Almodóvar's new film to open Galway Film Society's new season

Thu, Aug 22, 2019

PAIN AND Glory, the new film by the great Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar, starring Antonio Banderas and Penélope Cruz, will open the Galway Film Society's autumn 2019 season of screenings.

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Blinded by the Light

Thu, Aug 15, 2019

Based on the life story of journalist Sarfraz Manzoor, Blinded by the Light tells the story of young Pakistani teen Javeed, coming-of-age in Luton in Thatcher's UK. Javeed is struggling with his cultural identity. When a classmate introduces Javeed to the music of Bruce Springsteen his life is altered. He hears his own story mirrored in The Boss’s songs and it inspires him to become a writer.

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Quentin Tarantino retrospective at Pálás Cinema

Thu, Aug 01, 2019

OUTRAGEOUS, OVER the the top, always boasting an A-List cast, a brilliant soundtrack, and witty (and sometimes politically incorrect) dialogue, Quentin Tarantino has a formula, but it works a treat.

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Get singing at the Pálás

Thu, Jul 25, 2019

SING ALONG to classic Elton John hits as his life story unfolds before your eyes; see The Cure play their greatest songs in London; eat from a menu inspired by Pulp Fiction - that will be a Royale with Cheese then.

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Watch André Rieu’s Maastricht concert

Thu, Jul 25, 2019

ANDRÉ RIEU'S annual Maastricht concert, featuring his 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra, will be screened by The Eye Cinema, Wellpark, this Saturday [July 27] at 7pm with an encore screening on Sunday at 3pm.

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A fleadh film with a Brendan Bowyer connection

Thu, Jul 11, 2019

CLODAGH BOWYER, daughter of legendary Irish singer Brendan Bowyer, will star in The Ferry, which premieres at the Galway Film Fleadh tomorrow at 11.45am in the Town Hall Theatre.

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Galway's Rayleen Kenny gets lead role in Wrath

Thu, Jul 04, 2019

RAYLEEN KENNY, a 13-year-old who is a second year pupil at Coláiste Éinde, will take the lead role in Wrath, a Screen Ireland and Bear Print Media short film, which premieres on Sunday July 13 at the Town Hall Theatre.

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A film about Big Tom's statue

Thu, Jul 04, 2019

A FILM about the creation of the statue to the late, legendary, Irish country singer, Big Tom, will be screened at the Galway Film Fleadh, and it is a documentary with Galway connections.

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Escaping East Germany in a balloon?

Thu, Jun 27, 2019

IN THE summer of 1979, the Strelzyk and Wetzel families want to escape East Germany to defect to the West, and they plan to do so via a self-constructed hot air balloon.

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Bend It Like Beckham director to give Fleadh Masterclass

Thu, Jun 27, 2019

WRITER/DIRECTORS Allison Anders and Gurinder Chadha, and the actor Will Forte, will give this year's Galway Film Fleadh masterclasses in screenwriting, directing, and acting.

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Fundraising film screening and quiz for Teach Solas

Thu, Jun 20, 2019

OUTITUDE, THE award winning documentary film charting the history of lesbian Ireland, is to be screened at the Pálás Cinema, as part of a fundraising drive to ensure the Teach Solais LGBT+ Resoirce Centre, on Merchant's Road, stays open.

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Fleadh to screen world premiere of Irish documentary Jihad Jane

Thu, Jun 20, 2019

IN MARCH 2010, the arrest on terror charges of a blonde, blue-eyed, American, who called herself ‘Jihad Jane’ made headlines around the world. Her story is now a major new documentary to be screened at the Galway Film Fleadh.

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A Japanese haunting at the Pálás

Thu, Jun 20, 2019

YUMIKO IS troubled by the notion that she brings death to people close to her. Following the loss of her grandmother and husband, she remarries, and begins to find happiness anew.

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Galway Film Fleadh announce 2019 Masterclasses

Thu, Jun 20, 2019

Galway Film Fleadh have announced the subjects of their 2019 Masterclasses in the fields of Screenwriting, Directing and Acting. The annual series of Masterclasses will this year feature actor Will Forte, writer/director Allison Anders and writer/director Gurinder Chadha, imparting their experience to professionals and trainees in their field, as part of the 2019 Galway Film Fleadh (July 9-14, 2019).

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Pálás Announce New Summer Season & Harry Potter Marathon

Fri, Jun 14, 2019

This summer, Pálás Galway will revisit some of your favourite coming-of-age films. Whether you'd like to revisit your youth bathed in gorgeous cinematic nostalgia or bring your young ones to experience something that helped you on your journey to adulthood, there's a varied programme of classic films from child-friendly matinees to a late-night strand for adults only. As part of the season, there will be a Harry Potter Marathon featuring all eight films back to back, with a very magical Hogwarts themed menu to keep you going throughout the night. Fancy dress is encouraged!

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More guests and premieres revealed for Galway Film Fleadh 2019

Fri, Jun 14, 2019

We are pleased to reveal more of our premiere screenings and attending guests. Among our line-up of New Irish Cinema, the Fleadh will host the World Premiere of the Irish documentary Jihad Jane.

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First titles announced for Galway Film Fleadh 2019

Fri, Jun 14, 2019

The Galway Film Fleadh has revealed its very first titles in its 31stFestival Programme. The Fleadh will take place from the 9th–14th of July 2019 with this exciting array of premieres just the beginning of a series of announcements with the full programme revealed on 25th June.

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In Safe Hands - a French adoption drama

Thu, Jun 13, 2019

IN SAFE Hands, the second feature film from actor-turned-filmmaker, Jeanne Herry, explores the conflicting emotions faced by women giving up their babies for adoption, and those desperate to have their own.

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Persepolis at the Pálás

Thu, Jun 13, 2019

PERSEPOLIS, THE animated film adaptation of Marjane Satrapi's bestselling autobiographical graphic novel, set during the Islamic revolution in Iran, will be screened in the Pálás.

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Chinese thriller at the Pálás

Thu, May 23, 2019

SET IN an industrial city, Qiao, a young dancer, falls in love with the mobster Bin. When a fight breaks out between rival gangs, Qiao uses a gun to protect Bin and is sent to prison for five years.

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