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Green Ribbon Month.

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May is Green Ribbon month, when people wear green ribbons to show they’re thinking about, and willing to talk about, mental health. There are many films out there that focus on mental health, often very ignorantly, sometimes just plain offensively. So when a film like Two Days One Night comes along, it is all the more special. Two Days One Night is a film about a woman, Sandra, who returns … Read More

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Raving.

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  Hot Docs is a mega annual documentary festival in Toronto, it’s always worth keeping an eye on for upcoming international features. Stuff like the above.  A documentary about two underground techno DJs in Iran and how they are pitted against the regime there. It’s getting an international premiere over the May weekend. Looking for some film fodder? Well being all Canadian and shit, any doc that has sailed through … Read More

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Catch It While You Can.

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Above: A selection of the stills from Atlantic. The doc is currently screening at selected locations in the South West, Jamie Goldrick caught up with Risteard O Domhnaill to talk about his new film Atlantic He explains how the roots of this project started in Rossport while filming The Pipe, his experience with crowdfunding, and the struggles of finding broadcasters for politically sensitive issues. To finance the film, you raised a substantial … Read More

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Breaking Even?

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    Above: A still from the Facebook page of Thems The Breaks. They have just ten days left on their crowdfunding campaign. Check it out here.   Thems The Breaks is a feature documentary exploring the reaction last year to the lack of diversity in theatre. These events became known as Waking The Feminists. The Them’s The Breaks team includes director Sarah Corcoran, Producers Sarah Barr and Aoife Kelly … Read More

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Behind The Betrayal.

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Above: A shot from the set and the production’s crowdfunding video on IndieGoGo.   The Betrayal is a thriller addressing issues of domestic violence and digital abuse that is currently crowdfunding to complete its final phase of production. Mog Kavanagh  caught up with the directors Kamila Dydna and Natasha Waugh to ask them a few questions about it. The film touches on themes of gender based violence, online shaming and … Read More

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There Is A Signal…

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Hollywood Babylon are screening John Carpenter’s 1980s epic science fiction film They Live as a tribute to the late Roddy Piper who passed away in July of last year. The film follows a drifter (Roddy Piper), who discover a pair of sunglasses which allow him to see subliminal messages and the true faces of aliens disguised as people. It is considered by many illumanti followers (including David Icke himself) to … Read More

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Ushering In The End.

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The Screen Cinema on D’Olier street closed on Monday, after more than 30 years in operation. The cinema, known for showing international and cult films, will be sorely missed, as will the squat little statue out front which was uprooted a week before the cinema closed. Mr.Screen, a statue of a cinema usher was created in 1988 by artist Vincent Browne (no, not #vinb, this guy). Much loved by regulars … Read More

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Listen To Tragtime.

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Tragtime is a new Dublin based comedy podcast that claims to shoot the shit about weird stuff from around the globe. They stepped up on Oscars night to bring the world their fourth installment. Their latest goes a little something like this: “Its Oscars night & we bring in a Movie buff to talk bizarre movie trivia,.. but she brings in a bottle of whiskey; this could very well be … Read More

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Grindhouse Guv?

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  Grindhouse Dublin are back this Friday the 26th with 1988 gem Red Heat. The first American feature film allowed to shoot in Red Square, this is far from any kind of historic or articulate document. This is a film entirely driven by crude stereotypes, and well, Arnold Scwarzeneggar. In the first 5 minutes alone you’ll see muscles, nudity, fisticuffs, Arnie in a thong and Lenin and Marx themselves. You … Read More