In this documentary, an artist’s obsession with a death-defying carnival attraction brings him into conflict with a couple of hometown heroes from Granard.
A Filmmaker Seeks Diverse Dublin Families to Collaborate with on a New Film
What’ll be the focus and roles? That will be up to those involved to decide, says filmmaker Jijo Sebastian.
Atomic Hope, Reviewed
This documentary observes what it says is a small but growing global pro-nuclear movement that advocates argue could help mitigate the climate crisis.
A Dublin 8 Short Film Tours International Festivals
“Dance Till Dán” offers a portrait of the Rialto-Kilmainham area, delving into personal histories, and impressions of isolation, mortality and self-expression.
Let the Wrong One In, Reviewed
The streets of Dublin are overrun with vampires in this horror-comedy that favours big laughs over big scares.
Bad Things in the Middle of Nowhere, Reviewed
“A plan coming together makes for great cinema,” writes our reviewer, but this crime caper “appeals to that greater pleasure of seeing something come undone”.
Holy Island, Reviewed
This second feature film by Robert Manson is “a fascinating, willfully obtuse story of two travellers on a layover between life and The Great Beyond”.
Róise & Frank, Reviewed
It’s “the intertwining of humour and heart that makes for such a successful and charming film”.
At Bohemian Football Club’s First Film Festival, “Neptune Frost” Tackles the Links between Colonialism and Climate Injustice
The headliner film sets the tone for the festival and its overall theme of climate justice, says Sean McCabe. Plus, it’s hugely entertaining, he says.
North Circular: a Musical Trip Through Dublin’s North Inner City, Reviewed
This documentary following the North Circular Road from Phoenix Park to the Docks is “a remarkable contemporary document of places, people, lives and times”.