Posts Tagged ‘Audi Dublin International Film Festival’

Dublin Film Critics Circle announce award winners at ADIFF

February 27th, 2017

Members of the Dublin Film Critics Circle have handed out their annual awards for the Audi Dublin International Film Festival. The event, hosted by Limelight Communications, took place at The Speakeasy Bar at Flanagan’s on O’Connell Street.  Kleber Mendonça Filho’s Aquarius was adjudged to be the best film of this year’s festival. Mr Mendonça’s picture, starring Sonia Braga, details the efforts by a retired music critic to remain in her Recife home.
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George Best biopic ‘Best’ – Dublin preview screening announced

February 1st, 2017

George Best remains one of the most naturally gifted footballers there has ever been. Famously called the ‘best player in the world’ by Pelé, Best galvanised Manchester United’s five-year recovery from the tragedy of the Munich air crash in 1958. His skill and exuberance inspired them to win league titles and the European Cup, even though he was little more than a teenager. Tragically, his career in the upper echelons of sport was over before he turned 29, the result of his bruising battle with alcoholism and the crushing pressure of modern fame.
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