Archive for the ‘Film’ Category

13th Waterford Film Festival at Central Arts

(Friday, November 22nd- Sunday November 24th) The 13th Waterford Film Festival gets under way at Central Arts on Friday next with a drinks reception of wine and local brands Thin Gin and Legacy Cider at 7pm followed by the screening of Short Programme 1 at 8pm. There is a fantastic mix of short films in the programme [...]

Merry Wives of Windsor at Garter Lane

Garter Lane Theatre will showcase their stunning new digital cinema package with a live screening of The Merry Wives of Windsor, the only comedy that Shakespeare set in his native land, on Saturday next, September 28th. Drawing influences from 1930s British fashion, music and dance, this new production from Shakespeare’s Globe will celebrate women, and the [...]

The Japanese Film Festival at Garter Lane

THE line-up for this year’s Japanese Film Festival at Garter Lane from Thursday to Saturday, April 18th to 20th will feature a diverse and packed programme of films, including work of the most acclaimed filmmakers from contemporary Japanese cinema, and covering a variety of themes, genres and topics. It will all be shown on Garter [...]

Interviews ongoing for WYA Glass documentary

After meeting and interviewing many of the workers from Waterford Crystal, the interviewing stage for the social history documentary is soon coming to a close. Interviews will be ongoing until the end of April, so if you would like to reminisce on your time in Waterford Crystal and tell your story on working there, your [...]

Australian movie’s standing ovation at Garter Lane

The Garter Lane screening of Australian movie 'The Merger' was well received at Garter Lane Arts Centre.
The Dublin International Film Festival on Tour came to Garter Lane Arts Centre in the shape of ‘The Merger’, an Australian feel-good comedy about the rural setting of Bodgy Creek and the dwindling fortunes of its local Australian Rules Football team.Similar to many current Irish villages, the club is finding it difficult to field a [...]

Social History Film on Waterford Crystal

Fallen glory: the Waterford Crystal site on Kilbarry.
Waterford Crystal is still known throughout the world as a high quality brand. At its height they employed around 3000 people both in Waterford City and Dungarvan. This was an amazing feat given their modest start in Kilcohan in the late 1940s. Through the medium of film, a local organisation Waterford Youth Arts (WYA), will [...]

Subtitle Film Festival a Big Kilkenny Hit

The Subtitle Spotlight European Film Festival ran in Kilkenny between November 19th and 25th and, in what was our third visit to the event, proved a great success. We were enthralled by the two movies that we attended. The first one from Sweden, ‘The Square’, which featured some English, dealt with an exhibition hosted by [...]

‘Katie’ Director at Garter Lane

Declan O' Rourke plays Garter Lane this Saturday night Dec 1st
Declan O’Rourke back in the city for Saturday gig Ross Whitaker’s eagerly anticipated documentary about Olympic and World Boxing champion, ‘Katie’ will be screened at Garter Lane Arts Centre tonight (Tuesday, November 27th) and will be followed by a special Question & Answer session with Ross afterwards.’Katie’, which picked up the Best Irish Feature Documentary award [...]

Waterford Film for All Presents “Let the Sunshine In”

Isabelle (Juliette Binoche) is an artist living in Paris looking for love but unwilling to settle for the all too flawed men drifting in and out of her life. There’s a caddish banker (Xavier Beauvois) who, like many of her lovers, happens to be married; a handsome actor (Nicolas Duvauchelle) who’s working through his own [...]

Black is The Colour…

Dungarvan-born actor Moe Dunford, pictured with ‘Black ‘47’ co-star Freddie Fox, features in three movies currently being screened at the Toronto Film Festival, including the Famine-based drama directed by Lance Daly.
Moe Dunford on the story we’ve never seen on the big screen before “It’s the biggest Irish movie I’ve been in so far,” said Dungarvan’s Moe Dunford of ‘Black ‘47’, a film which, remarkably, portrays the Irish Famine for the first time cinematically. “I always had the feeling that film like this could be a real [...]