Tag Archive | Documentary

Critically-acclaimed documentary ‘Katie’ now available on DVD

Critically-acclaimed documentary ‘Katie’ now available on DVD

The critically-acclaimed and award-winning Katie Taylor documentary, Katie, directed by Ross Whitaker (Unbreakable: The Mark Pollock Story) has been released on DVD, online and in stores nationwide.  The DVD is now available to purchase in Golden Discs, Tesco, Lidl, SuperValu, IFI, Tower Records, Easons, OMG, Dealz, and other selected independents, as well as on Ebuzz.ie.  Katie, […]

Katie Taylor: Release of trailer for ‘KATIE’ ahead of Irish cinema release

Katie Taylor: Release of trailer for ‘KATIE’ ahead of Irish cinema release

Wildcard Distribution have released the official trailer for the critically-acclaimed and award-winning, Katie, directed by Ross Whitaker (Unbreakable: The Mark Pollock Story) ahead of its Irish cinema release on Friday, 26th October. Katie, which picked up the Best Irish Feature Documentary award at the Galway Film Fleadh earlier this year, intimately follows champion boxer, Katie Taylor, as […]

Trans Film-maker Screens Ground-breaking Story Of Trans Male Pregnancy  ‘A DEAL WITH THE UNIVERSE’ At The Galway Film Fleadh

Trans Film-maker Screens Ground-breaking Story Of Trans Male Pregnancy ‘A DEAL WITH THE UNIVERSE’ At The Galway Film Fleadh

Groundbreaking trans pregnancy documentary, A DEAL WITH THE UNIVERSE, screened at the 30th Anniversary of Galway Film Fleadh last night (Friday 13th). It had launched as the centrepiece film at BFI Flare: London LGBTQ+ Film Festival in a three night sell-out run, where they had got a standing ovation, and was produced by BFI’s Vision award-winning producer, […]

New radio documentary explores the experiences of seven Irish transgender people, in their own words

New radio documentary explores the experiences of seven Irish transgender people, in their own words

A new radio documentary explores the experiences of seven Irish transgender people, in their own words. Area of concern are the problems that trans people face when dealing with the Health service in Ireland, which still uses a psychiatric/diagnostic model. The documentary, All Mine, explores the experiences of a diverse group of Irish transgender people, […]

Oscar-Winning Alex Gibney’s controversial ‘No Stone Unturned’ hits Irish and UK cinemas 10th November

Oscar-Winning Alex Gibney’s controversial ‘No Stone Unturned’ hits Irish and UK cinemas 10th November

No Stone Unturned, the latest film from the producers of Bobby Sands 66 Days and written and directed by the Oscar-winning and prolific American-documentarian, Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side) will be released in Irish and UK cinemas from Friday 10th November. On 18 June 1994 in the small village of Loughinisland, County Down, […]

Award-winning space exploration Irish film The Farthest releases In Irish cinemas July 28

Award-winning space exploration Irish film The Farthest releases In Irish cinemas July 28

Written and directed by Emer Reynolds, Produced by Crossing The Line Productions, Ireland, 2017 It is one of humankind’s greatest achievements. More than 12 billion miles away a tiny spaceship is leaving our Solar System and entering the void of deep space – the first human-made object ever to do so. Slowly dying within its heart is […]

Review & Trailer: Mom and Me

Review & Trailer: Mom and Me

Frances Winston reviews this documentary about Oklahoma men and their mothers, from Irish director, Ken Wardrop Directed by: Ken Wardrop – Starring: Joe Cristiano and a selection of mothers and sons. Apparently, the state of Oklahoma was voted the manliest state in the USA. I’m not sure what the criteria for the voting was, but […]

Film Review & Trailer: Weiner

Film Review & Trailer: Weiner

Frances Winston reviews this documentary about US politician, Anthony Weiner Directed by: Josh Kriegman, Elyse Steinberg –  Starring: Anthony Weiner, Huma Abedin and various colourful, political and media figures The name Anthony Weiner may not strike a chord with everyone this side of the pond, but if I was to mention a sexting scandal that […]

Panti Documentary Needs YOUR Help!

Panti Documentary Needs YOUR Help!

The Queen of Ireland is a creative documentary about Irish drag superstar Panti Bliss, which has launched an Indie GoGo campaign to help fund its completion. Earlier this year, Panti shot to international prominence overnight after her Noble Call speech about the effects of homophobia captured the world’s attention. Rory O’Neill, the man behind the […]

Listen: Conor Horgan on ‘The Queen of Ireland’ Panti Bliss Documentary

Scott De Buitléir chats to Conor Horgan, Director of the upcoming documentary, ‘The Queen of Ireland’, which looks at the life of the internationally renowned Irish drag queen and LGBT rights activist, Panti Bliss. Recorded August 6, 2014. Want to stay up to date with all of EILE Magazine’s podcasts? Why not subscribe to our […]