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Amnesty International Galway will hold a table quiz to raise money for its anti-death penalty campaign in The Skeff Bar, Eyre Square, on Sunday April 25 at 8pm.
SOUTH AMERICAN, French, Italian, and German films dominate the Galway Film Society’s autumn/winter season, with 11 films to be screened in the Town Hall Theatre from September 28 to December 7.
FILMS FROM Germany, France, South Africa, Canada, Ireland, and Britain, will be screened at the 14th Junior Film Fleadh which takes place from November 12 to 14.
Is the world in the grip of a new Cold War? Should we fear Russia again as we did in the 1970s and 1980s? Many would think so given the growing unease in the Western world of a resurgent Russia under the former president and now prime minister Vladimir Putin.
CINEMA IS not a European or American phenomenon - it is a world-wide one. While France - the inventor of cinema, has a celebrated film tradition, Iran also has a thriving industry and its films are also highly regarded.
The history of student activism is heroic, forceful, naive, idealistic, and often bloody.
TWO OF the three characters whose stories are told in Judith Thompson’s powerful Iraq War drama Palace Of The End will already be familiar to Western audiences.
THERE WILL be a strong Asian flavour to this season’s Galway Film Society screenings, with movies from Iran, Turkey, India, Lebanon, and Israel/Palestine to be shown, all dealing with historical and contemporary political issues.
THROUGHOUT THE past decade Offaly’s Neil Delamere has been one of the top comics on the Irish comedy circuit. After graduating from DCU in the late 1990s he decided programming computers wasn’t for him and instead he began to do open mic slots in Dublin circuit.
Ballyfoyle man Frank Manning, the ‘Van Man’, is undertaking one of the most novel fundraisers yet for the Susie Long Hospice Fund. Frank and his friend, Mayo man Martin Sweeney, are driving their nine year old Ford Fiesta from Kilkenny to Mongolia as part of the Mongol Rally 2009.