Programme revealed for the first Sky Road Film Festival

Mon, Sep 01, 2014

The Sky Road TV & Film Festival has announced details of its inaugural programme, which includes an exciting selection of Irish television and filmmaking talent across features, shorts, documentaries, and new media in English and Irish languages.

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Calling all future filmmakers

Mon, Aug 25, 2014

The Junior Galway Film Fleadh is looking for entries from filmmakers between the ages of seven to 18 for its Future Filmmakers Short Film Programme.

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Poitín, Pimms, and popcorn with Thursdays at the Taibhdhearc

Thu, Aug 21, 2014

See the best of Irish films on stage in a new season of films celebrating Irish culture and literature, Thursdays at the Taibhdhearc.

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Screening of Good Morning Vietnam in aid of the Samaritans

Thu, Aug 21, 2014

In association with The Galway Samaritans, The Róisín Dubh is delighted to present a showing of the classic Good Morning Vietnam, starring the legendary and beloved Robin Williams.

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Jim Sheridan launches call for entries to the Sky Road TV and Film Festival

Thu, Aug 21, 2014

Sky Road TV and Film Festival, an exciting new three-day event taking place at the Station House Theatre in Clifden, is calling for submissions for this year’s festival.

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Margaretta D’Arcy Film Weekend

Thu, Aug 14, 2014

Margaretta D’Arcy. Photo:- Mike Shaughnessy.

A WEEKEND celebrating the films of activist, anthropologist, writer, and film-maker Margaretta D’Arcy, takes place later this month on the Aran Islands.

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Clifden to host inaugural Sky Road TV & Film Festival

Thu, Jul 31, 2014

THE FIRST Sky Road TV & Film Festival, which seeks to highlight Irish film, TV, and digital media, takes place in the Station House Theatre, Clifden, from September 5 to 7.

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Glassland and Patrick’s Day win Galway Film Fleadh awards

Mon, Jul 14, 2014

Laura Fletcher, director of African Pride, which won Best Human Rights Documentary at the Galway Film Fleadh.

GLASSLAND AND Patrick’s Day were declared the joint winners of the Best Irish Feature accolade during the Galway Film Fleadh awards ceremony which took place last night.

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No ordinary beauty queen

Thu, Jul 10, 2014

Brave Miss World director Cecilia Peck with activist Linor Abargil.

LINOR ABARGIL was 18-years-old and was in Milan. She had been crowned Miss Israel and was looking forward to competing in the 1998 Miss World event, then the unthinkable happened.

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Galway Film Fleadh to celebrate female film-makers

Thu, Jul 10, 2014

Film maker Josephine Decker.

WHILE THERE is no shortage of female filmmakers, there is often a lack of support and recognition for their work. With this in mind, the 2014 Galway Film Fleadh will screen an unprecedented number of films by women directors.

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New film on the life of Christina Noble

Thu, Jul 10, 2014

DEIRDRE O’KANE is one of Ireland’s most popular comedians and actors, but in the new Irish film Noble she has taken on her most important role to date.

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How not to kidnap your wife

Thu, Jul 10, 2014

Matt Berry.

SINGER SONGWRITER Kidnapper, the debut feature film of award-winning writer/director Douglas Ray, and starring Matt Berry and Eva Birthistle, will get its world premiere at the Galway Film Fleadh.

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Monty Python, André Rieu, and Skylight @ The Eye

Thu, Jul 10, 2014

MONTY PYTHON’S London reunion show, André Rieu’s Maastricht Concert, and a West End production of Skylight will all be screened at The Eye Cinema.

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Film script mentoring programme

Thu, Jul 10, 2014

A FEATURE film script mentoring programme has been launched by the Galway Film Centre in partnership with the Western Development Commission.

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African Pride - the fight for gay rights in South Africa

Wed, Jul 09, 2014

SOUTH AFRICA’S post-apartheid constitution was the first to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, but the legal aspiration and the reality on the ground are very different.

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Irish students to premiere two feature films this week at the Galway Film Fleadh

Tue, Jul 08, 2014

A scene from Poison Pen.

THE GALWAY Film Fleadh kicks off today and, with it, the careers of some of Ireland’s most eager young filmmakers.

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When working women took on apartheid

Tue, Jul 08, 2014

IN 1984, a 21-year-old check-out girl, Mary Manning, working in a Dunnes Stores on Henry Street refused to register the sale of two Outspan grapefruits.

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Football crazy @ Galway Film Fleadh!

Mon, Jul 07, 2014

The late, very great Socrates in action against Northern Ireland at Mexico 86.

THE YOUNG Roy Keane; Northern Ireland at Mexico 86; Amadeo and his unbeatable team; and a football match featuring Northern Ireland veterans and the Galway Film Fleadh - it’s all happening this week.

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Somm - inside the world of the wine expert

Mon, Jul 07, 2014

Dustin Wilson, one of four would-be master sommeliers featured in Somm.

THE COURT of Master Sommeliers sounds like something from Dungeons and Dragons or a Yes concept album, but it is a serious institution with extremely high standards.

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Galway Is Film!

Thu, Jul 03, 2014

IN THE year Galway city makes its bid to become a UNESCO City of Film, and in recognition of the film-making history of the county, the Galway Film Fleadh is celebrating local film with its Galway Is Film! strand.

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