Arracht wins Best Irish Film at Dublin International Film Festival #VMDIFF20

We’re over the moon that Arracht picked up the award for Best Irish Film at the Virgin Media Dublin International Fim Festival 2020, and very proud that lead actor Dónall Ó Héalaí was awarded Best Actor in the Aer Lingus Discovery Award! The Dublin Critics Circle awarded Arracht with Best Irish Film at the closing ceremony of VMDIFF20 on March 8th. Producer Cúán Mac Conghail said: “For Arracht to win best Irish film has literally taken my breath. It is such an honor to win at a film festival that I attended as a film fan and now to have produced a film that Read More

Arracht wins the Audience Award at Glasgow Film Festival #GFF20

We’re delighted that Arracht picked up the coveted Audience Award at this year’s Glasgow Film Festival! The Audience Award is the only award of the Glasgow Film Festival, and is selected by festival attendees every year. This year, Glasgow Film Festival celebrated its highest ever attendance, with over 43,000 attendees. Director Tom Sullivan said, on winning the Audience Award for Arracht: “This was completely unexpected and I am honoured. I would like to, from the bottom of my heart, thank everyone at Glasgow Film Festival for believing in our film and all the people who came and voted. Arracht is Read More

Arracht shortlisted for Audience Award at Glasgow Film Festival 2020

We’re delighted to announce that Arracht has been selected for Glasgow Film Festival 2020, and shortlisted for the prestigious Audience Award! The Audience Award is the only award given out at Glasgow Film Festival, and is decided by the festival audience. It is awarded to a feature by a first or second time director. Arracht will be screening at the festival on Monday, March 2nd and Tuesday, March 3rd, tickets available here. 

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World Premiere of ‘Arracht’ at the 23rd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

Bá mhór an ónóir é dúinn an chéad taispeántas riamh de Arracht a bheith againn ag Féile Scannán na Tallinne, ar an 29ú Samhain 2019. We were thrilled to have the world premiere of Arracht at the 23rd Tallinn Black Nights film festival (PÖFF), on November 29th 2019. Thank you to everyone at PÖFF for having us, and for selecting Arracht to compete in their Official Selection, the Grand Prix, at this year’s festival. Mar a deir siad san Eastóin – aïtah! Check out pictures below from the premiere – carpet photos by Helena Pass; Q&A photos by Sai Krishna Koppolu.