Saturday, June 28th
Suroosh Alvi and Eddy Moretti explore the unique challenges encountered when shooting a feature documentary guerilla-style in one of the most volatile war zones on the planet today.
NB: To participate in this event, contact Screen Training Ireland via www.screentrainingireland.ie
Mr. Paddy Considine explores his creative process, in conversation with writer and actor Mark O’Halloran (Adam & Paul, Garage), from his collaborations with filmmaker Shane Meadows – amongst them A Room For Romeo Brass and Dead Man’s Shoes – to his own award-winning directorial debut, Dog Altogether.
NB: To participate in this event, contact Screen Training Ireland via www.screentrainingireland.ie – places are limited, so early registration is advisable.
In a society under the reformed ‘Real-Time’ Calendar, without history nor future, everybody is faceless. A woman panics when she wakes up one day with a face… Faceless was produced under the rules of the ‘Manifesto for CCTV Filmmakers’. The manifesto states, amongst other things, that additional cameras are not permitted at filming locations, as the omnipresent existing video surveillance (CCTV) is already in operation.
Actor, filmmaker and Darklight 2008 Guest Of Honour Crispin Glover discusses his formidable career to date, detailing the creation of his self-financed features What Is It? And It Is Fine! EVERYTHING IS FINE!
NB: To participate in this event, contact Screen Training Ireland via www.screentraining.ie – places are limited, so early registration is advisable.
Our second programme of Spanish animation juxtaposes a series of seminal works by veteran Catalan directors Jan Baca and Toni Garriga alongside a selection of stunning plasticine animations by recent Goya Award winner Pablo Llorens.
Fun for all the family! Bring life to an inert blob of clay! Darklight’s popular animation workshop for kids returns – and this time Mammys and Daddys are allowed to join in! Everyone attending will get an opportunity to be an animator, cameraman and video editor, creating their own personal clips. All are welcome!
Buala bos! Join Darklight’s King Of Cartoons for a selection of classic Irish animation, suitable for children of all ages.
Two actors go on a road trip from Los Angeles to Monument Valley, Arizona, in search for revenge… And the director of Repo Man and Sid And Nancy gleefully embraces low-budget digital filmmaking (with help from veteran b-movie producer Roger Corman) with this welcome return-to-form, a deadpan road movie riff on John Ford and Sergio Leone.
In Shane Meadows’ uncompromising classic, Paddy Considine (who co-wrote the script) delivers a tour-de-force as a a tortured ex-solder who returns to the rural Midlands village of his youth to take revenge on the local thugs who used and abused his younger, mentally challenged brother. One of the defining British films of the new millennium.
in Paddy Considine’s remarkable directorial debut, Joseph (Peter Mullan) is a man plagued by a violence and rage, driving him towards self destruction; as he falls further into turmoil, Joseph scours the landscape in search of a single grain of redemption.
NB: This screening will be introduced by Paddy Considine, who will participate in a Q&A afterwards.
David O’Reilly talks about ideas relating to modern animation filmmaking, with a particular focus on 3D aesthetics, appreciation of movement and (in his words) a whole load of other things. He will illustrate using choice examples of his own work.
This selection of recent German music videos offers compelling evidence that the medium is alive and kicking; featured artists include Amon Tobin, The Streets and Chicks On Speed.
The Funnel Bar on Dublin’s City Quay was the key underground music venue in the
late ’90s. Shot by artist Stephen Rennicks, Last Night of the Funnel features 80 minutes of roughly edited hand-held camcorder footage of the Funnel’s final bash, a massive party featuring DJs from U:Mack, D1, Bassbin, The Fear and Pure from Scotland; it captures a moment in time and a night to remember.
Crispin Glover teams with screenwriter Steven C. Stewart for the successor to What Is It? – a surreal, psycho-sexual, semi-autobiographical feature detailing cerebral palsy-sufferer Stewart’s remarkable life and many love affairs. Once again, the screening will be preceded by a live performance from Crispin Glover, presenting an all-different Big Slide Show. Don’t miss this truly unique event.
NB: This screening will be followed by a Q&A and book signing.
All killer, no filler: presenting more of the finest new animation from home and abroad.