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  • NORTH CIRCULAR WITH LIVE OVERTURE + Q&A

    This musical odyssey, traveling the length of Dublin’s North Circular Road, from the Phoenix Park to Dublin Port, explores the history, music and residents of this richly storied street. Infused with warmth and Dublin wit, the film celebrates the... Read More

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  • COPA 71

    It is August 1971. Football teams from England, Argentina, Mexico, France, Denmark, and Italy are gathering at Mexico City’s sun-drenched Azteca Stadium. The scale of the tournament is monumental: lavish sponsorship, extensive TV coverage, merchandise on every street corner and... Read More

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  • YOUR FAT FRIEND

    Aubrey Gordon writes anonymously with candour and humour as ‘Your Fat Friend’ about what it means to be a very fat woman in the world. Her searingly honest writing debunks the lies peddled by the diet and wellness industry and... Read More

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  • IRISH FOCUS: I MUST AWAY

    Dennis left Ireland during the financial crisis to find work abroad. Hashem, a politician, fled Bangladesh for Spain when a change in government triggered threats to his life. Alicia left Peru for Chile, and then Chile for Spain, after falling... Read More

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  • EAFFI 2024: IN-CONVERSATION: KAZUHIRO SODA AND CHUTI CHANG

    The East Asia Film Festival Ireland brings key film talents from East Asia to Irish audiences whether this is through our cinema screenings, commissioned online interviews or hosting in-person visits. We are delighted to welcome Japanese documentary filmmaker Kazuhiro Soda... Read More

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  • EAFFI 2024: YANG: A BRIGHTER SUMMER DAY

    Deeply personal epic A Brighter Summer Day immortalises the moment when teen pop culture went global, forging an effervescent but lasting bridge between East and West. Set in the early sixties in Taiwan and based on the true story of... Read More

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  • EAFFI 2024: YANG: YI YI

    Sublime magnum opus Yi Yi (A One and a Two . . .), winner of the Best Director Award at Cannes, follows a middle-class family in Taipei over the course of one year, beginning with a wedding and ending with... Read More

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  • EAFFI 2024: YANG: THAT DAY, ON THE BEACH

    One of the greatest debuts of the 20th Century, That Day, on the Beach, the first feature for both Yang and cinematographer Christopher Doyle, stars Sylvia Chang and Terry Wu as old friends reuniting after thirteen years apart. “There’s a... Read More

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  • EAFFI 2024: YANG: A CONFUCIAN CONFUSION

    Art versus commerce, friendship versus status, independence versus conformity — values clash and collide in Yang’s study of an increasingly Westernised country heading into the twenty-first century without moral guideposts. Moving from breakout hit A Brighter Summer Day’s investigation of... Read More

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