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Love Is All You Need, Trine Dyrholm, Pierce Brosnan. Venice Film Festival. Sketch by Nesta.

Love Is All You Need, Trine Dyrholm, Pierce Brosnan. Nesta's Sketch 2/09/12 Venice.

Parked and Meaney to open The Craic March 8th!

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The leading festival to introduce the new generation of Irish bands and filmmakers to the US public, The Craic Festival, is currently confirming Irish and Irish-American bands for this year's stellar line-up in the music program. The film series is booked for Tribeca Cinemas and will be bringing the likes of Colm Meaney, Brendan Gleeson and boxing champ Barry McGuigan to its screens. The festival is presented by Tullamore Dew Irish Whiskey.   Bands in talks to perform live at th...

Harrison Ford received a Lifetime Achievement Award in Locarno

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As part of the 64th edition of the Festival del film Locarno, a Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Harrison Ford. Saturday August 6, Locarno hosted the European premiere of "Cowboys & Aliens" introduced by director Jon Favreau and Harrison Ford, Daniel Craig and Olivia Wilde. The Festival del film Locarno presented a Lifetime Achievement Award to Harrison Ford in person on this occasion. ...

Harrison Ford received a Lifetime Achievement Award in Locarno

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As part of the 64th edition of the Festival del film Locarno, a Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Harrison Ford. Saturday August 6, Locarno hosted the European premiere of "Cowboys & Aliens" introduced by director Jon Favreau and Harrison Ford, Daniel Craig and Olivia Wilde. The Festival del film Locarno presented a Lifetime Achievement Award to Harrison Ford in person on this occasion. ...

Irish Film & Television Awards Celebrations

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  Pierce Brosnan, Saoirse Ronan, Brendan Gleeson, Kim Cattrall and Joely Richardson Join Irish Film & Television Awards Celebrations The Irish film and television industry celebrated its 8th Annual Irish Film & Television Awards at a gala ceremony held in Dublin's spectacular Convention Centre on Saturday 12th February. In what was a glittering night for the Irish film and television industry the IFTA Awards saw a host of filmmakers, actors and producers walking the red ...

Colin Farrell speaks

Colin Farrell on panel at DIFF 2010

Colin Farrell speaks

Colin Farrell on panel in Dubai at DIFF on 19 Dec, 2010

Colin Farrell speaks

Colin Farrell on panel in Dubai at DIFF on 19 Dec, 2010

Liam Neeson

The 3rd Los Angeles Irish Film Festival Opened with Music and Wit

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The 3rd Los Angeles Irish Film Festival Opened with Music and Wit by Ron Gilbert I have attended this festival from the beginning and it has grown in leaps and bounds. Last night was the best one yet. Even though we are in the heart of Hollywood at the Linwood Dunn Theatre, if feels like Ireland, The beautiful and gracious festival director and founder, Lisa McLaughlin fills the atmosphere with her smile and charms us all. .Even in these difficult times sponsors like the Irish ...

IFI Ireland on Sunday presents a celebration of Deirdre O'Connell, founder of Dublin's Focus Theatre

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  IFI Ireland on Sunday presents a celebration of Deirdre O'Connell, founder of Dublin's Focus Theatre A Tribute to Deirdre O'Connell (1939-2001)   Hold the Passion by Ronan O'Leary  June 20th 1pm   One of the most colourful personalities of Irish theatre in the second half of the twentieth century, Deirdre O'Connell is remembered for her dedication to Focus Theatre which she founded, ...

This year's IFI Stranger Than Fiction is packed with more reality than ever

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  Space Tourists, Tigers, Wind Horses, Winnebagos, Dublin's Pyjama Girls and the Dalai Lama; this year's IFI Stranger Than Fiction documentary film festival is packed with more reality than ever 15th-18th April 2010 With twenty-two of the finest documentaries, including 19 premieres, this year's expanded IFI Stranger Than Fiction festival promises to be bigger and better than ever before. Launching the programme today Niall Macpherson, Festival Programmer said, ‘We're ...

Brendan Hill

Film Highlights of upcoming NYIIFVF next October

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THE NEW YORK INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT FILM & VIDEO FESTIVAL "The Voice of Indie Film" October 22nd-29th, 2009Festival will feature the likes of Liam Neeson, Ed Asner, Vincent Pastore, Carmen Electra, Lydia Lunch, Regis Philbin, Danny Aiello, Lainie Kazan, Pat Cooper, Anthony Wong, John Lloyd Young, Jai Rodriguez, Bruce Vilanich, Eli Wallach, Russell Means, Talbot Perry Simons, Isaach de Bankolé and more. New Yorkers in need of an affordable yet satisfying indie film fix will be happy to hear...

A Mahon On A Mission

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  Sunday, November 9-------Don’t let the twinkle in his eyes or the lilt in his Irish accent fool you….. Mark Mahon is indeed a man on a mission, at least when it comes to his feature film directing debut, the boxing drama STRENGTH AND HONOUR. The film, which screened last night to an enthusiastic audience response at the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, is a redemptive story about the emotional and professional comeback of a wounded fighter, in many ways a parallel...

Mark Mahon a man on a mission, focus from Fort Lauderdale

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Don’t let the twinkle in his eyes or the lilt in his Irish accent fool you….. Mark Mahon is indeed a man on a mission, at least when it comes to his feature film directing debut, the boxing drama STRENGTH AND HONOUR. The film, which screened last night to an enthusiastic audience response at the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival, is a redemptive story about the emotional and professional comeback of a wounded fighter, in many ways a parallel to Mahon’s own dramatic story. A nat...

Liam Neeson

Great screenwriters at Copenhagen International Film Festival

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Copenhagen International Film Festival is Denmark’s great film event.From 20 to 30 September 2007, the general public and industry professionals will come together to see magnificent, dramatic, romantic, mesmerizing and macabre European feature films. Many of the films shown are not in Danish distribution, and the festival is therefore the only opportunity to see the films on the big screen. Jim Sheridan and David Hare – two Oscar-nominated screenwriters – will attend this year’s Copenha...

Mark Mahon will be a presenter at the Action on Film Festival Award

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The producers of the Action on Film Festival announced today that director, writer and producer Mark Mahon will be a presenter at the 2007 festival award show. This year's award ceremony will also feature an award named after him, which he will present. The award will be given annually to a screenplay which displays excellence in writing and the indomitable spirit of the filmmaker. "This is a dream come true," said Mahon. "Winning at AOF is responsible for everything that has happened to me." ...

Indie Film Nation Podcast #069 for 21st February 2007

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Interview with Donal MacIntyre (Director) of A Very British Gangster (UK) and William Lappe (Writer/Director) of Even Steven (USA)Listen to the show hereSHOW NOTES Podsafe Music Taste It by Casey Desmond @ PMN In Focus Interview with Donal MacIntyre (Director) of A Very British Gangster (UK) feature documentary that screened in the World Documentary Competition @ Sundance Film Festival Filmmaker of the Week Interview with William Lappe (Writer/Director) of Even Steven (USA) short f...

Mark Mahon AOF Success Story!

How do you go from a struggling screenwriter to a full fledged filmmaker in under two years with no connections, no family in the business, and no real experience?  According to Mark Mahon, you enter your script in the AOF Festival, win an award and the rest is easy.  Well maybe not that easy, but Mark has made it look that way and he did it with style, grace and class.    The new film STRENTH AND HONOR by Mark M

Mark Mahon AOF Success Story!

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How do you go from a struggling screenwriter to a full fledged filmmaker in under two years with no connections, no family in the business, and no real experience?  According to Mark Mahon, you enter your script in the AOF Festival, win an award and the rest is easy.  Well maybe not that easy, but Mark has made it look that way and he did it with style, grace and class.    The new film STRENTH AND HONOR by Mark Mahon stars Michael Madsen, Ricahrd Chamberlain, Vinnie Jones and Patrick Bergin....

Cillian Murphy

Santa Barbara A Tribute of Love to Roy London

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Santa Barbara- With several of his former students on hand, the late acting coach Roy London was feted during the Santa Barbara Film Festival showing of "Special Thanks to Roy London". Actors Sharon Stone, Gary Shandling, Julie Warner (who is also a producer of the film), Elizabeth Berkley, Arye Gross, and Rhonda Aldrich joined producers Tim Healy, Karen Montgomery, and director/producer at Santa Barbara's Victoria Hall Theatre on Saturday to screen the film. Afterward, film introducer Stone ...

Film Fleadh NY Irish Film Festival

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THE SIXTH ANNUAL FILM FLEADH NEW YORK’S IRISH FILM FESTIVALThe Film Fleadh is America’s one and only Irish Film and Music Festival Celebrating its Sixth Anniversary with Irish Cinema's best and brightest. This year’s lineup includes 6 feature films (4 U.S. premieres, 2 documentaries) and 10 short films.Feature Films: NYC Premiere of Intermission (Starring Colin Farrell and Cillian Murphy). The U.S. Premier of Headrush (starring Huey Morgan from the Fun Loving Criminals)US Premier of Spin t...

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