At The RCC
The RCC has a 140 seat cinema space and presents a year-round programme of film screenings in association with access>Cinema and Donegal Film Society. Screenings feature the best new world-cinema releases, movie classics and live soundtracks.
Film and Digital Media development has been a strong focus for the RCC since its inception in 2007, with the RCC producing a wide range of local documentary, short films, community film and animations.
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Sound! Film Festival
2nd – 5th May 2024
Sound! An introduction…
Sound! is a weekend-long event that celebrates the art of music and sound in film, via a series of film screenings, live performances, workshops and interactive events.
Presented by Regional Cultural Centre Letterkenny in partnership with An Grianan, last years highlights included screenings of a series of choice celluloid classics, presented with live musical scores, from the silent vampire classic Nosferatu (1923) to the Russian sci-fi masterpiece Solaris (1972). Other highlights include Irish National Opera’s ‘virtual reality opera’ Out Of The Ordinary and a special presentation of Ireland’s Oscar contender An Cailín Ciúin, along with talks, workshops and a special family presentation of classic silent film comedy shorts with live musical accompaniment.
Curated by Derek O’Connor (RTÉ) and Jeremy Fitz Howard (RCC), Sound! Is presented by Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny in association with An Grianán Theatre.
The RCC both leads and supports the production of community film, animation, documentary film and short film projects throughout the north-west. The RCC works closely with Donegal Film Office, assisting the professional development of filmmakers throughout the county.
These film projects have received funding from bodies such as Arts Council of Ireland, Creative Ireland, International Fund for Ireland, Special EU Programmes Body, Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media and Donegal County Council.
The RCC works with community groups developing and producing short films, documentaries and animations. Our aim is to utilise digital media to contribute to positive relationship building and to develop greater understanding and reconciliation between all communities in County Donegal.