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The Killing of a Sacred Deer Tops US Indie Box Office With Stellar Reviews

Posted: 25th October 2017

Following its US release, Yorgos Lanthimos’ psychological thriller, The Killing of a Sacred Deer, produced by Dublin’s Element Pictures has topped the US Independent Box Office, receiving unanimous critical acclaim in the process. The film, which stars Irish actors Colin Farrell and Barr...

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Colm Tóibín-Penned Return to Montauk, Released in Irish Cinemas Today, 6 October

Posted: 6th October 2017

Marking the first original screenplay from renowned Irish author, Colm Tóibín, Irish co-production, Return to Montauk, is released in Irish cinemas today, Friday, 6 October. Directed by Volker Schloendorff, the film previous screened in Competition at the 67th Berlinale earlier th...

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New Irish Film, The Cured, Starring Tom Vaughan-Lawlor Wins International Prize Following Major Sales at TIFF

Posted: 29th September 2017

Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) congratulates the team behind David Freyne's The Cured, which scooped Best Horror Feature at Fantastic Film Fest in Austin, Texas. Starring Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, Sam Keeley and Ellen Page, the horror recently screened at the To...

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MAZE achieves largest opening weekend for an Irish film in 2017

Posted: 26th September 2017

Stephen Burke’s critically acclaimed MAZE has achieved the biggest opening weekend of any Irish film in Ireland and Northern Ireland since Room in January 2016. The film opened without previews to over €141k (£124k) after its release, Friday 22 September, on 65 s...

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