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'Jimmy’s Hall' in Official Selection for Cannes
17 Apr 2014 | Shot on location in Leitrim and Sligo, ‘Jimmy’s Hall’ tells the story of Jimmy Gralton, who set up a dance hall on a rural crossroads in an Ireland on the brink of civil war. 
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Darklight Festival 2014 to take place April 24-27
16 Apr 2014 | Darklight is a festival dedicated to independent creativity in Ireland. The four day festival demonstrates new cinematic practises and creative technology, celebrating and encouraging new work and giving a platform to emerging filmmakers and artists. 
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Irish Film ‘Covet’ to Premiere in Arizona
16 Apr 2014 | Irish writer/director Liam O Mochain’s short film ‘Covet’ will receive its US premiere at the 2014 Arizona International Film Festival on Monday, April 21 in Tucson, Arizona. The film will screen in the Irish Shorts Programme. 
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Irish Comedy 'How To Be Happy’ Wins US Award
11 Apr 2014 | The Irish comedy feature 'How to be Happy', starring Brian Gleeson, has won the Best International Narrative Feature award at the Garden State Film Festival in New Jersey. 
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‘Jack and Ralph Plan A Murder’ to have World Premiere at LA Comedy Festival
11 Apr 2014 | Black comedy ‘Jack and Ralph Plan a Murder’ will have its World Premiere at the LA Comedy Festival. It was one of the 19 feature films selected for what is one of the largest comedy festivals in the USA, featuring film, live comedy acts and a screenplay competition. The festival runs from the 23rd of April to the 6th of May with all film screenings and live shows taking place at the Let Live Theatre in the heart of Hollywood. 
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Irish Horror ‘Limps’ to Seattle Film Festival
09 Apr 2014 | ‘Limp.’ has been selected for the Seattle True Independent Film Festival. The experimental horror feature sees a lonely man called Mr. Grot become obsessed with a co-worker to the point that he kills her and continues a relationship with the woman’s corpse. It is written and directed by Shaun Ryan (‘Jack and Ralph Plan a Murder’) and was produced through his indie production company Crooked Creations. 
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Daily Bite: Tiny Fey & Amy Poehler Reunite for Comedy Feature; Tribeca Jury Announced; Trailer for ‘Chef’
09 Apr 2014 | See what is happening in film & TV industries around the world... 
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‘The Weather Report’ selected for The Corona Fastnet Short Film Festival
08 Apr 2014 | Short film ‘The Weather Report’ has been selected for The Corona Fastnet Short Film Festival in Schull, Co. Cork, on Friday May 23. The film’s cast includes IFTA nominee Edward MacLiam (‘Run & Jump’, ‘Holby City’) as Ted Sweeney and Marie Ruane (‘RAW’, ‘Foxes’) as Maureen Sweeney. 
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‘Dawn of the Dead’ Screening to Live Soundtrack at Belfast Film Festival
04 Apr 2014 | George A. Romero’s 1978 film, ‘Dawn of the Dead’, is now revered as one of the quintessential horror films. Tomorrow night the Belfast film Festival, which began on 27 March and goes on until 4 April, will have a very special screening of the horror favourite where it can be experienced not only on the big screen but to a live, rock soundtrack. 
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Registration Open for Irish Pavilion at Cannes
03 Apr 2014 | The Irish Film Board has announced that registration for membership of the Irish Pavilion at the 2014 Festival de Cannes is now open. Registration is only open to Irish companies or to individuals working in the Irish film industry. 
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Midas Productions Wins at Celtic Media Festival
03 Apr 2014 | The 35th Celtic Media Festival got underway yesterday in St Ives, with Ireland’s Midas Productions taking home the award in the Sport category for ‘Croí Trodach - A Fighting Heart’. 
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Silk Road Wraps in Dublin
01 Apr 2014 | The Silk Road Film Festival (SRFF), which wrapped last week in Dublin, held screenings for 7 days across the city on Asian, Arab, Persian and Middle Eastern cinema. 
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‘Begin Again’ Trailer Released
28 Mar 2014 | The first trailer for ‘Begin Again’, formerly named ‘Can a Song Save Your Life’, has just been released by The Weinstein Company. The film is directed by Dublin-born John Carney, whose previous film ‘Once’ was an Academy Award-winning musical, and whose next feature, ‘Sing Street’, is filming in Dublin this summer. 
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‘Aisling Gheal’ Selected for European Film Festival of India
28 Mar 2014 | Representing Ireland in the 19th European Film Festival of India, ‘Aisling Gheal’ (Bright Vision) will tour 10 cities across India from February until July. 
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Irish Animation at Annecy 2014
27 Mar 2014 | Irish animation will be given due attention once again at this year’s Annecy International Animated Film Festival, taking place 9-14 April 2014. Three projects (‘The Wildernuts’, ‘The Octonauts’ and ‘The Missing Scarf’) have been officially selected for the festival while Oscar-nominated Irish animation company Cartoon Saloon will launch a new book and give a presentation. 
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Limerick Film Festival Schedule Revealed
25 Mar 2014 | The 5th Annual Limerick Film Festival will take place over three days this April. The programme for the 2014 festival was launched at the George Boutique Hotel today. The annual event is dedicated to celebrating the medium of film, drawing in the community and inspiring professionals and new talent in the art of filmmaking. 
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Daily Bite: ‘Love Eternal’ at CPH PIX, ‘No Limbs No Limits’ Trailer and Russell Crowe in Dublin for ‘Noah’ Premiere
25 Mar 2014 | See what else is happening in film & TV industries around the world. 
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‘Frank’ to have UK Premiere at Sundance London
24 Mar 2014 | The 2014 Sundance London program of features, panel and short films has been announced. Running 25-27 April in the capital city’s O2, the 3rd Sundance London is set to feature top independent films from the famous Utah Sundance Film Festival alongside live music, panel discussions and special events. This year, 21 feature films and 18 shorts will be screened at the film and music festival. 
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Neeson & Brosnan Cast in Cinemagic Christmas Feature Film
24 Mar 2014 | Cinemagic patrons Liam Neeson and Pierce Brosnan are set to feature in ‘A Christmas Star’, a Northern Ireland production, the first of its kind, made by Cinemagic International Film and Television Festival for Young People. 
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Submissions Open for Fingal Film Festival
24 Mar 2014 | Submissions are now open for the 2014 Fingal Film Festival, which will take place in Movies@Swords from September 26 – 28. 
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