TheWildGeese.Irish Cinema


TheWildGeese.Irish Cinema

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The Wild Geese Cinema Group welcomes all members looking to explore and discuss the Irish experience worldwide through the media of film and video.  Shhhh ... Please pass the popcorn.

Discussion Forum

'Das Boot' (1981)

Started by Gerry Regan. Last reply by The Wild Geese Nov 26, 2015. 4 Replies

Our colleague Linda Evangelista mentioned in a post a year ago the crew of a Nazi U-boat singing "It's a Long Way to…Continue

Tags: Germany, Tipperary, Film, Cinema, War

Seen 'Jimmy's Hall'? .. What Do You Think?

Started by Joe Gannon. Last reply by Suzee McKee Irwin Oct 28, 2015. 2 Replies

Jimmy's Hall has been playing around the U.S. for several months now. Have…Continue

Tags: Review, Activism, Discussion, Forum, Movies

Send us your Irish American Films

Started by Mike Houlihan Jun 14, 2015. 0 Replies

Please join us for the First Annual Irish American Movie Hooley this September in Chicago.  More info below.…Continue

Tags: Film, Siskel, Center, Mike, Houlihan

'The Field' (1990)

Started by Ryan O'Rourke. Last reply by James McNamara May 15, 2015. 4 Replies

This is, in my opinion, one of the most quintessential of all Irish films.  I watched "The Field" a few years before moving to Ireland, and I understood the over-all gist of the film.  However, after living in Ireland for four and one-half years, I…Continue

Tags: Galway, Mayo, Connemara, Film, Movies

'Calvary' (2014)

Started by Jim Curley. Last reply by Kelly O'Rourke Apr 16, 2015. 5 Replies

I recently saw this movie about a priest in Ireland who is threatened with death by a townsman in the confessional. Very flawed movie, but a…Continue

Tags: Faith, Sligo, Reviews, Movies, Film

The Art of Conflict

Started by Lisa Shea Megna. Last reply by Lisa Shea Megna Oct 29, 2014. 2 Replies

I just recently watched a documentary that I enjoyed very much, it was called The Art of Conflict . It takes a non biased look at the murals of Northern Ireland over the years and the artists. It also touches briefly on the conflict that still…Continue

'Waking Ned Devine' (1998)

Started by jean kaniecki. Last reply by Lisa Shea Megna Sep 17, 2014. 11 Replies

This is a very funny movie.  Surprised no one has mentioned it.  I can't remember the name of the actor who starred but he was quite famous…Continue

'The Secret of Roan Inish' (1994)

Started by Sarah Nagle. Last reply by Erin M O'Neill Aug 8, 2014. 3 Replies

A family friendly charmer that deals with some difficult subjects --lost children, family secrets, the gloomy economic prospects of rural…Continue

'Rory O'Shea Was Here' (2004)

Started by Gerry Regan Jul 23, 2014. 0 Replies

Can't praise this film highly enough! Filmed in Dublin, with characters that I'll never forget, with huge heart. Did you…Continue

Tags: Dublin, Opinion, Film

'The Matchmaker' (1997)

Started by Ryan O'Rourke. Last reply by Sarah Nagle Feb 12, 2014. 3 Replies

SynopsisMarcy (Janeane Garofalo) is an assistant to Senator John McGlory, who is having problems with a re-election campaign. Desperate for…Continue

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Comment by Paul Thomas Meagher on July 30, 2015 at 6:26pm

Sorry for the delay. I only saw "Stella Days" as a rental on Netflix and didn't look for the release date then, I liked it enough to buy a copy and am awaiting delivery. I will give the release date when it arrives.


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