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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French film to premiere in Galway

Thu, Feb 04, 2021

LEGACY, THE new film by French photographer and film-maker, Yann Arthus Bertrand, about the crisis facing humanity from climate change, will receive its Irish premiere in Galway.

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What's streaming on All 4?

Wed, Feb 03, 2021

ALL 4, the on demand service from Channel 4 is full of great programmes and is completely free. There are a few ads, indeed some in the middle of episodes, but they ran smoothly and with no buffering.

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Fleadh extends Solstice screenings for another month

Thu, Jan 28, 2021

THE GALWAY Film Fleadh has extended its winter streaming season, Solstice, celebrating independent Irish films made between 1978 and 2011, for an additional month.

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What's streaming on TG4?

Wed, Jan 27, 2021

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.

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Before you cancel that Amazon Prime account...

Wed, Jan 20, 2021

WITH THE whole mess around Brexit, many people may be cancelling their Amazon Prime membership, but before you do, here are some films worth having a look at before you cut the cord.

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Back to lockdown, back to streaming movies

Thu, Jan 14, 2021

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.

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Kings added to Fleadh's Solstice line-up

Thu, Jan 14, 2021

KINGS, TOM Collins acclaimed 2007 feature film, and starring Colm Meaney, is now streaming as part of the Galway Film Fleadh's Solstice programme.

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Galway Film Fleadh - Solstice

Tue, Dec 22, 2020

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.

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Two by Two: Overboard! - Galway animated film proves a big hit

Thu, Dec 17, 2020

TWO BY Two: Overboard!, produced by Galway animation company Moetion Films, and featuring a new song from Galway composer Eimear Noone, is in cinemas now.

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

Thu, Nov 26, 2020

ARRACHT, AN Irish-language feature film which was made in Connemara, has been selected as Ireland’s entry for the Oscars’ Best International Feature Film category for 93rd annual Academy Awards.

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