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Happy St Patrick’s Day! Celebrate with some Flatpack filum fun this weekend

The Icebook (HD) from Davy and Kristin McGuire on Vimeo. Happy St Patrick’s Day Digbeth! In between pints of Guinness at the many local Irish pubs and an Irish Curry at The Bay Leaf, why not take in some of … Continue reading

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Filum tomorrow: Into The West

Filum Night tomorrow at The Spotted Dog is a screening of the magical Into The West: This contemporary Irish Western starts in the slums of Dublin, where Papa Riley (Gabriel Byrne), once a leader of a nomadic tribe of travelers, … Continue reading

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Filum on Monday: Juno and the Paycock

Irish ‘Filum Night’ at The Spotted Dog this Monday 12th December sees a screening of Juno and the Paycock, Alfred Hitchcock’s 1930 film of Sean O’Casey’s play. If you’re leaking money in the run-up to Christmas, this might serve as a … Continue reading

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Filum next week: more J.M. Synge plays!

Irish ‘Filum night’ at The Spotted Dog this Monday 28th November sees the third and final screening of John Tighe’s collection of John Millington Synge plays. We’ll be watching: The Well of the Saints In The Well of the Saints, … Continue reading

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Irish filum and local film in Digbeth this week

If you’re feeling like some film fun this week, there’s a couple of opportunities. Tomorrow night (Monday 14th November) is Irish ‘Filum Night’ at The Spotted Dog and the second of landlord John Tighe’s three John Millington Synge play screenings. It’s a … Continue reading

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Film screenings in Digbeth next week

There’s a screening of the film The Fighter at The Spotted Dog this Monday 17th October, about the American-Irish boxer Micky Ward: The Fighter is based on the true story of 1990s welterweight boxer Micky Ward and his crazy ex-fighter brother … Continue reading

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Some film fun this week

There’s quite a bit to be had, starting tonight with a screening of Jim Sheridan’s film In America at The Spotted Dog: Following the tragic death of their two-year-old son Frankie, Irish couple Johnny and Sarah Sullivan and their remaining … Continue reading

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Screening of Once in The Spotted Dog at 8pm tomorrow

Local resident John Gordon has requested a screening of the film Once in The Spotted Dog tomorrow night (Monday 19th Sept) at 8pm, and who are we to argue? John says of the film: John Carney’s 2006 film ‘Once’ is … Continue reading

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Screening of Spike Milligan’s Puckoon at The Spotted Dog this Monday 8th August

There’s a bit of summer silliness at The Spotted Dog Monday 8th August with a screening of Spike Milligan’s Puckoon: Puckoon is a wee Irish village that gets caught up in an argument about where the border separating Northern Ireland from … Continue reading

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Arise, You Gallant Sweeneys! at Irish Heritage

Last night Ian Nesbitt (OutSideFilm) and Julie Cassidy Gosling (Chair of Nottingham Irish Centre) very kindly travelled over from Nottingham to present Arise, You Gallant Sweeneys! (the film they created with The Long Distance Gang) to Birmingham Irish Heritage.  A short … Continue reading

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