New season of films screening in Cloughjordan

The cineclub screenings are held in the Thomas MacDonagh Heritage Centre in Lower Main St, Cloughjordan. Screenings are open to all and cost €7, payable at the door.  Full information on the Cineclub is available on line at www.cloughjordancineclub.ning.com or watch out for posters of coming events in the local shops. The coming attractions are: 19 Oct   THE […]

The Local Films for Local People – Tipperary Tales at The Source Thurles

The Local Films for Local People project brings films preserved in the IFI Irish Film Archive back to the communities in which they were made. Tipperary Tales presents a kaleidoscope of films which document life, leisure and livelihoods across Tipperary. The selection includes amateur and professional, fiction and non-fiction, sound and silent material and will […]

Festival Triumph For Nenagh Film-maker

A film by Nenagh native Kevin McGee has been selected for three prestigious festivals in one month. The Ballsbridge Poisoner, which Kevin wrote and produced, was one of fifteen films chosen from almost 300 entries in the OffLine Festival. It will also highlight the Clones Film Festival and the International Short Film Festival in Dublin, […]

Templemore College congratulates teacher on success with recent film!

The Nenagh based feature film ‘The Minnits of Anabeg’ had it’s international launch in the USA recently.  The film centres on the story of the Minnitt family from Anabeg near Ballycommon and is set during the Irish Potato Famine.  Emigration to the USA was part and parcel of that era of Irish history and as […]

New Film Season at Nenagh Arts Centre Begins with ‘Citizen Kane’

Our new film season is starting in style with what many film buffs regard as the greatest film ever made ‘Citizen Kane’ on Thursday 3 October at 8pm.   Told in flashback, the film follows the life of Charles Foster Kane, a larger than life business and political figure and how he creates an empire around him, […]

The magical ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ this Thursday at Nenagh Arts Centre

The American film ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’, already regarded as a classic movie about childhood, comes to Nenagh Arts Centre on this Thursday May 23rd. Cut off from the rest of the world by a sprawling levee, a swamp community struggles to survive. Hushpuppy, a six-year-old girl exists on the brink of orphanhood. Buoyed […]

Tipperary in early Irish film resource

“It is common talk among exhibitors in Ireland that no picture was ever shown in the country that secured anything like the enthusiastic support given to Knocknagow” (Freeman’s Journal[Dublin], 28 Jan 1920).   KNOCKNAGOW; OR, THE HOMES OF TIPPERARY (1918), one of Ireland’s first feature films, is the subject of the Spring 2012 issue of Screening the Past, […]

Woody Allen’s ‘Midnight in Paris’ at Nenagh Arts Centre

Nenagh Film Club presents Woody Allen’s Oscar winning ‘Midnight in Paris ’ on the big screen on Thursday, 5th April. Shot in Allen’s trademark conversational style, the film has been regarded as a return to form from the director of such classics ‘Annie Hall’ and ‘ Manhattan’. The story follows two young Americans, who have […]

Special screening of ‘Gone With The Wind’ this Easter Monday afternoon

Nenagh Arts Centre is screening the classic American film ‘Gone with the Wind’ on the big screen this Easter Monday afternoon. The story of Scarlett O’Hara and Rhett Butler and the travails of the South during the American Civil War has been beloved of movie-goers for years. Manager at Nenagh Arts Centre, Brendan Maher says: […]

Award-winning film at Cannes ‘The Tree Of Life’ screens in Nenagh Arts Centre this Thursday

Terence Malick’s epic  ‘The Tree Of  Life’ screens on this Thursday 15th March at Nenagh Arts Centre. The scale of the ambition of director Terence Malick’s film has been compared to Kubrick’s ‘2001-A Space Oddysey’. ‘A Tree Of Life ‘starts off simply enough in 1950’s America investigating the family life of a young boy – […]

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