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Homelessness tackled in new indie film released today

Irish filmmaker Graham Jones has today released his latest feature film Nola and the Clones, available in full on Youtube.  The indie film tells the story of a prostitute in Dublin who encounters a series of men that appear strikingly similar to one another. “Volunteering in a good homeless shelter years ago, I learnt that sometimes individuals who can offer the greatest insight into our society … Continue reading Homelessness tackled in new indie film released today

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Experience a visual journey of childhood innocence in ‘The History Student’

Irish film director Graham Jones (The Randomers) explores childhood innocence and cultural upbringing in his latest feature The History Student. A blend of documentary and drama, The History Student follows Jones’s young son Aidan (known in the film as Filomonek) who is visiting his grandfather’s forest hut in rural Poland. Forced to speak only Polish whilst there, The History Student explores what it’s like for children … Continue reading Experience a visual journey of childhood innocence in ‘The History Student’

Irish Film Davin Marks World Suicide Prevention Day

With the recent news of Robin Williams’ tragic death, the subject of suicide and related mental illnesses is more important than ever. A subject that is still very taboo in many places around the world, suicide is something we avoid talking about, or even acknowledging. World Suicide Prevention Day falls on the 10th of September and Davin, an independent Irish feature film by director Graham … Continue reading Irish Film Davin Marks World Suicide Prevention Day

Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie

The film a lot of people have been dreading this summer, Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie hit cinema screens earlier this month and totally smashed the box office, holding top spot upon its release above contemporaries such as Tammy, The Fault in our Stars and 22 Jump Street. But why, if so many people claim to despise it, did it do so fecking well? Everyone’s favourite (or most hated, depending on which side … Continue reading Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie

In Fear

New couple Tom and Lucy head to a secluded hotel for a romantic getaway before meeting their friends at a music festival. When they get lost following signs that appear to send them on a wild goose chase it becomes apparent that there is more to it than dodgy road signs. ‘The best British chiller since The Descent’ is a very tall statement, emblazoned on … Continue reading In Fear

Valentines Special: The Randomers Review

“Female, 23 years old, seeks male for relationship without speaking.” Can you tell a love story without words? According to Irish writer/director Graham Jones you can. His new romantic feature The Randomers, released freely online in time for Valentines Day, attempts to tell the love story of two strangers brought together by a twenty three year old woman’s slightly bizarre dating ad. A 23 year … Continue reading Valentines Special: The Randomers Review

Interview with Joseph Lydon (The Randomers)

Joseph Lydon is an Irish actor known for his roles in Uncle Max and Mobs Mheiricea, The Randomers is his first feature film. What drew you to the part in The Randomers? Luck, and a chance to work with Graham Jones. He came up with this unique story that I had never seen before. I think when something special comes along like that you grab … Continue reading Interview with Joseph Lydon (The Randomers)

Interview with Sarah Jane Murphy (The Randomers)

Sarah Jane Murphy is an Irish musician known mainly as one of The Murphy Sisters, The Randomers is her first major acting role. What drew you to the part in The Randomers? I was drawn to the character Dara’s attitude and slight vulnerability. She finds silence richer and a deeper way of expressing herself naturally, and I found this concept very intriguing. Furthermore she is … Continue reading Interview with Sarah Jane Murphy (The Randomers)

Interview with Graham Jones (Writer/Director of The Randomers)

Graham Jones is an Irish film director and screenwriter. The Randomers is his fourth feature film, alongside How to Cheat in the Leaving Certificate, Fudge 44 and The Green Marker Scare. The Randomers proves that action speaks louder than words, what made you choose to write a film without any dialogue? I wanted to make a film about what it’s like to have a relationship, … Continue reading Interview with Graham Jones (Writer/Director of The Randomers)