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The Guard to open Edinburgh Film Festival

Festival favourite new Irish comedy The Guard has been unveiled as the official opening movie for the Edinburgh International Film Festival, commencing June 15th.
 
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circus-fantasticus

JDIFF highlight: Circus Fantasticus

There’s a couple of hidden gems in the line-up for the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, and Circus Fantasticus looks very much like one of those. Set in the former Yugoslavia at the end of the war that tore tha...
 
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as-if-i-am-not-there-poster

JDIFF highlight: As If I Am Not There

One of the undoubted highlights, from an Irish perspective, amongst the plethora of fine movies at the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival will be the multi-IFTA award-winning movie As If I Am Not There. A bleak and harr...

 
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jdiff2011

JDIFF Day 2 – What to watch

It’s 8 days till the 9th Jameson Dublin International Film Festival and with that in mind I’ve decided to do a series of posts from now until the launch, and then some more during the festival itself. The festival l...
 
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The 9th Jameson Dublin International Film Festival has a little something for everyone

The 9th Jameson Dublin International Film Festival is just 3 weeks away. The festival launches it’s programme later tonight, with the festival itself running from February 17th to 27th. That’s 11 days, 130 screening...
 
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brendan_gleeson-the_guard

Irish movie The Guard wows Sundance

Good friends of Scannain Element Pictures have just sent over some great news. It seems that initial reaction to their forthcoming movie The Guard is fantastic after the movie received at its world premiere last night in Park C...

 
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The Jameson Dublin International Film Festival returns for a 9th season

Get ready for the 9th Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, which is running from February 17th to 27th in the nations capital. The premier event in the Irish cinematic calendar the festival usually boasts a great collect...
 
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Underground Cinema Short Irish Film Festival hits Dublin

Dublin is about to play host to its first Underground Cinema Short Irish Film Festival. The event, which will take place in the Screen Cinema on D’Olier Street on September 16th and 17th, aims to bring attention to the most tal...
 
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tiff-2010

5 Irish movies make it to Toronto

The Toronto International Film Festival, think Cannes in Canada, will be screening 5 movies financed by the Irish Film Board. That’s a pretty big deal I think you’ll agree. While the number is down on last years 7 i...

 
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Atlantic – Irish short movie gets plaudits

I love to see Irish artists getting the credit they deserve. Good news then with Conor Ferguson’s Irish Film Board Short Atlantic getting nominated in two categories for the California Independent Film Festival. The festival, w...