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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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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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