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FEILÉ SCANNÁN NA RÉABHLÓIDE 2016| 27-29 BEALTAINE | INDREABHAN| Co. NA GAILLIMHE

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Tá Club Scannán Sailearna ag reachtáil féile scannán mar chomóradh céad bliain ar Éirí Amach na Cásca 1916. Beidh scannáin Éireannacha faoin Éirí Amach agus Cogadh na Saoirse chomh maith le scannáin aitheanta idirnáisiúnta ar théama na réabhlóide á dtaispeáint thar thrí lá (27‐29 Bealtaine) in Amharclann na Seanscoile, An Cinemobile agus sa Phoitín Stil, Indreabhán, Co. na Gaillimhe. I measc na scannán a bheidh á dtaispeáint beidh Mise Éire (1959), Áille an Uafáis / A Terrible Beauty (2013), October ‐Ten Days That Shook the World (1928) agus The Battle of Algiers (1966).
Beidh léachtaí agus seisiúin phlé le saineolaithe agus scannánóirí aitheanta ar an gcaoi a gcuirtear 1916 agus réabhlóidí i gcoitinne in iúl trí mheán na scannánaíochta. I measc na gcainteoirí atá deimhnithe beidh na saineolaithe staire agus scannáin Mary Harris, Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh agus Seán Crosson chomh maith le scannánóirí ar nós Bob Quinn.
Tá tuilleadh eolais agus ticéid ar fáil ar an suíomh www.clubscannan.ie

Is club scannán pobail é Club Scannán Sailearna atá lonnaithe in Amharclann na Seanscoile, Indreabhán, Co. na Gaillimhe. Bunaíodh an club in 2007 agus ó shin i leith táthar ag taispeáint scoth na scannán sainealaíne idirnáisiúnta agus Gaelach thar dhá shéasúr in aghaidh na bliana.

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The Gaeltacht based community film organisation Club Scannán Sailearna is holding a three day film festival in 2016 as part of the 100 year commemorations to mark the 1916 Easter Rising. The festival will take place on three screens located in the Seanscoil Theatre, the Cinemobile and An Poitín Stil Indreabhán, Co. Galway. Films on the theme of 1916 and the Irish war of independence along with acclaimed films about revolutionary movements around the world will be shown and interspersed with talks and discussion by academics and filmmakers on filmic representations of revolution. The films to be shown include Mise Éire (1959), Áille an Uafáis / A Terrible Beauty (2013), October ‐Ten Days That Shook the World (1928) and The Battle of Algiers (1966) and the organisers have confirmed the participation of noted film and history experts including Mary Harris, Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh and Seán Crosson along with filmmakers such as Bob Quinn.

Tickets for this exciting and innovative event are available now on www.clubscannan.ie
Club Scannán Sailearna is a community film club based at the Seanscoil Theatre, Indreabhán, Co. Galway. Since its foundation in 2007 the club has annually shown two seasons of world and Irish language cinema.

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GALWAY UNESCO CITY OF FILM COMMEMORATES 1916 WITH ‘100 YEARS OF CINEMA’ PROGRAMME | FIRST EVENT ON 20TH FEBRUARY |2PM AN TAIBHDHEARC, GALWAY|  2016

More information at http://www.galwayfilmcentre.ie/2016/

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Galway UNESCO City of Film will host a year-long cinematic event to commemorate the 1916 Rising and celebrate 100 years of an Independent Irish state. This will take the form of 9 one-day events of film exhibition and debate which will engage the public in a discussion on our national identity since 1916 vis-a-vis our national cinema. It will celebrate our culture and identity on screen over this period and ask the question: In an era of globalisation, what does a national cinema mean for our national identity and culture?

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ATHENRY FILM CLUB AGM| 7TH DECEMBER |8PM TOWN CAFE, ATHENRY|  2015

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OFFLine FILM FESTIVAL| 7-11TH OCTOBER |BIRR|  2015
Based in Birr,  the OFFline Film Festival is an exciting event for film lovers and makers alike. With Irish and international films being screened in a quirky array of venues around the town, audiences are spoiled for choice. The festival also includes workshops on different aspects of filmmaking given by industry professionals. Visit www.offlinefilmfestival.com

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ACCESS CINEMA- VIEWING:SESSIONS| 18TH-20TH SEPTEMBER |SLIGO|  2015
Registration is now open for VIEWING:SESSIONS 2015 which will be held in Sligo from September 18-20, 2015.

This event will be co-hosted by Sligo Film Society, The Model and access>CINEMA and will take place at The Model, Sligo.
Accommodation for delegates will be provided at the Glasshouse in Sligo town centre. Organisations can register at the following link https://viewingsessions.wufoo.com/forms/viewingsessions-2015-booking-form/

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27th GALWAY FILM FLEADH| 7TH-12TH JULY |  2015

This year’s Galway film fleadh runs from the 7-12 july. Check out the official website in http://www.galwayfilmfleadh.com/ and download the programme.

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CINEMOBILE ‘NORTH BY NORTHWEST’ | 21ST FEBRUARY |  2015

Our weekend of free screenings wraps up this afternoon with our closing film ‘Kiss The Water’ at 4pm on the Cinemobile, located at Swangate, Athenry (beside Kenny Park GAA grounds). The project is funded by Creative Europe Media and supported by Galway County Council and Irish Film Board.

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We are fairly sure The Punk Syndrome (8pm Fri 20th) Cinemobile will make you SMILE! Cinemobile is fully heated and a wonderful place to watch great films. Athenry Film Club & Cinemobile are delighted to offer these FREE screenings to the town. It’s open to all so do check out these two excellent films. It’s going to be a great weekend

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FREE CINEMA! Athenry Film Club in partnership with Cinemobile will present two great film screenings this coming weekend. ‘THE PUNK SYNDROME’ screens at 8PM FRIDAY 20 February with ‘KISS THE WATER’ screening at 4PM SATURDAY 21st. Both screenings will be held on the Cinemobile – Ireland’s Mobile Digital Cinema. Cinemobile will be parked at the new Galway County Council car park at Swangate (beside the hurling pitch; Kenny Park). Both screenings are FREE admission and open to all. The Cinemobile ‘North by Northwest – Films on the Fringe’ tour is funded by Creative Europe Media, with support from Irish Film Board & Galway County Council. The project, facilitated by Cinemobile is a collaborative between Ireland, Scotland, Finland, Iceland and Norway. The programme offers a chance for new audiences on the fringes of North Western Europe to sample a showcase of film making produced by the host countries. Be curious! Come along, we’ve two really engaging and emotive films for you. Love Film ~ Love Athenry. PLEASE REPOST, Thanks, AFC.

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ATHENRY FILM CLUB AGM| 30TH OCTOBER |  2014

…as notified at the last screening our AGM will be on Thursday 30 October. Meeting at the Newpark Hotel for 8.30pm. All welcome, come along… get involved, become a member or even join the committee. Help is particularly needed with general production, press/social media and new ventures!

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CINEMOBILE ‘NORTH BY NORTHWEST’ LAUNCH| 16TH OCTOBER |  2014

OPEN INVITE TO ALL MEMBERS. We at Athenry Film Club are delighted to be a host venue in 2015 for ‘North by Northwest – Films on the Fringe’. This looks like a really exciting selection of films from 5 countries. The good people at Cinemobile are launching the programme this Thursday 16 October, 6pm at The Kitchen, Galway City Museum. Please do come along, represent our club/Athenry. It’s sure to be a great night. We look forward to bumping into a few familiar faces. Enjoy yourselves!

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ATHENRY FILM CLUB AGM| 8TH APRIL |  2013

ALL WELCOME! Even if you’ve never been before. If you’d like to learn more about the club, are curious about what we do or would like to help out (from book keeping to pop corn making), we’d love to meet you.

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GUTH GAFA DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL | 24-25 OCTOBER | 1-2 NOVEMBER|  2014

Guth Gafa is Ireland’s only independent documentary film festival. This year the festival runs in Malin, Co. Donegal (24-25 October 2014) and continues in Kells, Co. Meath (1-2 November 2014). More information and full programme at http://www.guthgafa.com

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