Join us for FREE screenings of films from the IFI Irish Film Archive. Simply collect your tickets at the IFI Box Office.
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: 13.00|20.20
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: 14.30|16.30|20.50
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: 18.20
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: 15.30|20.40
The screening on March 24th will be introduced by Dr. Dervila Layden, UCD Film Studies.
After the triumph of Psycho, Hitchcock’s films became more widely spaced (six in 16 years), and he had more of a struggle to set them up within... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 18.30
This month our Critical Take panellists, Tony Tracy, Lecturer in Film at The Huston School of Film and Digital Media, NUI Galway; filmmaker and producer Rachel Lysaght; and Thomas McGraw Lewis, researcher, educator and filmmaker, will strike up debate on three... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 18.30
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: 16.00
Wild Strawberries is our bimonthly film club for the over 55s.
This is the multi-award-winning directorial feature from Ben Affleck who brings an assured confidence to the role of Mendez, CIA expert on ‘exfil’ – getting Americans out of enemy... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 11.00
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