Ad Men In Sheds.
A documentary short by Donal Moloney about three retired Irish Creative Directors that asks: ‘is there life after advertising?’
Irish Embassy, London
Deirdre Ní Choistín writes:
The 2019 Best Documentary Award at the Irish Film Festival London was presented last night to ‘Cumar – A Galway Rhapsody’ a film by Acadamh na hOllscolaíochta Gaeilge, NUI Galway’s Aodh Ó Coileáin (top).
Cumar – A Galway Rhapsody’ examines the influence of Galway city and Connemara on seven artists of varied fields.
In turn the lens focuses on the impact of these artists’ work on the place where they live. The artists featured in the film include: musician/composer Máirtín O’Connor, poet/playwright Rita Ann Higgins, novelist Mike McCormack, Noeline Kavanagh, artistic director of Macnas, singer song-writer, Róisín Seoighe, visual artist, Pádraic Reaney and comedian, Tommy Tiernan.
The film is scored by Galway composer Jake Morgan while Galway Street Club make a guest appearance with their own brand of music.
The film will screen at Regent Street Cinema as part of the Irish Film Festival London on Sunday at 7.30pm. The screening will be proceeded by a drinks reception celebrating Galway 2020, European Capital of Culture.
A short film shot in Ringsend, Dublin 4, by Conor Clinch who writez:
I recently shot this video featuring some of Dublin’s youth and their thoughts on Ireland’s recent developments. The video was published this afternoon exclusively on Wonderland magazine.
Land Without God.
Opening this Friday.
‘Eclipse Pictures’ writes:
New Irish film Land Without God follows writer Gerard Mannix Flynn and generations of his family who speak openly together for the first time about their childhood traumatic experiences, incarcerated in children’s homes and industrial institutions.
Land Without God plays at Irish Film Institute (IFI) and Light House Cinema from October 18, Triskel Arts Centre from October 20 & Eye Cinema Galway from October 25….
A mini documentary about Joe Phelan, an ex-bank worker turned full-time Alpaca farmer in Wicklow.
Colin Brady writes:
In this mini-documentary we visit Joe as he introduces us to his alpacas Ted, Ted 2, Gene Simmons and Katiet to name a few. Joe names every alpaca and his first few were named after his own children. It turns out most people LOVE these weird and wonderful creatures.
For your consideration.
Dramatic live action scenes – set to suitable music – from last weekend’s Dublin Comic Con at the Convention Centre,
Brilliantly shot and edited by Graham Dillon.
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Monday: Cos We Want To