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  • DOC’N’ROLL: CHASING TRANE: THE JOHN COLTRANE DOCUMENTARY

    John Scheinfeld explores the life of the pioneering saxophonist in this finely crafted film that boasts contributions from such diverse figures as Denzel Washington and Bill Clinton, as well as jazz elder statesmen Wayne Shorter, Sonny Rollins and Reggie Workman.

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  • DOC’N’ROLL: GREGORY PORTER: DON’T FORGET YOUR MUSIC

     

    From humble beginnings in Bakersfield, California, Gregory Porter found his voice after an injury put paid to his football ambitions. However, it wasn’t until he was in his forties that he came to international acclaim, winning two Grammy awards... Read More

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  • RISK (OPENS JUNE 30TH)

    This film opens on June 30th. Tickets now on sale.

    Laura Poitras follows up Citizenfour (2014), her Oscar-winning portrait of Edward Snowden, with an equally candid study of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

    Poitras was granted extraordinary access to her subject, holed... Read More

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  • June 2017

    9th – 30th June // A Celebration of James Joyce // Ulysses, Bloom // Vilnius, Lithuania

    16th June // Centre Culturel Irlandais // Bloom // Paris, France

    22nd June // Irish Film London ‘Irish Film Makers Meet Up’ // London,... Read More

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  • IFI & AEMI PROJECTIONS & IMMA: OUT OF BODY

    Presented in partnership with IMMA’s exhibition ‘As Above, So Below: Portals, Visions, Spirits & Mystics’, aemi is delighted to collaborate with artist Susan MacWilliam to present ‘Out of Body’, a selection of films that explore the psychic and physical spaces... Read More

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  • DAVID LYNCH: THE ART LIFE (OPENS JULY 14TH)

    This film opens on July 14th. Tickets for Opening Night screenings are on sale now. Tickets for all other screenings will go on sale Monday, July 10th.

    Made by the team who produced 2007’s Lynch, a film which chronicled the making... Read More

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  • EDITH WALKS + FORGOTTEN THE QUEEN

    Inspired by a statue of King Harold in the arms of his first wife Edith Swan-Neck, who it is said identified her husband’s body following the Battle of Hastings in 1066, filmmaker Andrew Kötting journeys 108 miles on foot from... Read More

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  • DARK SKIES: THE RIGHT STUFF 70MM

    The tentative first steps of US space exploration are thrillingly realised in Philip Kaufman’s triumphal ode to the test pilots who paved the way for the astronauts of the Mercury Space Programme.

    Initially focusing on the enigmatic figure of sound-barrier... Read More

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  • DARK SKIES: THE FARTHEST

    In 1977 two probes were launched to explore the outer planets of our solar system; running on less computing power than a smart phone, the little aluminium machines have now become the first man-made objects to travel to interstellar space.

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  • DARK SKIES: PRIMER

    Aaron and Abe, two young engineers dabbling in a side-line entrepreneurial tech project stumble upon a means to travel in time in Shane Carruth’s ultra low-budget debut, which he directed, produced, edited, wrote, scored and starred in.

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  • DARK SKIES: VILLAGE OF THE DAMNED

    One night the inhabitants of the sleepy British town of Midwich fall mysteriously unconscious; two months later all women of childbearing age are discovered to be pregnant. The resultant children are identikit blonde cherubs that grow exponentially and appear to... Read More

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  • DARK SKIES: THE ANDROMEDA STRAIN

    When a US satellite falls from orbit in the New Mexico desert all but two inhabitants of a nearby town die mysteriously. A team of scientists are recruited to secure the satellite and study it in a hermetically sealed high-tech... Read More

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  • DARK SKIES: THE QUIET EARTH

    Zac Hobson (Bruno Lawrence) awakens to find himself the sole survivor of a catastrophic malfunction in a secret energy project on which he has been engaged; days turn into weeks and Zac begins to succumb to madness and despair, as... Read More

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  • DARK SKIES: PHASE IV + ALTERNATE ENDING

    Ant colonies in the Arizona desert are behaving unusually. Two scientists set up camp nearby, linking their behaviour to the titular lunar cycle.  Evolving at an alarming rate, the ants’ sophisticated behaviour suggests that it is they who are scrutinising... Read More

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  • WHITNEY: CAN I BE ME?

    British filmmaker Nick Broomfield has popularised a particular strain of investigative journalism, shining a light into the murkier corners of celebrated lives in films such as Kurt & Courtney (1998), Biggie and Tupac (2002) and Aileen: Life and Death of... Read More

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  • MY COUSIN RACHEL

    In this absorbing and brilliantly open-ended new adaptation of Daphne du Maurier’s 1951 novel, Rachel Weisz takes on the eponymous role, playing opposite Sam Claflin as Philip, once a young orphan, brought up by his older, beloved cousin Ambrose who... Read More

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  • KEDI (OPENS JUNE 30TH)

    This film opens on June 30th. Tickets will go on sale Monday, 26th.

    Istanbul’s abundant feral cat population is the star of Ceyda Torun’s quietly magical documentary that affords a unique perspective on one of the world’s great... Read More

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  • THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE (THE BIGGER PICTURE)

    The inspirational teacher is a familiar screen character, setting out to rescue pupils from ignorance, mediocrity or abuse, invariably winning audience respect. Jean Brodie, however, is the 1930s Edinburgh school teacher of Muriel Spark’s novel who defies our empathy and... Read More

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  • FROM THE LAND OF THE MOON

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    Actress/director Nicole Garcia’s adaptation of Milena Agus’s novella features another wholly immersed performance from Marion Cotillard as Gabrielle, a rebellious spirit in post-WWII France. Beginning in the 1950s, Garcia presents an extended flashback to 1940s... Read More

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  • ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME JUNE 2017: PROGRAMME ONE

    Join us for free daily lunchtime screenings from the IFI Irish Film Archive. Simply collect tickets at IFI Box Office.

    RE-JOYCE!

    Notes by Sunniva O’Flynn

    PROGRAMME  ONE

    PITCH AND PUTT WITH BECKETT AND JOYCE

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  • REVOLUTIONS (OPENS JUNE 30TH)

    This film opens on June 30th. Tickets will go on sale on Monday, June 26th.

    A Q&A will take place after the 18.15 screening on Friday the 30th of June. Tickets for this screening only are NOW ON SALE.

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  • LA LA LAND (WILD STRAWBERRIES)

    This feelgood, candy-coloured musical romance swept the boards at awards season this year, reminding us that films can provide popular superhero-free escapism. Where director Chazelle’s previous film, Whiplash (2014), had shown the struggle and pain tied up in the pursuit... Read More

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  • ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME JUNE 2017: PROGRAMME TWO

    Join us for free lunchtime screenings from the IFI Irish Film Archive. Simply collect tickets at IFI Box Office.

    RE-JOYCE!

    AMHARC ÉIREANN: EAGRÁN 159

    Joyce Tower Opened!

    FILM INFO: 3 mins, 1962, Ireland, Black and White

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  • DUBLIN PLAYS ITSELF 2017

    The Irish Architecture Foundation (IAF) and the IFI take to the streets again with two walking tours exploring Dublin’s architecture. The city is experienced at first hand, and also through a range of films from the IFI Irish Film Archive... Read More

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  • A MAN CALLED OVE (OPENS JUNE 30TH)

    This film opens on June 30th. Tickets will go on sale Monday, June 26th.

    Ove (Rolf Lassgård) is stubborn, principled and extremely short-tempered, the quintessential grumpy old man terrifying his community with arcane strictures that only he adheres to. Privately, he is... Read More

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  • THE GRADUATE

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    Director Mike Nichols’s timeless classic is reissued on the occasion of its fiftieth anniversary in a new digital restoration. Following his graduation from college, 21-year-old Benjamin (Dustin Hoffman) evades making plans for his future while... Read More

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  • CARDBOARD GANGSTERS

    John Connors plays Jay Connolly, a part-time DJ and low-level drug dealer living in Darndale, an area rife with gangland violence, drugs and social problems. When his welfare payments are cut off, he decides it’s time to start dealing more... Read More

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  • NT LIVE: ANGELS IN AMERICA – PART 2: PERESTROIKA

    America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.

    Andrew Garfield (Silence, Hacksaw Ridge) plays Prior Walter along with a... Read More

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  • NT LIVE: ANGELS IN AMERICA – PART 1: MILLENNIUM APPROACHES

    America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell.

    Andrew Garfield (Silence, Hacksaw Ridge) plays Prior Walter along with a... Read More

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