Friday 24 May 2019

Irish Feature film to close bleeding pig movie festival

A special treat is in store for fans of Irish cinema at this year's Bleeding Pig Film Festival in Donabate with news that a special screening of one of the country's finest films in recent years will close the festival.

The Bleeding Pig Film Festival is excited to announce a feature film presentation on their finale night on Wednesday, September 12 in Keelings pub.

With thanks to Wildcard Distribution , there will be a special screening of Irish prison drama, 'Michael Inside', written and directed by Frank Berry, also know for films such as 'Ballymun Lullaby' and 'I Used to Live Here'.

The film stars newcomer Dafhyd Fylnn , Lalor Roddy and Moe Dunford.

The film won Best Irish Film and New Talent Award at the Galway Film Fleadh 2017 and Best Film at the 2018 IFTA's and it has just been selected for the European Film Awards.

As a special treat for cinema fans, Frank Berry will attend the screening and will participate in an audience question and answer session afterwards.

Doors open at 7.15pm and the film programme starts at 7.30pm.

The Bleeding Pig Film Festival is back for its third edition from Monday, September 10 to Wednesday, September 12 in its usual venue Keelings Pub of Donabate and there are some exciting new changes afoot this year.

The film festival is facilitated and supported by Bleeding Pig Cultural Festival, and managed and programmed by Emma Fagan who runs 'Fillum"'a company which promotes Irish independent film-makers. Emma has commented that her aim for the film festival is 'to bring independent cinema to the local community of Donabate and surrounding areas and to facilitate open discussion between film-makers and audiences'.

This year's film schedule will feature two nights of short films, many of which are award winning and for the first time the festival will present a feature film on the Wednesday night.

Fingal Independent