access CINEMA release Our Children opens in Irish Film Institute and Triskel Christchurch from Friday May 10th
access>CINEMA releases the Belgian drama Our Children (A Perdre La Raison) at the Irish Film Institute, Dublin and Triskel Christchurch Cork from today, May 10th. + more
Celebrating Music in Film from July 3--August 4.
Elvis : the Vegas years
Celebrating Music in Film from July 30 - Aug 4, the festival, now in its seventh year,
is an integral part of Ballina Arts Centre’s film programme and each year takes
a theme. This year it's ‘In Concert!’, and the programme will feature a
number of classic concert movies. From the celluloid Valhalla of The Song Remains the Same to Jonathan
Demme’s innovative Stop Making Sense,
Sound+Vision: In Concert! will have
something for everyone and will truly celebrate music in film. appearance.
Fans of classic rock will be salivating at the prospect of seeing The Song Remains the Same, on Wednesday 1st August. Led Zeppelin's film mixes their 1973 concert at Madison Square Garden with fantasy scenes and footage of the group members backstage and at home.
Elvis: That’s the way it is! (1970) documents the rehearsals and the six-night stand at the Hilton Hotel in Las Vegas, presenting the dawn of Vegas Elvis, the legendary showman whose rhinestone-studded attire established the oeuvre for the growing desert oasis. In addition to this legendary showman, we see Elvis the person, wolfing down hamburgers and suffering from pre-show jitters. Offering a candid, behind-the-scenes look at how Elvis prepared for his shows in rehearsals, backstage and in his down time. The camera shows all aspects of the show, from a cappella rehearsals and celebrity entrances to crowd reaction and interviews.
U2 get a look in with Rattle and Hum, a concert movie on an unprecedented scale capturing U2 - on and off stage - during their triumphant Joshua tree Tour. Martin Scorsese’s seminal concert film, The Last Waltz, gets the nod in The Last Waltz- Live! when Dublin rock'n'roll troupe The Group bring their own spin to The Band's magical farewell concert, by creating the ultimate tribute to this sensational show.
All the details from www.ballinaartscentre.com