Two chances to see a Danish thriller

Thu, Mar 14, 2019

DEMOTED TO deskwork, and waiting a disciplinary hearing, Asger is working the night shift in an emergency call room when he receives a message from a woman who has been abducted.

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Living with father's legacy

Thu, Mar 07, 2019

FRENCH FILM, The House By The Sea, winner of the UNIMED Award at the 2017 Venice Film Festival, will be screened by the Galway Film Society at the Pálás Cinema.

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South Galway screening for a south Galway film

Thu, Mar 07, 2019

WHEN ALL Is Ruin Once Again, a poetic documentary filmed in and around Gort, which won Best Cinematography in an Irish Feature award at the Galway Film Fleadh, is to be shown at a charity screening next week.

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Torn between ambition and family ties

Thu, Feb 28, 2019

ASPIRING WRITER Sinan returns home from college to find that his father's gambling addiction has brought the family to the brink of financial ruin.

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Return of the handsome philanderer

Thu, Feb 21, 2019

A HANDSOME philanderer, a pining wife, and a sister who embodies the warning that 'The road to hell is paved with good intentions', are the stuff of French film, Return Of The Hero.

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Soldiers, students, cops, and stressed out dads

Thu, Feb 14, 2019

THE CONTROVERSIAL Israeli film Foxtrot, three films from France, a Danish thriller, a Turkish story about family and home, and a Hungarian film dealing with anti-Semitism, will be screened in the Pálás Cinema during the Galway Film Society's Spring 2019 season.

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Galway Film Fleadh seeks short films

Thu, Feb 07, 2019

THE GALWAY Film Fleadh has opened i's short film submissions for the 31st festival, which runs from July 9 to 14. Entries in drama, documentary, live action, and animation are welcome.

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Schindler's List screening to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

Thu, Jan 24, 2019

HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL Day will be marked in Galway with a screening of Steven Spielberg's powerful 1993 film, Schindler's List, starring Liam Neeson as the German industrialist who saved the lives of 1,200 Jews during WWII.

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Cellar Door - Q&A with actor and director at The Eye

Thu, Jan 24, 2019

ACTOR KAREN Hassan, best known for her roles in Hollyoaks and Vikings, and director Viko Nikci, will attend a screening of the new Irish film, Cellar Door, and take part in a public Q&A, on Wednesday January 30 at 6.30pm.

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Nasty women, corrupt men, wedding disasters, and war

Thu, Jan 17, 2019

A POSSESSIVE woman, a screwball crime comedy, French workers versus capitalism, Finnish soldiers in WWII, corrupt politicians, and the bad tempered boss of a catering company - the Subtitle - European Film Festival is coming to town.

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Marion Cotillard's fight to save her job

Thu, Jan 10, 2019

MARION COTILLARD is no stranger to appearing in block-buster films, but Two Days, One Night is a chance to see her in a very different role, in this superb, low key, French film.

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Free public lectures on Frankenstein and Once Upon a Time in the West

Thu, Jan 10, 2019

Sir Christopher Frayling, rector of Britain's Royal College of Art, will deliver two free public lectures in Galway - one on Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein, the other on the classic spaghetti western, Once Upon a Time in the West.

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A Brass Eye night at the Pálás

Thu, Jan 03, 2019

BRASS EYE was a British comedy series which parodied current affairs shows. It ran for seven episodes on Channel 4 from 1997 to 2001, and featured such writers as Arthur Mathews, Graham Linehan, Charlie Brooker, and David Quantick.

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The best films of 2018

Thu, Dec 20, 2018

1. First Reformed: My number one film of the year and walking in I thought I would hate it. Powerful performance from Ethan Hawke playing a priest questioning his faith in the modern world. The ending has been divisive, but to me the film does not work without it.

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Pálás to screen Netflix film Roma

Thu, Dec 06, 2018

ROMA - THE new film by the Oscar winning director Alfonso Cuarón, will be screened at the Pálás from Friday December 14 to Thursday 20.

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Ralph Fiennes in Antony and Cleopatra @ The Eye

Thu, Nov 29, 2018

RALPH FIENNES, one of Britain's finest actors, who has appeared in such diverse films as The Grand Budapest Hotel, Schindler's List, and the Harry Potter series, is back on screens at The Eye Cinema.

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Get a Taste Of France at the Pálás

Thu, Nov 22, 2018

NEW FILMS, hit films, and an out and out cinema classic, all from France, will be shown this weekend at the Pálás, for the Galway Film Society's A Taste Of France event.

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See Elf - and raise funds for Pieta House

Wed, Nov 21, 2018

WHAT IS the perfect Christmas movie? Some say It's A Wonderful Life, others say Miracle On 34th Street, there are those who make the case for Die Hard, while for many it can only be Elf.

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Juliet, Naked

Thu, Nov 08, 2018

Annie and Duncan are a reasonably happy couple in their late thirties living in a seaside town in England. Duncan has an obsession - he hosts a fan page for nineties musician Tucker Crowe. Crowe is a kind of Jeff Buckley like singer who disappeared after recording one great album - Juliet, Naked.

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Volunteers needed for Junior Film Fleadh

Thu, Nov 01, 2018

THE 24th Junior Film Fleadh is accepting volunteer applications. Applicants must be over 18 and available to work any, all or some days, between 9.30am and 3.30pm from Tuesday November 6 to Saturday 10.

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