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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…


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.

Cinanima International Animation Festival // Portugal

Brendan Canty, 15 minutes, 2019

9th – 15th November IFI and Cinanima Animation Festival present a programme of contemporary Irish short animation at the 30th edition of the festival, with film-makers Louise Bagnall and Eoghan Kidney in attendance. Director Tony Donoghue is a judge on…

Ciné Irlandais – Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Malága, Spain

Brendan Canty, 15 minutes, 2019

Throughout the month of May we are pleased to present, in collaboration with the Embassy of Ireland in Madrid, a series of contemporary Irish film, 'Ciné Irlandais'  at the Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Malága.   5th May               His and…

Cinegael Buffalo // New York, United States

Brendan Canty, 15 minutes, 2019

October 1st The annual Cinegael Buffalo Festival returns to the Burchfield-Penney Arts Centre with a programme of film to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the birth of W.B. Yeats curated by the IFI, including Alan Gilsenan's A Vision: A Life of…

Cinegael Montreal – Montreal, Canada

Brendan Canty, 15 minutes, 2019

Now in its 23rd year, Ciné Gael Montréal organizes the largest annual Irish film series in North America. The series is held each Spring at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, with the collaboration of Concordia’s School of Irish Studies. Friday, Jan 23rd: Gold   …

Cinegael, Montreal, Canada

Brendan Canty, 15 minutes, 2019

January - May Gold - 23rd January. Standby - 6th February. Song of the Sea - 21st February  Now it's 23rd year, Ciné Gael Montréal organizes the largest annual Irish film series in North America. The series is held each…

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…


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…


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