• BATTLEFIELD (IRISH FOCUS)

    Mick O’Dea RHA is one of Ireland’s most renowned living painters. His diverse range of work includes a ten-year study of the War of Independence, culled from found and researched images. As he prepares a monumental exhibition “The Foggy Dew”... Read More

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  • SULLIVAN’S TRAVELS (IFI AND JONATHAN SWIFT FESTIVAL)

    The programme will be introduced by satirist Kevin McGahern

    The film’s title is not the only nod to Jonathan Swift’s best-known work, Sullivan’s Travels also takes an earnest but somewhat hapless protagonist on a colourful journey of discovery. Preston Sturges’s... Read More

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  • STORK TALK (FROM THE VAULTS)

    PRESENTED ON 35MM 

    When feisty wife Lisa (Anne Heywood) leaves him, fashionable gynaecologist Paul Vernon (Tony Britton) drowns his sorrows and ends up spending the night with Frenchwoman, Tina Monet (Nicole Perrault). When Tina is evicted from her lodgings, Paul... Read More

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  • JOYEUX NOËL

    PRESENTED ON 35MM 

    A timely revisiting of this moving, Oscar-nominated World War I drama, set in the treacherous, hand-dug trenches, from which the bloodiest of battles took place.

    On Christmas Eve 1914, in defiance of their superiors, a number of... Read More

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  • Good Favour

    Secluded deep in the forests of Central Europe, a strictly devout Christian community is suffering a crisis of faith following a series of unsettling incidents and a devastating loss. When a young man stumbles onto their compound bearing scars of... Read More

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  • Katie

    Katie Taylor has won six European and five world amateur championships and was a Gold Medal winner at the London 2012 Olympic Games. After a disastrous campaign at the Rio 2016 Olympics, she turned professional and attempted to rebuild a... Read More

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  • The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid

    An eccentric north Kildare cattle farmer campaigns for his rights against the planning decisions of the Industrial Development Authority (IDA) in Feargal Ward’s beautifully nuanced documentary.

    The film charts Reid’s halting progress in his long battle with the IDA which... Read More

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  • Rosie

    Roddy Doyle’s first original screenplay since When Brendan Met Trudy (2000) puts a human face to Dublin’s homeless issue and the increasing numbers of families affected.

    Rosie (Sarah Greene), partner John Paul (Moe Dunford), and their four young children have... Read More

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  • Rudeboy: The Story of Trojan Records

    IFI & Doc’n’Roll Film Festival Presents: Rudeboy: The Story of Trojan Records

    A film about the love affair between Jamaican and British youth culture told through the prism of one of the most iconic labels in the history of black music,... Read More

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