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Jul 15 2020

No shortage of talent as online festival still delivers the goods

Dark comedy from Cavan wins best Irish film as many highlights found in documentary section

Let the record show that the 32nd Galway Film Fleadh took place on its originally scheduled dates. Between July 7th and July 12th more than 30 new features screened to eager audiences.

There were guests of note. On the Saturday afternoon, Kate O’Toole, chair of the Fleadh, hosted a lovely conversation with fellow actor Keith Carradine. The chat was mostly about Carradine’s work on such legendary projects as Deadwood and Nashville, but the two also found time to share reminiscences about living with near-legendary fathers. It’s not easy following in the footsteps of Peter O’Toole and John Carradine.

“One of my greatest disappointments concerned your father,” Carradine said. “He was top of the tops for me. What a legacy. I never got to work with him and I never got to meet him. I suspect he and my dad might have had a great conversation.”


Read the full article on the Irish Times website.