«Although festivals of Irish cinema are beginning to proliferate across the planet, Rome’s Festa has distinctive characteristics that set it apart from the others thanks to the vision and acumen of Susanna Pellis, whose specialized knowledge, passion and dedication have shaped its unique profile since 2007…»
This year, IRISH FILM FESTAshort film programme focuses on documentaries, with a dedicated section, and includes Bog Graffiti (Friday 29 March, 6.30 pm), the latest experimental work by veteran author Bob Quinn, shot and edited «on his bog» in Conamara. . . .
Northern Irish actor John Lynch will hold an acting masterclass aimed at students and professionals on Friday 29 March, as part of the 12th IRISH FILM FESTA (March 27 – 31, Casa del Cinema, Roma). . . .
IRISHFILMFESTA, Year Twelve, a semi-deluxe edition, chock-a-block of substantiation and surprises. We hasten to emphasise the amount of space taken over – assertively – by the documentary as features and as competitors in the shorts section. . . .