IFI International, supported in all its activities by Culture Ireland, gears up for a particularly busy time as St. Patrick’s Day festivals are celebrated throughout the world with Irish cultural programmes.
There will be a screening of Irish-American comedy Come on Over accompanied by pianist, John Sweeney, and uilleann piper, John Devine at the Barbican, London, as well as a day of Irish shorts at the Prince Charles Cinema in Leicester Square on March 16th, in collaboration with Saint Patrick’s Day London.
The Berlin St. Patrick’s Festival opens on March 17th and will see the launch of Irish Film on Tour, presented in collaboration with the IFI and the Screen Directors Guild of Ireland. The IFI continues to support the Irish Film Festival, Moscow, a key element of Irish Week in Moscow, showcasing Ireland’s leading filmmaking talent with an extensive programme of recent features.
IFI International will also support the second annual Belgrade Irish Film Festival, introducing to Serbian audiences the best of recent Irish cinema. The Irish Film Festival, Boston, returns for its 14th year, once again providing valuable exhibition and distribution opportunities for Irish filmmakers. The Rome Film Festa opens its 7th edition with The Stag and presents 15 new short films in competition. A major retrospective of Irish cinema will take place at the 13th ‘Les Recontres du cinema europeen’, an annual showcase of European cinema held in Vannes, France (March 26th – April 1st) with the assistance of IFI International.
For full details of these events, see IFI International News. Check the calendar regularly for updates on IFI International screenings of Irish film around the globe!
IFI International is the IFI’s Irish Film Programming services for international exhibitors, and is supported by Culture Ireland. For more information, please contact Soracha Pelan Ó Treasaigh at firstname.lastname@example.org or call +353 1 679 5744
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