Join us for free daily lunchtime screening of science fiction films from the IFI Irish Film Archive. Simply collect your tickets at the IFI Box Office.
STARRY, STARRY NIGHT
An astrogeologist in space for the first time upsets his peace-loving fellow travellers.
DIRECTOR: Hugh O’Conor
FILM INFO: 12 mins, 2008, Ireland, Digital
Long before the science factual The Farthest, Emer Reynolds was captivated by science fiction. In an unspecified future, a pregnant woman and her boyfriend try to elude a fascist government.
FILM INFO: 11 mins, 2001, Ireland, Digital
FIFTY PERCENT GREY
This Oscar-nominated dark comedy sees a bloodied soldier facing an infinite future filled with eternal peace and emptiness.
DIRECTOR: Ruairi Robinson
FILM INFO: 3 mins, 2001, Ireland, Digital
THEY’RE MADE OUT OF MEAT
In this droll comedy, two alien visitors are flabbergasted to discover what the inhabitants of earth are made of.
DIRECTOR: Stephen O’Regan
FILM INFO: 6 mins, 2005, Ireland, Digital
FLYING SAUCER ROCK ‘N’ ROLL
This rollicking pastiche of 1950s B-movies sees a small town rock‘n’roll rebel (Ardal O’Hanlon) confront a mutant from another galaxy.
FILM INFO: 12 mins, 1998, Ireland, Digital, Black and White
Notes by Sunniva O’Flynn