NUIG lecturer’s feature film wins major award at Fleadh

Mon, Jul 26, 2021

FOSCADH, THE Irish language feature film, inspired by Donal Ryan's The Thing About December, won Best Irish First Feature at last night’s Galway Film Fleadh 2021 Awards.

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NUIG academic nominated for debut feature film at Galway Film Fleadh

Thu, Jul 22, 2021

NUI GALWAY academic and filmmaker Seán Breathnach has been nominated for the prestigious Bingham Ray New Talent Award at the 33rd Galway Film Fleadh.

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Irish LGBT+ film gets world premiere at the Fleadh

Tue, Jul 20, 2021

WHO WE Love, a film about coming of age and coming out, and two friends navigating the troubled waters of school life and Dublin's LGBT+ scene, receives its world premiere at the 33rd Galway Film Fleadh.

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Galway short film to be screened at international film festivals

Mon, Jul 19, 2021

POLITICS AS Usual, the debut short film by Galwayman Liam Kimball, will be screened at a variety of film festivals throughout 2021.

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Outdoors, indoors, and online - Galway Film Fleadh 2021

Wed, Jul 07, 2021

The Galway Film Fleadh returns from Tuesday July 20 to Sunday 25, both in-person and online, and boasts a programme of 11 world premieres, 45 new films, and more than 100 shorts.

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Pálás cinema to re-open on July 16

Mon, Jul 05, 2021

The Pálás cinema will re-open its doors on Friday July 16 with screenings of the Oscar winning Another Round, and limited screenings of Nomadland and Wolfwalkers.

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Deadline looms for Galway Film Fleadh pitching competition

Wed, Jun 16, 2021

MONDAY JUNE 28 is the closing date for submissions to the Galway Film Fleadh pitching competition, which will be a live-streamed event as part of the online edition of the festival.

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New Galway made documentary explores Lady Gregory’s role in the Abbey Theatre

Mon, May 24, 2021

THREE NUI Galway students - from Ireland, India, and Turkey - will this week launch their new documentary on one of Galway’s most remarkable women - Lady Augusta Gregory.

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Galway Film Fleadh 2021 to become Ireland’s first hybrid film event

Tue, May 18, 2021

FOR CLOSE to 30 years, the Galway Film Fleadh has always taken place in early July, in the week before the arts festival. This year, as with so many things in 2021, will be somewhat different.

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The trouble with streaming services

Wed, May 12, 2021

A YEAR ago, when the cinemas closed, this column turned from a weekly film review into more of a weekly streaming review and recommendation list.

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Galway 2020 Super 8 Shots Festival to livestream tonight!

Thu, Apr 29, 2021

Join Super8 Shots Festival today, Thursday, 29th April at 7PM for a once off screening of unseen footage gathered from Galway's past and Kaunas, Lithuania's present. Super 8 Shots Festival’s 'Wonder Years' screening will give you a glimpse into rare never seen before 8mm and 16mm digitally remastered amateur footage from Galway and Ireland dating back to the 1950s, 60s and 70s, with an original soundtrack composed by Galway based composer Mr Weasel.

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The best Oscar winning films to watch this week

Mon, Apr 26, 2021

A LOW key Oscars this year struck a tasteful tone given the year we’ve had, and the 2021 awards were spread throughout a group of deserving and interesting films.

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Films to watch on Amazon Prime

Wed, Apr 21, 2021

AMAZON PRIME’s Video streaming service has a surprisingly good selection of films, a selection that puts it ahead of Netflix right now.

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Free screen writing workshop for young people provided by The Junior Galway Film Fleadh

Mon, Mar 15, 2021

The Junior Galway Film Fleadh, in association with the National Network of Young Irish Film Makers & Animators is delighted to present a FREE Script-to-Screen workshop with Gavin and Teresa from Nova Productions. Taking place online on Saturday 20th March from 10.30-4.30pm it is aimed at young people aged 13-17 years old.

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Galway made film nominated for BAFTA awards

Tue, Mar 09, 2021

CALM WITH Horses, the Irish feature film which was largely shot in Galway city and county, has been nominated for 4 BAFTAs.

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How bogland became portraits of two Connemara icons

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

PORTRÁIDÍ CRIATHRAIGH/Bog Portraits, a film about the creation of landscape installation artwork, where bogland at Ros Muc, is transformed into the faces of two iconic Connemara natives, premiers on Monday March 1.

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Six movies to check out on the new Disney Channel

Wed, Feb 24, 2021

LAUNCHING THIS week on Disney+ is a new channel, simply entitled Disney Channel, which has been hard to miss with the advertising bombardment surrounding it.

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Short films sought for Galway Film Fleadh 2021

Thu, Feb 18, 2021

GALWAY FILM Fleadh is now seeking short film submissions for its 2021 festival, ranging from drama and documentary, to live action and animation.

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Irish films to watch on Netflix

Wed, Feb 17, 2021

THERE ARE some great Irish films on Netflix which are well worth watching, but they do not always pop up on the services home page that often.

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RTÉ Player - better than you might think

Wed, Feb 10, 2021

HAVING REVIEWED the best of what is on offer on Netflix, Prime Video, TG4 Player and AllFour, I am almost running out of streaming services to look at, so this week I turned to the much maligned RTE Player.

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