Join us for Free lunchtime screenings of films from the IFI Irish Film Archive. Simply collect your tickets at the IFI Box Office. Please see www.ifi.ie for dates and times.

Vues de I’Irlande. Whet your appetite for the Carte Noire IFI French Film Festival with some French perspectives on Ireland.

BELFAST, 1897:

The first films made on the streets of Belfast produced by the film pioneers Les frères Lumière.

FILM INFO: 3 minutes, 1897, Black and White


Director Stephen Burke imagines a French film crew in Belfast to cover the Hunger Strikes in 1981. They interview a Catholic and Protestant family, living within feet of each other, similar in every way but for their politics.

FILM INFO: 28 minutes, 1997, Colour

Two different programmes of films will screen at consecutive lunchtimes throughout November (with double bills on Saturdays). Please ask at the IFI Box Office for dates and times, or check this Events page. Simply book your FREE seat by contacting the IFI Box Office on 01 679 3477 or emailing boxoffice@irishfilm.ie (given that events can sell out, please note that your emailed booking requests must be confirmed by reply email from the Box Office in order to be considered valid).

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