Search Results for 'film maker'
10 results found.
Eighty nine years ago this week, on November 22, 1939, the Estoria Cinema opened at Nile Lodge. It had 776 seats and two showings a night at 6.45pm and 8.45pm. It cost two shillings to sit in the balcony and the prices for the parterre were 1/4 and 9d (including tax). There were matinees on Thursdays (half day in Galway), Saturdays, and Sundays. You could book at the cinema or by phone (Galway 101) from 12 noon to 2pm and from 6pm. The building was constructed by John McNally & Co with John Connolly as foreman. The design was by Hubert O’Connor and Ralph Ryan was the electrical consultant.
FILM MAKER Neil Jordan has spoken in awe of their "wonderful, shamanistic energy"; The BBC World Review has called their concerts "beautifully euphoric live experiences"; while Bono said, "You get the feeling they lit the fuse for the big bang."
Westport’s Rolling Sun Book Festival takes place this weekend and brings yet more household names to light up mid-November. From media mogul Mark Little to film maker Jim Sheridan and anthologist Niall MacMonagle to author Paul Perry, the line up promises some exceptional events. The Rolling Sun Book Festival began yesterday evening, Thursday, and concludes with a live recording of RTE’s Sunday Miscellany on Sunday, November 19.
the most acclaimed and successful contemporary Irish film directors, has been appointed an Adjunct Professor with the Huston School of Film and Digital Media at NUI Galway. Mr Carney will give talks and workshops in the Huston School over the next three-years, including the forthcoming BA in Film and Digital Media, and will also contribute to the increasing integration of the school’s programmes with the film and audio-visual industry in Ireland and internationally.
Patrick Kavanagh never spoke about poetry or literature to his friends. The Monaghan born poet and novelist, who grew up on a small farm, was more inclined to talk about everyday news, politics, Marilyn Monroe, horse racing, and goodlooking, rich women or medical students who caught his eye. And there were quite a few of these!
MARK COUSINS, the Belfast film maker, director, and film critic is coming to Galway to give a public interview about his work at a special event in the Galway Film Centre, which includes a screening of his film, I Am Belfast.
A CONTROVERSIAL 1967 Czech film banned by the communist authorities, and an award winning film by legendary German film maker Wim Wenders, are to be shown in the Nuns Island Theatre.
Roscommon Arts Centre is delighted to present Bernadette by Turner Prize winner Duncan Campbell. One of a trilogy of films, it focuses on female Irish dissident and political activist Bernadette Devlin. In 1969 she became the youngest woman ever elected to the British Parliament and she personified the young radical Catholics of Northern Ireland at the onset of the modern Troubles. Campbell’s film works with archive footage and writings about her in an effort to do justice to her legacy. The exhibition runs until January 13.
LENNY ABRAHAMSON, the Irish film maker, best known for Adam & Paul, Garage, and Room, for which he received an Oscar nomination, is coming to Galway next month to give a public interview about his work.
TOMORROW IS International Women's Day, and in advance of the date, Amnesty Galway will screen Marzia, My Friend, winner of the Human Rights award at the 2016 Galway Film Fleadh, this evening.