The IFI announces its autumn Evening Course – Comic Cuts.

Following four consecutive sold-out Irish Film Institute Evening Courses, the IFI today announces its new six-week autumn Evening Course, Comic Cuts. The course will look at classic comedies and will run on consecutive Tuesdays from October 10th – November… Read More


Our head of Cinema Programming David O’Mahony reports from the Toronto International Film Festival 2017 with a second look at the films he’s seen so far.

Read Part 1 here.

Further TIFF updates… 

The wide open spaces of the… Read More

Review Roundup – mother! and The Villainess

We’ve got two new films releasing today Friday September 15th, with some top drawer performances from their leading ladies.

mother! stars Jennifer Lawrence as a young woman who is in the middle of a large scale remodel of the… Read More

President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins to attend the IFI’s 25th anniversary celebration

September 15th, 2017

The Irish Film Institute welcomes President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, to a Gala Cine-concert of The Cohens and Kellys to celebrate its 25th anniversary tomorrow, September 16th. The event coincides with the IFI’s annual Open Day, which includes a… Read More

Toronto International Film Festival 2017 Part 1: Halfway There

Our head of Cinema Programming David O’Mahony reports from the Toronto International Film Festival 2017. Here’s how he’s getting on halfway through the packed programme.

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) has grown in recent years, along with the Venice… Read More

IFI Open Day 2017 – Special Offers for Membership and more!


IFI Open Day 2017 is coming up on September 16th, with a full day of FREE movies and events – it’s one of the highlights of the year!

As well as all that, it’s… Read More

Author John Connolly visits the IFI on Sept 19

IFI Press Release: September 11th, 2017.

Author John Connolly to visit the IFI to discuss his new book, he, on Tuesday, September 19th at 18.20, accompanied by screenings of the Laurel and Hardy films, The Music Box and BusyRead More

Jim Sheridan announces Dublin Arabic Film Festival programme

September 8th, 2017 – Oscar-nominated filmmaker Jim Sheridan announces the 2017 Dublin Arabic Film Festival programme at the Irish Film Institute from October 6th-8th.

Festival President and Oscar-nominated filmmaker Jim Sheridan and Festival Director Zahara Moufid’s fourth Dublin Arabic… Read More

Review Roundup: The Drummer and the Keeper, The Work, Insyriated, Belle De Jour

It’s a bumper week at the IFI, with four new titles on release – well technically three brand new films and a classic re-release.

Irish comedy The Drummer and the Keeper arrives fresh from an award win at the… Read More

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