanthimos, Director of the Lobster
‘I think it’s very interesting to see women’s perspectives’. Karla Healion founder of the Feminist Film Festival talks about the importance of women being both behind and in front of the camera.
Pedro Costa is a filmmaker unlike any other. In advance of the release of Horse Money, Costa talks to us about abstraction, colonialism and forgetting.
We met with Paul Rowley (director), Nicky Gogan (producer) and Dennis McNulty (sound) to talk about their new film, the Participants, and the Gaze Festival.
We sat down with Grainne Humphreys, festival director for JDIFF to find out more about this year’s event and what goes into making a festival happen.
We spoke to Terry McMahon about suffering, art and control, themes which appear in his moving second feature Patrick’s Day.
Irish filmmaker Ian Lawton is putting together funding for a feature length, part-animated documentary called The Dharma Bum. The documentary investigates the travels and travails of Laurence Carroll, a free-thinking, atheist Irish hobo born in the 1850s who upped sticks for Burma, and traded booze for Buddhism, becoming known as read more…
The Obvious Child is a first in a new micro-genre: the abortion rom-com. Tackling its subject without flippancy or being overwrought, Gillian Robespierre’s film is a real success.
Displaying everything from feature films to documentaries, both homegrown and international, Gaze clearly still has a hugely important role within the LGBT community in Ireland today.
A non-profit organisation whose mandate is simply to make films – guerrilla films – gathering together like-minded individuals and using whatever resources they want or need. It’s non-hierarchical, non-competitive and erodes the exclusivity often associated with filmmaking, replacing it with an inclusivity that breaks down the social and financial boundaries usually seen in the film industry
Frank is Lenny Abrahamson’s most ambitious project to date. Totally Dublin picked his brains on, well, pretty much everything.
Our checklist for this year’s the rebooted Darklight Festival.
We discussed subjectivity, scopophilia and Hugh Hefner with Richard Ayoade who is emerging as one of Britain’s most accomplished cinematic craftsmen.
Tommy Pallotta and Femke Wolting together have made The Last Hijack, which explores piracy in and around Somalia through a combination of animation and documentary.