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WHAT'S ON - 09/2016

  • ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME PROG 1 (SEPT 2016)

    BACK TO SCHOOL

    Join us for free screenings of films from the IFI Irish Film Archive. Simply collect tickets at IFI Box Office.

    Programme 1:

    THE MASTER

    Radharc’s insightful film profiles national school teachers in the small village of... Read More

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  • ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME PROG 2 (SEPT 2016)

    BACK TO SCHOOL

    Join us for free screenings of films from the IFI Irish Film Archive. Simply collect tickets at IFI Box Office.

    Programme 2:

    PÁISTÍ AG OBAIR

    Louis Marcus’ excellent observational documentary (nominated for an Academy Award), was shot... Read More

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  • ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME: DOUBLE BILL (SEPT 2016)

    BACK TO SCHOOL

    Join us for free screenings of films from the IFI Irish Film Archive. Simply collect tickets at IFI Box Office.

    Programme 1:

    THE MASTER

    Radharc’s insightful film profiles national school teachers in the small village of... Read More

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  • BADEN BADEN

    This film was released 30th September 2016, and is no longer screening.

    ★★★★★ Financial Times

    Ana, an aimless twenty-six-year-old returns to her hometown of Strasbourg in an effort to shake up her somewhat rudderless life in Rachel Lang’s wryly amusing... Read More

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  • CAFÉ SOCIETY

    This film was released 2nd September 2016, and is no longer screening.

    ★★★★ Telegraph

    Jesse Eisenberg is the latest in a continuum of leading men who have essayed versions of Woody Allen’s unique persona in the director’s later years, and... Read More

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  • CAFÉ SOCIETY (OPEN CAPTIONED SCREENINGS -CANCELLED)

    PLEASE NOTE: The Open Captioned screenings of Café Society are cancelled due to technical problems beyond our control. They will run as normal screenings with an Audio Described option only. Apologies for any inconvenience.

    Audio Description (AD) is available on all Café... Read More

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  • CAPTAIN FANTASTIC

    This film was released 9th September 2016, and is no longer screening.

    ★★★ – The Irish Times

    ★★★★ – Entertainment.ie

    Ben Cash (Viggo Mortensen) and his wife have raised their six children in a self-sufficient environment almost completely cut off... Read More

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  • CAPTAIN FANTASTIC (ACCESSIBLE SCREENING)

    This film screened 12th & 15th September 2016.

    These are Open Captioned (OC) screenings that, whilst open to all, feature special captions for those with hearing impairments. Audio Description (AD) is not available on this title. Visit www.ifi.ie/accessible for more information.

    For all other screenings... Read More

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  • CULTURE NIGHT 2016: SHORT AND SWEET

    The IFI celebrates Culture Night with a free screening of family-friendly Irish shorts.

    The three short programmes, which will be introduced by our programming team, will include brand new work and films drawn from collections at the IFI Irish Film... Read More

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  • EL SUR

    This film was released 16th September 2016, and is no longer screening.

    ★★★★★ Ciné-Vue

    IFI CLASSIC

    Ten years after the success of The Spirit Of the Beehive (1973), his debut feature and one of the great films about childhood, director Victor... Read More

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  • FEAST YOUR EYES: CAFÉ SOCIETY

    This film screened 14th September 2016.

    Our monthly gastronomic feature followed by a meal in the IFI Café Bar.

    Our monthly pairing of a new release and a specially devised main course menu, will be Woody Allen’s Café Society , followed... Read More

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  • FROM THE VAULTS: EAT THE PEACH

    This film screened 14th September 2016.

     30th anniversary screening

    In 1984, inspired by Elvis Presley’s motorcycle antics in Roustabout and a visit to Dublin’s Funderland, two unemployed midlands brothers-in-law built a 40-foot cylindrical Wall of Death in their backyard. RTÉ News... Read More

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  • GARY NUMAN: ANDROID + Q&A

    This film screened 15th September 2016.

    Android In La La Land is a celebration of a British music-making pioneer and the love story that helped him turn his life around.

    At the end of the 1970s, Gary Numan found himself to be one... Read More

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  • HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE (ACCESSIBLE SCREENING)

    This film screened 20th & 21st September 2016.

    These are Open Captioned (OC) screenings that, whilst open to all, feature special captions for those with hearing impairments. Audio Description (AD) is available on all Hunt For The Wilderpeople screenings. Visit www.ifi.ie/accessible for more information.

    For other... Read More

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  • IFI & AEMI PROJECTIONS: SPECTRES

    This film screened 6th September 2016.

    Artist Sven Augustijnen will introduce this screening and take part in a discussion afterwards. 

    Sven Augustijnen’s widely acclaimed essay film follows a Belgian civil servant as he attempts to piece together the events... Read More

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  • IFI Documentary Festival 2016: A Family Affair

    A family portrait that doubles as investigation, director Tom Fassaert’s film is an attempt to untangled his family’s troubled history with its matriarch Marianne Hertz, an impeccably dressed ninety-five-year-old whose persona in front of her grandson’s camera switches from candid... Read More

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  • IFI Documentary Festival 2016: Blindboy presents The Rocky Road to Dublin

    There will be a post-screening discussion by filmmaker Paul Duane and Rubberbandits’ Blindboy Boatclub who says the film “is like your Uncle’s old diary that you find in the attic, that finally explains all those scars he never talks about”.

    In... Read More

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  • IFI Documentary Festival 2016: Cameraperson

    One of the most notable cinematographers working in documentary today, Kirsten Johnson has shot films of the calibre of Fahrenheit 9/11, Citizenfour and The Invisible War; using outtakes and unused material from these films, and many others, Johnson reframes the... Read More

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  • IFI Documentary Festival 2016: How To Defuse A Bomb: The Project Children Story

    Journalist Susan McKay will host a Q&A with director Des Henderson and producer Ed Stobart following the screening.

    In 1975 Irish immigrant Denis Mulcahy of the NYPD bomb squad  – gathered a group of family, friends and neighbours to start... Read More

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  • IFI Documentary Festival 2016: Life, Animated

    A profoundly autistic boy learns to communicate through reciting memorised dialogue from Disney films in Roger Ross William’s inspirational case history. By the age of three Owen Suskind had withdrawn completely; no longer able to talk, with sleep and motor... Read More

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  • IFI Documentary Festival 2016: Lo and Behold: Reveries of The Connected World

    *This event has sold out*

    Tickets still available for the live satellite Q&A with Werner Herzog following a screening of this film on October 13th at 18.00. Tickets for this event can be purchased here. 

    Werner Herzog turns his... Read More

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  • IFI Documentary Festival 2016: Mattress Men

    Director Colm Quinn, Paul Kelly and Michael Flynn (Mattress Mick), will participate in a post-screening Q&A .

    In an attempt to save his struggling mattress business, sixty-something Michael Flynn reinvents himself as the eccentric online personality ‘Mattress Mick’ under the guidance... Read More

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  • IFI Documentary Festival 2016: Shorts Programme

    This year’s short film programme captures the pulse of the traditional documentary scene, drawing on new shorts from filmmakers living in Ireland. Portraiture is quite possibly the most popular and accessible form of documentary filmmaking and it is a form that... Read More

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  • IFI Documentary Festival 2016: The Lovers and The Despot

    This screening will be followed by a Q&A with Directors Ross Adam and Robert Cannan.

    The history of Hollywood is replete with bizarre tales, but for sheer strangeness few can match the one recounted in this gripping film that illuminates... Read More

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  • IFI Documentary Festival 2016: The Music of Strangers: Yo Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble

    An eclectic group of gifted musicians from across the globe, The Silk Road Ensemble are in many respects the crowning achievement in the career of world-beating Chinese-American cellist Yo Yo Ma, whose questing musical spirit is given free reign as... Read More

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  • IFI Documentary Festival 2016: Tower

    On 1st August 1966 engineering student Charles Whitman ascended the main building observation tower in the University of Texas at Austin with a small arsenal in tow and proceeded to open fire on the student populace beneath him. Forty-nine people... Read More

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  • IFI Documentary Festival 2016: Who’s Gonna Love Me Now?

    Saar Moaz is an affable forty-year-old gay Israeli man living in London who sings regularly in the Gay Men’s Chorus; he’s also living with the burden of being HIV+ and the rejection he experienced at the hands of his conservative... Read More

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  • IFI FAMILY: AKEELAH AND THE BEE

    This film screened 25th September 2016.

    In back-to-school month, the weekly spelling test doesn’t have many positive connotations. Yet this film, featuring a young black girl in a disadvantaged South Los Angeles school, places the National Spelling Bee as something... Read More

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  • IRISH FOCUS: THE RANDOMER

    This film screened 28th September 2016.

    Join us for our focus on new Irish film and filmmakers.

    Free-spirited Meg thinks she has everything she wants, a great job and an exciting social life. But things are suddenly turned upside-down when... Read More

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  • JULIETA

    This film was released 26th August 2016, and is no longer screening.

    ★★★★★ RTÉ.ie

    Pedro Almodóvar’s Julieta, his 20th commercial feature, takes as its basis three short stories by Canadian Nobel laureate Alice Munro, spanning thirty years in the life... Read More

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  • LITTLE MEN

    This film was released 23rd September 2016, and is no longer screening.

    ★★★★★ The Guardain

    ★★★★★ Radio Times

    Ira Sachs follows up Love is Strange (2014) with another exploration of male love, though this time it is the intense bond... Read More

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  • ONE MORE TIME WITH FEELING

    This film screened 8th September 2016.

    A unique one night only cinema event directed by Andrew Dominik (Chopper, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, Killing Them Softly), One More Time With Feeling will be the first... Read More

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  • STRANGE OCCURRENCES IN A SMALL IRISH VILLAGE

    ★★★★ RTE.ie

    We’re delighted to welcome director Aoife Kelleher to the IFI for a Q&A following the 18.30 screening on August 26th. Tickets for this screening are on sale.

    In 1879, fifteen people in the village of Knock, Co. Mayo... Read More

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  • SWISS ARMY MAN

    Empire ★★★★★

    Digital Spy ★★★★★

    Daniel Radcliffe doubles his efforts to distance himself from the cosy familiarity of  the Harry Potter series with this singularly bizarre offering from viral-and-music video creators Dan Kwan & Daniel Scheinert, AKA The Daniels – imagine Castaway... Read More

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  • THE BIGGER PICTURE: GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS

    This film screened 26th September 2016.

    Our monthly programme strand in which a key film is presented in the context of a notional film canon.

    Adapted by David Mamet from his 1984 Pulitzer Prize-winning play (a riff on Miller’s Death... Read More

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  • THE BLUE ROOM

    This film was released 9th September 2016, and is no longer screening.

    ★★★★ – Little White Lies

    EXCLUSIVELY AT IFI

    Better known as one of the most distinctive actors of French cinema, Mathieu Amalric is also an accomplished filmmaker whose... Read More

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  • THE CHILDHOOD OF A LEADER

    This film was released 19th August 2016, and is no longer screening.

    ★★★★★ Irish Times

    An extreme case of nature versus nurture is expounded in this debut from actor-turned-director Brady Corbet; an adaptation of a Jean-Paul Sartre story, The Childhood... Read More

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  • THE HANGOVER LOUNGE: ANNIE HALL

    This film screened 25th September 2016.

    Our monthly indulgent Sunday afternoon of brunch and a classic film.

    Often cited as one of cinema’s greatest comedies, Annie Hall marked a turning point for Allen, seeing him move away from the broad... Read More

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  • THE LOVERS AND THE DESPOT

    This film was released 30th September 2016, and is no longer screening.

    ★★★★★ The Nerdist

    ★★★★ The Guardian

    EXCLUSIVELY AT IFI

    The history of Hollywood is replete with bizarre tales, but for sheer strangeness few can match the one recounted... Read More

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  • THE MAN WHO FELL TO EARTH

    This film was released 9th September 2016, and is no longer screening.

    IFI CLASSIC

    ★★★★★ – The Guardian

    Remastered to coincide with the film’s 40th anniversary, Nicolas Roeg’s The Man Who Fell to Earth is an adaptation of Walter Tevis’... Read More

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  • THINGS TO COME

    This film was released 2nd September 2016, and is no longer screening.

    ★★★★★ Evening Standard

    Tickets are on sale now.

    A philosophy teacher learns to live with unexpected freedoms in Mia Hansen-Løve’s (Eden, Goodbye First Love) delicately observed study of a... Read More

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  • TICKLED

    This film was released 19th August 2016, and is no longer screening.

    Exclusively at the IFI.

    ★★★★ Irish Times

    An investigative reporter gets considerably more than he bargained for when he scratches the surface of an underground ‘competitive endurance tickling’... Read More

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  • WILD STRAWBERRIES: QUEEN AND COUNTRY

    This film screened 28th & 30th September 2016.

    N.B There is no 16.00 screening as erroneously advertised on Fri 30 Sept. There is only an 11.00 screening that day. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

    Wild Strawberries is our bi-monthly film... Read More

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