Arracht, a feature length Irish language film has been selected as Ireland’s entry for the Oscars’ Best International Feature Film category.
Deirdre Ní Choistín writes:
TG4 is elated by today’s announcement by IFTA that Arracht, an Irish-language feature film from the Cine4 initiative has been selected as Ireland’s entry for the Oscars’ Best International Feature Film category at the upcoming 93rd annual Academy Awards.
Cine4 is a partnership between TG4, Screen Ireland, and the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) to develop original feature films in the Irish language.
Arracht was written and directed by Tom Sullivan and starring Screen International Star of Tomorrow 2020 Dónall Ó Héalaí alongside Dara Devaney, Michael McElhatton, and newcomer Saise Ní Chúinn. Arracht was produced by Cúán Mac Conghail for Macalla Teoranta with executive producers Brendan McCarthy and John McDonnell of Fantastic Films.
Donal Moloney’s mind-blowing documentary about the epic events in Italy dedicated to the brutal, earliest form of football is now available on Amazon Prime.
Donal Moloney writes;
‘Quattro Colori’ has finally arrived on Amazon. 10 months back and forth to Florence, Italy last year and certainly the most difficult thing I’ve shot to date with a crew of just three wonderful people. It was also self funded.
A short comedy animation from Just The Tipp, who write:
Local man and GAA enthusiast, Joe Nelligan has dedicated over 30 years of his life to training the youth of the parish in the ways of the GAA. When his under 12s team emerges victorious in the little league county final, Joe’s lifetime of dedication has paid off, or so it would seem. The lads in Ryan’s discuss!
During this global pandemic we have collaborated with an international array of 14 cinematographers to create this inspiring message of hope. In a time when the issues of the world would have us divided, this film demonstrates what can be achieved when we work together.
RISING shows the beauty of the world that surrounds us and the power of unity and human connection….