Galway made film is Ireland’s entry for Oscars’ Best International Feature Film category

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

FOSCADH, THE Galway made, Irish language feature film, inspired by Donal Ryan's The Thing About December, has been chosen as Ireland’s entry for Oscars’ Best International Feature Film category.

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Free screening of award winning documentary at the Pálás

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

COLLECTIVE, THE 2021 Lux Audience Award winning Romanian documentary will be given a free screening at the Pálás Cinema on Tuesday September 21 at 6pm.

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Is Briain alive? TG4’s Ros na Rún returns on September 7

Thu, Sep 02, 2021

ROS NA Rún, TG4’s popular Irish language drama series returns for season 26 on Tuesday September 7 at 8.30pm and the burning question for viewers is, is Briain alive?

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Galway made film Arracht optioned for Hollywood remake

Wed, Sep 01, 2021

FOLLOWING RAVE reviews, awards, and being selected as Ireland’s official entry for the 2021 Oscars, Galway made film Arracht has now been optioned for a Hollywood remake.

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Gilgamesh - a short film, to premiere at Town Hall Theatre

Mon, Aug 30, 2021

GILGAMESH, THE story of the ancient hero-king from the Middle East, and brilliantly reimagined by Macnas, will be screened as a short film in the Town Hall Theatre next week.

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Classic films at Pálás Cinema’s Summer of Fun

Thu, Aug 19, 2021

The heatwave is long over, and the days are more overcast, and sometimes damp, but that is all the more reason to head to the cinema, especially to the Summer of Fun screenings continue at the Pálás.

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Little Cinema 48 hour challenge

Thu, Aug 05, 2021

The Little Cinema & Galway City of Film 48 Hour Challenge is celebrating its fifth iteration this year on the weekend of August 26-29.

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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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