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Irish Film Institute Podcast
20 minutes | Nov 1, 2021
IFI Podcast S03 E01 - Danielle Darrieux
In this week's episode, host Frances Wilde introduces Ginette Vicendeau, Professor of Film Studies at King's College London, about the Danielle Darrieux retrospective programme, screening as part of this year's IFI French Film Festival 2021 (November 17 - 28th). In-cinema tickets: https://ifi.ie/frenchfest IFI@Home rentals: https://www.ifihome.ie/page/frenchfest2021/
75 minutes | Mar 18, 2021
IFI Podcast S02 E10 - Oscar Nominations 2021 Special
For this last episode of the current season, host Stephen Boylan chats to Irish Times film critic Donald Clarke and avid awards-watcher David O'Callaghan about this year's Oscar nominations, looking at the front-runners and predicting who will carry away cinema's most prestigious prizes on April 25th. Check out IFI@Home's special Awards Season collection at https://www.ifihome.ie/page/awards-season/.
47 minutes | Mar 11, 2021
IFI Podcast S02 E09 - 'Town of Strangers' director Treasa O'Brien and Ita O'Brien
In this week's episode, host Stephen Boylan chats to director Treasa O'Brien about her new film 'Town of Strangers', now available to pre-order on IFI@Home (www.ifihome.ie). Stephen also chats to Ita O'Brien, movement director and intimacy co-ordinator, about her work on hit projects including Normal People, I May Destroy You, It's A Sin, and Sex Education.
37 minutes | Mar 4, 2021
IFI Podcast S02 E08 - 'Poly Styrene' and 'Sisters with Transistors'
For this music documentary double bill, host Stephen Boylan chats to 'Poly Styrene: I Am A Cliché' co-director Celeste Bell, also Styrene's daughter, and Lisa Revnor, director of 'Sisters with Transistors', a compelling look at the early female pioneers of electronic music. For more information, see IFI@Home.
47 minutes | Feb 26, 2021
IFI Podcast S02 E07 - IFI Careers with Lenny Abrahamson, Ed Guiney, Dearbhla Walsh, Rebecca O'Flanagan and Amy Huberman
In advance of this year's IFI Careers events, the IFI Podcast looks back to 2019 and 2020 for two panel discussions with well-known figures in the Irish screen industries. Lenny Abrahamson and Ed Guiney discuss their journey from the Trinity Video Society to Oscar-nominated filmmakers, while Emmy Award-winning director Dearbhla Walsh, producer Rebecca O'Flanagan, and actress-writer-producer Amy Huberman discuss the most important elements in making it in film and TV.
48 minutes | Feb 18, 2021
IFI Podcast S02 E06 - On Location
Join host Stephen Boylan as he chats with veteran location manager Eoin Holohan about his career, the challenges of the profession, and his work on films including Yorgos Lanthimos's ‘The Lobster’. Also on this episode, Kilmainham Gaol's Curator of Collections Brian Crowley talks about the many productions that have visited the historic site, including The Italian Job, In the Name of the Father, Michael Collins, and a beloved children’s film from 2017 that used the Gaol's interior as its inspiration...
42 minutes | Feb 11, 2021
IFI Podcast S02 E05 - Tomm Moore, 'Wolfwalkers' and Animated Films
Join host Stephen Boylan as he chats to Tomm Moore, co-director of the world-conquering and multi-award-winning Wolfwalkers, about his animation influences, voice casting, and what it's like to be in the middle of awards season. Also, Dublin-based artist and colorist Dearbhla Kelly talks through her favourite animated films.
40 minutes | Feb 4, 2021
IFI Podcast S02 E04 - Jack Reynor and Japanese Cinema
As the first volume of the IFI's Japanese Story season goes live, actor-writer-director Jack Reynor chats to host Stephen Boylan about his passion for Japanese cinema and the masterpieces that inspired his award-winning short 'Bainne'. The first 11 films in the season are now available to rent from www.ifihome.ie.
49 minutes | Jan 28, 2021
IFI Podcast S02 E03 - 'Assassins' and Conspiracy Films
'Assassins' director Ryan White chats to host Stephen Boylan about the incredible story behind his new documentary, while IFI Head of Cinema Programming David O'Mahony picks out his favourite conspiracy films. Stream 'Assassins' now at www.ifihome.ie.
53 minutes | Jan 21, 2021
IFI Podcast S02 E02 - Growing Pains
To mark the release of IFI@Home's coming-of-age film collection, Growing Pains, host Stephen Boylan chats to IFI Head of Irish Film Programming Sunniva O'Flynn about the eight Irish titles included in the selection. Author and journalist Anna Carey and actor-director-writer Hugh O'Conor also look back at their own favourite teen films. Content is available to stream within the Republic of Ireland on IFI@Home - www.ifihome.ie.
39 minutes | Jan 14, 2021
IFI Podcast S02 E01 - Looking Back, Looking Forward
The IFI Podcast returns with host Stephen Boylan and guests Aoife Barry and Brian Lloyd to look back at the film highlights of 2020, New Year's Resolutions, and to look forward at what will (hopefully) be appearing on our screens in 2021.
26 minutes | Nov 9, 2020
BONUS: IFI French Film Festival 2020
Join host Stephen Boylan and IFI Head of Cinema Programming as they chat through some of the highlights of this year's IFI French Film Festival. The festival will run from Wednesday, November 11th to Sunday November 22nd exclusively online nationwide on IFI@Home. For more details see www.ifihome.ie.
53 minutes | Sep 17, 2020
BONUS: IFI Documentary Festival 2020
Join host Stephen Boylan as he chats with director Gillian Marsh and programmers David O'Mahony and Sunniva O'Flynn about next week's IFI Documentary Festival. For the first time, the festival will stream online nationwide on the IFI's video-on-demand platform, IFI@Home. See www.ifihome.ie/page/docfest2020
26 minutes | Jul 16, 2020
IFI Podcast S01 E12 - Coming Soon...
In this final episode of the current season, host Stephen Boylan welcomes IFI programmers David O'Mahony and Kevin Coyne back to the podcast to chat through the films they're most looking forward to as cinemas re-open.
56 minutes | Jul 9, 2020
IFI Podcast S01 E11 - 'Die Hard' screenwriter Jeb Stuart
Acclaimed screenwriter Jeb Stuart ('Die Hard', 'The Fugitive') visited the IFI last January for a fascinating masterclass. In this special edited version, he chats with Hugh Farley, Director of the Writers' Guild of Ireland, about his body of work, how he approaches his writing, and why he was visiting Ireland.
45 minutes | Jul 2, 2020
IFI Podcast S01 E10 - 'The Booksellers' and Sarah Crossan
Host Stephen Boylan chats to director D.W. Young about his new documentary 'The Booksellers', and bestselling author and former Laureate na nÓg Sarah Crossan talks through her favourite book-to-film adaptations.
56 minutes | Jun 30, 2020
BONUS: George R.R. Martin at IFI
International bestselling author George R.R. Martin visited the IFI last August as part of Dublin 2019: A Dublin Worldcon. Following a screening of Fred M. Wilcox's 'Forbidden Planet', George spoke with Worldcon's Maura McHugh about the sci-fi classic, his inspirations, and his passion for film.
47 minutes | Jun 25, 2020
IFI Podcast S01 E09 - David Freyne on 'Dating Amber' and LGBT+ cinema
David Freyne, director of 'Dating Amber', joins host Stephen Boylan to chat about his acclaimed comedy and LGBT+ filmmaking. Also on this episode, academic and filmmaker Barry Dignam talks about pivotal points in Irish LGBT+ cinema.
41 minutes | Jun 18, 2020
IFI Podcast S01 E08 - Jamie Heaslip on sports films
Former Irish rugby international Jamie Heaslip joins host Stephen Boylan to talk through some of the best sports films now available to stream. The episode also looks back to June 2019 and a Q&A with Oscar-winning director Asif Kapadia following a screening of his latest project, Diego Maradona.
45 minutes | Jun 11, 2020
IFI Podcast S01 E07 - Joyce on Film / Alan Gilsenan
Host Stephen Boylan chats to Sunniva O'Flynn, IFI Head of Irish Film Programming, about James Joyce's long association with Irish film, and director Alan Gilsenan talks about his stunning latest project, 'Ulysses | Film'.
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