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Chippers

Nino Tropiano, 52 minutes, 2008

For almost 100 years, a host of Italian families have provided fish, chips and the odd battered burger to Dublin’s hungry masses. In fact, since the early 20th century upwards of 4,000 Italians have settled in Dublin. Following Barbato Borza…

Christina Noble: In a House That Ceased to Be

Ciarín Scott, 92 minutes, 2014

The winner of the audience award for best feature when it screened as part of 2014's IFI Stranger than Fiction Documentary Film Festival, Ciarín Scott’s intimate, emotional portrait of the remarkable Christina Noble is startling in its frankness. It forgoes a…

Christy

Brendan Canty, 15 minutes, 2019

A 16 year old school dropout interviews for a job, but when he is let down by his brother, he lashes back and looks to his friends for support.

Circle of Friends

Pat O'Connor, 103 minutes, 1995

Set in an austere 1950s Ireland, Circle of Friends is the empowering story of three young women fighting to have decent lives in a difficult country. Childhood friends Bernadette (Minnie Driver), Nan (Saffron Burrows), and Eve (Geraldine O’Rawe), escape the…

Circus Fantasticus

Janez Burger, 77 minutes, 2010

An Irish cinematic first, Circus Fantasticus is an Irish-Slovenian co-production, and one entirely devoid of dialogue at that. Make no mistake however, Janez Burger’s film is no throwback to the silent era à la The Artist. This is a portrait…

Citadel

Ciarán Foy, 84 minutes, 2012

Potent in its combination of psychological horror and dark predictions of social collapse Citadel is one of a series of recent Irish low-budget horror films. Living in a dilapidated high-rise flat, Tommy (Aneurin Barnard) is forced to watch his pregnant…

Citizen Europe

Angeliki Aristomenopoulou
Andrea Apostolides, 70 minutes, 2019

This engaging compendium follows five young students as they embark on their transformative cross-border Erasmus journeys leaving the comfort of their homes (in France, Germany, Poland, Bulgaria and Ethiopia), overcoming their fears and adapting to new cultures (in Lithuania, Finland,…

Citizen Lane

Thaddeus O'Sullivan, 80 minutes, 2018

This docu-drama follows Hugh Lane's hard-fought venture to establish a public modern art gallery in Dublin in the early years of the 20th century - a time of political agitation and the forging of a new Irish cultural identity. Featuring…

City of Roses

Andrew Kavanagh, 10 minutes, 2016

One Halloween night a smouldering suitcase was pulled off a bonfire in Dublin, saving a true story of love, loss and hope.

Ciúnas

Tristan Heanue, 13 minutes, 2019

A couple drive to the city to collect their teenage daughter from hospital. On the return journey everyone seems happy to avoid discussing her reason for being there. Awards: Rising Star Award, Irish Screen America 2019 Best Short Film, Disappear…

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