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The IFB Regrets the Passing of Irish Filmmaker Simon Fitzmaurice

Posted: 27th October 2017

Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) deeply regrets the passing of Irish filmmaker Simon Fitzmaurice. In 2008 at the age of 34, Simon was launching a promising international career after premiering his short film The Sound of People at the Sundance Film Festiv...

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Animation

Congratulations to Irish Animated Feature, The Breadwinner, on Winning the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at Animation is Film in Los Angeles

Posted: 26th October 2017

Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board (IFB) congratulates the team behind Nora Twomey’s animated feature, The Breadwinner, which was awarded the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award at the inaugural Animation is Film event in Los Angeles, which took place last weekend ...

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Documentary

Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami To Receive Special Screening and Live Q&A Ahead of October 27 Release

Posted: 25th October 2017

Following its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), a special screening of Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami will take place in a number of Irish cinemas tonight (25 October), followed by a unique Q&A — Grace Jones and Friends Live — which will be broadcast...

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Features

The Killing of a Sacred Deer Tops US Indie Box Office With Stellar Reviews

Posted: 25th October 2017

Following its US release, Yorgos Lanthimos’ psychological thriller, The Killing of a Sacred Deer, produced by Dublin’s Element Pictures has topped the US Independent Box Office, receiving unanimous critical acclaim in the process. The film, which stars Irish actors Colin Farrell and Barr...

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