IFI DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL 2020 STARTS TONIGHT!

September 21st 2020: The 18th IFI Documentary Festival begins tonight, online nationwide at IFI@Home, with the Irish premiere of Ron Howard’s Rebuilding Paradise. The film, which focuses on the devastating 2018 Camp Fire that almost destroyed the Californian town of… Read More

Irish Film Institute Temporary Closure

After the announcement by An Taoiseach Micheál Martin on Friday, September 18th in relation to the Plan for Living with COVID-19, the Irish Film Institute cinemas, filmshop, café bar, library and all public areas will be closed from midnight on… Read More

THE GAA COLLECTION LAUNCHES ON IFI PLAYER

September 9th 2020: The Irish Film Institute is delighted to announce the launch of the GAA Collection on the IFI Player. Featuring commentary from the legendary Micheál O’Hehir, the collection covers All-Ireland football finals from 1947 to 1959 and hurling finals from… Read More

REVIEW ROUNDUP: LES MISERABLES AND THE LADY IN THE PORTRAIT

This week’s new releases at the Irish Film Institute on Friday September 4th 2020 are Les Misérables and The Lady In The Portrait.

Read on for a selection of reviews or pop in to make up your own mind!

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REVIEW ROUNDUP: TENET, AWAY, AND THEN WE DANCED AND A WHITE WHITE DAY

This week’s new releases at the Irish Film Institute are Tenet on Wednesday August 26th 2020 and Away, And Then We Danced and A White White Day on Friday August 28th.

Read on for a selection of reviews or pop in… Read More

IFI DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL 2020 PROGRAMME ANNOUNCED

August 25th 2020: The Irish Film Institute (IFI) is proud to announce the programme for the 18th IFI Documentary Festival. For the first time ever, the festival will take place at both the IFI’s landmark building in Temple Bar and nationwide on… Read More

EAST ASIA FILM FESTIVAL IRELAND 2020 GOES ONLINE

July 27th 2020: Following its cancellation due to the Covid-19 outbreak in March, the fourth edition of the East Asia Film Festival Ireland (EAFFI) goes online at IFI@Home this week. Cinema from East Asia has never been more popular, in the wake… Read More

THE REEL ART COLLECTION LAUNCHES IFI@HOME

The Irish Film Institute is delighted to announce the launch of its new video-on-demand platform, IFI@Home. The platform, now live at www.ifihome.ie, will make a selection of the IFI’s unique brand of Irish and international programming available to audiences across… Read More

IFI RE-OPENING UPDATE

June 23rd 2020: Following the announcement by An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar on Thursday, March 12th in relation to COVID-19, the Irish Film Institute cinemas, filmshop, café bar and library remain closed to the public. 

In light of restrictions on indoor… Read More


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