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Driving home to County Kerry, to help his father with some cattle farming, was not the time Gerard Barrett expected to receive a call from Hollywood A-lister Charlize Theron, asking him to script and direct a film she is producing.
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.
WITH THE New Year upon us it is time for Galway film buffs and those looking for movies with a difference to consider what the Galway Film Society has on offer in its winter and spring schedule of screenings.
THE NEW name to watch out for in Irish cinema could well be the Oughterard born actress, writer, director, and producer, Amy-Joyce Hastings.
Saoirse Ronan, one of the finest young actors to emerge from Ireland in years, will be one of the guests of honour at the 25th Galway Film Fleadh.
PILGRIM HILL, the new Irish film directed by Gerard Barrett, winner of the Rising Star awards at this year’s IFTA, will be shown in The Eye Cinema next month.
The much acclaimed Irish film The Guard starring Brendan Gleeson is being screened on Achill Island as the Cinemobile, Ireland’s travelling cinema, returns to Mayo for its summer visit to the county. Cinemobile is strongly supporting Irish cinema with a host of Irish films screenings this summer with screenings of The Guard, Jig, One Hundred Mornings, and The Runway. Jig is a highly acclaimed documentary on the Irish dancing championships held in Glasgow last year. A must see for all.
THE QUIET Man, starring John Wayne and Maureen O’Hara remains one of the best loved films of all time, and is now the subject of a new book, edited by two Galway based academics.