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Podcasts from the Irish Film Institute in Dublin, including Q&As with major filmmakers from around the world. The home of film in Ireland.
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Lost Lives Q&A
Lost Lives Q&A with directors Dermot Lavery and Michael Hewitt and actor Seán McGinley , hosted by Sheila de Courcy.  Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on October 30th 2019.
27:05
October 31, 2019
Land Without God Q&A
Land Without God Q&A with co-director Gerard Mannix Flynn, hosted by Frank McDonald. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on the 18th of October 2019.
40:36
October 21, 2019
Dark Lies the Island Q&A
A Q&A for new Irish film Dark Lies the Island with director Ian Fitzgibbon and novelist Kevin Barry, hosted by Mary Kate O’Flanagan, Story Consultant, Storyteller, Screenwriter. Recorded at the IFI on October 17th 2019. Dark Lies the Island is out now at the IFI https://ifi.ie/dark-lies-the-island/
35:51
October 18, 2019
IFI Documentary Festival 2019 Podcasts
All of our Q&As and panel discussions from IFI Documentary Festival 2019.  A Dog Called Money With director Seamus Murphy, hosted by Simon O’Connor. Push Emmett Scanlon, architect Dominic Stevens, Michelle Norris of UCD and board member of the Land Development Agency and Eoin Ó Broin. Heyday – The Mic Christopher Story Director Alan Leonard, Maureen Christopher and producer Níall Carver, hosted by Emily O’Callaghan of Hotpress. Journey to the Edge Director Peter Kelly and Enda O’Coineen, hosted by RTÉ broadcaster and journalist Fergal Keane. Taste of Cement Director Ziad Kalthoum, hosted by Tadhg O’Sullivan Système K. Director Renaud Barret, hosted by Sheila de Courcy.
3:18:29
September 30, 2019
For Sama Panel Discussion
A screening of For Sama on Saturday September 14th was followed by a panel discussion in association with the Irish Syria Solidarity Movement. Panelists will include Dr Mustafa Alachkar; Mohammad Debhishma; Leonie O’Dowd from the Irish Syria Solidarity Movement; and Ronan Tynan, director of Syria: The Impossible Revolution. For Sama is out now https://ifi.ie/for-sama/
50:25
September 17, 2019
Extra Ordinary Q&A
Q&A for new Irish supernatural comedy Extra Ordinary with star Maeve Higgins and directors Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on the 13th of September 2019. Extra Ordinary is out now: https://ifi.ie/extra-ordinary/
28:58
September 17, 2019
George R.R. Martin Q&A
 Legendary author George R.R. Martin in conversation with Maura McHugh of Dublin 2019: An Irish WorldCon about Forbidden Planet and the influence such works have had on his own writing and career. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on the 17th of August 2019 
1:05:21
August 19, 2019
Gaza Q&A
New Irish documentary Gaza is out now at the IFI, listen back to our Q&A with directors Garry Keane and Andrew McConnell, hosted by Deirdre O’Kane. Recorded on the 9th of August 2019. Gaza is at the IFI from Friday August 9th 2019: https://ifi.ie/gaza/
29:43
August 12, 2019
Metal Heart Q&A
 Metal Heart Q&A with director Hugh O’Conor and star Jordanne Jones, hosted by Roe McDermott of Hot Press. Out now at the IFI: https://ifi.ie/metal-heart/ Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on the 28th of June 2019. 
27:08
July 1, 2019
Asif Kapadia Q&A - Diego Maradona
 Oscar-winning director Asif Kapadia (Senna, Amy) talks about his new film Diego Maradona with Irish filmmaker Ross Whitaker. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on the 11th of June 2019 
33:47
June 12, 2019
Papi Chulo Q&A
 Q&A with director John Butler, hosted by Tara Flynn. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on June 7th 2019. 
32:05
June 10, 2019
IFI Spotlight 2019 - James Hickey In Conversation
James Hickey will soon step down from his eight-year stewardship of Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland. In conversation with Hugh Linehan, Arts and Culture Editor of The Irish Times, he will reflect on his tenure – on Screen Ireland’s contribution to the growth of the Irish film industry over the past ten years; the ongoing battle for retention of industry tax incentives; the highlights of his time at the helm and the areas he wasn’t able to develop as he would have hoped; and where he thinks the future focus of Screen Ireland needs to be as a new era dawns. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on the 30th of May 2019. 
53:04
May 31, 2019
IFI Spotlight 2019 - Coping With Co-Production
 A timely investigation of Irish co-production practice providing an overview of international co-production opportunities for Irish producers; inward production of major TV dramas; extension of Section 481; cultural viability of international co-productions. A range of panellists representing sectoral interest will include Siún Ni Raghallaigh, CEO at Ardmore Studios and Troy Studios; David Collins, Managing Director, Samson Films; Samantha Perahia MBE, Head of Production UK, British Film Commission; Steven Davenport, Inward Production Manager, Screen Ireland; and Fionán Higgins, Senior Supervisor, Windmill Lane. The panel will be chaired by Niall Murphy of Scannáin. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on the 30th of May 2019. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on May 30th 2019. 
56:46
May 31, 2019
IFI Spotlight 2019 - Check-In on Gender Equality
Annie Doona, Chair of Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland, will provide an update on the success of recent funding strands introduced to achieve gender equity across film development and production. Fionnuala Murphy, BAI, will update on BAI strategies towards improved representation by women across BAI-funded strands. Sunniva O’Flynn of the IFI, will report on the IFI cinema’s F-rating and representation of women practitioners across IFI programme. Session will be moderated by Dr Susan Liddy, Department Media and Communications, MIC, Limerick. Recorded at the IFI on May 30th 2019. 
1:12:06
May 31, 2019
IFI Spotlight - 2018 in Review
Dr Roddy Flynn of DCU and Dr Tony Tracy of NUIG will review the film and television output of 2018, considering the continuing presence of Irish talent on the world stage, discussing fresh new work in film and TV drama, and identifying new trends in feature film production. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on May 30th 2019. 
1:17:30
May 31, 2019
Sunset Preview + László Nemes Q&A
 Director László Nemes attended the IFI for a Q&A after a special 35mm preview screening of his new film Sunset, hosted by John Maguire of the Sunday Independent. Sunset opens on Friday May 31st https://ifi.ie/sunset/ Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on the 26th of May 2019. 
49:52
May 27, 2019
Float Like a Butterfly Q&A
 Q&A for new Irish film Float Like a Butterfly with director Carmel Winters and star Hazel Doupe, hosted by Sheila de Courcy. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on the 10th of May 2019. 
31:39
May 14, 2019
Greta Q&A with Director Neil Jordan
 Irish director Neil Jordan talks about his new film Greta with Donald Clarke of the Irish Times. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on 2nd of May 2019. 
31:22
May 13, 2019
Kenneth Branagh Interview - All is True
 Kenneth Branagh interviewed on the opening night of his new film All is True, which is directed and stars in. Hosted by Donald Clarke of the Irish Times. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on the 8th of February 2019. 
31:25
February 15, 2019
Beautiful Boy Irish Premiere Panel Discussion
 The Irish premiere screening of Beautiful Boy at the IFI on January 9th 2019 was followed by a Q&A with filmmaker Nick Kelly, Dr. Bobby Smyth and Josen McGrane of First Fortnight, hosted by Donald Clarke of the Irish Times. Beautiful Boy opens at the IFI on the 18th of January 2019. https://ifi.ie/beautiful-boy 
33:08
January 10, 2019
Three Identical Strangers Q&A
***THIS Q&A CONTAINS SPOILERS*** Q&A for documentary Three Identical Strangers with director Tim Wardle and editor Michael Harte, hosted by filmmaker Tadhg O'Sullivan. Opening at the IFI on November 30th 2018 https://ifi.ie/three-identical-strangers/ Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on the 26th of November 2018.
35:45
November 29, 2018
Rebecca Daly Q&A - Good Favour
Irish director Rebecca Daly talks about her new film Good Favour with Roe McDermott of Hot Press. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on the 9th of November 2018.
27:38
November 12, 2018
Mike Leigh Interview - Peterloo
Director Mike Leigh talks about his new film Peterloo with Dr Harry Browne. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on the 7th of November 2018. https://ifi.ie/peterloo/
24:35
November 12, 2018
Sir Christopher Frayling - On Frankenstein
World renowned author and film scholar Sir Christopher Frayling visited the IFI to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein with an animated lecture on the most influential monster in modern literature. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on the 28th of October 2018.
1:18:03
October 31, 2018
Mick Garris Interview
Horror legend Mick Garris talks with Derek O'Connor about his incredible career which has included working with Stephen King and Steven Spielberg, creating the Masters of Horror TV series, director Critters 2 and Sleepwalkers and a whole lot more besides. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on the 26th of October 2018.
32:42
October 30, 2018
The Little Stranger Q&A - Lenny Abrahamson
Oscar-nominated Irish director Lenny Abrahamson talks with broadcaster Sinead Gleeson about his new film The Little Stranger. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on September 21st 2018.
38:19
September 22, 2018
Lomax in Éirinn Q&A
Q&A with director Declan McGrath, hosted by Ruth Smith from TG4’s Fleadh TV, and a musical performance by Clannad’s Pól and Moya Brennan.
36:05
September 14, 2018
Lance Daly Q&A for Black 47
Irish director Lance Daly talks about his new film Black 47, the first ever to be set during the Irish Famine of the mid 1800s. Out at the IFI now https://ifi.ie/black-47/ Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on the 5th of September 2018.
36:11
September 13, 2018
Mark Cousins Q&A - The Eyes of Orson Welles
Filmmaker Mark Cousins takes part in a Q&A about his latest film The Eyes of Orson Welles, hosted by Donald Clarke of The Irish Times. https://ifi.ie/the-eyes-of-orson-welles/ Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on August 22nd 2018
37:03
August 23, 2018
The Image You Missed - Q&A with Donal Foreman
The Image You Missed director Donal Foreman chats about his new film, the follow up to Out of Here. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on August 10th 2018
41:56
August 17, 2018
The Last September Panel Discussion
A panel discussion after a special screening of The Last September about the use of the Irish big house in cinema. With James Fennell (Burtown House), Fionnuala Ardee (Killruddery House) and location manager Colm Nolan (Love and Friendship, Penny Dreadful) hosted by Zoe Coleman from the Irish Georgian Society. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on July 4th 2018.
28:57
July 5, 2018
Kevin MacDonald Q&A for Whitney
Oscar-winning director Kevin MacDonald talks about his new documentary Whitney with Newstalk's Tom Dunne. The film opens at the IFI on July 6th 2018 - https://ifi.ie/whitney/ Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on July 3rd 2018.
38:14
July 4, 2018
The 34th: The Story of Marriage Equality Q&A
A Q&A with director/producer Linda Cullen, Minister Katherine Zappone and Gráinne Healy, co-founder and chair of Marriage Equality and co-director of Yes Equality. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on July 1st 2018.
23:46
July 2, 2018
A Woman's Place Panel Discussion
A panel discussion after a screening of A Woman's Place moderated by Eamonn Mallie with artist Noel Murphy, director Declan McGrath, Minister Katherine Zappone TD, and Frances Fitzgerald TD. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on June 25th 2018.
26:54
July 2, 2018
All the Wild Horses Q&A
A Q&A with All the Wild Horses director Ivo Marloh and jockey Donie Fahy, hosted by Hilary White. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on Friday June 8th 2018.
33:21
June 11, 2018
Neil Gaiman in Conversation at the IFI
Neil Gaiman talks with author John Connolly at the IFI as part of the International Literature Festival Dublin. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on May 25th 2018.
45:18
May 25, 2018
A Cambodian Spring Q&A
Listen back to a Q&A for new documentary A Cambodian Spring with director Chris Kelly and the Venerable Luon Sovath, hosted by RTE Foreign Editor Eimear Lowe. Recorded at the IFI on April 30th 2018.
34:36
May 3, 2018
The Delinquent Season Q&A
Q&A for new Irish drama The Delinquent Season with writer/director Mark O'Rowe, hosted by Paul Whitington of the Irish Independent. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on April 27th 2018.
28:04
April 28, 2018
IFI Spotlight 2018 - Artistic Expression
rtistic Expression in a New Age with Hugh Linehan, David O’Mahony, Neasa Hardinan and Tara Brady.
55:15
April 28, 2018
IFI Spotlight 2018 - A Catch-up on Gender Equality
A Catch-Up on Gender Equality – Dr Susan Liddy, Annmarie Gray, Stephanie Comey and Dr Annie Doona.
1:08:07
April 28, 2018
IFI Spotlight 2018 - Art in the Cinema Space
Out of Site: Artists’ Moving Image and The Cinema Space – Alice Butler, Christine Molloy, Jesse Jones, Joe Comerford, Anja Mahler and Fionnuala Sweeney.
1:14:26
April 28, 2018
IFI Spotlight 2018 - 2017 in Review
A Review of 2017 – Dr Roddy Flynn of DCU and Dr Tony Tracy of NUIG.
1:09:02
April 28, 2018
Making the Grade Q&A with Ken Wardrop
Making the Grade director Ken Wardrop stopped by for a Q&A hosted by filmmaker Ross Whitaker. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on April 13th 2018.
32:12
April 14, 2018
Springtime in a Small Town Q&A
East Asia Film Festival special guest Mark Lee Ping-Bing talks about his work after a screening of Tian Zhuangzhuang’s Springtime in a Small Town with host John Maguire of the Sunday Business Post. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on April 6th 2018.
28:31
April 7, 2018
In the Mood for Love Q&A
East Asia Film Festival special guest Mark Lee Ping-Bing talks to Tara Brady about the 2000 film In the Mood for Love, which he shot for Wong Kar-Wai. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on April 6th 2018.
35:48
April 7, 2018
Michael Inside Q&A
Join us for a special Q&A for the release of new Irish film Michael Inside with writer/director Frank Berry and star Dafhyd Flynn, hosted by Lance Daly. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on April 6th 2018.
37:16
April 7, 2018
Bruce Campbell at the IFI
The one and only Mr Groovy Bruce Campbell came to the IFI for a special event where he read from his new book Hail to the Chin and took part in a fan Q&A. Here's the full audio from the night. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on March 15th 2018.
42:16
March 18, 2018
Agnès Jaoui Masterclass
Writer, director actress and musician Agnès Jaoui talks about her career with Irish filmmaker Rebecca Daly during the IFI French Film Festival 2017. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on November 18th 2017.
1:01:31
February 7, 2018
Samantha Power Q&A 2
Samantha Power talks to Hugh Linehan of the Irish Times. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on January 19th 2018.
56:26
January 29, 2018
Andrey Zvyagintsev Q&A
Acclaimed director Andrey Zvyagintsev takes part in a Q&A for his new film Loveless together with producer Alexander Rodnyansky, hosted by Paul Whittington. Recorded at the Irish Film Institute on January 28th 2018.
48:16
January 29, 2018
Samantha Power Q&A 1
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37:15
January 26, 2018
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