A collage of interviews, archival footage and photographs, on both digital and film, Khalik Allah’s Black Mother is a formally daring, associatively edited stream-of-consciousness essay film exploring Jamaican identity and cultural history.
Impressionistic rather than didactic, Allah’s distinctive approach to... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 16.00
Two star-crossed lovers play out an epic, much-thwarted romance spanning 15 years across Poland, France and Germany in Pawel Pawlikowski’s entrancing, rapturously beautiful follow up to his much-fêted Ida.
The film begins in the war-ravaged Poland of 1946 where Wiktor... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 18.00
Matteo Garrone (Gomorrah, 2008) creates a brilliantly realised milieu of corruption and decay in the relentlessly gripping and flawlessly acted Dogman.
Mild-mannered Marcello (Marcello Fonte) operates a dog-grooming parlour on the outskirts of a bleak, depressed Italian seaside town. His... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 13.10, 20.30
Ryan Gosling is perfectly cast as Neil Armstrong in Damien Chazelle’s compelling biopic, ably conveying the astronaut’s professionalism and drive to achieve the ultimate goal of landing on the moon.
Beginning in 1961 with his recruitment to the Apollo space... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 15.20
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
Head of the National Film School and documentary filmmaker Rónán Ó Muirthile has selected Alan Parker’s searing drama for our November Bigger Picture slot. Released thirty years ago and set in 1964, the film’s race relations theme has contemporary relevance... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 18.15
Following the success of Mr. Turner (2014), Mike Leigh returns to a historical setting with this dramatisation of events surrounding the Peterloo Massacre of 1819. Taking the interest in class that has been common in his work to the fore,... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 13.00, 20.00
FEAST YOUR EYES – Enjoy the film with a specially created main course following the 18.30 screening on Wednesday 7th. Click here for info.
Regularly voted the greatest comedy of all time, Some Like It Hot is here presented in... Read More
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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
BOOK NOW Times: 16.10
ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME NOVEMBER 2018: PROGRAMME 1
FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL: REAL LOVE
IFI EDUCATION: WESTWOOD – PUNK, ICON, ACTIVIST
10.30 (with introduction)
THE LONELY BATTLE OF THOMAS REID
14.50, 18.00, 20.35
The IFI is supported by The Arts Council