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The IFB Congratulates Nora Twomey’s The Breadwinner as Cartoon Saloon Land Third Oscar Nomination, Leading the Irish Charge at the 2018 Ceremony

Posted: 23rd January 2018

Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) congratulates Nora Twomey’s The Breadwinner as the 2018 Academy Award® nominations were announced today (23 January) with Kilkenny’s Cartoon Saloon picking up a nomination for Best Animated Feature. This marks the thir...

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Irish Prison-Break Drama, MAZE, Now Available on DVD and Blue-Ray

Posted: 22nd January 2018

Lionsgate Home Entertainment UK presents the Irish box-office hit, Stephen Burke’s critically acclaimed MAZE, which achieved the biggest opening weekend of any Irish film in Ireland and Northern Ireland since Room in January 2016. The film opened without previews to over €141k (£124...

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Rich Line-up of Irish Documentaries Including a Host of World and Irish Premieres to Screen at the Audi Dublin International Film Festival 2018

Posted: 18th January 2018

With the main programme announcement just under a week away, the Audi Dublin International Film Festival (21st Feb-4th March) gave a taste of their exciting 2018 film programme by announcing this year’s Irish documentary line-up a week early.   Festival Director, Gráinne Humphreys ...

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Aoife McArdle’s Kissing Candice to Receive European Premiere at 68th Berlinale

Posted: 17th January 2018

Irish feature Kissing Candice has been officially selected for the world-renowned Berlin International Film Festival (Berlin) next month where the film will screen in the Generation strand of the festival.  A visceral and thrilling coming of age drama; Kissing Candice is Aoife McArdle’s d...

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