Best actress: Jessie Buckley in the gobsmacking Wild Rose

The good folk at Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival beat the weather this year. But it could hardly have been a more closely run thing. (...)

What Time Is Death? Paul Duane’s documentary charts Bill Drummond and Jimmy Cauty’s project to build a pyramid of  bricks containing human ashes

A little bit of urban English magick arrived at the Irish Film Institute on Tuesday night when Paul Duane, a singular director of films about singular(...)

 Bo Burnham: in Dublin for the Irish premiere of coming-of-age comedy Eighth Grade at the Dublin International Film Festival. Photograph:    Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images

So the bad news is that the tremendous coming-of-age comedy Eighth Grade is completely sold out, as is the workshop with the screenwriter and supersta(...)

Composer David Shire talks to Aedín Gormley at the Light House cinema about his life in the movies. Photograph: Simon Lazewski

The Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival welcomed two legends back to the city – one a home boy, the other a late Englishman of Irish desce(...)

Actor Matt Bomer, star of John Butler's Papi Chulo, at the opening of the Dublin International Film Festival on Wednesday. Photograph: Simon Lazewsk

Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival gave a warm welcome to director John Butler and stars Alejandro Patiño and Matt Bomer at the Irish pre(...)

The festival opens with a screening of John Butler’s already well-reviewed Papi Chulo.

The Dublin International Film Festival had a difficult time of it last year. The programme was as busy as ever. The guests were plentiful. Then the Be(...)

Josh Hartnett: “My heart has always been in the independent sector.” Photograph: Daniele Venturelli/Getty

 When Josh Hartnett walks up the red carpet at the Dublin International Film Festival premiere of Alexandra McGuinness’ dreamy movie mystery She’(...)

‘I look at my photographs, it’s just blood, blood, blood,’ Letizia Battaglia says.

At 83, Letizia Battaglia can look back over decades of groundbreaking work and some 600,000 images as a photojournalist and later, as the photography (...)

David Shire:  When I am in Hollywood they say: ‘Why do you waste time writing for the theatre?’

“Isn’t modern technology great?” David Shire says after appearing on my computer screen. It certainly is. On a sombre winter day I find myself lookin(...)

She’s Missing: Eiza González in Alexandra McGuinness’s movie, part of Dublin International Film Festival

Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival has announced a busy programme for its upcoming edition. Beginning on February 20th, this is the first(...)

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