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

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 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

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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Galway Film Fleadh to show world premiere of Glassland

Thu, Jul 03, 2014

GLASSLAND, THE new film by Pilgrim Hill director Gerard Barrett, and starring Jack Reynor, the IFTA winning actor best known for his role in What Richard Did, will have its world premiere at Galway Film Fleadh.

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The best new Canadian cinema

Tue, Jul 01, 2014

TODAY IS Canada Day/Fête du Canada, the Great White North’s national holiday, and this month’s Galway Film Fleadh is showing a range of films from the North American nation.

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When Northern Ireland reached Mexico 86

Mon, Jun 30, 2014

BEFORE JACK’S Army, there was another band of ‘Men in Green’ who against-the-odds qualified for World Cups, scored unexpected victories, and did much better than anyone expected.

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Fionnuala Flanagan to give Fleadh actor’s masterclass

Thu, Jun 26, 2014

FIONNUALA FLANAGAN, the only Irish actor to play guest roles on three different Star Trek series - The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, and Enterprise - will give the actor’s masterclass at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh.

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Out On Film @ Galway Film Fleadh

Tue, Jun 24, 2014

MISMATCHED LESBIAN hookers, trailblazing senior citizens, courageous African gay rights activists, and gay rom-coms, all films to make you laugh, cry, think, and act. This is Out On Film.

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Five Irish premieres for Galway Film Fleadh

Thu, Jun 19, 2014

NEXT MONTH’S Galway Film Fleadh will host the premieres of five new Irish films - Patrick’s Day, The Canal, Gold, A Nightingale Falling, and An Bronntanas.

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A History of Violence screenwriter to attend Galway Film Fleadh

Thu, Jun 19, 2014

Josh Olson, the scriptwriter of the 2005 film A History of Violence, directed by David Cronenberg and starring Viggo Mortensen, is coming to the Galway Film Fleadh.

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Galway Film Fleadh reveals opening and closing films

Thu, Jun 12, 2014

An Irish-language thriller shot in Connemara and a musical romantic-comedy from the director of Once, starring Keira Knightley, are the opening and closing films at this year’s Galway Film Fleadh.

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Theatre on-screen @ The Eye

Mon, Jun 09, 2014

ALAN AYCKBOURN’S celebrated and award winning play A Small Family Business is enjoying a revival in London’s National Theatre, but Galway will be able to see it too.

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Major Matisse exhibition @ The Eye

Thu, May 29, 2014

HENRI MATISSE is one of the key figures in 20th century art, and his Cut-Outs, which he began in the late 1930s, are among his best loved works.

Those works are now the subject of Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs exhibition at Tate Modern in London. Galwegians will be able to tour the exhibition through Matisse Live, a live cinema event produced by the Tate Modern London, which will be broadcast live via satellite to The Eye Cinema on Tuesday June 3 at 7.15pm.

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Dancehall days - Jimmy’s Hall and sinful dancing

Tue, May 27, 2014

KEN LOACH, the acclaimed British film-maker and director of The Wind The Shakes The Barley, returns to Ireland for his latest film - Jimmy’s Hall.

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Film directing workshop for teens

Thu, May 22, 2014

MARTIN SCORSESE, Woody Allen, Stanley Kubrick, and Alfred Hitchcock are among the greatest of all film directors.

It is the director’s job to guide the actors through the making of the film, to pick the crew, and oversee the production and final edit. It is a major job, and a coveted one.

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A weekend of African film

Thu, May 15, 2014

FROM EGYPT to Morocco, from Nigeria to Burkina Faso, the best new African movies will be on screen at he seventh Galway African Film Festival.

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