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    Lorcan Finnegan, Director & Garret Shanley, Writer of Vivarium

    Lorcan Finnegan, Director & Garret Shanley, Writer of Vivarium

    In this Film Ireland podcast, Paul Farren talks to director Lorcan Finnegan and writer Garret Shanley about their film Vivarium, which is available on digital from 27th March.

    During their search for the perfect home, Gemma (Imogen Poots) and Tom (Jesse Eisenberg) find themselves trapped in a mysterious labyrinth-like suburban neighbourhood named Yonder. All attempts to escape end in failure, culminating in the discovery of a baby on the pavement outside house number 9 with the instructions ‘raise the child and be released’ .

    Listen to the podcast as Lorcan and Garret take us inside number nine...

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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Podcast: John Boorman Interview

    Podcast: John Boorman Interview

    On Thursday, 12th March, to celebrate the publication of John Boorman's new book Conclusions, the IFI will host screenings of short films I Dreamt I Woke Up and Tree Poems, plus a public interview with the Oscar-nominated director.


    In this podcast, Paul Farren talks to John Boorman about his book and career, including 

    - the reasons behind the book
    - working with Lee Marvin (Point Blank)
    - Hell and the Pacific and Toshirō Mifune
    - Irish actors and crew on Excalibur
    - trying to adapt Lord of the Rings
    - Leo the Last, a law case and its revival
    - Deliverance, Burt Reynolds and stealing stories
    - Driving around with Lee Marvin on the roof of his car

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    • 28 min
    2020 Dublin International Film Festival Roundtable Podcast

    2020 Dublin International Film Festival Roundtable Podcast

    Ahead of the 2020 Dublin International Film Festival, three filmmakers whose films are screening at the festival joined Gemma Creagh on the latest Film Ireland podcast. Pictured above, Tristan Heanue (Ciúnas), Iseult Howlett (The Grass Ceiling) and Suri Grennell (Wrath) came into the studio to talk about their films and the craft of filmmaking.

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    • 50 min
    The Reel OSCAReS Horror Show 2020

    The Reel OSCAReS Horror Show 2020

    Welcome to the 2020 Reel OSCAReS Horror Show Awards Ceremony.

    On a dark Winter's Eve under a misty stained Dublin sky, our gruesome gang of ghouls gathered to  present the awards for artistic merit in the horror film industry.  

    Tune in to hear Conor McMahon, Sarah Cleary, Ali Doyle and Paul Farren bare their fangs and flex their chainsaws and announce the nominations and winners in the following categories:

    Best Scene

    Best Script

    Best Actor

    Best Actress
    Best Score
    Best Documentary

    Best Disappointment

    Best Director

    Best Film

    • 1 hr 38 min
    Ciaran Cassidy, Director of 'Jihad Jane'

    Ciaran Cassidy, Director of 'Jihad Jane'

    In this podcast Gemma Creagh talks to Ciaran Cassidy, whose film Jihad Jane is in cinemas Friday, 14th February.

    In March 2010, the arrest on terror charges of a blonde haired, blue-eyed, American woman who called herself ‘Jihad Jane’ made headlines worldwide and was described as the 'new front in the war on terrorism.' The story of Coleen LaRose, a forty six-year-old woman, who had radicalised in rural Pennsylvania led the evening news bulletins. What made the case more surreal and confusing was the arrest of another American woman, Jamie Paulin Ramirez, a Colorado native — this time in Waterford, Ireland.

    In this podcast, Ciaran talks about his film plus

    getting into film
    his first films and learning the process of filmmaking
    his approach to storytelling and its different genres
    what draws him to particular stories
    Jihad Jane
    how the story unravelled
    the characters involved
    positioning the story and maintaining a balance
    the editing process

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    • 49 min
    Film Ireland Podcast: Episode 39 - Farewell 2019!

    Film Ireland Podcast: Episode 39 - Farewell 2019!

    Film Ireland Podcast: Episode 39 - Farewell 2019! by Film Ireland

    • 51 min

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