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'As an actor you’re not at the top of the food chain in the film world'

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“The man who was Wreck-it Ralph just phoned and he’ll ring back in 10 minutes” hollered my excited daughter through the living room window that she had expressly opened for hollering purposes.

GMIT film student to have short film screened at Cannes

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A short film by a young Galway-based filmmaker, Luke Morgan, has been selected to screen at the Cannes Film Festival’s Short Film Corner. Morgan is a third year student on the BA (hons) in film and documentary at GMIT’s Centre for Creative Arts & Media (CCAM).

A Russian family and a greedy mayor

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A FATHER, his second wife, and his son live together, all harbouring resentment towards each other. Then there is the mayor, who is determined to take their land. This is Russian film Leviathan, which will be shown in the Town Hall Theatre by the Galway Film Society this Sunday at 8pm. Directed by Andrey Zvyaginstev, it won Best Screenplay at Cannes 2014.

Charlie’s Country - a look at Aboriginal life

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THE HARSH lives and prejudices faced by Australian Aboriginies is captured in Charlie’s Country, to be screened by the Galway Film Society in the Town Hall Theatre on Sunday [February 8] at 8pm.

The world is on screen

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FAMILY DRAMAS, WWII, gender identity, comic adventures, and examinations of Australian and Russian society will be played out on-screen as part of the Galway Film Society’s winter/spring season of films at the Town Hall Theatre.

Cinema review: Foxcatcher

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ANOTHER HOTLY tipped awards favourite is released this week as we enter the best time of year for going to the cinema. With its central themes of sports, fraternal relationships, and patriotism, Foxcatcher has all the makings of an Oscar winner.

The woman who would be supernanny?

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LIM JIALE is a very naughty boy with a bad temper and his parents are at the end of their tether in Singaporean film Ilo Ilo. To help handle Jiale, the Lims hire a maid, Terry. Will she prove to be a supernanny?

Three teens journey into the unknown

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THREE GUATEMALAN teens Juan, Sara, Samuel, and Chauk, a Tzotzil Indian, attempt to trek 1,200 miles into the USA, via Mexico in search of a better life.

Life and how it is lived - on screen

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DANGEROUS JOURNEYS, complicated love lives, actors dragged out of retirement, and finding a supernanny for a naughty little boy - it is all happening on screen for the Galway Film Society’s autumn/winter season.

Mayor and city manager accept Best Overall Micro City award in Cannes

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The Mayor of Galway city, Padraig Conneely, and city manager Brendan McGrath travelled to the south of France last week to officially accept, on behalf of the city, the overall Micro Cities Award for European Cities and Regions of the future.

 

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