It’s A Wonderful Life has become required viewing during the Christmas period, and we’re pleased to present this perennial IFI favourite in a new 4K digital restoration. James Stewart is amiable everyman George Bailey, loyal family man and friend whose... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 20.20
Titled after the apocryphal expression of Soviet security chief Beria while rushing to Stalin’s deathbed, Aleksei German’s (Hard to be a God, 2013) film distils the anticipation and anxiety in the Moscow air in January 1953 as the... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 20.10
A heavy metal-loving misfit becomes Poland’s first recipient of a face transplant in Małgorzata Szumowska’s (In The Name Of, 2013; Body/Ciało, 2015) Mug, a wry commentary that exposes the roots of prejudice and hypocrisy in the country’s regional communities.
Jacek... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 18.10
Hirokazu Koreeda (Like Father, Like Son; Our Little Sister; After the Storm) deserves to be recognised as one of the most prolific directors working today. With the superlative Shoplifters, he has delivered another brilliantly observed and deeply moving drama of... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 15.30
The debut feature from musician and activist Boots Riley is one of the year’s funniest and most inventive films. A scattershot satire that hides its social commentary in plain sight, its tangents and digressions tackle issues of race, class, capitalism,... Read More
After the huge success of Easy Rider (1969), Dennis Hopper was given a blank cheque to stage his follow-up. Consciously self-reflexive, The Last Movie follows a Hollywood movie crew making a Western in a remote Peruvian village. When production wraps,... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 20.30
There will be Open Captioned screenings at 13.00 on December 11th and 18.30 on December 18th.
At nearly 70 years of age, gentleman bank robber Forrest Tucker (Robert Redford) shows no sign of slowing down. Having escaped prison on numerous... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 13.40
A cinematic eulogy to nature and agrarian culture and a glimpse into the life of farmer/poet Patrick McCormack, descendant of generations of farmers who have lived off the Burren in County Clare.
The Mesolithic tombs, famine villages and endless stone... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 13.00, 16.30
Bobby Shafran, Eddy Galland and David Kellman were New York triplets separated at birth who grew up oblivious to one another’s existence until they reunited in 1980 at age 19. This remarkable story is merely the opening chapter in Tim... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 15.50
This new documentary from the makers of Older than Ireland celebrates the century-long tradition, firmly embedded in the hearts and minds of Dubliners, of meeting under Clery’s clock. This once-popular meeting place provides a starting point for a fascinating journey... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 14.40
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