Black 47 – out of competition – Berlinale 2018

In an article published almost two years ago, Irish Times journalist Derek Scally said: “Berlin has the potential to be a perfect global Irish laboratory”. As such, it seemed only right that an Irish film about the Great Famine would premiere tonight at Germany’s highly regarded Berlinale festival. Set in 1847, as shown in the … More Black 47 – out of competition – Berlinale 2018

So long, 2016

It has been such a strange year in the world, for everyone. As various social media ask whether we want to remember this or that, giving us the option to share it and aggressively brandishing pictures of our “best moments”, I just thought I would round up my Berliner Diary year by thinking back and … More So long, 2016