MEDIA Films on Irish Screens, September 2017
06 September 2017

MEDIA Films on Irish Screens, September 2017

THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM (UK), 01 sep

Based on a Peter Ackroyd Victorian murder mystery, The Limehouse Golem is a Gothic thriller set in 1880s London. Detective Inspector John Kildare (Bill Nighy) is assigned to the case of the Limehouse Golem, a serial killer murdering unconnected victims, leaving behind barely identifiable corpses. All is not what it seems - everyone is a suspect and everyone has a secret. Directed by Juan Carlos Medina and adapted for the screen by Jane Goldman. 

 

borg/mcenroe (sweden) 22 sep

This new Swedish film about the long running rivalry between the calm Swedish tennis star Björn Borg and the volatile American John McEnroe, will have its world premiere as the opening night gala film at Toronto Film Festival on 07 September. Starring Shia LaBeouf as John McEnroe and Sverrir Gudnason as Björn Borg, the focus of the film is their epic match at the Wimbledon finals on 05 July, 1980. 

The supporting cast includes Stellan Skarsgård as Borg’s legendary trainer, Lennart Bergelin; Tuva Novotny as Borg’s wife at the time, Mariana Simionescu; and in a small role Björn Borg’s own son, Leo Borg, plays his father as a youngster.

 

NATIONWIDE SCREENINGS OF EUROPEAN CINEMA IN ACCESS>CINEMA CLUBS

access<CINEMA: Via its national network of non-profit and voluntary organisations, access>CINEMA screens the best of European films across Ireland in 80 venues and film clubs such as Solstice Arts Centre, NavanSource Arts Centre, Thurles; the Galway Film Society, Townhall Theatre; Carlow Visual CentreCork Cine Club; and The Pavilion Theatre, Dun Laoghaire

ONLINE STREAMING OF IRISH AND EUROPEAN FILMS ON VOLTA

VOLTA VOD: The first independent Irish video on demand platform that gives cinema lovers the opportunity to watch films online in the comfort of their home. Volta has a wide selection of Irish films and a wonderfully curated selection of European and international independent feature films and documentaries. Check out their collections of films, many of which have been supported by Creative Europe funding.

You can read more about Irish funded films, animations, documentaries, and TV programmes here on our Current Projects page.