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From Outstanding Reviews Announcing the Arrival of New Irish Talent, to Major Film Sales: Irish Film Makes Waves at the Toronto Film Festival

Posted: 21st September 2017

The Toronto Film Festival, generally seen as the informal kick-off to the international awards season, has seen critical acclaim and major sales for the strong line-up Irish films premiering there. From the “bold announcement of a brilliant new cinematic voice” in the form of Aoife McAr...

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Irish Prison-Break Drama, MAZE, Released This Friday, 22 September

Posted: 20th September 2017

Inspired by the true events of the infamous 1983 breakout of 38 IRA prisoners from HMP MAZE high-security prison, Stephen Burke’s MAZE is released in Irish cinemas this Friday, 22 September. Starring Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, better known as Love/Hate’s Nidge, and Barry War...

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Feel-Good Irish Feature, The Drummer and the Keeper, Released in Irish Cinemas This Friday, 8 September

Posted: 12th September 2017

The debut feature from Irish director Nick Kelly, The Drummer and the Keeper, is released in Irish cinemas this Friday, 8 September. The film will screen at the BFI London Film Festival in October, following its world premiere at the Galway Film Fleadh, where it was awarded Best Irish First Fea...

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Song of Granite Announced as Ireland’s Selection for Academy Awards Foreign Language Submission

Posted: 12th September 2017

The Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) has selected the feature film Song of Granite as Ireland’s submission for the Foreign Language category at the 90th annual Academy Awards of Motion Pictures, Arts and Sciences. IFTA, the organisation responsible for the selection of...

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