Chaplin Festival due for Co. Kerry town

Waterville in Co. Kerry is due to host its annual Charlie Chaplin Festival this weekend. Now in its ninth year the sleepy village in Co. Kerry has an association with Charlie Chaplin which dates back to the 1950's when the film star paid a visit to Waterville with his family. Spread out over the weekend, … Continue reading Chaplin Festival due for Co. Kerry town

Future film talent gets its chance to shine at Brunswick Cinebowl

Local budding cinematic talent was on display this afternoon (Monday) as the BSc in Cinematic Arts final year students at University of Ulster"s Magee campus in Derry showed their work to an enthusiastic audience at the city's Brunswick Cinebowl.Now in it's third year, the annual end of year show put on display a number of … Continue reading Future film talent gets its chance to shine at Brunswick Cinebowl

Derry turns Japanese

A flavour of all things Japanese comes to Derry this weekend as The North West Japanese Society kick off their annual On festival. For the first time this year sees the festival extended from a weekend to a whole week with lots to do including Japanese doll making, Haiku poetry workshops and recitals, a Manga … Continue reading Derry turns Japanese

Italian cultural night

With the sound of music and language ringing in the ears and the distinct aroma of pizza filling the nostrils, Derry's first Italian cultural festival took place earlier in the week. Organised by students of the Northwest Academy English language school in conjunction with the Nerve Centre, the festival had a unique set of events … Continue reading Italian cultural night

Black Klansman serves as a wake-up call to modern America and the world at large

Opening with an unusually low key appearance from Alec Baldwin as Dr. Kennebrew Beauregard, a white supremacist taking to the airwaves to warn of the dangers of an integrated society in the United States, or anywhere else for that matter. This sets the tone for what is a hard-hitting film with splashes of dark humour … Continue reading Black Klansman serves as a wake-up call to modern America and the world at large