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Cedric Gibbons

The most successful art director in the history of cinema

The Audi Dublin International Film Festival is putting a spotlight on the life and work of the most successful art director in the history of cinema, Dublin-born Cedric Gibbons (1890-1960).

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IFB Presents the World Premiere of the After ’16 Short Films

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A Diverse Collection of Work to Celebrate the Centenary of 1916

Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board is pleased to announce the world premiere of After ‘16, a programme of short films which were commissioned to celebrate the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising. The screening, which will be introduced by Jim Sheridan, will take place this Sunday February 21st at the Light House Cinema as part of the Audi Dublin International Film Festival. These nine short films capture filmmakers’ responses to the events of 1916 and the stories told are a mixture of live action drama, animation and documentary.

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Added to SXSW Lineup

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Sing Street’, ‘How Was Your Day?’ and ‘Geist’

The Irish lineup at the SXSW lineup has grown further, with John Carney’s feature film Sing Street joining the previously announced I Am Not a Serial Killer, along with short films How Was Your Day? and Geist, all of which were funded by Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board. Irish short films Ernistine & Kit directed by Simon Bird and Snowfall were also added to the lineup.

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