The Galway Film Fleadh | 8th – 13th July 2014
Academy Awards Arts Council

Galway Film Fleadh 2011 Programme

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    New Irish Cinema

    Parked

    Parked
    Fred lives a quiet, isolated life in his car, having lost all hope of improving his situation. That all changes when he forms...
    Tue 05 July Town Hall Main 19.30

    The Guard

    The Guard
    The Guard is a comedy-thriller set on the west coast of Ireland. Sergeant Gerry Boyle is a small-town cop with a...
    Wed 06 July Town Hall Theatre 21.00

    A Door Ajar

    A Door Ajar
    In 1937, the French poet and theatre director Antonin Artaud arrived in Cobh in County Cork, bringing with him a stick that he...
    Thu 07 July Cinemobile 18.00

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    World Cinema

    Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same

    Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same
    Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same tracks the adventures, misadventures and experiences of three aliens...
    Tue 05 July Town Hall Main 22.00

    Intimate Grammar

    Intimate Grammar
    It is mid-1960s Jerusalem, in a dreary and seedy housing project. Aaron is an artistic and nerdy boy, poetic and imaginative,...
    Wed 06 July Omni 7 14.30

    Tomboy

    Tomboy
    Laure is 10 years old. She is a tomboy. On arrival in a new neighbourhood, dressed in jeans and a t-shirt, and with closely...
    Wed 06 July Town Hall Main 17.00

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    Special Events

    Cinema, Human Rights and Advocacy Summer School

    Cinema, Human Rights and Advocacy Summer School
    The Irish Centre for Human Rights and the Huston School of Film & Digital Media, NUI Galway will hold a Summer School in...
    Fri 01 July NUI Galway 09.00

    The Real Deal

    The Real Deal
    The Business of Creativity film conference will once again return to this years' Galway Film Fleadh on Thursday 7th July...
    Thu 07 July Radisson Blu 10.30

    The Ballad of Des & Mo

    The Ballad of Des & Mo
    Des and Mo are an Irish couple who arrive in Melbourne on their second honeymoon, but their luggage doesn’t arrive with...
    Thu 07 July Cinemobile 20.00

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    Feature Documentary

    Cultures of Resistance

    Cultures of Resistance
    In 2003, on the eve of the Iraq war, acclaimed filmmaker Iara Lee embarked on a journey to better understand a...
    Wed 06 July Cinemobile 11.30

    Chasing Madoff

    Chasing Madoff
    A look at how one investigator spent ten years trying to expose Bernie Madoff’s massive Ponzi scheme that...
    Wed 06 July Cinemobile 13.00

    Blazing the Trail: The O’Kalems in Ireland

    Blazing the Trail: The O’Kalems in Ireland
    The ‘O’Kalems’ is the name given to a small group of motion picture pioneers, led by actor/director Sidney...
    Wed 06 July Town Hall Main 15.00

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    Director in Focus

    Hallam Foe

    Hallam Foe
    Hallam Foe is a darkly funny, bittersweet coming of age story about Hallam Foe, a 17 year old misfit who likes to watch the...
    Wed 06 July Omni 7 12.30

    Young Adam

    Young Adam
    Joe is the artist as a young man: a frustrated writer drifting through life on the Scottish canals, forced to find actual...
    Thu 07 July Omni 7 12.30

    You Instead

    You Instead
    Adam and Morello have a big problem. It’s not that Adam is the heart-throb lead-singer in a famous electro-pop band or...
    Thu 07 July Town Hall Mail 21.00

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    Classic German Cinema

    The Cabinet of Doctor Caligari

    The Cabinet of Doctor Caligari
    A man named Francis relates a story about his best friend Alan and his fiancée Jane. Alan takes him to a fair where they...
    Wed 06 July Omni 6 12.15

    Destiny

    Destiny
    Destiny, Lang’s first big critical success, is an allegorical tale of love, fidelity and death. The story, part legend,...
    Thu 07 July Omni 6 12.15

    The Last Laugh

    The Last Laugh
    The Last Laugh is more than a cinematic tour-de-force, it was an attempt by F.W. Murnau to find a universal language for the...
    Fri 08 July Omni 6 12.15

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    New German Cinema

    Goethe!

    Goethe!
    Germany 1772 – the young and tumultuous Johann Goethe aspires to be a poet, but after failing his law exams, he is sent...
    Wed 06 July Omni 6 14.15

    Life is Not a Home Game

    Life is Not a Home Game
    A documentary about money, tradition and the love of football that not only delves into the social milieu of the small soccer...
    Wed 06 July Cinemobile 19.00

    The Poll Diaries

    The Poll Diaries
    In 1914, thirteen-year-old Oda von Siering leaves Berlin to join her family on an estate in Estonia. The von Siering family...
    Wed 06 July Omni 6 21.15

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    Northern Lights: Iceland

    Northern Lights: Iceland

    Northern Lights: Iceland
    The Galway Film Fleadh and the ireland : iceland project are proud to present Northern Lights, a strand of three inspirational...
    Tue 28 June 10.50

    Future of Hope

    Future of Hope
    Over the past 20 years there has been a growing realisation that the current model for society and culture is unsustainable: we...
    Wed 06 July Cinemobile 21.00

    Gnarr

    Gnarr
    When the developed world was booming, the bankers and stockbrokers thought the gravy train would never end. We all know...
    Thu 07 July Town Hall Main 14.00

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    Back to Nature

    Eco Pirate: The Story of Paul Watson

    Eco Pirate: The Story of Paul Watson
    Eco Pirate: The Story of Paul Watson is a feature-length documentary about a man on a mission to save the...
    Wed 06 July Town Hall Main 13.00

    The Crimson Wing: Mystery of the Flamingos

    The Crimson Wing: Mystery of the Flamingos
    In a remote wilderness, one of nature’s great mysteries unfolds: the birth, life and death of a million crimson-winged...
    Fri 08 July Omni 7 12.30

    African Cats

    African Cats
    An epic true story set against the backdrop of one of the wildest places on Earth, African Cats captures the real-life love,...
    Sat 09 July 12.30

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    Shorts

    New Irish Shorts: Way Out West

    New Irish Shorts: Way Out West
    Way Out West is a selection of short films made by people from Galway and the west of Ireland
    Wed 06 July Town Hall Main 10.00

    ID Projects

    ID Projects
    Helping communities to tell their own stories through documentary film
    Wed 06 July Cinemobile 10.00

    New Irish Shorts: Drama Programme 1

    New Irish Shorts: Drama Programme 1
    Thu 07 July Town Hall Main 10.00

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    Wild Cards

    3.10 to Claremorris

    3.10 to Claremorris
    3.10 to Claremorris is a modern day comedy western. A local committee tries to reconstruct the old railway line from Collooney...
    Thu 07 July Cinemobile 10.00

    Opus K

    Opus K
    A freelance journalist is hired by a psychiatrist to investigate the death of a former patient, but as the case progresses he...
    Thu 07 July Cinemobile 12.10

    Jack Gambel: The Enigma

    Jack Gambel: The Enigma
    Jack ‘Bang Bang’ Gambel is released from Ireland’s Mountjoy Prison after serving five years of a 15-year...
    Thu 07 July Cinemobile 14.00

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    On The Box

    Who is Dervla Murphy?

    Who is Dervla Murphy?
    Dervla Murphy is Ireland’s most prolific travel writer who for five decades has travelled the world alone and with her...
    Sat 09 July Cinemobile 10.00

    Neither Fish Nor Fowl

    Neither Fish Nor Fowl
    Neither Fish Nor Fowl takes a look at the collapse of Ireland’s one-time elite, the Protestant Ascendancy. The Irish poet...
    Sat 09 July Cinemobile 11.30

    Writing in the Sky

    Writing in the Sky
    This is the story of a writer and his place, of his horse, his dog and three thousand migrating barnacle geese. The writer is...
    Sat 09 July Cinemobile 12.45

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    Award Winners

    Best Irish Feature

    Best Irish Feature
    The Galway Film Fleadh is pleased to announce that the winner of the Audience Award for The Best Irish Feature is: THE GUARD...
    Sun 10 July Town Hall Main 19.00

    Best Feature Documentary: Winner

    Best Feature Documentary: Winner
    The Galway Film Fleadh is pleased to announce that the winner of the Audience Award for The Best Feature Documentary is:...
    Sun 10 July Town Hall Main 19.00

    Best Feature Documentary: Runner Up

    Best Feature Documentary: Runner Up
    The Galway Film Fleadh is pleased to announce that the runner-up of the Audience Award for The Best Feature Documentary is:...
    Sun 10 July Town Hall Main 19.00