Galway filmmaker wins Irish Screen America’s Rising Star Award

Mon, Sep 12, 2016

GALWAY FILMMAKER Linda Bhreathnach has won the Irish Screen America’s Rising Star Award for a short filmmaker for her film Adulting which premiered at the Galway Film Fleadh during the summer.

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French film to open new GFS season

Thu, Sep 08, 2016

FLORENCE FOSTER Jenkins was an amateur singer from the 1910s to the 1940s, who believed she was a magnificent soprano. In fact she could hardly sing at all. Still, she became a cult favourite in New York and Cole Porter was a loyal fan.

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See Mise Éire in Clifden

Thu, Sep 01, 2016

THE SOUNDTRACK to Mise Éire, Sean Ó Riada's great orchestral achievement, marrying classical and traditional Irish forms, is, especially its main theme, one of the most stirring and powerful works of Irish music, so powerful it is better known than the film.

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The Deep Blue Sea - theatre at The Eye

Wed, Aug 31, 2016

WHEN HESTER Collyer is found by her neighbours in the aftermath of a failed suicide attempt, the story of her tempestuous affair with a former RAF pilot and breakdown of her marriage to a High Court judge emerges.

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Can you capture Galway in a one minute film?

Tue, Aug 30, 2016

THE DEADLINE for submissions to Galway's upcoming The One Minute Film Festival has been extended to Monday September 12 at 12 noon. Entries need only be 60 seconds long, and is open to amateurs using an iPad or camera phone, not just professionals with a 35mm camera.

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Galway among first cities to screen new Nick Cave documentary

Mon, Aug 29, 2016

GALWEGIANS WILL be among the first to hear Nick Cave’s much-anticipated new album, Skeleton Tree, ahead of its global release, when The Eye Cinema screens the new documentary One More Time With Feeling.

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VIVA coming to EYE Galway

Thu, Aug 18, 2016

VIVA stars Héctor Medina as Jesus, a young hairdresser working at a Havana nightclub that showcases drag performers, who dreams of being a performer himself.

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Local filmmakers seek sponsorship for new film

Thu, Jul 21, 2016

THE MAKERS of a new short film, Aftermath, are calling for last minute funding pledges, donations, and business sponsorship, ahead of their fundraising deadline of tomorrow.

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André Rieu live @ The Eye

Thu, Jul 21, 2016

ANDRÉ RIEU'S annual concert from the Vrijthof square in his native Maastricht, takes place on Saturday July 23 at 7pm, and will be broadcast live via satellite to The Eye Cinema, Wellpark.

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Galway Film Fleadh 2016 awards

Mon, Jul 11, 2016

IRISH COMEDY-CRIME film The Young Offenders and Irish LGBT drama Lily were among the winners at the 2016 Galway Film Fleadh's annual award ceremony which took place in the Town Hall Theatre last night.

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The Siege of Jadotville - the Irish against the odds

Thu, Jul 07, 2016

THE CONGO 1961. Some 150 Irish soldiers were surrounded by more than 3,000 soldiers of the Katanga insurgency, heavily armed with artillery, heavy machine guns, and a fighter bomber.

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The Young Offenders premieres at Galway Film Fleadh

Thu, Jul 07, 2016

TWO LADS cycle 160km on stolen bikes, pursued by gardaí, desperate to find a missing bale of cocaine worth €7 million. This is The Young Offenders, “the best Irish film I’ve seen in years," according to Ryan Tubridy.

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Manly men and their mothers

Thu, Jul 07, 2016

OKLAHOMA WAS recently voted the manliest state in the USA, prompting radio talk show host Joe Cristiano to investigate if the manliest men, in the manliest state in the Union, were willing to discuss their mothers live on air.

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Emma Eliza Regan - new films from Galway actor

Thu, Jul 07, 2016

EMMA ELIZA Regan, the Galway actor and UNESCO Ambassador for The City Of Film, appears in two films at this week's Galway Film Fleadh, while next year she will star in The Calling opposite Dominique Swaine.

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Land, language, and poetry

Thu, Jul 07, 2016

FÍS NA Fuiseoige, the Galway film which won Best Cinematography at the San Francisco Earth Day Film Festival, will be screened at the Galway Film Fleadh, tomorrow at 11.30am in the Town Hall Studio.

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Romeo & Juliet @ The Eye

Thu, Jul 07, 2016

KENNETH BRANAGH and Rob Ashford's staging of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet will be broadcast live via satellite to The Eye Cinema this evening at 7.15pm.

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The Randomer - new Gerard Stembridge film for the Fleadh

Tue, Jul 05, 2016

THE LAST thing Meg wants is a child, but when she finds herself confronted by her 39th birthday, she starts to see motherhood in a different light, and decides to find a way to be a mother on her own terms.

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The soldier who fell to earth - new Galway sci-fi film

Tue, Jul 05, 2016

RETURNING FROM a future war, a veteran lands back home on earth, to find something more like the Twilight Zone or The Outer Limits that anything he ever knew, and this new reality is about to test him to his very soul…

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Staid – an award winning Irish film made for €300

Thu, Jun 30, 2016

AMONG THE notable offerings in next week’s Galway Film Fleadh is Staid, the debut feature written and directed by Wexford's Paul O’Brien, which will be screened in the Town Hall Studio on July 9 at 4.30pm.

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66 Days - Bobby Sands life examined in new documentary

Thu, Jun 30, 2016

IRA VOLUNTEER, hero, martyr, terrorist, criminal, political prisoner, poet, MP for Fermanagh-South Tyrone, writer, icon, Irish Republican - Bobby Sands was some of these things, and he has been described as all of these things.

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