A Dublin Christmas on Times Square (IrishCentral)

Irish language short film "Nollaig Shona", written and directed by Orla Murphy, was selected from over 5,000 entries to screen to an audience of up to 1,000 people, during the first-ever Times Square open-air short film event, part of the New York City International Film Festival, supported by the Mayor’s Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting. The film played this weekend on Friday 27th, Saturday 28th August and five times on Sunday August 29th. Writer/Director Orla Murphy commented " Shooting in the freezing cold the night before Christmas Eve on Grafton St, I never thought we’d end up on a balmy summer evening in Times Square watching an audience composed of every age and ethnicity, clapping and laughing at our little Irish movie. It was a huge honour to have an Irish film and one in the Irish language screen in such an iconic location…. also a little bit surreal
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Cameras Roll on Set of 'My Brothers'

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Production is underway on the new Irish feature film 'My Brothers', directed by Paul Fraser (Scummy Man) and written by William Collins (Escape of the Wild Thing). Set over the Halloween weekend of 1987, the film explores three young brothers' quest to replace their dying father's beloved watch in an off-beat and moving journey that ultimately leads them home. Starring newcomers Timmy Creed, Paul Courtney and Tj Griffin as well as a supporting cast including Kate Ashfield (Shaun of the Dead), Don Wycherley (Rásaí na Gaillimhe), Sarah Green (Shelter) and Eamonn Hunt (W.C.), 'My Brothers' is produced by Rebecca O'Flanagan (The Eclipse, The Running Mate) and Rob Walpole (Man About Dog) through Rubicon Films.
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