From March 27th to 31st 2019 at the Casa del Cinema in Rome
The 12th IRISH FILM FESTA will take place from March 27th to 31st, 2019, at the Casa del Cinema in Rome. The festival, dedicated tentirely to Irish cinema and culture, will present new feature films, short films, books, and include Q&As with many guests from Ireland. . . .
The 12th IRISH FILM FESTA, which will take place in March 2019 at the Casa del Cinema in Rome, is now open to submissions for short films from Ireland. In order to be eligible for IRISH FILM FESTA competition, films must be under 20 minutes in length, and produced or co-produced in Ireland. . . .
A dark comedy about the world’s second oldest man: Second to None is a funny and highly original animated short film in competition at the 10th Irish Film Festa (March 30th – April 2nd, Rome). We spoke to the director Vincent Gallagher, who was in competition also last year with Love is a Sting. . . .
The 11th IRISH FILM FESTA hosted a tribute to Gabriel Byrne, screening Into the West (1992, Mike Newell), as this year’s Irish Classic, and the new documentary My Astonishing Self: Gabriel Byrne on George Bernard Shaw directed by Gerry Hoban.
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Irish writer Paul Lynch reading an excerpt from his first novel Red Sky in Morning.