Free short film programme at The Model cinema this springtime

Grab a coffee and see a freebie short film at The Model Cinema on Saturdays at 2.30pm this springtime. Shorts@TheModel is a new programme of diverse short films from up-and-coming Irish filmmakers, which showcases the sheer diversity and creativity in contemporary Irish film-making and animation. All Shorts@TheModel screenings are free;

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Free screenings of Oscar nominated short at The Model this weekend

Oscar night rolls around again this Sunday, 27 Feb. The only Irish nomination is the 15-minute short film The CRUSH, directed and written by Michael Creagh, with Sligo actress, Olga Werhly, in the lead role as the beautiful teacher, Miss Purdy. Eight-year-old Ardal (played by newcomer, Oran Creagh) has a

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On Biutiful

I saw Biutiful in The Model last night. Biutiful was given one star in last week’s Sunday Times. Whoever ranked the film there really has a poor conception of cinema, as this film is an absolute masterpiece. Its images will not leave my mind for a very long time. The

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Down with that sort of thing

‘The sickest and filthiest film I remember seeing.’ ‘Perverse filth!’ Film Critics on Peeping Tom This Saturday, while Irish votes are being counted, we will have a screening of Michael Powell’s film Peeping Tom followed by a public discussion. This digitally-remastered, lost masterpiece is a startling and highly entertaining visual

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Frank Conway’s become opens at The Model this weekend

You are warmly invited to join us tomorrow at 6pm for the opening reception of become; a new video installation project by artist and filmmaker Frank Conway. become is a film portrait of influential Sligo sculptor Fred Conlon, filmed six weeks before he died from a brain tumour in 2005.

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Children and family at The model

Last week saw the first in a series of free workshops at The Model for parents and toddlers. Artist Kate Wilson led the children through a magical world of water and paint. Characters and beautiful scenes from a children’s storybook were used to stir the imagination. Using sponges, water-based paints,

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