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.
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.
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.
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.
TG4 HAS had a great few years. It was recently announced as the sixth most watched channel in Ireland, putting the Connemara based station ahead of BBC 2 and Channel 4. I decided to try and just watch TG4 for the week and see how I got on.
WITH THE cinemas closed again, the international box office is in limbo, and we are once again at the mercy of the streaming services. Thankfully Netflix have done a great job of refreshing its library. Here are a few films you may not have caught first time around that are worth checking out.
CHRISTMAS IS a time when it is traditional to gather around the screen and watch films, it is also a time of togetherness and reflection - values the Galway Film Fleadh want to uphold, despite the best efforts of 2020 to undo them.