IFI announces its 2016 plans across exhibition, archive and education activities

The Irish Film Institute today unveiled its plans for 2016 across its core areas of exhibition, preservation and education with new programming events, seasons, and partnerships alongside firm festival favourites and key film strands, and the launch of the IFI Player and a new annual schools programme.


Programming Events:

Cathal Black in Focus (February 6th – 14th); IFI & ADIFF: Sir David Hare Interview (February 20th, 15.00); The Hours (February 20th, 16.30); Andrei Tarkovsky Retrospective (March); IFI Spotlight (April 15th), IFI + Science Gallery: How the Cinema of the Past Has Imagined Our Present (April); Living Shakespeare (June), IFI Open Day (July), Folk Horror Tradition (summer), Edith Head Season (summer); Irish Focus (monthly)


IFI Player (April); TV and film advert digitisation project (2016 and ’17); Appraising the Uprising (events at IFI – throughout March; national events – January to June);IFI Local Films for Local People (April to October)


IFI Schools Programme (full-year programme launch in September); IFI Spring Evening Course: Altered State (Feb 23rd – Mar 29th)


IFI Family Festival (June 24th – 26th); IFI Documentary Festival (September 22nd – 25th); IFI Horrorthon (October 27th – 31st); IFI French Film Festival (November 16th – 27th)

For full details on the Irish Film Institute’s plans for 2016 click here. 

For images and further details please Michelle McDonagh at the IFI Press Office on 01 679 5744 or email mmcdonagh@irishfilm.ie.


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Arts Council of Ireland