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Her Reviews: Rose Plays Julie
Content warning: rape and sexual assault. Another day, another brilliant …
Festival Spotlight: HERIFF
Hello festival-goers, fans and filmmakers alike. Today, as I write …
Writing Opportunities & The Final Countdown
Hello, hello, hello. I am here to tell you three …
Road to HERIFF: Colm Culleton
I always had a love for movies, watching  many films …
Her Reviews: Herself
Phyllida Lloyd’s film Herself finally got its theatre release the …
Road to HERIFF: Cáit Murphy
Hi, my name is Cáit. I’m 23, and my pronouns …
Her Reviews: Wildfire
Cathy Brady’s Wildfire (2019) begins with archive footage of news …
A Call for Blog Submissions
Hello, hello, hello. Our film submissions are now closed. Fear …
Back to School
It's that time of year again. Sundays are back to …
Road to HERIFF: Alannah Rose Brent
My name is Alannah Brent, and I am Head of …
Festival Spotlight: IFI Family Festival
Why not check out the Irish Film Institute's Family Festival …
Festival Spotlight: Dublin Feminist Film Festival
After the success of our post last week, Lalie Crowley …
Her Reviews: Marked (2021) by Tosin Jerugba
“Did you fight a Lion?!” “Yes I did, I survived. …
HERIFF Interviews: Éabha Bortolozzo
This week, I spoke with animator Éabha Bortolozzo. Éabha’s film …
Festival Spotlight: Lalie Crowley on Galway Film Fleadh
My name is Lalie and I am a volunteer at …
Her Reviews: First Cow by Constance Quinlan
First Cow (Kelly Reichardt, 2019) opens with a citation from …
Kieran Joyce: Road to HERIFF
My name is Kieran Joyce and I am a festival …
HERIFF Reviews: Mary Jane’s Not a Virgin Anymore by Grace Kenny
Content Warnings: Sexual Assault; content that may not be suitable …
Laoise Slattery: Road to HERIFF
My name is Laoise, and I am the Blog Manager …
HERIFF Reviews: Shiva Baby
Hello, hello, hello. I am here to tell you that …