Opening Night Event: Tropical Topical (17.30-18.30)
To get you in the mood for our opening film, join RTÉjr’s Clara Murray as she finds a way around the rainforest, creating some minibeast mayhem along the way and Dr Jenny McIlwaine and colleagues from the Trinity College botany department will be along too, plus Gill Weyman will be bringing ladybirds to the lobby! Dress tropically!
Opening Night Short
Cat Lake City
Percy Cat heads to CAT LAKE CITY – a cat’s holiday paradise. However, finding rest and relaxation may not be as easy it seems – plenty of giggles guaranteed though!
Germany / 2018/19 / Animation / Director: Antje Heyn
Minuscule – Mandibles from Far Away
This dazzling adventure featuring a cast of gorgeously animated insects is sure to have you buzzing. When a daddy ladybird discovers his young son is missing, he brings together his old insect crew to help in the search. The errant insect meanwhile has landed on a patch of rainforest in Guadeloupe that is at risk of destruction. The rescue squad hatch an elaborate plan to rescue junior and save the rainforest too.
Screening as part of IFI Family Festival 2019 – July 26th-28th