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Berlin: Festival aims for gender equality with half of films by women

Berlin: Festival aims for gender equality with half of films by women

(Reuters) – The Berlin Film Festival has made a pledge to promote gender equality, taking the first step toward that goal by screening almost an equal number of movies directed by women as by men. Out of the 400 films to be screened at this year’s Berlinale, almost half have female directors. “We still have […]

Film: Wild Rose – starring Jessie Buckley – in Irish cinemas April 12th

Film: Wild Rose – starring Jessie Buckley – in Irish cinemas April 12th

Film: Netflix Date for Irish Production ‘Nightflyers’

Film: Netflix Date for Irish Production ‘Nightflyers’

Netflix has announced that Nightflyers, which was filmed at Troy Studios in Limerick, will launch in Ireland (and everywhere outside of US) on 1 February. Nightflyers follows eight maverick scientists, and a powerful telepath, who embark on an expedition to the edge of our solar system aboard The Nightflyer – a ship with a small tight-knit […]

Women take lead in German war film TV reboot

Women take lead in German war film TV reboot

First came Ghostbusters, then Ocean’s 8. Now Das Boot, the German classic set on a World War 2 submarine, has been remodelled for the #MeToo era in a television series featuring female leads. The eight-part drama was produced for Sky, and was such a success when it aired in Germany, that a second series has […]

Out Now! Nov/Dec 2018 Issue of EILE Magazine – FREE!

Out Now! Nov/Dec 2018 Issue of EILE Magazine – FREE!

Welcome to the November/December 2018 issue of EILE Magazine This jam-packed edition sees an eclectic mix of musical artistes – Daithí from Ireland, Sam Callahan from England, and Corina Seas, David Ayscue, and Jake Fields  from the US. Scott De Buitléir writes telling us that the Irish government is planning to join the ERC, an intergovernmental […]

The Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards 2018 Announced

The Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards 2018 Announced

The nation’s movie critics have spoken. The members of the Dublin Film Critics Circle have, for the 12th year, selected their favourite works of the year.  In common with several other awarding bodies, A Star is Born was a clear favourite, but it was Alfonso Cuarón who was named Best Director for Roma.  Second placed […]

Bohemian Rhapsody film vows not to ignore Freddie Mercury’s sexuality

Bohemian Rhapsody film vows not to ignore Freddie Mercury’s sexuality

In life as in death, Queen frontman Freddie Mercury knew how to cause controversy. Now, 26 years after his death from AIDS-related pneumonia, all eyes are on Tuesday’s world premiere of biopic, Bohemian Rhapsody, following earlier concerns the film might ‘straightwash’ or try to skate over the star’s overt sexuality. Starring US actor, Rami Malek, […]