AUGUST 2019 AT THE IFI

Everything new coming to the Irish Film Institute during July 2019.

NEW RELEASES
From Friday August 2nd: Do the Right Thing, Oldboy, Only You, Photograph
From Friday August 9th: Gaza, Holiday, Notorious
From Tuesday August 13th: Apocalypse Now: Final Cut 
From Wednesday August 14th: Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
From Friday August 16th: Transit
From Friday August 23rd: Pain and Glory
From Friday August 30th: The Souvenir

2nd FRI – 13.00 | IFI & GAZE 2019: HANDSOME DEVIL
IFI Education is delighted to partner with GAZE Film Festival and BeLonG To Youth Services on a special 15-18’s screening of Handsome Devil, followed by a Q&A with writer/director John Butler.

4th SUN – 13.15 | IFI & GAZE 2019: DIFFERENT FROM THE OTHERS
Presented 100 years after its release, this groundbreaking Weimar era drama will be accompanied by a live improvised score by Morgan Cooke.

5th MON – 13.15 | IFI & GAZE 2019: MY BEAUTIFUL LAUNDRETTE
The heartfelt drama starring Daniel Day-Lewis and Gordon Warnecke returns to the big screen as this year’s GAZE Festival Friends event.

7th WED – 18.30 | FEAST YOUR EYES: PHOTOGRAPH
Ritesh Batra gorgeous new film seems him return to Mumbai for a warm romance. See the film and experience a specially prepared main course afterwards at the IFI Café Bar for just €21.

7th WED – 18.30 | FROM THE VAULTS: THIS OTHER EDEN
This caustic comedy, adapted from Louis D’Alton’s popular stage play, is the first Irish feature film to be directed by a woman, English filmmaker Muriel Box. It is not just a critique of the past but a complex comment on an emergent modern Ireland.

9th FRI – 18.30 | GAZA + Q&A
A stunning new Irish documentary which takes us onto the Palestinian streets. The 18.30 screening on Friday 9th will be followed by a Q&A with directors Garry Keane and Andrew McConnell, hosted by Deirdre O’Kane.

13th TUES – 19.30 | APOCALYPSE NOW: FINAL CUT
Forty years after its original release, audiences will get the chance to experience Apocalypse Now Final Cut, a never-before-seen and newly restored cut of Francis Ford Coppola’s spectacular cinematic masterpiece in a way which the director believes “looks better than it has ever looked and sounds better than it has ever sounded”.

14th WED – 11.00 | WILD STRAWBERRIES: HEAT AND DUST
Reissued in digital format, this early Merchant Ivory adaptation of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala’s novel reminds us of the sumptuous nature of their work, and why their stylish Anglo-Indian romantic dramas were so eagerly anticipated. Over 55s, tickets 4.45 including regular tea/coffee before the event.

16th FRI – 11.00 | WILD STRAWBERRIES: HEAT AND DUST
Reissued in digital format, this early Merchant Ivory adaptation of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala’s novel reminds us of the sumptuous nature of their work, and why their stylish Anglo-Indian romantic dramas were so eagerly anticipated. Over 55s, tickets 4.45 including regular tea/coffee before the event.

18th SUN – 13.00 | MYSTERY MATINEE
The ultimate surprise film returns with no clues and it could be anything from entire history of cinema! Tickets just €5.20m, take a chance!

25th SUN – 11.00 | IFI FAMILY: ODDBALL AND THE PENGUINS
In this gem of a film, director Stuart McDonald chooses the real-life colony of Fairy Penguins, situated on Middle Island off the coast of Warrnambool in south eastern Australia. Severely diminished in numbers and under threat from marauding foxes, the townspeople come up with the idea of shipping over some sheepdogs to protect the birds and the sanctuary. Tickets €5.00 per person, €15.00 family ticket.

26th MON – 13.00 | OPEN CAPTIONED SCREENING: PAIN AND GLORY 
Pedro Almodóvar’s elegiac drama boasts a career-best performance from Antonio Banderas as Salvador Mallo, a creatively blocked film director consumed by memories of an impoverished yet idyllic childhood spent with his mother Jacinta (played by Penélope Cruz). Presented with hard of hearing subtitles.

28th WED – 20.50 | OPEN CAPTIONED SCREENING: PAIN AND GLORY 
Pedro Almodóvar’s elegiac drama boasts a career-best performance from Antonio Banderas as Salvador Mallo, a creatively blocked film director consumed by memories of an impoverished yet idyllic childhood spent with his mother Jacinta (played by Penélope Cruz). Presented with hard of hearing subtitles.


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