IFI International provides Irish film programming services for cultural exhibitors worldwide. Drawing on the collections of the IFI Irish Film Archive and liaising with film directors, producers, sales agents and distributors, IFI International provides access for cultural exhibitors to new and classic Irish cinema.
Supported by Culture Ireland, IFI International works with over 100 exhibition partners in more than 50 countries annually to strategically develop a global audience for Irish film culture. Irish film programmes are presented in contexts which enhance understanding of Irish cinema and which provide new routes for audiences who may be unfamiliar with Irish culture.
The IFI International service creates a gateway to Irish film through:
March 2021 saw the online launch of IFI International, a new streaming service providing access to Irish film to audiences across the globe, in association with festival partners.
More information is available at www.ifiinternational.ie. The IFI International app is available to download on iOS and Android.
For more information please contact Eleanor Melinn, IFI International Programme Manager, and read our FAQs.
In April 2021, the IFI launched the IFI Collection on IFI International.
The IFI Collection is a compendium of new and recent Irish films representing the best of Irish independent filmmaking talent. Together the films create a vibrant, multi-faceted picture of Irish life with subjects ranging from the historical to the contemporary. Here is a Collection that will satisfy the appetites of Irish people and Hibernophiles the world over.
The IFI is supported by The Arts Council