Irish Film Institute -IFI, the home of film in Ireland, continues its commitment to placing Irish cinema front and centre

IFI, the home of film in Ireland, continues its commitment to placing Irish cinema front and centre

IFI Press Release: February 10th, 2016

The Irish Film Institute, the home of film in Ireland, celebrates the recent success of Irish cinema through its continuing commitment to placing Irish cinema front and centre with a slate of new Irish features, seasons and shorts at the IFI over the coming months.

 At this time of internationally recognised excellence in Irish cinema, national productions will remain central to the IFI programme this year, with upcoming releases to include John Carney’s Sing Street (opens March 18th); ; Rebecca Daly’s Mammal (opens in April); Simon Fitzmaurice’s My Name is Emily (opens in April); Risteard O Domhnaill’s Atlantic (opens in April); Paddy Breathnach’s Viva (release date to be confirmed); and Jim Sheridan’s The Secret Scripture (release date to be confirmed). The fourth annual focus on Irish Film and TV Production, IFI Spotlight, will take place on April 15th.

This month the IFI counts Irish productions among its new releases programme with Strangerland and The Truth Commissioner featuring, while new Irish filmmaking will be showcased in its monthly Irish Focus strand with Robert Manson’s Lost in the Living showing on February 11th, 6.30pm followed by a Q&A with the director. The first comprehensive retrospective of the work of Cathal Black continues until February 14th during which the filmmaker will visit the IFI for a discussion on his films to date with NUIG’s Tony Tracy on February 13th (2pm).

Tickets for Strangerland, Brooklyn, Room, Cathal Black in Focus, and King Jack (Stutterer) are available now from the IFI Box Office on 01 679 3477 or online at

For more information and to see the full press release click here. 

For images and further details please contact Deirdre O’Reilly at the IFI Press Office on 01 679 5744 or email

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