Archive for the ‘Films’ Category

Pippa is about to come out in the States on November 27th. Feeling hopeful.

First of all I want to thank those of you who are writing to me about Pippa. It’s so heartening to see that people –at least a few people–are “getting” the film. I just came back to Ireland from 8 days in the States promoting Pippa, first in LA then NYC. I think maybe in Pippa I have stumbled on a character and a story that larger numbers of people can identify with than usually happens with my films. I have been described as a filmmaker who makes up characters it’s hard to love or even like Read the rest of this entry »

What happened to Pippa at the Toronto Film Festival

Toronto turned out to be one of those shards of light that illuminate the days around them, before and after. I wasn’t expecting much, Read the rest of this entry »

My First Blog

This is my first blog. It’s very exciting. I think of my audience as a series of individuals rather than a mass, maybe because relatively speaking I have always had a pretty small audience. Somehow this feels like a somewhat personal way of reaching you, whoever you are. Read the rest of this entry »