‘Room’ director slams arts policy
Funding cuts will scupper recent revival in Irish cinema, says Lenny Abrahamson
Film director Lenny Abrahamson has hit out at funding cuts made to the Irish film industry, warning that the recent renaissance in Irish cinema – with the success abroad of movies including Brooklyn, Room, Song Of The Sea and The Lobster – will not last if the government pursues its current arts policy.
“Ireland has a massively disproportionate presence in what you might call the business end of the film industry in Hollywood,” Abrahamson, the...
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