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Trailer Watch: Essential films by Black female filmmakers at VMDIFF
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Trailer Watch: Essential films by Black female filmmakers at VMDIFF

Feb 25th 2021, 8:00 PM 8,998 Views 11 Comments

We have trailers for films you can check out at this year’s Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival.

These were the best films at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival
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These were the best films at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival

Mar 9th 2020, 11:36 AM 11,449 Views 1 Comment

The final film screened at the festival last night was Herself by Clare Dunne.

'Violet Gibson': New film captures the life of Irishwoman who tried to kill Benito Mussolini
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'Violet Gibson': New film captures the life of Irishwoman who tried to kill Benito Mussolini

Mar 4th 2020, 6:10 AM 29,629 Views 19 Comments

Barrie Dowdall’s new film explores the life of Violet Gibson, who was committed to an asylum for her assassination attempt.

Here are the top 10 international films to catch at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival
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Here are the top 10 international films to catch at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival

Feb 23rd 2020, 7:00 PM 20,196 Views 1 Comment

Highlights will include the Irish premieres of True History of the Kelly Gang and Hearts and Bones.

'Every single item has to earn its keep': Ireland's Oscar-nominated costume designer on how her job works
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'Every single item has to earn its keep': Ireland's Oscar-nominated costume designer on how her job works

Feb 22nd 2020, 10:00 PM 16,419 Views 0 Comments

A look at how Consolata Boyle works on film sets around the world, and what we can learn from her job.

Opinion: Why are so many Irish men in crisis? 'Flicker' film director explores Irish masculinity
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Opinion: Why are so many Irish men in crisis? 'Flicker' film director explores Irish masculinity

Feb 15th 2020, 7:30 PM 24,880 Views 63 Comments

‘Flicker’ opens at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival (DIFF) this month.

'It's a cinematic masterpiece': Our readers recommend their favourite Irish films
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'It's a cinematic masterpiece': Our readers recommend their favourite Irish films

Feb 10th 2020, 7:30 PM 14,943 Views 20 Comments

The Dublin International Film Festival takes place at the end of this month.

It's not all glamour (but you might see George Clooney): Irish filmmakers on international festivals
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It's not all glamour (but you might see George Clooney): Irish filmmakers on international festivals

Oct 7th 2017, 7:45 AM 10,028 Views 3 Comments

We talked to Irish filmmakers and the Irish Film Board about why it’s worth it.

9 films to catch at the Audi Dublin International Film Festival
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9 films to catch at the Audi Dublin International Film Festival

Jan 22nd 2017, 6:30 PM 13,102 Views 8 Comments

The festival kicks off on 16 February and runs until 26 February.

An Irish documentary about a Meath primary school is winning rave reviews at Sundance
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An Irish documentary about a Meath primary school is winning rave reviews at Sundance

Jan 22nd 2017, 3:14 PM 8,946 Views 1 Comment

It “winningly surveys the daily routine” of Headfort Boarding School.

Award-winning Irish film starring cast who have intellectual disabilities hopes to go global
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Award-winning Irish film starring cast who have intellectual disabilities hopes to go global

Jul 24th 2016, 10:00 AM 22,492 Views 12 Comments

Sanctuary was initially a theatre production – now it has made its way to the big screen.

Irishman part of winning teams at Cannes Film Festival
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Irishman part of winning teams at Cannes Film Festival

May 23rd 2016, 10:23 AM 10,282 Views 10 Comments

Robbie Ryan filmed two award-winning films at this year’s awards

"It seemed unfair that I had to say 'no, you have to wait a while before you can go'"
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"It seemed unfair that I had to say 'no, you have to wait a while before you can go'"

Dec 16th 2015, 6:53 PM 14,552 Views 2 Comments

Audi Dublin International Film Festival is going to feature some programming aimed at young audiences this year – for the first time.

Hilarious Cork animation Martin's Life to be screened at US festivals
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Hilarious Cork animation Martin's Life to be screened at US festivals

Aug 15th 2015, 9:26 AM 8,902 Views 2 Comments

Macauley Culkit.

Women are being 'refused from Cannes red carpet' for not wearing heels, and people are angry
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Women are being 'refused from Cannes red carpet' for not wearing heels, and people are angry

May 19th 2015, 9:37 AM 4,986 Views 3 Comments

The reports have sparked controversy online.

9 proper celeb-spotting opportunities at this year's Dublin Film Festival
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9 proper celeb-spotting opportunities at this year's Dublin Film Festival

Mar 20th 2015, 11:22 AM 3,369 Views 0 Comments

Julie Andrews, Kim Cattrall, Alan Rickman… SO. MANY. CELEBS.

Dubliners reveal their favourite movie set in the city
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Dubliners reveal their favourite movie set in the city

Jul 3rd 2014, 7:02 PM 3,291 Views 1 Comment

What’s yours?

Terry Gilliam and Richard Dreyfuss guests of honour for Dublin film festival
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Terry Gilliam and Richard Dreyfuss guests of honour for Dublin film festival

Jan 12th 2014, 5:11 PM 9,292 Views 22 Comments

The Hollywood veterans will accept awards at the Jameson International Film Festival.

Adventure Film Festival featuring Irish movies opens tonight
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Adventure Film Festival featuring Irish movies opens tonight

Nov 16th 2013, 7:00 AM 4,819 Views 3 Comments

Are you outdoorsy, maybe a bit of an adrenaline junkie? The Why Not? Adventure Film Festival featuring films from Ireland and around the world opens today.

Here's the letter gay actor Wentworth Miller sent to a Russian film festival
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Here's the letter gay actor Wentworth Miller sent to a Russian film festival

Aug 22nd 2013, 9:46 AM 8,306 Views 9 Comments

The Prison Break star snubbed an invitation, saying he was “deeply troubled” by Russia’s treatment of gay men and women.

Story of late-term abortion doctors in USA set for Irish film festival
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Story of late-term abortion doctors in USA set for Irish film festival

Aug 15th 2013, 4:24 PM 9,933 Views 113 Comments

Stranger Than Fiction festival in Dublin will see Irish premiere of controversial documentary, with one of the doctors to attend the screening.

"Crisis" as core management of Cork Film Fest made redundant
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"Crisis" as core management of Cork Film Fest made redundant

Mar 27th 2013, 5:34 PM 8,934 Views 9 Comments

The festival’s core management and programming staff said that they don’t accept that the company is in long-term financial difficulties.

5 things you probably didn't know about Danny DeVito
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5 things you probably didn't know about Danny DeVito

Feb 23rd 2013, 5:30 PM 18,385 Views 15 Comments

Danny DeVito received a lifetime achievement award in Dublin last night. Here’s what we learned about him.

Irish folk furniture film arrives at Sundance festival
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Irish folk furniture film arrives at Sundance festival

Jan 21st 2013, 3:31 PM 6,953 Views 11 Comments

The film is now available to view online in full for a limited time only.

In photos: Al Pacino arrives for JDIFF screening of Wilde Salome
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In photos: Al Pacino arrives for JDIFF screening of Wilde Salome

Feb 20th 2012, 9:12 PM 6,463 Views 7 Comments

President Higgins paid tribute to Pacino in Dublin this evening, presenting him with the Volta Festival Tribute Award.

Al Pacino coming to Dublin for film fest - and Oscar Wilde
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Al Pacino coming to Dublin for film fest - and Oscar Wilde

Dec 7th 2011, 12:38 PM 2,354 Views 2 Comments

The actor became so obsessed with the Wilde play Salomé that he made a documentary about it -and will present it at Jameson Dublin International Film Festival.

Irish comedy selected for Sundance film festival
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Irish comedy selected for Sundance film festival

Dec 3rd 2011, 8:29 AM 3,711 Views 4 Comments

The film is the latest Irish film in recent years to show at Sundance, following in the footsteps of The Guard, His & Hers, and Once.

Column: Culture, politics and the freedom of speech
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Column: Culture, politics and the freedom of speech

Dec 1st 2011, 7:37 PM 114 Views 277 Comments

Protesters last week tried to shut down an Israeli film festival in Dublin’s Temple Bar -but culture is the best way to help Irish and Israeli people understand each other better, says Boaz Modai, the Israeli ambassador to Ireland.

Controversial movie director Lars von Trier banned from Cannes over Hitler comments
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Controversial movie director Lars von Trier banned from Cannes over Hitler comments

May 19th 2011, 12:53 PM 2,199 Views 0 Comments

The Danish director said he thought he understood “the man” and “sympathises with him a little bit”.

Potentially embarrassing Sarkozy biopic to premier at Cannes
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Potentially embarrassing Sarkozy biopic to premier at Cannes

Top talent announced for Dublin Film Festival
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Top talent announced for Dublin Film Festival

Jan 26th 2011, 3:00 PM 999 Views 0 Comments

Film buffs will be pleased to hear the line-up for the upcoming Dublin Film Festival – which include Martin Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Kevin Spacey and Richard Ayoade.