Filming location for spaghetti westerns in Almería, Spain

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Scott Larson





Building façade in Cannes, France

My Journal of the 2007 Galway Film Fleadh…
Galway, Ireland, July 10 through 15



Jumping the queue (festival films seen and critiqued prior to the festival)
Away from Her
Lolita (Jeremy Irons tribute)
The Others (Fionnula Flanagan tribute)
Poitín (new edition)
Some Mother’s Son (Terry George/Fionnula Flanagan tributes)

Tuesday 10 July
Walk (short)
Ang Pagdadalaga ni Maximo Oliveros (The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros)

Wednesday 11 July
Nóz w wodzie (Knife in the Water)
Transamerica
Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten
A Mighty Heart

Thursday 12 July
On Broadway
Ik omhels je met 1000 armen (A Thousand Kisses)
Exit

Friday 13 July
Popiól i diament (Ashes and Diamonds)
A Casa de Alice (Alice’s House)
Hîrtia va fi albastrã (The Paper Will Be Blue)
Interview

Saturday 14 July
Cré na Cille
Tonight Is Cancelled
Garage
Puffball

Sunday 15 July
The French Lieutenant’s Woman
Public Interview with Jeremy Irons
Seraphim Falls

Running behind (festival films seen after the festival)
Kings



My Commentaries

12 July 2007: I just watched a Dutch movie where a guy got a drink of water by putting his mouth under the kitchen sink tap, and I am so jealous [Thirsting for film]
19 July 2007: One difference, of course, is that in Seattle you can actually drink the water, while in the cinema in Galway you can actually drink a beer [Film thirst quenched]
26 July 2007: What I’m really waiting to see is a fine dramatic movie about the pain and heartbreak of waiting eleven weeks to get a telephone line [Old sod, new sod]



Links to official film festival sites