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New Irish Documentary, Keepers of the Flame, Released in Irish Cinemas This Friday, 14 December

Posted: 13th December 2018

The latest feature documentary from Emmy Award-winning Irish filmmaker Nuala O’Connor, Keepers of the Flame, opens in Irish cinemas this Friday, 14 December. Keepers of the Flame is a unique account of a generation dealing with the consequences of cataclysmic historic events — the Irish...

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Irish Actress Aisling Franciosi Selected as a European Shooting Star

Posted: 11th December 2018

Irish actress Aisling Franciosi has been selected as a European Shooting Star at the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) following in the steps of Domhnall Gleeson and Ruth Negga, both of whom received this honour early on in their careers. Now in its 22nd year, European Shooting Stars pr...

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IFTA Announces Strategic 5-year Development Plan (2019 – 2023) 

Posted: 10th December 2018

The Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA), has announced that it is undertaking a Strategic 5-year Development Plan (2019 – 2023). November 2018 has just marked the Academy’s 15th anniversary of the first Awards in 2003 and IFTA’s new Academy Board has taken this mi...

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Nora Twomey’s The Breadwinner Wins Four Major Awards at the 2018 Emile Awards

Posted: 10th December 2018

Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland congratulates the team behind Nora Twomey’s debut animated feature, The Breadwinner, which won four major accolades at the 2018 Emile Awards in Lille, France, including Best Direction, Best Storyboarding, Best Character Animation and Best Background and...

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