Tuesday 4 August 2009

Irish Films Worldwide

According to Variety Conor McPherson's film The Eclipse will open the Los Angeles Irish Film Festival on September 23 at the Linwood Dunn Theater.

After the screening there will be a reception hosted by the Irish Film Board, with a performance by musical trio the Henry Girls.

This news follows the announcement last week that six Irish films were selected for the Toronto International Film Festival (September 10-19):

  • Ondine, written and directed by Neil Jordan
  • Perrier's Bounty, written by Mark O'Rowe, directed by Ian Fitzgibbon, and starring Cillian Murphy and Brendan Gleeson
  • Triage, written and directed by Danis Tanovic, and starring Colin Farrell
  • Colony, the feature documentary directed by Ross McDonnell and Carter Gunn
  • Cracks written by Ben Court and Caroline Ip, directed by Jordan Scott, and starring Eva Green
  • Eamon, written and directed by Margaret Corkery

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