Date: Sunday 26th March
Venue: The Phoenix Cinema
Cost: €15 (includes Closing film, Reception & Awards)
Time: 8pm
Format: Reception/Awards/Físín/Closing Film

 


The Secret Scripture

108mins/2016/Ireland/Colour/Digital
Director: Jim Sheridan
Writers: Jim Sheridan, Johnny Ferguson
Producer: Noel Pearson
Staring: Rooney Mara, Theo James, Aidan Turner, Vanessa Redgrave, Jack Raynor, Eric Bana, Tom Vaughan-Lawlor.

The Secret Scripture is based on the 2008 novel by Sebastian Barry and adapted for cinema by Jim Sheridan and the late Johnny Ferguson, a woman keeps a diary, recounting her stay in a psychiatric institution and the events which led her there.

“…Sheridan, reuniting with producer Noel Pearson (My Left Foot, The Field), shapes the drama with a sure grasp of the injustice that courses through Rose’s story” Sheri Linden – The Hollywood Reporter

“…showcases Mikhail Krichman’s breathtaking cinematography” Indiewire.com (Feature)

 

An Mhallacht – Físín Premiere

2017/Ireland/Colour/Digital
Stiúrthóir: Coilin O Scolai
Scríbhneoir: Antoin Beag O Colla
Léiritheoir: James Ryan

Tá foireann Mhaigh Eo tríd arís go dtí Cluiche Ceannais Craobh na hÉireann agus tá dílseachataí Dr. Donal Green curtha faoi bhrú nuair a fhoglhaim sé go bhfuil ceann do a chuid othair an h-imreoir deireanach den fhoireann cáiliúil mallachta 1951.
Tá an cliar lán le réaltanna téilifís agus scannanaíocht Seamus Hughes, Peadar O Treasaigh, Peadar Cox, Marcus Lamb agus Yvonne Ni Laife; tá an dráma dúghrinn seo bunaithe ar dhá dearthár agus an Mhallacht cáiliúil ó1951 agus an éifeacht atá aige air saol s’acu – go dtí go bruíonn sé iad go dtí an pointe go téann siad in éadan gach rud a creideann siad ann.

Mayo are once again in the GAA All Ireland Final – Dr Donal Green has his loyalties tested when he discovers that one of his comatose patients is the last living player from the infamous cursed Mayo team of 1951.
With a cast that includes TV and Film actors Seamus Hughes, Peadar O Treasaigh, Peadar Cox, Marcus Lamb and Yvonne Ni Laife; this dark comedy drama revolves around two brothers and the Mayo GAA Curse of 1951 that affects their daily lives – pushing them to the point where they go against all they believe to be true.

 

Festival Awards Presentation and Reception

Duais Físín 2017, á bhronnadh ag Ambasadóir Sheachtain na Gaeilge, Art Parkinson (Game of Thrones)

Físín winner 2017 presented by Ambassador for Seachtain na Gaeilge, Art Parkinson (Game of Thrones)

Audience Choice Award – Best Feature Film, sponsored by Soho House, presented by Mandy Kean, Director of Cinema, Europe, Soho House

Audience Choice Award – Best Short Film

Reception by Dingle Distillery

Audience Choice Awards designed by Brian de Staic


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