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AV Festival, Newcastle, U.K.

(March 1st – 31st) There will be screenings of Tim Robinson: Connemara and Silence by Pat Collins in the AV Festival, International Festival of Art, Music and Film on March 22nd, 2014. Filmmaker Pat Collins will be present for a Q&A…

Babygirl

Macdara Vallely, 81 minutes, 2013

Babygirl, the second feature from Armagh-born writer-director Macdara Vallely, revisits the world of troubled teens which he first explored in Peacefire (2010). Set in the Bronx, Babygirl is an unsettling drama about a Puerto Rican teenager (Yainis Ynoa) who finds…

Bainne

Jack Reynor, 2019

Ireland, 1851. A farm hand at the end of the Great Famine encounters a ghostly female figure leading him to a new hope. Bainne is a coproduction between Sky Arts and Screen Ireland. Awards: Best First Short Drama, Galway Film…

Bainne

Jack Reynor, 17 minutes, 2019

During the last year of The Great Famine in Ireland, a farmhand working for the local landlord has hardened his heart against his countrymen to ensure his own survival. But when he encounters a ghostly female figure stealing milk from…

Ballast

Jesse Gilbert, 16 minutes, 2020

Michael, a man living in the rural west of Ireland. In his self imposed isolation he spends his days building something in his workshop with only his dog for companionship. When his life is again shattered Michael must finish constructing…

The Ballroom of Romance

Pat O'Connor, 65 minutes, 1982

This perfectly rendered naturalist feature, adapted from writer William Trevor’s short story The Ballroom of Romance, explores the deadening atmosphere of 1950s Ireland through the figure of the unmarried Bridie (Brenda Fricker).  “Spinster” Bridie goes to the country ballroom, where…

Ballymun Lullaby

Frank Berry, 72 minutes, 2011

Music teacher Ron Cooney has been working in the Republic of Ireland's only high-rise housing estate for fifteen years. During this time he has seen the area undergo a dramatic transformation, including the demolition of six of its seven tower…

The Ballymurphy Precedent

Callum Macrae, 108 minutes, 2018

Largely unknown outside Northern Ireland, the deaths of eleven innocent people at the hands of the British Army in a Catholic estate in Belfast is one of the most significant events in the Troubles. In one small Belfast housing estate…

Barbican, London

Callum Macrae, 108 minutes, 2018

16.00, March 16th A screening of silent film from the archive, Come on Over, with live piano accompaniment by John Sweeney in the Barbican Cinema and presented by Head of Irish Film Programming at the IFI, Sunniva O'Flynn A special screening…

Barracks Estate

Joe Lee, 90 minutes, 2017

Following the success of Fortune’s Wheel (about Bill Stephens, the Fairview lion tamer), director Joe Lee focuses now on another Dublin neighbourhood, Inchicore, to tell the extraordinary story of life as lived over 200 years in Richmond Barracks, Keogh Square and St…

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