Film/TV

Last week, at the Irish Arts Center, I got the chance to get a sneak peak at the new TV pilot from New York writer Mike Farragher, McLean Avenue. 

Johathan Irwin’s animation in ’99 Problems’ How it’s New York: ’99 Problems’ is part of the Tribeca Film Festival. How it’s Irish: It’s set in...

Shani R. Friedman almost gets to lovingly tackle Alec Baldwin after a screening, and other highlights from the Tribeca Film Festival's first week.

How it’s New York: The lead-up to St. Patrick’s Day in New York City How it’s Irish: Features Irish actors, musicians and film in the annual festival that...

Shani R. Friedman attends Persisticon, a benefit for Emily's List, for an evening of female comics, Murray Hill taking the piss and the fierce NY assembly...

Shani R. Friedman visits the second annual Tribeca TV Festival, and saw the fifth season premiere of "Madam Secretary." The episode "features some seriously...

Ireland comes to Queens to celebrate independent cinema with a screening August 9th of The Long, Wet Grass, based on The McGowan Trilogy.

Young actors steal scenes in glorious New York ‘coming of age’ flick, co-starring Molly Ringwald as put-upon, fed-up, loving Mom…. How it’s New York: Set...

‘Obey’, a stirring British film that crushes one’s spirits and raises one’s hopes. How it’s New York: ‘Obey’ had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. How...

Philomena Connors was at the Tribeca Film Festival, which opened on Thursday and runs through April 29th, and relished the 19th century adaptation of Chekhov's...

The week leading up to St. Patrick's Day saw the 20th Anniversary of the Craic Fest, a music and film fest featuring the best of independent film and music...

Shani R. Friedman takes a deep dive into the first week of the Tribeca Film Fest and almost has a celebrity encounter with "The Karate Kid"'s William Zabka.

Monday night I was treated to exactly what I expected, with the lovingly crafted documentary Songwriter at Tribeca. 

Shani Friedman saw the new film "Lady Bird" a crackling debut, she writes.