This is a film still from Irish Film From Home.

NOW BOOKING: Irish Film From Home – May 2021 Selection

Irish Film London’s online portal Irish Film From Home continues to offer monthly film selections, showcasing the best new Irish cinema, on demand.

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As you might imagine, Irish Film London’s mission is to bring “the latest and greatest Irish film, TV and animation to the UK”. They run a year-round programme of screenings, industry and community workshops including the always popular St Brigid’s Day, St Patrick’s, and annual Irish film festivals.

Like many exhibitors, they have developed an online offering, using the popular eventive platform to get their content to you. Irish Film From Home will keep you connected with the best of Irish film, offering both features and monthly programmes of short films on demand. Film hire seems to span the range from free offerings to £9.99 for new features (although there’s a lot on there priced at £5).

The new May programme shines a light on new Irish feature documentaries, putting the Irish experience on a global stage. Titles include Gillian Marsh’s THE FUNERAL DIRECTOR (our main featured image) and Johnny Gogan’s fracking doc, GROUNDSWELL (linked below). There’s also a May short film selection.

Everything goes live on 04 May and will be available online for 30 days. The best way to view the short films is to buy a pass for £5 which gives you 7 days to finish watching the whole programme of 5 shorts after you’ve pressed that play button.

Irish Film From Home continues to stream online at eventive.

This is a film still from Irish Film From Home.

THE FUNERAL DIRECTOR d. Gillian Marsh, 2019 (82 mins)

Offering an unprecedented glimpse into a world most of us never consider until faced with bereavement, THE FUNERAL DIRECTOR is a life-affirming story, full of empathy, unexpected revelations and hope.

GROUNDSWELL d. Johnny Gogan, 2021 (80 mins)

Activist and filmmaker Johnny Gogan’s GROUNDSWELL provides a uniquely personal insight into how Ireland banned the practice of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and how Northern Ireland still faces the prospect.




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