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EURO-PAEANS: CELEBRATING IRELAND AND EUROPE IN FILM
In celebration of Ireland’s Presidency of the EU (January – June... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 13.10
Back in 2007, Cristian Mungiu’s 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days was among the first harbingers of the New Romanian Cinema, and he reaffirms his mastery with this new film pitting individual yearnings versus the monolithic values of an implacable institution.
BOOK NOW Times: 19.00
The IFI is delighted to welcome one of the world’s leading authorities on the work of Alfred Hitchcock, Professor Charles Barr of the University of East Anglia, to give an illustrated lecture at 14.00 on Saturday, March 23rd.
Simply book... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 14.00
One of the year’s most compelling, disquieting, and polarising films, Compliance is a dark study of our natural tendency to obey authority, and the lengths to which the individual will go in order to please those in power.
Stressed Sandra... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 19.00|21.00
Perhaps the most shamefully neglected masterpiece of 1980s’ American cinema, this complex and compelling modern film noir actually improves on its source material, Newton Thornburg’s fine novel Cutter and Bone.
Brilliantly directed by Czech émigré Ivan Passer, it remains tantalisingly... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 16.40
This latest from the visionary Mexican filmmaker Carlos Reygadas divided the critics at Cannes but was still awarded the Best Director prize – a sure sign of a challenging and innovative work.
After a mesmerising extended opening in which the... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 14.20
Matteo Garrone’s follow-up to his organised crime epic Gomorrah tackles another defining current in Italian lives – the mesmerising fascination of their truly tacky variation on Big Brother.
Naples’ mind-boggling contrasts of grinding poverty and fake opulence set the context... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 16.10|21.00
The screening on March 23rd will be introduced by Dr. Harvey O’Brien, Lecturer in Film Studies at UCD.
This retrospective culminates in five much-studied films by the mature Hitchcock that scarcely need introduction; less familiar is the name of his... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 14.00
After the success of Precious, director Lee Daniels might have been expected to capitalise on the acclaim by undertaking a similarly serious prestige project: instead, The Paperboy is a lurid slice of Southern Gothic noir with an enjoyable air of disreputability. Matthew McConaughey,... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 18.40
On March 23rd,Vertigo will be introduced by leading Hitchcock expert Prof. Charles Barr
Vertigo famously overtook Citizen Kane at the head of the latest Top Ten poll of nearly a thousand critics across the globe. Made at the time when the old studio... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 16.30
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