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Irish Box Office Hit ‘Black 47’ on Netflix Sunday 31st

Irish Box Office Hit ‘Black 47’ on Netflix Sunday 31st

The Irish box-office smash hit BLACK ‘47, directed by Lance Daly, will be available to view on Netflix from Sunday 31st March. It’s 1847, and Ireland is in the grip of the Great Famine that has ravaged the country for two long years. Feeney, a hardened Irish Ranger, who has been fighting for the British Army […]

Irish Film: Smash-hit BLACK 47 now available on DVD and Blu-Ray

Irish Film: Smash-hit BLACK 47 now available on DVD and Blu-Ray

The Irish box office smash, and must-see film of 2018, Black 47, is available to own on DVD and Blu-Ray.  The critically acclaimed feature, directed by Lance Daly, is the top-grossing Irish film of 2018.  The DVD and Blu-Ray are now on sale in outlets across Ireland, including Tesco, Easons, SuperValu, Tower, Irish Film Institute, and Golden Discs. […]

Portugal: Stephan Elliott’s Film Directing Workshop 6-7 April

Portugal: Stephan Elliott’s Film Directing Workshop 6-7 April

A Film Directing Workshop, led by Stephen Elliott, aims to help develop Film Directing skills, with very knowledgeable and inspiring writer/directors, giving insight into how the process of writing and directing influences the final film, and how perspective is important to a Director’s career. Stephan Elliott directed The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, starring Hugo Weaving, Guy Pearce, and […]

‘Black 47’ is the number 1 Irish film at the box office this year

‘Black 47’ is the number 1 Irish film at the box office this year

The critically acclaimed BLACK 47 has achieved the highest opening for an Irish film in Ireland since John Crowley’s Oscar-nominated Brooklyn in 2015. Black 47 is set during the Great Irish Famine, and stars Hugo Weaving (Hacksaw Ridge, The Lord of the Rings, The Matrix), Jim Broadbent (Oscar®winner for Iris) and the prolific Irish screen and […]

Irish Film BLACK 47 To Have US Release (Trailer Below)

Irish Film BLACK 47 To Have US Release (Trailer Below)

US distributors, IFC Films, have signed a deal to roll out Lance Daly’s Black 47 in the US, with a release date scheduled for 28 September.  Black 47 is now set to be released in Ireland, the UK, and America in September, with the film opening in over 100 Irish cinemas on September 5, marking the widest release ever […]

Irish Film Black 47 North American Premiere at Toronto International Film Festival

Irish Film Black 47 North American Premiere at Toronto International Film Festival

Lance Daly’s epic feature Black 47 has been announced for the Toronto International Film Festival where it will receive its North American premiere on Tuesday 11th September.  It now joins Steve McQueen’s, Widows, Damien Chazelles’ Neil Armstrong movie, First Man and Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut, A Star is Born, in the line-up.  The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) […]

Official trailer for epic Irish feature film Black 47 released

Official trailer for epic Irish feature film Black 47 released

The official trailer for the Irish feature film, Black 47, directed by Lance Daly (Kisses, Life’s A Breeze) has been released by Wildcard Distribution.  The film will go on release in Ireland from Wednesday 5th September. The action film, which closed the recent Galway Film Fleadh to great acclaim, is set during the Great Irish Famine, and […]

Epic Irish movie set in The Great Famine, Black 47 in Irish cinemas 7th September

Epic Irish movie set in The Great Famine, Black 47 in Irish cinemas 7th September

The Irish feature film, Black 47, directed by Lance Daly (Kisses, Life’s A Breeze) will go on nationwide release on Friday 7th September, with previews scheduled for the previous weekend, 31st August, 1st September and 2nd September. This action film, set during the Great Irish Famine, stars Hugo Weaving (Hacksaw Ridge, The Lord of the […]

Irish Feature Film BLACK 47 To Have World Premiere At The Berlin International Film Festival

Irish Feature Film BLACK 47 To Have World Premiere At The Berlin International Film Festival

The Irish feature film Black 47, directed by Lance Daly (Kisses, Life’s A Breeze) will have its World Premiere at the Berlin International Film Festival next month.  The film, which is an action movie set during the Great Irish Famine, stars Hugo Weaving (Hacksaw Ridge, The Lord of the Rings, The Matrix and Transformers franchises) and Jim Broadbent, (Oscar® winner […]

Film Review: Hacksaw Ridge

Film Review: Hacksaw Ridge

Directed by: Mel Gibson – Starring: Andrew Garfield, Sam Worthington, Luke Bracey, Teresa Palmer, Hugo Weaving, Rachel Griffiths, Vince Vaughn Mel Gibson’s Hollywood rehabilitation seems to be complete, given the acclaim and award noms that  Hacksaw Ridge has received. The astonishing true story of Desmond Doss (Garfield), a conscientious objector, who saved more than 75 men, […]