Archive for May 2nd, 2008

New Boy Wins

2nd May 2008

The Irish Film Board reports that the short film “New Boy”, written and directed by Stephanie Green, has won Best Narrative Short Film at the Tribeca Film Festival, and a $5,000 cash prize.

Commenting on the film the jury said that “New Boy took us on a complete emotional journey. It was moving, funny, and powerful.”

Galway African Film Festival

2nd May 2008

The Galway African Film Festival will take place from June 1 – 2 in the Town Hall Theatre, Galway.

Galway One World Centre, Galway Film Society and The Huston School of Film are delighted to announce a new free festival; Galway African Film Festival. It will take place on June 1st and 2nd in the Town Hall Theatre in Galway. Our film festival will screen a selection of films from various countries in Africa. We hope they will showcase the wealth of talent the African film industry contains. Our programme will demonstrate the rich complexity and diversity of the contemporary African cultural landscape. All the screenings will be free and open to the public. The programme will include feature films, children’s animation, and documentaries.