Calendar of Events 2018

February 2018

3rd – 11th February // Cine O’Clock: Cinéma britannique & irlandais // A Date for Mad Mary, Patrick’s Day // Lyons, France

6th February // Centre Culturel Irlandais // It’s Not Yet Dark, The Sound of People // Paris, France

23-24 February // The Irish Film Fest, New Jersey // Irish language shorts: Sylvia, Cáca Milis, Beirt le Chéile, Maidhm, Céad Ghrá, Rúbaí // New Jersey, USA

January 2018

5th – 14th January // Fenians, Fremantle and Freedom Festival // Maze, In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America, Sing Street, Song of the Sea // Fremantle, Australia

26th January // Irish Language, A Day of Irish Literature, Film and Song // Irish language shorts: Sylvia, Cáca Milis, Beirt le Chéile, Maidhm, Céad Ghrá, Fluent Dysphasia  // University of Liverpool in Finsbury Square, London, UK

Calendar of Events 2017

November 2017

3rd – 4th November // IrishFest Atlanta // Atlanta, USA

4th November // How Green is the Emerald Isle? // University of St Thomas in Minnesota, Center for Irish Studies // Minnesota, USA

8th – 9th November // Bram Stoker – From Terror to Other Vampires // Academic conference at the Universidad del Claustro de Sor Juana, facilitated by the Department of Foreign Affairs // Mexico

8th – 18th November // Panorama of European Films // Cairo, Egypt

9th – 23rd November // European Union Film Festival // Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver, Canada

13th, 15th and 19th November // Irish Film Festival, Nova Southeastern University // Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA

29th November – 3rd December // Irish Film Festival London // London, UK

October 2017

5th – 9th October // Irish Film Week, Oulu // Oulu, Finland

6th – 8th October // Irish Film Festival, Bangkok // Bangkok, Thailand

21st – 23rd September // Irish Film Festival, San Francisco // San Francisco, USA

25th October // Irish in Film – 10th anniversary series // College of Arts & Sciences Irish Studies program, Fairfield University, Connecticut, USA

26th – 27th October // Irish Film Days / Zilele Filmului Irlandez // Bucharest, Romania

27th – 29th October // Vevey International Funny Film Festival (VIFFF) // Vevey, Switzerland



September 2017

21st – 23rd September // Irish Film Festival, San Francisco // San Francisco, USA

21st – 24th September // Irish Screen America // Los Angeles, USA

20th – 30th September // British and Irish Festival // Luxembourg

29th September – 1st October // Irish Reels Festival // Seattle, USA

29th September – 1st October // Irish Screen America // New York, USA


August 2017

17th – 20th August // Irish Focus at the Festival Hviezdne noci Bytča // The Dead Man of ARAN, Young Cassidy, The Quiet Man, Poitín, Irish Destiny, My Left Foot, Sing Street, The Secret of Kells, Adam and Paul, A Date for Mad Mary, Song of the Sea // Slovakia

28th August – 3rd September // Odense International Film Festival //  Animated Ireland & The Long and Short of It // Odense, Denmark.

14th – 27th August // Cultural Trauma in Ireland and Brazil // Jimmy’s Hall, Hunger, The Butcher Boy, 1916:The Irish Rebellion, In the Name of the Father //  São Paulo, Brazil.


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, UK

22nd – 24th June // Contemporary Irish Film Festival // Yu Ming is Aimn Dom  // Syracuse, New York, USA

26th June // John Boorman Season at Cinematheque Francais // The Making of Excalibut //  Paris, France

May 2017

4th May – 28th May // European Film Festival // History’s Future // Bucharest, Romania

8th May // Glasgow Film Theatre // Rocky Road to Dublin, Making of Rocky Road to Dublin, Philomena, I Could Read the Sky, Hubert Butler: Witness to the Future // Glasgow, Scotland

9th May // CCI, Paris // A Date for Mad Mary // Paris, France

10th May // Michael Smiley intros Adam and Paul at the BFI // Adam and Paul //  London, UK

12th May // European Film Festival // 32A //  Sierra Leone & Liberia,

15th – 19th May // Irish Film Week // Once, Sing Street, The Yellow Bittern, The Book of Kells, Song of the Sea, Good Vibrations // Zaghreb, Croatia

18th May – 1st July // European Film Festival // Pavee Lackeen // Brazil

19th – 20th May // European Film Festival // The Queen of Ireland //  Vietnam



April 2017

29th March – 5th April // Irish Film Festival, Australia // Sydney, Australia

30th March – 2nd April // Irish Film Festa // Rome, Italy

31st March – 2nd April // Irish Film Festival // Ottawa, Canada

7th April // Cinegael // Montreal, Canada

8th – 18th April // European Film Festival // Prague, Czech Republic

19th April – 15th May // Festival Eurocine // Bogota, Columbia

25th April // New York Irish Arts Centre // New York, USA

March 2017

2nd – 5th March // Capital Irish Film Festival // Washington D.C., USA

2nd – 5th March // Chicago Irish Film Festival // Chicago, USA

3rd – 11th March // Animation Ireland // Hong Kong, China

3rd – 15th March // Irish Film Season at the Danish Film Institute // Copenhagen, Denmark

14th – 22nd March // Belgrade Irish Film Festival // Belgrade, Serbia

15th – 26th March // Moscow Irish Film Festival // Moscow, Russia

16th – 19th March // Shebeen Flick – Irish Film Festival // Berlin, Germany

16th – 22nd March // Irish Film Programme at the INCAA // Buenos Aires, Argentina

20th March // Shebeen Flick – Irish Film Festival // Düsseldorf, Germany

23rd – 26th March // Irish Film Festival, Boston // Boston, USA

29th March – 5th April // Irish Film Festival, Australia // Sydney, Australia

30th March – 2nd April // Irish Film Festa // Rome, Italy

February 2017

3rd – 17th February // Cinégael Montreal // Bobby Sands: 66 Days, We are Moving: Memories of Miss Moriarty  // Montréal, Canada

3rd – 12th February // Ciné Sans Frontières // You’re Ugly Too // La Teste-de-Buch, France

11th – 19th February // Festival Ciné O’Clock: Cinéma britannique & irlandais // One Millions Dubliners, Good Vibrations, Room, Sing Street // Lyon, France

21st February // Centre Culturel Irlandais // The Country Girls // Paris, France

January 2017

17th January // Centre Culturel Irlandais // Thanks to Your Noble Shadow + Q&A with Director James Creedon // Paris, France.

20th January // Cinégael Montreal // The Young Offenders // Montreal, Canada.

21st January // Irish Language, A Day of Irish Literature, Film and Song // Irish Language Shorts – Bungalow Bliss, Cuilín Dualach, Rubaí // University of Liverpool in London, England.

26th – 29th January // Internationales Filmwochende 2017 // The Queen of Ireland // Würzburg, Germany


Calendar of Events 2016


3rd – 26th November // Ireland and Britain, 1916-2016: A Centenary of Cinematic Conversation // co-presented by Irish Film Institute and Irish Film Festival London // London, U.K.

Details listed below:

At the Ritzy Picturehouse,  3rd – 22nd November:

3rd November, Guests of the Nation with live musical accompaniment by Josh Johnston

8th November, Let’s Be Famous

10th November, Daughter of Darkness

15th November, She Didn’t Say No

17th November, This Other Eden

22nd November, I Was Happy Here

At the Barbican Cinemas, 24th November:

Irish Film Institute 1916 Centenary Ciné-Concert with live musical accompaniment by Cormac de Barra, Colm Ó Snodaigh and Rossa Ó Snodaigh.

At Birkbeck University London Cinema, 26th November:

Maeve with director Pat Murphy, films by Vivienne Dick, Daisy Chain and Over Here, hosted Professor Lance Pettitt, Associate Tutor in English and Film at Birkbeck, University of London

5th November // IrishFest Atlanta // Short film programme Give Up Yer Aul Sins, Yu Ming Is Ainm Dom, Páistí Ag Obair, Irish Folk Furniture, Hannah Cohen’s Holy Communion, The Herd, A Terrible Hullabaloo and Cuilín Dualach // Atlanta, U.S.

15th and 22nd November // EFACIS Irish Itinerary at the Apollo Cinema, Debrecen // Good Vibrations and Bobby Sands: 66 Days // Debrecen, Hungary

22nd November // Football as Never Before with live musical accompaniment // Home, Manchester, U.K.

23rd  – 27th November // Irish Film Festival, London // Keep an eye on the website for programme announcements // London, U.K.


5th – 9th October // Irish Film Week  //  Mise Éire, 1916: The Irish Rebellion, Rebellion // Oulu, Finland.

7th – 9th October // The Irish Reels Film Festival // My Name is Emily, Mammal, You’re Ugly Too //Seattle, U.S.

22nd – 30th October // Molodist International Film Festival // Viva // Kiev, Ukraine.

27th – 28th October //  Zilele Filmului Irlandez (Irish Film Days) // Sing Street, You’re Ugly Too, Stutterer and Love is a Sting // Bucharest, Romania.



16th-24th September // San Sebastian International Film Festival  // Omagh, Bloody Sunday, Hunger as part of the ‘Act of Killing’ film strand // San Sebastian, Spain.

21st September – 1st October // British and Irish Film Season  // Mammal, Atlantic, 1916:The Irish Rebellion, After ’16 Short films // Luxembourg.

22nd – 24th September // San Francisco Irish Film Festival // Sing Street, An Klondike, Mickybo and Me // San Francisco, USA.

22nd – 25th September // Irish Screen America – Los Angeles // Queen of Ireland, Twice Shy,  // Los Angeles, USA.

28th September – 26th October // Irish in Film Series – Fairfield University // Pilgrim Hill, Michael Collins, August Rush, ’71, Brooklyn // Connecticut, USA.

28th September // Irish Film Evening – Slovenia Kinoteca // After ’16, Plough and The Stars // Ljubljana, Slovenia.

30th September – 1st October // Irish American Home Society Film Festival  // Glastonbury, CT, USA.

30th September – 4th October // Irish Screen America – New York // Queen of Ireland, Can’t Cope Won’t Cope & more // New York, USA.


20th August // Lange Nacht der Filmfestivals // Bargaintown // Berlin, Germany.

19-29th August // Vama sub Lumini de Oscar, International Festival of Visual Arts // Dreamtime Revisited // Vama Veche, Romania.


31st July – 1st August // Baton Rouge Irish Film Festival // 1916:The Irish Rebellion, An Klondike, see website for full details // U.S.A.


5th June, 30th June // European Film Festival // Good Vibrations // Belem, Manaus, Brazil

11th – 19th June // Shanghai International Film Festival // Pursuit // Shanghai, China

14th June // New York Irish Arts Centre // A Doctor’s Sword // New York, U.S.A.

24th – 26th June // Céad: A Weekend of Irish Arts // London Irish Centre, UK




3rd May // Ciné CCI at the Les Trois Luxembourg Cinema, presented by Centre Culturel Irlandais // You’re Ugly Too with guest Mark Noonan // Paris, France

5th – 29th May // European Film Festival  // Glassland // Bucharest, Romania

10th – 22nd May // European Film Festival// Song of the Sea // Singapore

10th – 24th May // European Film Festival// His and Hers // Maputo, Mozambique

17th May // New York Irish Arts Centre // Fortune’s Wheel with guests Joe Lee and Lorraine Kennedy //New York, United States

18th – 24th May // European Film Festival at the Musée de la Civilisation // Noble //  Quebec City, Canada

19th May // European Film Festival // What Richard Did // Freetown, Sierra Leone

26th – 28th May // European Short Film Festival, Canadian Film Institute // Stutterer // Ottawa, Canada

May // European Film Festival // Kings // Vietnam

28th May // Ireland 100: President Kennedy in Ireland, Irish Film Institute screenings, Kennedy Arts Centre //  Dr. Harvey O’Brien presents several films from the IFI Irish Film Archive examining President John F. Kennedy’s visit to Ireland in the summer of 1963. // Washington, United States.


1st – 3rd April //  Ottawa Irish Film Festival // Glassland, Standby, Into the West, IFI Newsreel & Actuality Programme: Ireland 1916-1923 (see website for full programme) //Ottawa, Canada.

6th – 10th April // Film Ireland // Viva, Sing Street, The Lobster, Calvary, Michael Collins, Song of the Sea// Hong Kong, China.

5th – 27th April // Days of European Film Festival // You’re Ugly Too //  Prague, Czech Republic.

7th – 16th April //  Titanic International Film Festival // My Name is Emily //Budapest, Hungary.

7th – 10th April // Rome Irish Film Festa // See website for programme announcements / Italy.

7th – 10th April // Irish Film Festival // Glassland, After ’16, Pursuit, Older than Ireland, Song of the Sea (see website for full programme) // Sydney, Australia.

20th April //  The Cohens and The Kellys, Cuala Irish Festival NYC // Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York, USA

22nd – 30th April //  Ireland 2016: Centenary Film Programme // IFI Newsreel Programme: Ireland 1916, Michael Collins, Ryan’s Daughter, Young Cassidy, Mise Éire (see website for full programme) // Cinematheque, Vancouver, Canada.

24th April // Luxembourg Cinematheque // 1916:The Irish Rebellion // Luxembourg

24th April // New York Centenary Commemoration // Rebellion, Mise Éire, Selection of short films // New York, United States

24th April // Irish Film London at the Bertha Dochouse // 1916: The Irish Rebellion // London, United Kingdom


3rd – 6th March // Capital Irish Film Festival, Washington, USA.

3rd – 6th March // Chicago Irish Film Festival // An Klondike, The Survivalist, Traders, After ’16 plus shorts programme // Chicago, USA.

4th March // Cinegael Montreal at the Concordia University // Patrick’s Day // Montreal, Canada.

10th – 13th March //  Irish Film Festival // Pat Shortt Focus, You’re Ugly Too, Older than Ireland, Unbreakable: The Mark Pollock Story plus shorts programme (see website for details) // Boston, USA.

13th March //  Irish Film London, at the Mayor of London’s St. Patrick’s Festival // Sing Street //London, UK.

13th March // Irish Film London, at the Mayor of London’s St. Patrick’s Festival // Shorts Film Programme, (see website for details) //  London, UK.

14th – 22nd March // Belgrade Irish Festival // Michael Collins, The Wind that Shakes the Barley, Room, After ’16, The Stag, 1916: The Irish Rebellion, Hubert Butler:Witness to the Future (see website for full details) // Belgrade, Serbia.

15th – 19th March // Sarajevo Irish Festival // Michael Collins, The Crying Game, 1916: The Irish Rebellion // Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

16th – 27th March //  Irish Film Week // Room, Glassland, You’re Ugly Too, Patrick’s Day, I Used to Live Here, My Name is Emily, Michael Collins, (see website for details) // Moscow, Russia.

16th March // Irish Film London at The Photographers Gallery // 1916: The Irish Rebellion // London, UK.

17th – 20th March // Shebeen Flick, Irish Film Festival // Bargaintown, I Used to Live Here, The Commitments, Older Than Ireland, Glassland, Lost in the Living // Berlin, Germany.

18th March // Embassy of Ireland // Kings // Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

19th March // Easter Rising: Artists Now, Whitechapel Gallery // Mise Éire, Talk with Desperate Optimists, Living in a Coded Land, (see website for details) // London, UK.

28th March // Aisling Society of Sydney // Irish Destiny //Australia


5th Feb //  Cinegael Montreal at the Concordia University // The Stag // Montreal, Canada.

14th Feb // Cinema Britannique & Irlandais, Ciné O’Clock // Gold // Lyon, France.

17th Feb – 15th March //  Irish Film Fortnight at the Cinema Odyssée // Good Vibrations, Gold, One Million Dubliners, Rocky Road to Dublin // Strasbourg, France.

19th Feb // Cinegael Montreal at the Concordia University // You’re Ugly Too // Montreal, Canada.


22nd Jan //  Cinegael Montreal at the Concordia University, // Noble // Montreal, Canada

30th Jan – 2nd Feb //  Internationales Filmwochenende (International Film Weekend), // Gold // Wurzburg, Germany,


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