Irish Film Institute -

WHAT'S ON - 19/05/2024

  • EAT / SLEEP / CHEER / REPEAT

    Welcome to the surprising world of cheerleading in Ireland, where athletic young hopefuls search for their place in the world through the sport they love. The colourful members of Team Ireland: Jessica, Jayleesa, Blathnaid, Dean, Taylor and Rickie – by... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 11.10, 20.40

  • HOARD

    Audacious and unsettling, Luna Carmoon’s debut feature is an uncompromising tale that explores the repressed trauma and grief of its damaged protagonist against the backdrop of her sexual awakening.

    Carmoon draws on her own experience for this visceral psychological drama... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 15.45 (OC), 20.30

  • LA CHIMERA

    On his release from prison, Arthur (Josh O’Connor) immediately visits Flora (Isabella Rossellini), mother of his lost love. Although Arthur’s tendency is to keep to himself, he soon falls in with a group of tombaroli, grave robbers who loot the... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 11:00, 17:40

  • LOVE LIES BLEEDING

    Rose Glass follows up Saint Maud, her incendiary debut from 2019, with an unapologetically queer and decidedly pulpy thriller that solidifies her status as a visionary with a gift for characterisation and eye-grabbing imagery.

    The setting is a gym in... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 13:20, 20:30

  • ROME, OPEN CITY

    Newly restored, Roberto Rossellini’s neo-realist masterpiece depicts the struggles of four Roman partisans during the German occupation. Resistance leader Giorgio Manfredi (Marcello Pagliero) flees the Gestapo and seeks a place to hide with the help of his friend Francesco, his... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 15:50

  • THAT THEY MAY FACE THE RISING SUN

    An adaptation of the final novel from John McGahern, one of Ireland’s greatest writers, That They May Face The Rising Sun is a lyrical celebration of the everyday. Joe (Barry Ward) and Kate Ruttledge (Anna Bederke) have returned from London... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 13:00, 18:05

  • TIGER STRIPES

    Winner of the Grand Prize in Cannes’s Critics’s Week selection last year, and the Malaysian entry for this year’s Oscars, Tiger Stripes has also suffered the indignity of being so heavily censored in its country of origin as to have... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 13:45, 18:30

  • WORLD CINEMA PROJECT: CHESS OF THE WIND

    Screened publicly just once before it was banned and then lost for decades, this jewel of Iranian cinema can now take its place as one of the most singular works of the country’s New Wave.

    A stylised murder mystery, Chess... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 15.30

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