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Six Irish Titles Announced For Edinburgh International Film Festival

Posted: 31st May 2017

The line-up for the 2017 Edinburgh International Film Festival has been announced, with six Irish films included in the programme. Emer Reynolds' The Farthest and Aisling Walsh’s Maudie will both screen in Competition at the festival—in the documentary and international feature ...

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The Killing of a Sacred Deer Wins Best Screenplay at the Cannes Film Festival

Posted: 29th May 2017

Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board congratulates the team behind the Element Pictures-produced The Killing of a Sacred Deer, which was jointly awarded Best Screenplay at the 70th Cannes Film Festival. Co-written by Yorgos Lanthimos (who also directed the picture) and Ef...

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Focus Features Picks up Worldwide Rights to Lenny Abrahamson’s The Little Stranger

Posted: 24th May 2017

It has been announced that Focus Features has picked up worldwide rights to Lenny Abrahamson’s The Little Stranger at the Marché du Film in Cannes. The film, written by Lucinda Coxon (The Danish Girl) is an adaptation of Sarah Waters’ 2009 novel of the same name and stars Charlott...

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Sales and Production Deals Struck for Irish Films as the Marché du Film Begins in Cannes, With Irish Title The Killing of a Sacred Deer Receiving Rave Reviews

Posted: 22nd May 2017

A host of IFB-supported titles are making waves in Cannes as the Marché du Film at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival is already shaping up to be a busy affair for the Irish film industry. The Element Pictures-produced The Killing of a Sacred Deer, opened to a plethora of critical acclaim this mor...

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