Jia Zhangke’s typically enigmatic film follows the intersecting trajectories of a small-time hoodlum and the woman who sacrifices her freedom for him. As is often the case with this director’s work, the action takes place at the beginning of the... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 20.20
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Since 2014 the war in the Donbass region of eastern Ukraine has been raging between pro-Russian separatists loyal to Putin and nationalists who sympathise with Europe and the west. Memories of World War II and Stalin’s purges... Read More
Launching the annual Access>CINEMAS nationwide May film tour, this year’s choice is a warm, toe-tapping drama, featuring the cream of British acting talent.
When Lady Sandra (Imelda Staunton) finds her husband canoodling with her pal, she seeks refuge in her... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 11.00
When Frances (Chloë Grace Moretz) finds a handbag on the subway, she doesn’t think twice about tracking down its rightful owner, who turns out to be Greta (Isabelle Huppert), a lonely piano teacher in desperate need of company. Struggling to... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 13.10, 20.45
Get a truly behind-the-scenes perspective on the workings of the IFI Irish Film Archive and let us show you the film vaults deep beneath our Temple Bar building. We’ll talk through the incredible collections held in the IFI Irish Film... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 12.00
2008’s Il Divo, a biopic of former Italian prime minister Giulio Andreotti, remains one of Paolo Sorrentino’s most critically and commercially successful films. A decade later, he has returned to politics, this time focusing on the career of Silvio Berlusconi,... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 15.20
Join members of the IFI team for a discussion following the 18.15 screening on Monday 29th.
On leave from her exhausting work as a paramedic in Cologne, Rieke (Susanne Wolff), a skilled amateur sailor, is navigating her... Read More
Times: 13.20, 18.20
This film closes on Thursday, May 9th.
This debut feature from the Tohill Brothers will no doubt prove to be one of the year’s strongest Irish releases, a downbeat but canny mix of thriller and western tropes.
Callahan (Moe Dunford)... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 14.10, 16.20, 18.30 (Q&A), 21.00
Ralph Fiennes’s latest directorial effort sees him working from a script by Sir David Hare to tell the story of legendary ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev and his defection from the Soviet Union to the West. The film crosscuts between his... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 15.30
BIRDS OF PASSAGE
13.10, 15.45, 20.10
DR. STRANGELOVE OR: HOW I LEARNED TO STOP WORRYING AND LOVE THE BOMB
EXTREMELY WICKED, SHOCKINGLY EVIL AND VILE
FLOAT LIKE A BUTTERFLY
MEMORY ON FILM: MEMENTO
WOMAN AT WAR
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