"Cutting a film or cutting coke" In the latest blog for the making of Hole in the Head, we discuss the creation of an unusual title sequence using plants on 16mm film during the 2020 lockdowns.
Read it HERE Hole in the Head will open at the IFI Irish Film Institute in Dublin on August 12th and run for a week. Join us at the Opening Night Q&A screening. Tickets HERE.
"𝗛𝗢𝗟𝗘 𝗜𝗡 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗛𝗘𝗔𝗗 is an opening towards new codes from the filmmaker's previous form..." Borja Castillejo Calvo, a writer and independent film critic based in Spain, and founder of Cinesinfin, has written a great review of Hole in the Head. He calls the film "tremendously innovative" and an "evolution" of previous work, adding that the visual and sonic textures create their own "atmospheric time". Hole in the Head is "cinema in a maelstrom" where "each format us
Following on from the premiere at Galway Film Fleadh, 𝗛𝗢𝗟𝗘 𝗜𝗡 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗛𝗘𝗔𝗗 received great coverage and praise from one of Ireland's foremost film critics, Donald Clarke in The Irish Times. He calls it "terrific" and "a fitting film to break through at the first conventionally mounted Fleadh after the great shutdown". Read his full coverage here.