Issue 32

Interviews:

JIMMY SMALLHORNE
Pat Collins spoke with the Irish director of 2by4 which won the Best Cinematography Award at this year’s Sundance Film Festival

John Carney
Derek O’Connor spoke to John Carney, the director of November Afternoon and the one-hour drama, Just in Time

Features:

NON PLACES-NEW IRISH CINEMA FROM ANOTHER PERSPECTIVE Anne Scallan writes about three Irish films which were released in the UK recently

THE FILM INSTITUTE OF IRELAND
Joanne Hayden examines the workings of The Film Institute of Ireland

THE MIRROR OF POSSIBLE WORDS
Fergus Daly on the films of Abbas Kiarostami

TOKE’N’ISM
Mike Casey on the background to his documentary Dole Eireann

O’DONOGHUE’S OPERA
Tom Hayes offers a personal memoir to the background of O’Donoghue’s Opera which received its premiere at this year’s Dublin Film Festival, 33 years after it was filmed

MEMO FROM MIP
Muiris Mac Chonghail on this year’s MIP in Cannes and the Irish TV viewing figures for 1997

Regulars:

FEATURE REVIEW
Jimmy Smallhorne’s 2by4 reviewed by Paul Power

AMERICAN LETTER- THE FAR SIDE
Joan Dean takes a look at some of the new American documentaries

FOCUS
Sean McCloy looks at the life and work of Nicholas Ray.  Tony McKibbon on the actress Julie Christie

TV COLUMN
RatBoy on Treasure’ Films’ Home & why RTÉ should sue the South Park team for blatant plagiarism

CLASSIC SHORTS
Brendan Maher on Zero de Conduite

REVIEWS:

Films and Documentaries: Crossmaheart, This is the Sea, Double Carpet, Freesia of Eden, Bolt, Flying Saucer Rock ‘n’ Roll, 1798 agus O Shin, The McCourts of Limerick, Navigatio Atlantean II

Video: L’Appartment, 100 Years of Japanese Cinema, Korean Cinema and Regeneration

Book Reviews: Susan Knight reviews Ronald Bergan’s Eisenstein, A Life in Conflict

Video Art: La Scala, curated by Toby Webster at Catalyst Arts, Belfast.

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