Keep Watching the Skies: The Cinema of Roy Spence

BY DEAN KAVANAGH 

THE FILMS OF ROY SPENCE COME TO THE IFI PLAYER

The iconic work of filmmaker Roy Spence comes to the Irish Film Institute’s IFI Player

WIN A SIGNED COPY OF THE BOOK WHICH INSPIRED GENERATION WEALTH

To celebrate the release of Generation Wealth on July 20th, and our preview on July 17th followed by an exclusive recorded Q&A with director Lauren Greenfield hosted by journalist Kate Muir (tickets), we’ve got a very special prize to give away.

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REVIEW ROUNDUP: MARY SHELLEY, WHITNEY AND THE DEER HUNTER

Two new releases and one returning classic grace our screens from Friday the 6th of July. Mary Shelley is a biopic starring Elle Fanning as the leading lights in gothic literature, and it was shot in Ireland! Whitney is a… Read More

KEVIN MACDONALD WHITNEY Q&A

We were thrilled to host a special preview of new documentary Whitney on July 3rd 2018 with director Kevin MacDonald attending for a Q&A. The Oscar winning filmmaker behind Touching the Void and The Last King of Scotland talked with… Read More

PRODUCER ORLAGH COLLINS ON ‘MARY SHELLEY’

Orlagh Collins, co-producer of Mary Shelley, gives some behind-the-scenes insight into how the film came about. Mary Shelley opens at the IFI on July 7th (tickets). 

When I was asked by Parallel Films to co-produce a film charting the complex and… Read More

JULY AT THE IFI

Read on for a full run down of our events at the IFI for July 2018 – including James Cameron classic Aliens in 70mm!

NEW RELEASES From July 6th: The Deer Hunter, Mary Shelley, Whitney From July 13th: First Reformed,… Read More

REVIEW ROUNDUP: DUBLIN OLDSCHOOL & RYUICHI SAKAMOTO: CODA

Two new films are released on June 29th 2018: Irish drama Dublin Oldschool starring Emmet Kirwan (and based on his play) and the emotional documentary Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda, a portrait of the Japanese composer.

Read on for a selection of… Read More

WIN A COPY OF JAWS BY PETER BENCHLEY

We couldn’t be more thrilled to be bringing Steven Spielberg’s seminal shocker Jaws back to the big screen on June 27th (with an intro by Sinéad Gleeson no less!) and we’ve got a very special competition to celebrate.

Jaws is… Read More


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