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IFI International Events 2022

IFI International: January 2022


27-30 January // Internationale Filmwochenende Würzburg [International Film Weekend] // Arracht // Central im Bürgerbräu // Würzburg, Germany

The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

IFI International Events 2021

IFI International: November 2021


1-30 November // Encuentro de Cine Europeo Argentina // The Silver Branch // Buenos Aires, Argentina // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland Buenos Aires


4 November // Outdoor Cultural screening of The Silver Branch // Santiago de Chile, Chile // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Santiago de Chile


5-7 November // Irish Film Festival Ottawa // Áine Tyrell – Irish Troubadour, Untold Secrets; Brief Encounters: IFI & WFTI Short Film Showcase: Break Us, Match, Pat, Life Boat Home, The Grass Ceiling, Saving Grace, Welcome to a Bright White Limbo, Grace Alone, Procession // Ottawa, Canada // Presented in collaboration with IFI International online


5-7 November // Irish Film Festa Rome Silver Stream // Gaza, A Bump Along the Way // Rome, Italy // Presented in collaboration with IFI International online


6-14 November // Calgary European Film Festival: 10th edition // Canadian premiere: Violet Gibson: The Irish Woman Who Shot Mussolini // Hybrid edition, online + Globe Cinema Calgary, Canada // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Ottawa


11 November // SF Irish Film Festival // Phil Lynott: Songs for While I’m Away // Delancey Street Theatre, San Francisco, USA


12-28 November // EU Film Festival Canada // Phil Lynott: Songs for While I’m Away // Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver + online, Canada // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Ottawa


14 November // European Arthouse Cinema Day // Ooops: The Adventure Continues // Spazju Kreattiv Cultural Centre // Valletta, Malta // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Valletta


12-14 November // Irish Film Festa Rome Silver Stream // Violet Gibson: The Irish Woman Who Shot Mussolini, Poster Boys // Rome, Italy // Presented in collaboration with IFI International online


15-23 November // European Film Weeks // The Silver Branch [20th Nov] // Eurooppasali – Europasalen, Helsinki, Finland // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Helsinki


17-21 November // Irish Film Festival London: 10th anniversary //
Opening gala: Arracht, Closing gala: Deadly Cuts
The Story of Looking, The Dance + Silence [double-bill], New York Our Time, Into the West, While You Live Shine, Redemption of a Rogue
Shorts a Haon: Memento Mori, Ascending Grace, Caravan, The Colour Between, Cease, The Cure, Suited, The Grass Ceiling
Shorts a Dó: Cherry, Scrap, Foxglove, Magic, Her Song, Nails, Inherent, Seven Feet Nine & a Quarter Inches
Online programme: New York Our Time, While You Live Shine, Untold Secrets, The Queen v Patrick O’Donnell, Northern Ireland: 100 Years of Happiness //
Venues: Riverside Studios, Hammersmith Irish Centre, Bertha DocHouse, London, UK


17-26 November // Panorama of European Films – 14th Edition // Phil Lynott: Songs for While I’m Away, Here Before // Cairo, Egypt // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Cairo


29 November // International Human Rights Day // Queen of Ireland // Cine Doré, Madrid, Spain // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Madrid

The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

IFI International: October 2021


6 October // Arracht [Monster] // Cinema Space, Abu Dhabi, UAE // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Abu Dhabi


16-17 October // Open House at the Chicago Irish American Heritage Center // Brief Encounters: IFI & WFTI Short Film Showcase: Break Us, Match, Pat, Life Boat Home, The Grass Ceiling, Saving Grace, Welcome to a Bright White Limbo, Grace Alone, Procession // The Mayfair Theatre, Chicago Irish American Heritage Center // Chicago, IL, USA // These screenings are part of the center’s offering of free events during Chicago Architectural Foundation’s Open House weekend.

The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

IFI International: September 2021


1-4 September // EFACIS [the European Federation of Associations and Centres of Irish Studies] EFACIS Conference 2021: Interfaces and Dialogues // Tomorrow is Saturday, Henry Glassie: Field Work, The Great Book of Ireland.

Guests confirmed as panellists:

  • Gillian Marsh (Tomorrow is Saturday),
  • Pat Collins (Henry Glassie: Field Work),
  • Alan Gilsenan (The Great Book of Ireland)

  • Hosted by the Centre for Irish Studies, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic // Online screenings are available to registered conference delegates on IFI International.


    3-12 September // Irish Film Festival Australia online // A Bump Along the Way, Áine Tyrell – Irish Troubadour, Boys from County Hell, Broken Law, Crock of Gold: A Few Rounds with Shane MacGowan, Deadly Cuts, Death of a Ladies Man, Finding Jack Charlton, Phil Lynott: Songs for While I’m Away, The Bright Side, Wildfire, Wolfwalkers // Sydney, Melbourne, Australia


    3-12 September // Queer Wave: Cyprus LGBTQI+ Film Festival // Dating Amber [4th Sep] // Nicosia, Cyprus // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland Nicosia, Cyprus


    15 September // Earthly Visions: A European Film Selection, presented by EUNIC // Song of Granite // SALT, Oslo, Norway // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland Oslo


    15-26 September [ONLINE on FestivalScope] // Europe on Screen Festival Jakarta // Redemption of a Rogue, Wildfire // Jakarta, Indonesia // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Jakarta


    17-24 September // LGBT Film Festival Poland // GAZE on Tour shorts: Frida Think, Becoming Cherrie, Muirgheilt, Boy Saint, In Orbit, Boardwalk, 134, Equal // Warsaw, Kinoteka [17-24 Sep], POZNAŃ, CKZ/Kino Pałacowe [27 Sep – 03 Oct] BYDGOSZCZ, MCK/Kino Orzeł [30Sep–03Oct], Poland // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Warsaw


    17-25 September // British & Irish Film Festival Luxembourg // In cinema: Herself, Mountrath Unlocked, Shadows, Who We Love, Phil Lynott: Songs for While I’m Away, Here Before, I Never Cry, My Salinger Year, End of Sentence, A Bend in the River, Ooops 2: The Adventure Continues.
    On IFI International online: To the Moon, The Queen v Patrick O’Donnell, Untold Secrets, Áine Tyrrell – Irish Troubadour, Mountrath Unlocked, Phil Lynott: Songs for While I’m Away, Men Who Sing, Lost Lives. Brief Encounters: IFI & WFTI Short Film Showcase: Break Us, Match, Pat, Life Boat Home, The Grass Ceiling, Saving Grace, Welcome to a Bright White Limbo, Grace Alone, Procession // Luxembourg


    20-25 September // Chagford Film Festival // Michael Collins // Chagford, UK


    24-26 September // SF Irish Film Festival [San Francisco] // In cinema: Phil Lynott: Songs for While I’m Away, Wolfwalkers, Redemption of a Rogue, Untold Secrets, Short Stories: Tall Tales [shorts programme] On IFI International online: Redemption of a Rogue, Rialto, Brief Encounters: IFI & WFTI Short Film Showcase: Break Us, Match, Pat, Life Boat Home, The Grass Ceiling, Saving Grace, Welcome to a Bright White Limbo, Grace Alone, Procession // San Francisco, USA


    24 September – 3 October // Lusaka International Film Festival // Wave Goodbye to Dinosaurs [29Sep] // Manda Hill’s Ster KineKor // Lusaka, Zambia // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland Lusaka


    27 September // Arracht // Cinema Space, Abu Dhabi, UAE // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Abu Dhabi


    The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

    IFI International: August 2021


    11-15 August // Serile Filmului Romanesc // Adam & Paul: The 12th edition of the festival is dedicated to the actor and director Ion Caramitru who will be in attendance. // Iași, Romania // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Bucharest


    15 August // Copenhagen World Pride // Queen of Ireland with Rory O’Neill in attendance // Grand Teatret // Copenhagen, Denmark // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Copenhagen


    20-29 August // Rasnov Film and Histories Festival (FFIR) // The Hunger: The Story of the Irish Famine // Rasnov Citadel, Rasnov, Romania // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Bucharest


    21-29 August // Pride Košice // The 34th: The Story of Marriage Equality // Košice, Slovakia // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Bratislava

    The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

    IFI International: July 2021


    17 July // Pride event // The 34th: The Story of Marriage Equality // Letní kino Kinská, Prague, Czech Republic // Presented by the Embassy of Ireland, Prague, in association with Mezipatra Queer Film Festival


    21 July // Programming Irish Film Worldwide panel // Galway Film Fleadh // Presented by IFI International and Culture Ireland:

  • Anna Gryaznova – Festival Director, Irish Week & Irish Film Festival Russia
  • Geoff Thompson – Festival Director, British & Irish Film Festival Luxembourg
  • Tom Sullivan – Director/Writer, Arracht
  • Christine Sisk – Director, Culture Ireland
  • Eleanor Melinn – Programme Manager, IFI International
  • Sunniva O’Flynn – IFI, Panel Moderator

  • 31 July – 01 August // Irish Film Festa Rome presents outdoor screenings at the Casa del Cinema // Extra Ordinary, Bruno // Rome, Italy

    The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

    IFI International: June 2021


    10-27 June // EU Film Festival Chile [online] // Redemption of a Rogue // Santiago de Chile // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Santiago de Chile


    12 June // CraicFest presents: Craic LGBT Film Fest // GAZE on Tour 2020 shorts: Outside the Box, Kelly, A White Horse, The Calamus Emotion, Coming Home, From His Perspective, Welcome to a Bright White Limbo, Cailín Álainn // New York Irish Center, USA


    16-23 June // Days of European Film // Redemption of a Rogue // 17th – Kino Pilotů Prague, 18th – Světozor Prague, 20th – Scala Brno, Czech Republic // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Prague


    23-29 June // The 34th: The Story of Marriage Equality // Online screening presented by Irish Screen America and the Consulate General of Ireland, Los Angeles, in celebration of LA Pride // The film will be preceded with an introduction by Orla Keane, Consul General of Ireland in LA. Following the screening a Q&A with directors Linda Cullen & Vanessa Gildea who will be joined by human rights advocate and former Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Katherine Zappone.


    24 June – 3 July [postponed from 6-16 May] // Festival Eurocine // Redemption of a Rogue // Cinemateca de Bogotá, Centro Cultural Gimnasio Monderno, Bogotá; Procinal Mayorca, Medellín, Colombia // Presented in association with the Consulate General of Ireland, Bogotá


    29 June // Pride Celebration // The 34th: The Story of Marriage Equality // Cabaret Restaurante Show, Bogotá, Colombia // Presented by the Embassy of Ireland, Bogotá


    30 June // Francophone Film Festival – marking the Organisation internationale de la francophonie // The Camino Voyage // Spazju Kreattiv Cultural Centre, Valletta, Malta // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Malta

    The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

    IFI International: May 2021


    6-8 May // EU Film Festival Malawi // The Camino Voyage [7th May] // Lilongwe, Malawi // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Lilongwe, and the EU Ambassador


    21-23 May // Fundación Iguales en colaboración con Centro Arte Alameda // The 34th: The Story of Marriage Equality // Santiago de Chile // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Santiago del Chile.


    26-30 May // The Irish Festival of Oulu presents // Arracht, The Hunger: The Story of the Irish Famine, Wildfire, Rosie // Oulu, Finland // Online event is presented on IFI International.

    The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

    IFI International: April 2021


    1-10 April [Postponed from 13-22 January] // Panorama of European Films // Arracht // Karim Cinema and Zamalek Cinemas // Cairo, Egypt // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Cairo


    9-13 April // Irish Film Festival Ottawa // A Bump Along the Way, + The Ferry, [short], Arracht, + Bainne [short], Wildfire, Rosie, + Saoirse [short], Broken Law, The Hunger: The Story of the Irish Famine, The Winter Lake, The Last Right // Ottawa, Canada // Online event is presented on IFI International.


    29 April // Launch of the IFI Collection, a compendium of new and recent Irish films representing the best of Irish independent filmmaking talent. Available for worldwide online rental on IFI International.

    The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

    IFI International: March 2021


    4-8 March // Chicago Irish Film Festival // The Edge of Chaos, The Evening Redness in the South, I Never Cry, The Winter Lake, Arracht, The Hunger, A Call to Arts, Tomorrow is Saturday, Violet Gibson: The Irish Woman Who Shot Mussolini, What is Going to Happen Next.
    Shorts Program 1 – Somewhere, Sometime: Ballast, How to Rob a Witch, I Like Chicken but I Don’t Like That, Sister This, Brute, Mourning Murder, 60 Days of Hell, The Final Performance, Bitch, Operator
    Shorts Program 2 – Desperate Measures: Stay Safe, Stay Home, Stay Sane?, The Blocks, Cost You Nothing, How to Fall in Love in a Pandemic, Ciúnas [Silence], The Lucky Man, Lockdown Upside Down, Ascending Grade, Lucky, Crooked
    Shorts Program 3 – All in a Day: The Long Summer – Still to Come?, We Don’t Choose How, The West Kerry Cowboy, Christy, Back Home, Paddy’s Day ’90, The Mountain Keg, The Ferry
    Shorts Program 4 – Life Lessons: Fisherman, Kickabout, A Cat Called Jam, Shielding Nico, Cat, Mini Hugh, 4X4, The First Step, Paddy, Getting In
    Shorts Program 5 – Suprises: At Heart and Soul, A Better You, Expiry Date, Grow Old With Me, Sign of the Times, Tyre Kickers, Wet & Soppy, The Widow, An Irish Underdog Story, The Yellow Dress
    Amazing Animation – shorts curated by Dublin Animation Festival: After You, Bright Side, The Beekeeper, Don’t Forget the Bread, Far Isle, Meowngrel, Rawr, Ruslan, Shoot, Streets of Fury, The Voyage, To the Stars, Unhinged
    Green Way Film Agency shorts: Rough, Spread the Wings, Kathleen was Here, Flicker, Hunger
    // Chicago, USA


    4-14 March // Capital Irish Film Festival // Arracht, Tomorrow is Saturday, Phil Lynott: Songs for While I’m Away, The Racer, The Hunger: The Story of the Irish Famine, Boys from County Hell, Wolfwalkers, Song of the Sea, The Secret of Kells, True North: The First Generation, The 8th, Martin McGuinness: I Fought, I Made Peace, I Made Politics, Wildfire, Playback, Here are the Young Men.
    Shorts Program 1: Time Traveller, Ascending Grace, Wet & Soppy, A Better You, Reunion, We Don’t Choose How
    Shorts Program 2: Spread the Wings, Flicker, How to Fall in Love in a Pandemic, The Dead Hands of Dublin, Cúl an Tí
    // Online and presented in association with AFI Silver, Silver Spring, Washington, USA


    12-21 March; extended to 28 March following government guidelines // Belgrade Irish Festival / Beogradski irski festival // Beckett on Film [Cultural Centre Parobrod], Wonder Walls, Sea Fever, Seamus Heaney and the music of what happens, This Ain’t No Disco, Shooting the Darkness, The Great Book of Ireland [in cinema + online], Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect, The Hunger: The Story of the Irish Famine [online], 50 Years of the Troubles: A Journey Through Film, Arracht [online] // Kinoteka, Belgrade, Serbia // Online events are presented on IFI International with Serbian subtitles.


    15-20 March // British & Irish Film Festival Luxembourg // The Winter Lake, Wildfire // Online event is presented on IFI International.


    17-21 March // Irish Film Festa Rome presents Silverstream // Arracht, The Hunger: The Story of the Irish Famine, Wildfire // Rome, Italy // Online event is presented on IFI International with Italian subtitles.


    17-21 March // Irish Film Festival Boston // Cumar: A Galway Rhapsody, Arracht, The Hunger: The Story of the Irish Famine, A Bump Along the Way, The Man Who Wanted to Fly, The Last Right, Katie, Metal Heart, When Women Won.
    Shorts programme 1: Father Father, Featherweight, 134, HALO, Silence, Honest, Streets of Fury
    Shorts programme 2: The Bird and the Whale, Ruby, Paddy, A White Horse, Mother, One Night at a Time, The Ferry
    Shorts programme 3: New Irish Short Documentaries: The Last Organist, Sunny Side Up, The Workhouse Prodigy, The Night is Black and the Day is White, Maid in America, Coming Home: Ag Teacht Abhaile, The Vasectomy Doctor, Saoirse, Strong at the Broken Places
    Brief Encounters: IFI & WFTI Short Film Showcase: Break Us, Match, Pat, ‘Life, Boat, Home’, The Grass Ceiling, Saving Grace, Welcome to a Bright White Limbo, Grace Alone, Procession
    // Boston, USA // Online event is presented on IFI International.


    17 March – 14 April // Regards d’Ailleurs Festival édition Jeune Public // Sing Street, Handsome Devil, Into the West, Song of the Sea // Dreux, France


    25-28 March // San Francisco Irish Film Festival: documentary edition // When Women Won, The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid, Let Your Colours Run Free, The Great Book of Ireland // San Francisco, USA // Online event is presented on IFI International.


    17-28 March // Irish Film Festival Russia // Wolfwalkers, Broken Law, Poster Boys, Tomorrow is Saturday, The Winter Lake, Wild Mountain Thyme, Rose Plays Julie, Calm with Horses, Wildfire.
    Comedy shorts: The Lucky Man, Ascending Grace, How to Fall in Love in a Pandemic, Algorithm, Ballast, Dead Run, Operator // KARO 11 Oktyabr, Moscow + KARO Varshavsky Express, St. Petersburg, Russia


    27 March + 01 April // Hong Kong Gay & Lesbian Film Festival // Closing film: Dating Amber // Hong Kong, China // Presented in association with the Consulate General of Ireland, Hong Kong

    The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

    IFI International: January 2021


    23-27 January // Al Ain Film Festival // Arracht // Screening on 24th and 26th at Star Cinema, Bawadi Mall, Al Ain, UAE // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Abu Dhabi and Dubai, UAE

    The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

    IFI International Events 2020

    IFI International: November 2020


    8 November // European Arthouse Cinema Day // A Bump Along the Way // Spazju Kreattiv Cultural Centre // Valletta, Malta // Presented by the Embassy of Ireland, Valletta


    19-29 November [Online + Rescheduled from 13-17 May] // Irish Film Festival Australia // Extra Ordinary, Arracht, The Ballymurphy Precedent, Seamus Heaney and the music of what happens, Dark Lies the Island, The Last Right, Endless Sunshine on a Cloudy Day, When Women Won, Calm with Horses, Rialto, Poster Boys, Sé Mo Laoch: Steve Cooney // Australia


    20 November – 03 December // EU Film Festival Vietnam // Brooklyn // Ho Chi Minh City [23Nov], Hanoi [26Nov], Hue [28Nov], Can Tho [02Dec] // Vietnam // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Hanoi


    21 November – 05 December // Hong Kong Lesbian and Gay Film Festival // Closing gala: Dating Amber // Hong Kong, China // Presented in association with the Consulate General of Ireland, Hong Kong


    27-29 November: [Rescheduled from 25-29 March] // Irish Film Festa in Short An special online shorts edition // LIVE ACTION SHORTS: THE APPOINTMENT (Northern Ireland, 2019) – David Moody; BREAK US (Ireland, 2019) – Rioghnach Ní Ghrioghair; CIUNAS / SILENCE (Ireland, 2019) – Tristan Heanue; CYNTHIA (Ireland, 2019) – Jack Hickey; FATHER FATHER (Northern Ireland, 2019) – Michael McDowell; THE GRASS CEILING (Ireland, 2029) doc. – Iseult Howlett; HALO (Ireland, 2019) – Michael-David McKernan; MAYA (Ireland, 2019) – Sophia Tamburrini; PARTING GIFT (Northern Ireland, 2018) – Paul Kennedy; LE PETITE MORT (Ireland, 2019) – Michael Smiley; RUBY (Northern Ireland, 2019) – Michael Creagh; THE VASECTOMY DOCTOR (Ireland, 2019) doc. – Paul Webster; WAS THAT A YES? (Ireland, 2019) – Ray Mac Donnacha // ANIMATION SHORTS: ABE’S STORY (Ireland, 2019) – Adam H Stewart; ARCHIE’S BAT (Ireland, 2029) – Shannon Egan; STREETS OF FURY (Ireland, 2019) – Aidan McAteer; THEM (Ireland, Germany, 2019) – Robin Lochmann; THE WIREMEN (Ireland, 2018) – Jessica Patterson; // OUT OF COMPETITION: A CONCRETE SONG (Ireland, 2019) – Dave Tynan // Italy

    The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

    IFI International: October 2020


    2-4 October // Immagini e Suono del Mondo [Ethnomusicological film festival] // Lomax in Éireann // Firenze, Italy


    4-11 October // ZagrebDox: International Documentary Film Festival // The Camino Voyage [VOD for 60 days in Croatia] // Zagreb, Croatia


    15-18 October // Animated Spirits Tokyo [online edition] // The Bird & the Whale // Tokyo, Japan // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Tokyo


    6 October – 8 November // LGBT Film Festival Poland online // GAZE on Tour 2018 shorts: Breast Friends, Thirst, Cat Calls, Wren Boys, Johnny, The Red Tree // Poland // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Warsaw.


    9-10 October // Irish Film Festival Boston presents Drive-in Irish Movies // A Bump Along the Way, The Last Right, Shorts: The Bird and the Whale, Ruby // Irish Cultural Center, Canton, MA, USA


    18 October – 08 November // CineLibri // Here are the Young Men [3 screenings] // Sofia, Bulgaria // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Sofia


    30-31 October // Samhain Celebration // The Hole in the Ground // Artis Cinema, Tallinn, Estonia // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Tallinn

    The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

    IFI International: September 2020


    6 September // LGBT Film Festival Poland launch event // Queen of Ireland // Warsaw, Poland // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Warsaw


    12 September // Gasra na Gaeilge and The Adelaide Irish Club presents Cinema Gaelach // The Camino Voyage // Adelaide Irish Club, Adelaide, Australia


    18-25 September // LGBT Film Festival Poland // GAZE on Tour 2018 shorts: Breast Friends, Thirst, Cat Calls, Wren Boys, Johnny, The Red Tree // Warsaw and other cities around Poland, and online // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Warsaw


    18-27 September // British and Irish Film Festival Luxembourg // A Bump Along the Way + virtual Q&A with actor Bronagh Gallagher and producer Louise Gallagher, The Tribe of Gods + virtual Q&A with director/co-writer Loïc Jourdain, The Last Right + virtual Q&A with director Aoife Crehan, The Castle + virtual Q&A with director/writer Lina Luzyte, Arracht + virtual Q&A with actor Seán T. Ó Meallagh, Bruno + virtual Q&A with actor Diarmaid Murtagh, Breaking Ice + virtual Q&A with director/writer Jason Branagan // Ciné-Utopia, Cinémathèque // Luxembourg


    24-27 September [rescheduled from March] // Māoriland Film Festival // The Camino Voyage [26th Sep] // Otaki, New Zealand


    25 September // Irish Film Festival Russia presents // Dark Lies the Island // Moskino Muzeon outdoor cinema, Moscow central park, Russia // Screening presented in collaboration with Moskino cinemas

    The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

    IFI International: August 2020


    21-31 August // The Histories and Film Festival in Rasnov (FFIR) // The Wind that Shakes the Barley [25Aug] // Rasnov Citadel, Bucharest, Romania // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Bucharest


    26 August – 6 September // Sumedate Suveööde Filmifestival 2020 // Brooklyn [28Aug] // City Hall, Rakvere, Estonia // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Tallinn

    The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

    IFI International: July 2020


    11 July // Programming Irish Film Worldwide panel // Galway Film Fleadh // Presented by IFI International and Culture Ireland:

  • Dónal Ó Céilleachair, Director The Camino Voyage, Dreamtime Revisited
  • Barry Ward, Actor Extra Ordinary, Dating Amber, Maze
  • Kelly O’Connor, Festival & Programme Director, Irish Film London
  • Susanna Pellis, Festival Director, Irish Film Festa Roma
  • Will Fitzgerald, Programme Director, Galway Film Fleadh
  • Sunniva O’Flynn – Head of Irish Film Programming IFI, Panel Moderator
  • The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

    IFI International: June 2020


    16-23 June // Days of European Film Festival // Extra Ordinary // Kino Lucerna, Prague [16th], Kino Světozor, Prague [20th], Bio Central, Hradec Králové [20th], Czechia // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Prague

    The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

    IFI International: March 2020

    6 March // Cine Gael Montreal Spring Season // The Man Who Wanted to Fly // J.A. DeSève Cinema, Concordia University // Montreal, Canada

    CANCELLED: 6-8 March // LadyFest Riga // GAZE on Tour 2018: Breast Friends, Thirst, Cat Calls, Wren Boys, Johnny, The Red Tree // Kaņepes Kultūras centrs // Riga, Latvia // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Riga

    7 March // San Francisco Irish Film Festival: Documentary Day // Seamus Heaney and the music of what happens, Cumar: A Galway Rhapsody, Shooting the Darkness, Bending Glass // San Francisco, USA

    10 March // St. Patrick’s screening // Song of the Sea // Tirana, Albania // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Athens + Alliance Française

    ALL SCREENINGS AFTER 14th MARCH CANCELLED: some screenings to be rescheduled to later dates TBC: 11 March – 8 April // Regards d’Ailleurs Film Festival // This edition is dedicated entirely to Ireland as the country of focus for 2020 // Vivarium with director Lorcan Finnegan in attendance, Without Name, ’71, In the Name of the Father, Into the West, You’re Ugly Too, Laws and Men, Sing Street, Frank, Queen of Ireland, Good Vibrations, This Other Eden, Hunger, Le libraire de Belfast, Song of the Sea, Waking Ned, Rosie, My Left Foot, The Boxer, The Guard, Bloody Sunday, Irlande(s): L’aube d’un pays, The Quiet Man, Innisfree, Once, Man of Aran, Extra Ordinary, Let Us Prey, Calvary, Jimmy’s Hall, Hidden Agenda, The Wind that Shakes the Barley, The Drummer and the Keeper, The Miami Showband Massacre, The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid, Aran: Souvenirs d’un monde flottant, Philomena, Five Minutes of Heaven, The Pipe, Breakfast on Pluto, Irish Destiny, A Kind of Magic, Garage, The Commitments, Michael Collins // Dreux, France

    ALL MOSCOW SCREENINGS AFTER 17th MARCH POSTPONED [new dates TBC] 11-22 March // Irish Film Festival Russia // Extra Ordinary, with actor Barry Ward in attendance, Never Grow Old, The Last Right, Dark Lies the Island, Animals. Classic film: Grabbers // Moscow, St Petersburg, Yekaterinburg, Novosibirsk, Russia

    12-14 March // Craic Fest // The Prize Fighter, Cumar: A Galway Rhapsody, Heyday: The Mic Christopher Story, Eden, Street Leagues // Cinépolis Chelsea // New York, USA

    CANCELLED: 13 March // American Pilgrims on the Camino Gathering23rd edition // The Camino Voyage // Olympia, WA, USA

    CANCELLED: 13 March // St. Patrick’s Day and Seachtain na Gaeilge screening // The Camino Voyage // Kanepes Cultural Centre // Riga, Latvia // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Riga

    CANCELLED: 13 March // The Celtic Section, Department of English at University of Uppsala presents a screening of The Camino Voyage. Artist Breanndán Ó Beaglaoich, featured in the film, will perform traditional Irish accordion music + Q&A // Slotsbiografen // Uppsala, Sweden // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Stockholm

    CANCELLED [Postponed to March 2021]: 13-22 March // Belgrade Irish Festival // In the Name of the Father + Q&A with Jim Sheridan, My Left Foot, The Field, In America, The Boxer. Seamus Heaney and the music of what happens, Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect, Shooting the Darkness, Wonder Walls, Beckett on Film, The Man Who Shot Beckett + Q&A with photographer John Minihan, 50 Years of the Troubles: A Journey Through Film, This Ain’t No Disco + Q&A with Donal Dineen, Sea Fever // Kinoteka // Belgrade, Serbia

    POSTPONED: 15 March // St. Patrick’s screening of The Camino Voyage at the Embassy of Ireland, Stockholm, Sweden

    POSTPONED: 15-22 March // ZagrebDox: International Documentary Film Festival // The Camino Voyage // Zagreb, Croatia

    POSTPONED: 19-21 March // Irish Film Festival UAE // Arracht, Metal Heart, The Breadwinner, Float Like a Butterfly, The Drummer and the Keeper // Vox Cinemas // Dubai, Abu Dhabi, UAE // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland Abu Dhabi

    POSTPONED to 19-22 November: 19-22 March // Irish Film Festival Boston // A Bump Along the Way + Q&A with actor Bronagh Gallagher and writer Tess McGowan; The Bird and the Whale +Q&A with director Carol Freeman and composer Chris McLoughlin, The Last Right + Q&A with director Aoife Crehan, Metal Heart, Extra Ordinary, When Women Won, In League with Gaddafi, Heyday: The Mic Christopher Story, Katie + Q&A with director Ross Whitaker and producer Aideen O’Sullivan, The Job of Songs, Cumar: a Galway Rhapsody, The Man Who Wanted To Fly. Shorts Program 1: 134, A White Horse, HALO, Father Father, Featherweight, Honest, Mother, Ciúnas [Silence], Streets of Fury. Shorts Program 2: The Sunny Side Up, The Night is Black and the Day is White, The Workhouse Prodigy, Strong at the Broken Places, Maid in America, The Last Organist, Coming Home [Ag Teacht Abhaile], The Vasectomy Doctor // The Somerville Theatre // Boston, USA

    POSTPONED to 24-27 September: 18-22 March // Māoriland Film Festival // The Camino Voyage // Otaki, New Zealand

    POSTPONED to 28 November: 21 March // St Patrick’s screening of The Camino Voyage // Spazju Kreattiv Cultural Centre // Valletta, Malta // Presented by the Embassy of Ireland in association with the Francophone Film Festival marking the organisation internationale de la francophonie

    POSTPONED to September: 22 March // St Patrick’s screening // A Bump Along the Way // Luxembourg, Luxembourg

    POSTPONED to Q4: 25-29 March // Irish Film Festa // Rome, Italy

    POSTPONED: 26 March – 2 April // Festival de Cine Europeo // Extra Ordinary // Fine Arts Miramar // San Juan, Puerto Rico // Presented in association with the Consulate General of Atlanta and the Embassy of Ireland in Washington

    POSTPONED: 27 March // A Day of Fieldwork: Reconsidering Alan Lomax’s Global and Local Legacies //
    Lomax in Éireann followed by a panel discussion on the film and Lomax’s legacy on approaches to both fieldwork and performance with Glenn Hinson, Joseph Decosimo, Natasha Sumner, and Tiber Falzett; moderated by Martin L. Johnson. // University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA // Presented in association with the Consulate General of Atlanta

    CANCELLED: 28 March // Cine Gael Montreal Spring Season // An evening of Irish short films // J.A. DeSève Cinema, Concordia University // Montreal, Canada

    POSTPONED: 31 March // IFI Ciné-concert at the Metrograph // The Cohens and Kellys // New York, USA

     

    The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

    IFI International: February 2020


    7-15 February // EU Film Festival Ghana // The Silver Branch // Kumasi [7-8 Feb], Accra [9-15 Feb], Ghana // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Abuja, Nigeria

    9 February // Niall Tobín tribute at the Irish Cultural Centre Hammersmith // Eat the Peach // London, UK

    13 February – 01 March // EU Film Festival Hong Kong // The Camino Voyage // AMC Pacific Place and Broadway Cinematheque // Hong Kong, China // Presented in association with the Consulate General of Ireland, Hong Kong

    16-21 February // Rétrospective Pat Collins presented by the University of Saskatchewan // What Remains, Oileain Thoraí, Pilgrim, Tim Robinson: Connemara, Fathom // Cinémathèque Québécoise // Montreal, Canada

    21 February // Cinegael Montreal // Sooner or Later // J.A. DeSève Cinema, Concordia University // Montreal, Canada

    27 February – 1 March // Chicago Irish Film Festival // A Bump Along the Way, Breaking Ice, Bruno, Cumar: A Galway Rhapsody, Gaza, Guns and Rosaries, Kilimanjaro Mama, Sea Fever. Shorts programmes: 9 Months, Pure Gold, Kathleen, Halo, Match, Rip to the Rescue, Spooky Talent Agency, Wine Lake. The Vasectomy Doctor, Cut Throat, Mosney, Mother, Stray, Starry Night, The Space Between Us, Fragile, By Your Side, The Anderson Corporation. Hearts & Crafts, My Mother’s Shoes, Weekend Warriors, A Quack Too Far, Under Growth, Legend Has It, 72 Miles, The Beekeeper, Seanie & Flo, Mary. Tá M’Athair Anseo, The Promise, Ghosts from Now, Run, The Night is Black and the Day is White, Abe’s Story, Square One, Up and Away, Love Her Bones. // The Gallery Theatre, The Logan Theatre, Theater on the Lake // Chicago, USA

    27 February – 1 March // Capital Irish Film Festival // A Bump Along the Way, The Dig, Extra Ordinary, Sea Fever, Seamus Heaney and the music of what happens, A Girl from Mogadishu, Dark Lies the Island, Gaza, Katie, Shooting the Darkness, Cumar: A Galway Rhapsody. Shorts programme: First Disco, Boardwalk, Stray, Lúbtha [Queer], Face it Again, The Anderson Corporation Will Change Your Life // AFI Silver // Silver Spring, Washington MD, USA

    28 February – 1 March // Toronto Irish Film Festival – 10th anniversary // Dark Lies the Island, Sea Fever, A Bump Along the Way, Seamus Heaney and the music of what happens // TIFF Bell Lightbox // Toronto, Canada

    The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

    IFI International: January 2020


    15 January // Georgia Public Broadcasting presents a special screening of Black 47 with special guest James Frecheville // Atlanta, GA, USA // Presented in association with the Consulate General of Ireland, Atlanta

    21 January // One World Film Festival [Jeden Svet] // The 34th: The Story of Marriage Equality // Liptovský Mikuláš Slovakia // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Bratislava

    24 January // Cinegael Montreal – Spring season launch // The Lost Children of the Carricks // J.A. DeSève Cinema, Concordia University // Montreal, Canada

    28 January – 3 February // Mumbai International Film Festival // Irish Focus: Between Land and Sea, Atlantic, The Farthest, Gaza, The Breadwinner, A Doctor’s Sword. EU Focus: special Irish entry: The Camino Voyage // Mumbai, India // Presented in association with the Consulate General of Mumbai

    29 January // Imbolc International Arts Festival // The Camino Voyage // Derry, UK

    29-31 January // Scéal Eile Irish Film Festival // A Bump Along the Way, Gaza, Extra Ordinary // Brussels, Leuven, Ghent, Belgium

    30 January // Pride Academy and St Brigid’s Day // The 34th: The Story of Marriage Equality + Q&A with Gráinne Healy // Premier KultCafé // Budapest, Hungary // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Budapest

    30 January // Cinema Space and the Embassy of Ireland Abu Dhabi presents Once // Manarat Al Saadiyat /Cinema Space // Abu Dhabi, UAE // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Abu Dhabi

    30 January-02 February // Internationale Filmwochenende Würzburg [International Film Weekend] // Float Like a Butterfly // Central im Bürgerbräu // Würzburg, Germany

     

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    IFI International Events 2019

    IFI International: December 2019


    4 December // REEL TIME: Poetry, Performance and Internal Politics: On Black Mountain + the Poets’ Theatre by Jonathan Creasy, UCD // By Accident with introduction and post-screening conversation with Fanny Howe, daughter of Mary Manning // Harvard // Cambridge, MA, USA


    7-12 December // EU Film Festival China // A Dog Called Money, Never Grow Old, Jimmy’s Hall, The Stag, The Hole in the Ground, Dare to be Wild, Wakewood, Brooklyn, The Secret Scripture // Jinan Palace Cinema [7-8], Beijing Film Academy [9-12], China


    8 December // Tęczowe Podbeskidzie presents a screening of The 34th: The Story of Marriage Equality // Bielsko-Biała, Poland


    10 December // Light Industry Cinema presents // Guests of the Nation, Screening in the Rain, By Accident // New York, USA


    11 December // Solas Nua presents Fair is Foul and Foul is Fair visual arts event // Citizen Lane // Silver Spring, Washington, MD, USA


    13 December // Cinema Obscura // Gaza // Mozilla Community Space // Jakarta, Indonesia // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Jakarta


    17 December // London Irish Centre and IFI present // Under the Clock // London Irish Centre Camden // London, UK

     

    The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

    IFI International: November 2019


    2 November // Irish Screen America // Float Like a Butterfly + Q&A with director Carmel Winters // Ahrya Fine Arts by Laemmle // Los Angeles, USA


    6-10 November // Noordelijk Film Festival // The Dig // Leeuwarden,  The Netherlands


    6-12 November // Irish Film Festival // I, Dolours, Lomax in Éireann, The Drummer and the Keeper // Sherman Library, Nova Southeastern University // Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA


    6-16 November // Panorama of European Film // The Camino Voyage // Cairo, Egypt // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Cairo


    8 November // Villanova University Irish Studies Film Presentation // The Camino Voyage // Bartley Hall, Villanova University // Philadelphia, PA, USA


    13 November // Trondheim Filmklubb // The Camino Voyage // Cinemateket Trondheim // Trondheim, Norway


    14-24 November // EU Film Festival // The Camino Voyage // Addis Ababa, Ethiopia // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Addis Ababa


    16 November // Centre Culturel Irlandais presents the French premiere of The Camino Voyage // Paris, France


    20-24 November // Irish Film Festival London // Heyday: The Mic Christopher Story, A Bump Along the Way, Dark Lies the Island, Bruno, Extra Ordinary, Cumar: A Galway Odyssey, Short films: The Bird and the Whale, Them, Hearts and Crafts, Sadhbh // Regent Street Cinema // London, UK


    26 November // London Irish Centre and IFI present // Keepers of the Flame // London Irish Centre Camden // London, UK


    26-27 November // EU Food and Film Festival Laos // Brooklyn [29th Nov] // Vientiane, Laos // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Hanoi, Vietnam


    29 November – 1 December // Vancouver Irish Film Festival // A Bump Along the Way, Gaza, The Camino Voyage, The Dig, Extra Ordinary, The Irish Pub, Into the West // Vancity Theatre // Vancouver, Canada


    29 November – 17 December // EU Film Festival Bangkok // The Drummer and the Keeper // Bangkok Screening Rooms // Bangkok, Thailand // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Bangkok

     

    The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

     

     

    IFI International: October 2019


    2-6 October // Irish Festival of Oulu // The Camino Voyage, Lomax in Éireann, Making the Grade, Black 47, Patrick’s Day// Cultural Centre Valve // Oulu, Finland


    4-6 October // Bangkok Irish Film Festival // Brooklyn, Black 47, Making the Grade, GAZE on Tour shorts: Breast Friends, Thirst, Cat Calls, Wren Boys, Johnny, The Red Tree // Bangkok Screening Room // Bangkok, Thailand // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Bangkok


    5-20 October // CineLibri // Breakfast on Pluto // Sofia, Bulgaria // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Sofia


    7-11 October // Irish Film Festival // The Silver Branch, In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America, Once, The Camino Voyage, Pavee Lackeen // Manaus, Brazil // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Brasilia and facilitated by the Cultural Secretariat of the State of Amazonas.


    10-16 October // One World Film Festival-Jeden Svet // The 34th: The Story of Marriage Equality // 10th – Lumiere Cinema, Bratislava followed by Q&A with Dr. Gráinne Healy // Faculty of Arts, Bratislava [10th] // Bardejov, Banska Bystrica, and Zilina [dates TBC], Slovakia // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Bratislava


    11-13 October // Omagh Literary Festival // The Camino Voyage // Strule Arts Centre // Omagh, Co. Tyrone


    11-20 October // Indonesian Eco Film Festival // Colony // Jakarta, Indonesia // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Jakarta


    13 October // European Arthouse Cinema Day // Sing Street // Spazju Kreattiv // Valletta, Malta // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Malta


    14 October // Atlanta Pride Festival // Queen of Ireland + Q&A with Rory O’Neill / Panti Bliss // Atlanta, GA, USA // Presented in association with the Consulate General of Ireland, Atlanta


    16-31 October // Irish Film Festival Singapore // Float Like a Butterfly, Once, The Hole in the Ground, Song of the Sea, The Camino Voyage, The Crying Game // Singapore // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Singapore // The screening of Float Like a Butterfly on 20th October will be followed by a Q&A with director Carmel Winters and production designer Toma McCullim. A number of workshops


    16 October // Fairfield University – Irish Studies Department // No Stone Unturned // Connecticut, USA


    16 October // The Irish in Film Series presented by the Irish Studies Department at Fairfield University // No Stone Unturned // Kelly Center Presentation Room // Connecticut, USA // Film presented by Kevin Cassidy, PhD, Department of Politics


    19-20 October // iBAM [Irish Books, Arts, Music] // Short film programmes: IFI Documentary Festival shorts curated by Dean Kavanagh: The Reek, Johnny, For When I Die, Mother & Baby, Inhale, The Last Miner, Pigeons of Discontent, Hey Ronnie Reagan. IFI Brief Encounters New Fiction curated by Dean Kavanagh: Time Traveller, Fern, Behind Cars, Wave, Take Me Swimming. GAZE on Tour shorts curated by GAZE Festival: Breast Friends, Thirst, Cat Calls, Wren Boys, Johnny, The Red Tree // The Mayfair Theatre, Chicago Irish American Heritage Center // Chicago, IL, USA // These screenings are part of the center’s offering of free events during Chicago Architectural Foundation’s Open House weekend.


    22 October // London Irish Centre and IFI present // Máirín de Burca: A Loner’s Instinct // London Irish Centre Camden // London, UK


    25-26 October // Irish Screen America, Glucksman Ireland House and the Irish Arts Center present // Float Like a Butterfly New York premiere + Q&A with director Carmel Winters [25th]; Katie [26th] // Cantor Film Center // New York, USA


    25-27 October // Friday Harbour Film Festival // The Camino Voyage //  San Juan Island, Washington, USA The Camino Voyage


    30 October // Movimiento // Come on Over ciné-concert with musical accompaniment by Elaine Loebenstein // City-kino // Linz, Austria // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Vienna


    31 October // Come on Over ciné-concert with musical accompaniment by Elaine Loebenstein // City-kino // Linz, Austria // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Vienna

     

    The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

    IFI International: September 2019


    7 September // Czech Film Archive // Come on Over ciné-concert with musical accompaniment by pianist Elaine Loebenstein // Ponrepo Cinema // Prague, Czech Republic // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Prague


    9 September // Hungarian National Film Foundation presents Budapest Classics Film Marathon // Come on Over ciné-concert with musical accompaniment by pianist Elaine Loebenstein // Budapest, Hungary // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Budapest


    13 September // Come on Over ciné-concert with musical accompaniment by pianist Elaine Loebenstein // Slovenska kinoteka // Ljubljiana, Slovenia // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Ljubljiana


    12-22 September // European Film Festival Jordan // The Camino Voyage screening on 19th September // Royal Film Commission; Al Hussein Cultural Centre // Amman, Jordan // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Amman


    13-21 September // British & Irish Film Festival // Extra Ordinary, Alcock and Brown: The True Story, The Man Who Wanted to Fly, Never Grow Old, Shorts programme: Triúr a Bádh [Three Were Drowned], Rip to the Rescue, Fern, Mother & Baby, Hey Ronnie Reagan, Lily // Ciné-Utopia, Cinémathèque, Kinepolis-Kirchberg // Luxembourg


    14 September // Philadelphia Céilí Group // The Secret of Kells // Commodore Barry Arts & Cultural Center // Philadelphia, PA, USA


    18 September // Queen of Ireland + panel discussion with Rory O’Neill // Warsaw, Poland // Presented in association with the Irish delegation to the OSCE and Embassy of Ireland Vienna, as a parallel event to the HDIM human rights fortnight


    18-21 September // Equality March in Toruń // The 34th: The Story of Marriage Equality // Dwór Artusa w Toruniu // Toruń, Poland // With support from the Embassy of Ireland, Warsaw


    19-21 September // San Francisco Irish Film Festival // Float Like a Butterfly, Gaza, Shorts programme 1: Psychic, Ruby, Feathers, Wren Boys, Johnny. Shorts programme 1: Seanie and Flo, Father Father, The Barbershop, Run, No Dogs, Family Way. Shorts programme to be followed by Q&A with writer, director and producer Roisin Kearney // Delancey Street Theater // San Francisco, USA


    20 September // Culture Night screening of Making the Grade // Journalists’ Association of Ankara // Ankara, Turkey // Presented by the Embassy of Ireland, Ankara


    20-29 September // 100% Manusia // Sanctuary // Jakarta, Indonesia // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Jakarta


    23-28 September // Chagford Film Festival // The Camino Voyage // Chagford, UK // Presented in association with London Film School and University of Exeter


    26 September // Irish Network Houston Fall Screening // The Camino Voyage // Houston, USA

     

    The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

    IFI International: August 2019


    2 August // Embassy of Ireland screening during Pride Festival // Queen of Ireland // Hanover House // The Hague, The Netherlands // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, The Hague


    22-25 August // aGLIFF [All Genders, Lifestyles and Identities Film Festival] // Breast Friends, Cat Calls // Austin, TX, USA // Presented in association with the Consulate of Ireland, Austin, Texas and Gaze Film Festival


    26-31 August // Euro East Africa film Festival // A Different Kind of Day, Breathe, Time Traveller, Mother and Baby // National Theatre // Kampala, Uganda // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Kampala


    The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

    The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

    IFI International: July 2019


    24 June-31 August // EU Film Festival // Black 47 // Instituto Cervantes, New Delhi [2 July] // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, New Delhi


    5 July // Navigatio Asociación de Santander // The Camino Voyage // Centro Botín // Santander, Spain


    5-7 July // PolskaEire Festival Ruda Śląska // Song of the Sea, Once, Handsome Devil // Ruda Śląska, Poland


    9 July // Irish Cultural Centre // Under the Clock + Q&A with director Colm Nicell // Irish Cultural Centre, Hammersmith // London, UK


    12 July // IFI International Annual Exhibitor Network Event at the Galway Film Fleadh // Galway, Ireland


    17 July // Chicago Film Festival Summer School // The Camino Voyage // Presented in association with the Consulate General of Ireland, Chicago


    21 July // Festival N2 // The Camino Voyage // Auditório do Cultural Centro de Chaves // Chaves, Portugal


    26-27 July // Baton Rouge Irish Film Festival // Float Like a Butterfly, Black 47, Lomax in Éireann, Metal Heart, Extra Ordinary // Manship Theatre // Baton Rouge, LA, USA

     

    The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

    IFI International: June 2019


    5 June // Sofia Pride Film Festival // GAZE on Tour short films: Breast Friends, Thirst, Cat Calls, Wren Boys, Johnny, The Red Tree // Sofia, Bulgaria // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Sofia, and GAZE LGBT Film Festival


    6 June // Irish cultural screening // The Camino Voyage // Rome, Italy // Presented by the Embassy of Ireland to the Holy See


    24 June-31 August // EU Film Festival // Black 47 // Max Mueller Bhavan/Goethe Institut, Chennai [30 June] // Other locations around India to be confirmed // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, New Delhi


    14-23 June // European Film Festival // My Left Foot // Bucharest (Elvire Popescu Cinema), Sibiu (Ion Besoiu Cultural Centre), and Târgu Mureș (ARTA Cinema), Romania, and Chisinău (Odeon Cinema), Republic of Moldova) // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Bucharest


    15 June // EU Film Festival Mauritius // Sing Street // Port Louis, Mauritius // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Pretoria


    16 June // Bloomsday screening of Nora at Irish Cultural Centre Hammersmith // London, UK


    15-23 June // Bucharest Pride Festival // GAZE on Tour short films screening on 16th June: Breast Friends, Thirst, Cat Calls, Wren Boys, Johnny, The Red Tree // DESCHIS Gastrobar & Family Forum @ Rezidenta Scena9 // Bucharest, Romania // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Bucharest, and GAZE LGBT Film Festival

     

    The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

    IFI International: May 2019


    1-12 May// Irish Film Festival Australia // Float Like a Butterfly, The Camino Voyage, Unquiet Graves, The Drummer and the Keeper, Dublin Oldschool, The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid, Metal Heart, Between Land and Sea, No Party for Billy Burns. GAZE on Tour shorts 2018/9: Breast Friends, Thirst, Cat Calls, Wren Boys, Johnny, The Red Tree // Penrith [1 May] , Sydney [1-5 May], Melbourne [9-12 May], Australia


    1-20 May // Festival Eurocine // Irish focus: Queen of Ireland, Michael Inside, The Runway, The Camino Voyage, A Date for Mad Mary, The Wind that Shakes the Barley, Song of the Sea // Bogotá [1-12 May], Medellín, Calí & Manizales [16-22 May], Colombia // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Bogotá


    2-12 May // Toronto Jewish Film Festival // The Cohens and Kellys – ciné-concert // Toronto, Canada


    3 May // Cinegael Montreal // Michael Inside // J.A. DeSève Cinema, Concordia University // Montreal, Canada


    3-26 May // EU Film Festival // Sing Street // Nairobi, Kenya // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Nairobi


    7 May // London Irish Centre and IFI present // Natural Grace // London Irish Centre Camden // London, UK


    7 May // St. Paul Irish Arts Week // Máirín deBurca: A Loner’s Instinct // Celtic Junction Arts Center // St. Paul, MN, USA


    8 May // Irish Network Houston // Lomax in Éireann // Anderson Hall, University of St. Thomas // Houston, TX, USA


    10-19 May // EU Film Festival // Sing Street // Singapore // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Singapore


    10 May-29 June // EU Film Festival // The Silver Branch // Curitiba [17th May], Brasilia [18th May], Florianapolis [7th June], Salvador [12th June], Recife [29th June], Brazil // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Brasilia and EUNIC


    11 May // Films with a Mission: Medical Films from the Catholic Mission Archives 1930s-1960s // Bridge of the Ford the Story of Drogheda, Aran of the Saints, Ecce Ancilla Domini // Birkbeck Institute for the Moving Image // London, UK


    15 May // Black 47 followed by panel discussion // Plaza Theatre // Atlanta, GA, USA // Presented in association with the Consulate General of Ireland, Atlanta


    21 May // London Irish Centre and IFI present // Documentary shorts curated by IFI’s Dean Kavanagh: The Reek, Johnny, For When I Die, Mother and Baby, Inhale, The Last Miner, Pigeons of Discontent, Hey Ronnie Reagan // London Irish Centre Camden // London, UK

     

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    IFI International: April 2019


    3 April // Irish Cultural Centre, Hammersmith // Keepers of the Flame + Q&A with director Nuala O’Connor // London, UK


    4-21 April // Days of European Film // Black 47 // Světozor [8th] and Lucerna [10th], Prague // Panorama [16th, Boskovice // Prague and Boskovice, Czech Republic // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Prague


    5 April // Irish Arts Center New York // Lomax in Éireann // New York, USA


    5 April // Cinegael Montreal // An evening of Irish short films: All in Good Time, Time Traveller, The Shift, Mother and Baby, Kubrick by Candlelight, Late Afternoon, The Swimmer // J.A. DeSève Cinema, Concordia University // Montreal, Canada


    7 April // Féile na Gaeilge / Irish Language Day: The Sea / An Fharraige // The Camino Voyage // Irish Arts Center New York // New York, USA


    9 April // London Irish Centre and IFI present // Aisling Gheal // London Irish Centre Camden // London, UK


    12 April // Cinegael Montreal // In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America // J.A. DeSève Cinema, Concordia University // Montreal, Canada


    18-30 April // Europe on Screen Festival // The Drummer and the Keeper, Michael Inside, The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid // Jakarta, Indonesia // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Jakarta


    23 April // London Irish Centre and IFI present // His & Hers // London Irish Centre Camden // London, UK


    25-27 April // Kangasala Irish Festival: The Spring Gathering // Under the Clock, Making the Grade // Kangasala Arts Center // Tampere, Finland // Presented by the Irish Music Society of Tampere


    29 April – 5 May // Filmkunstfest // Ireland as guest country of honour. Opening Gala: German premiere of Greta; Maze, Song of Granite, Black 47, The Breadwinner, Michael Inside, Kissing Candice, Float Like a Butterfly, I, Dolours  // Filmpalast Capitol // Schwerin, Germany


    29 April – 9 May // EU Film Cycle // Sing Street // Maputo, Mozambique // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Maputo

     

    The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

    IFI International March 2019


    1-3 March // Toronto Irish Film Festival // Under the Clock, Dublin Oldschool, Anseo i Lár an Ghleanna [In the Shadow of the Glen], The Camino Voyage, The Dig // TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 3 // Toronto, Canada


    2 March // South Side Irish Parade Film Festival // Black 47, Song of the Sea // Beverley Arts Center // Chicago, USA


    2 March // Valencia Irish Cultural Association // Yu Ming is Ainm Dom // Cine Las Vegas // Valencia, Spain


    2 March // San Francisco Irish Documentary Film Festival // I, Dolours, The Camino Voyage, Under the Clock // Delancey Street Theater // San Francisco, USA


    7 March // Craic Fest // Dublin Oldschool, The Camino Voyage // Village East Cinema // New York, USA


    7-24 March // China Women’s Film Festival // The Breadwinner [9th & 22nd], Float Like a Butterfly [9th & 23rd] with guest director Carmel Winters // Empire Cinema // Hong Kong, China // Presented in association with the Consulate General of Ireland, Hong Kong


    8 March // Cinegael Montreal // Shelter Me // J.A. DeSève Cinema, Concordia University // Montreal, Canada


    9–17 March // Belgrade Irish Festival // The Little Stranger with special guest Lenny Abrahamson, Garage , Black 47, Michael Inside, The Sounding, The Quiet Man, The Dreaming of the Quiet Man, The Rocky Road to Dublin + Making Of, No Man’s Fool – Patrick Kavanagh, Jimmy Murakami: Non Alien with guest director Sé Merry Doyle, Peek Zoo, An Engineer Imagines, A Spot on the Conscious, Boy in the Bubble, The Breadwinner, Song of the Sea, Dublin Oldschool // Kinoteka // Belgrade, Serbia


    10 March // UN International Women’s Week Film Festival // Jaha’s Promise // Millennium Cinema // Tirana, Albania // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Athens


    11 March // Tyneside Cinema // Adam and Paul // Newcastle, UK // Presented on 35mm from the IFI Irish Film Archive


    12 March // IRL Festival // The Camino Voyage // Registry Theatre // Ontario, Canada


    12 March // London Irish Centre and IFI present // The Camino Voyage // London Irish Centre Camden // London, UK


    12 March // Oscar Forever // The 34th: The Story of Marriage Equality // Goethe Institute // Nicosia, Cyprus // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Nicosia


    12-17 March // Irish Cultural Week // Michael Inside [15th], The Drummer and the Keeper [16th], The Camino Voyage [17th] // Cinemateca Paulo Amorim, Casa del Cultura Mario Quintana // Porto Alegre // Brazil // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, São Paulo


    13–24 March // Irish Film Festival Russia // The Dig + guest actor Moe Dunford, Black 47, Michael Inside, Metal Heart, Steel Country, The Delinquent Season, Dublin Oldschool + guest director Dave Tynan, Good Favour + guest director Rebecca Daly, The Drummer and the Keeper, Notorious, Captain Morten and the Spider Queen, Comedy shorts: Kubrick by Candlelight + guest director David O’Reilly, Fern, Wave, Mother, The Shift, Animated shorts: The Overcoat, Old Fangs, The Ledge End of Phil, Late Afternoon, Somewhere Down the Line // Karo 11 Oktyabr, Moscow, Russia // 15-17 March, Karo 7 Ligov,  St. Petersburg, Russia // 22-24 March, Karo Koltso, Kazan, Russia


    15 March // The Celtic Studies section of the Department of English, University of Uppsala // Black 47 // Slottsbio // Uppsala, Sweden


    16 March // Sarajevo Irish Festival // The Breadwinner + Q&A with Anita Doron and Saara Chaudry // Kino Meeting Point // Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina // Presented in association with the Embassy of Canada, Sarajevo.


    16-17 March // Irish Heritage Club Seattle // The Camino Voyage, I, Dolours, Lomax in Éireann, Under the Clock, Sanctuary // Seattle Center Armory // Seattle, USA


    17 March // Inicijativa za engleski jezik i kulturu // The Breadwinner // Kinoteka // Zagreb, Croatia // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Zagreb


    18 March // St. Patrick’s Film Luxembourg // Metal Heart // Ciné Utopia // Luxembourg city, Luxembourg


    22 March // Boston Irish Film Festival presents a gala screening // Late Afternoon, Float Like a Butterfly + Q&A with actors Hazel Doupe and Dara Devaney, director Carmel Winters and production designer Toma McCullim // Somerville Theatre // Boston, USA


    22 March // Cinegael Montreal // Lomax in Éireann // J.A. DeSève Cinema, Concordia University // Montreal, Canada


    26 March // London Irish Centre and IFI present // Sanctuary // London Irish Centre Camden // London, UK


    27-31 March // Irish Film Festa Rome // The Drummer and the Keeper, Black 47, Metal Heart + Q&A with director Hugh O’Connor, Lamb, Italian premiere of The Dig with guest actors Moe Dunford and Lorcan Cranitch, Michael Inside. Isle of Docs: The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid, Unquiet Graves, Hear My Voice, Murdair Mhám Trasna [The Mam Trasna Murders]. Closing night: Derry Girls. Special guest of the festival is John Lynch, with screening of Angel Baby. Short film competition to focus on documentaries. IFFbooks: A Conversation with Irish-born writer Karl Geary. Photography exhibition by Hugh O’Conor // Casa del Cinema // Rome, Italy


    29–31 March // Ottawa Irish Film Festival // Black 47, Captain Morten and the Spider Queen, Michael Inside, The Hole in the Ground + Q&A with director Lee Cronin, The Dig, Lost & Found + Q&A with director Liam O Mochain // Arts Court Theatre // Ottawa, Canada

     

    The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

    IFI International: February 2019


    1-9 February // Clermont Ferrand Film Festival // Yu Ming is Ainm Dom // Clermont Ferrand, France


    8 February // Cinegael Montreal // Float Like a Butterfly // J.A. DeSève Cinema, Concordia University // Montreal, Canada


    13 February // Irish Cultural Centre // The 34th: The Story of Marriage Equality // Irish Cultural Centre, Hammersmith // London, UK


    21 February – 10 March // European Union Film Festival Hong Kong // Closing film: Michael Inside + Q&A with director Frank Berry on 10th March // Broadway Cinematheque & AMC Pacific Place // Hong Kong


    22 February // Irish Cultural Centre Hammersmith // The Ballymurphy Precedent // Irish Cultural Centre, Hammersmith // London, UK


    23 February // Irish Film Festival Milwaukee // Song of the Sea // Milwaukee, USA


    23 February // Irish Language, A Day of Irish Literature, Film and Song // Irish language films: Bláth Gach Géag dá dTig, Dara Bán with guest Dr. Lillis Ó Laoire // University of Liverpool in Finsbury Square, London, UK


    23-24 February // Irish Cultural Center of New England and Irish Curragh Club of Boston // The Camino Voyage [23rd], [matinee on 24th] // Canton, MA, USA


    28 February // Cinegael Montreal // Rocky Ros Muc // J.A. DeSève Cinema, Concordia University // Montreal, Canada


    28 February-3 March // Chicago Irish Film Festival // Opening Gale: Shelter Me + Q&A with director Jim Sheridan, and short films No Dogs, Silent Plight. Shorts Programme I: I Don’t Get it!: [Growing Pains, Fuck’s Sake, Hold the Line, Juggle, The Shift, Boy Saint, Roses, Shock, Emerald Isle, Tides], The Holy Fail, My Future Self, Shorts Programme II: Friends Are the Best!: [First Disco, Prodigy, The Lighthouse, Runaway, All in Good Time, The Bird and the Whale, Under the Self Same Moon], Grace & Goliath, Shorts Programme IV: Just One Thing: [The American Way, The Family Way, Vegetable, Wave, The Tattoo, Leap of Faith, I Saw Myself], Tradition, A Decent Proposal, Making the Grade, Shorts Programme III: Documenting Ireland: [39 Years, Mother & Baby, Movie Memories, Eden], Under the Clock, Smithy & Dickie, The Silver Branch, Pigeons of Discontent. Closing film: I, Dolours + Q&A with director Ed Moloney, Brexit: A Cry from the Irish Border // Logan Theater // Chicago, USA


    28 February-3 March // Capital Irish Film Festival // The Drummer and the Keeper + Q&A with director Nick Kelly, Lost & Found, The Devil’s Doorway + Q&A with director Aislinn Clarke and actor Lalor Roddy, The Hole in the Ground, Captain Morten and the Spider Queen, Grace & Goliath, I, Dolours + Q&A with journalist and producer Ed Moloney, Don’t Leave Home + Q&A with director Michael Tully and actor Lalor Roddy, Under the Clock, The Silver Branch, Float Like a Butterfly, Lomax in Éireann + Q&A with Dr. Todd Harvey, Folklife Specialist and Curator of the Alan Lomax Collection at the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, Metal Heart, Shorts programme: Day off, Whirlpool, Mother & Baby, The Invention, Late Afternoon, Grá & Eagla [Love & Fear] // AFI Silver // Silver Spring, Washington, USA


    28 February-3 March // Celtic Calling // The Camino Voyage [3 screenings] // Charleston, WV, USA

     

    The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

    IFI International: January 2019


    11 January // Cinegael Montreal – Spring season launch // Black 47 // J.A. DeSève Cinema, Concordia University // Montreal, Canada


    24 January // Irish Cultural Centre // I, Dolours + Q&A with director Maurice Sweeney // Irish Cultural Centre, Hammersmith // London, UK


    24-27 January // Internationale Filmwochenende Würzburg [International Film Weekend] // The Drummer and the Keeper [24th], [26th – with director Nick Kelly in attendance], Lomax in Éireann [25th], [26th – with Pól Brennan of Clannad in attendance] // Central im Bürgerbräu // Würzburg, Germany


    24 January-4 February // EU Film Festival Beirut // Sanctuary // Metropolis Empire Sofil Beirut [2nd Feb], Ishbilia Theatre and Art Hub, Saida [3rd Feb] // Lebannon // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Cairo


    25 January // Cinegael Montreal – Spring season // No Stone Unturned // J.A. DeSève Cinema, Concordia University // Montreal, Canada

     

    The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

    IFI International Events 2018

    IFI International: December 2018


    4th December // Embassy of Ireland lecture and cinema cycle dedicated to the work of Irish director Thaddeus O’ Sullivan // Citizen Lane // Lisbon, Portugal // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland Lisbon, Portugal


    7th to 9th December // Vancouver Irish Film Festival // Float Like a Butterfly, Good Vibrations, War of the Buttons, Older Than Ireland, A Date for Mad Mary, Poc na nGael [Puck of the Irish], A Mother Brings Her Son to be Shot, Maze // Vancouver, Canada


    6th December // London Irish Centre Film Club and IFI present // The Drummer and the Keeper // London, UK // Supported by Culture Ireland as part of GB18: Promoting Irish Arts in Britain


    29 November to 17 December // EU Film Festival // Sanctuary // Bangkok [17th] and Chiang Mai [24th], Thailand // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Hong Kong

    IFI International: November 2018


    2nd to 3rd November // Copenhagen Irish Festival // Natural Grace, The Yellow Bittern // Copenhagen, Denmark // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Copenhagen


    5th, 7th and 11th November // Irish Film Festival, Nova Southeastern University // Older Than Ireland, No Stone Unturned, A Date for Mad Mary // Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA


    7th November // John Hume in America // Rome, Italy // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Rome


    7th to 17th November// Panorama of European Film // Michael Inside, The Drummer and the Keeper, The Breadwinner // Cairo, Egypt // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Cairo


    8th November // London Irish Centre Film Club and IFI present // Breaking Ground: The Story of the London Irish Women’s Centre // London, UK // Supported by Culture Ireland as part of GB18: Promoting Irish Arts in Britain


    15th to 16th November // Irish Film Days Festival // Michael Inside, Departure, A Different Kind of Day, Fern // Bucharest, Romania // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Bucharest


    16th November // EU Film Festival // Song of the Sea // Hanoi and Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam


    18th and 27th November // Filmoteca Española // Muriel Box retrospective: This Other Eden // Madrid, Spain // In partnership with the San Sebastian Film Festival


    19th to 20th November // Embassy of Ireland lecture and cinema cycle dedicated to the work of Irish director Thaddeus O’ Sullivan // Citizen Lane // Porto [19th], Lisbon [20th], Portugal // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland Lisbon, Portugal


    21st to 25th November // Irish Film Festival London // Under the Clock, Smithy & Dickie, The Little Stranger, Radiator, Wren Boys, Her Name Is…, Stigma, The Secret Market, Taking the Waters, Take Me Swimming, Early Days, Grá & Eagla, Pigsy, Boy Saint, Lint, Metal Heart, Grace and Goliath, Poc na nGael [Puck of the Irish], An Cosc, The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid, Shelter Me: Apollo House, Rosie, The Cohens and the Kellys, Aithrí [Penance], We Ourselves // London, UK // Supported by Culture Ireland as part of GB18: Promoting Irish Arts in Britain


    22nd November // London Irish Centre Film Club and IFI present // The Pipe // London, UK // Supported by Culture Ireland as part of GB18: Promoting Irish Arts in Britain


    22nd to 25th November // European Film Festival // Dambé: The Mali Project [23rd] // Kigali, Rwanda // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland Kampala, Uganda


    27th November // The Irishmen: An Impression of Exile // Manchester, UK // Supported by Culture Ireland as part of GB18: Promoting Irish Arts in Britain


    21st to 27th November // EU Film Festival Khartoum // Sanctuary // British Council [21st], Institut Français [25th], Dutch Embassy [26th], Al Faisal Centre [27th], Khartoum, Sudan // Presented in in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Nairobi


    29th to 30th November // Scéal Eile: Belgian Irish Film Festival // Sing Street // Brussels, Belgium

    IFI International: October 2018


    3rd to 7th October // The Irish Festival of Oulu // Inside I’m Racing, Kíla: Pota Óir, Anseo i Lár an Ghleanna [In the Shadow of the Glen], Revolutions, In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America, Song of Granite // Oulu, Finland


    5th October // Edinburgh Playhouse // A City Solitary // Edinburgh, UK // Supported by Culture Ireland as part of GB18: Promoting Irish Arts in Britain


    10th to 24th October // Screening Irish History // Twice Shy [10th], Hush-a-Bye Baby [17th] // Theatre RC667, Royal College, University of Strathclyde // Glasgow, UK // Please note these screenings have been moved from the CCA


    10th to 24th October // CineLibri // The Secret Scripture // Sofia, Bulgaria // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Sofia


    11th October // London Irish Centre Film Club // Men of Arlington // London, UK // Supported by Culture Ireland as part of GB18: Promoting Irish Arts in Britain


    13th to 21st October // Lumière Festival // Muriel Box and the England of the 1950s: This Other Eden // Lyon, France // In partnership with the San Sebastian Film Festival


    16th to 17th October // Spanish Film Archive // Muriel Box retrospective: This Other Eden // Valencia, Spain // In partnership with the San Sebastian Film Festival


    17th October // Fairfield University, Irish Studies Department // No Stone Unturned, Hidden Agenda // Connecticut, USA


    20th October // Irish Network USA 6th Annual National Conference presents 2018 Irish Network Mini Film Festival // Ireland 1848, Coranna + feature TBC // New Orleans, USA // Hosted by New Orleans Irish Film Festival


    18th to 28th October // Liverpool Irish Festival // Lamb // Liverpool, UK // In association with Empty Cinema Spaces at the George Lees Building // Supported by Culture Ireland as part of GB18: Promoting Irish Arts in Britain


    25th October // London Irish Centre Film Club // Natural Grace // London, UK // Supported by Culture Ireland as part of GB18: Promoting Irish Arts in Britain


    25th October // LUX and Tyneside Cinema presents Between Structure and Agency // A series of short experimental films curated by Alice Butler of aemi, featuring recent films by Irish artists Saoirse Wall, Laura Fitzgerald, Sharon Whooley, Doireann O’Malley and Ronan McCrea, and a live performance by Saoirse Wall // Newcastle, UK // Supported by Culture Ireland as part of GB18: Promoting Irish Arts in Britain


    26th October // Animated Spirits 2018 // An Island // Tokyo, Japan // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Tokyo


    29th October // PLAI at the Ambasada Cultural Centre // I’m Roger Casement // Timisoara, Romania // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Bucharest. This short film will be showing together with a selection of LGBT shorts provided by BFI Flare in partnership with the British Council in Bucharest.


    31st October // EFACIS presents screening at Charles University // The Great Wall // Prague, Czech Republic

    IFI International: September 2018


    14th to 23rd September // Irish Culture Foundation / Fundacja Kultury Irlandzkiej // In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America, After 16 short films: The Party, My Life for Ireland, Goodbye Darling, A Father’s Letter, Granite and Chalk, A Terrible Hullabaloo // Warsaw (14th to 16th), Łódź (20th to 23rd), Poland


    15th September // Vancouver Irish Film Festival presents the Canadian premiere of Michael Inside // Vancity Theatre // Vancouver, Canada


    16th September // Minds Film Festival // Sanctuary // GV VivoCity // Singapore


    19th to 29th September // British and Irish Film Season // Black 47, The Drummer and the Keeper, The Camino Voyage, Good Favour, The Flag, Zoo, In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America, Shelter Me: Apollo House, Inside I’m Racing, Grá agus Eagla [Love and Fear] // Ciné Utopia and Cinémathèque // Luxembourg


    21st to 23rd September // Irish Film Festival // My Left Foot, In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America, Song of the Sea, Once // Bangkok Screening Room // Bangkok, Thailand // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Bangkok


    21st to 29th September // San Sebastian Film Festival // Muriel Box retrospective: This Other Eden // San Sebastian, Spain


    22nd September // European Film Festival Jordan //Sanctuary + guest Len Collin, director // Rainbow Theatre // Amman, Jordan // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Cairo


    24th to 30th September // Balinale – Bali International Film Festival // Michael Inside, The Breadwinner // Cinemaxx Lippo Mall Kuta & Plaza Renon // Bali, Indonesia // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Jakarta


    27th September // London Irish Centre Film Club // I Used to Live Here // London, UK // Supported by Culture Ireland as part of GB18: Promoting Irish Arts in Britain


    27th to 29th September // San Francisco Irish Film Festival // Song of Granite, The Breadwinner, Michael Inside, Little Bird, Early Days, Time Traveller, QED, Rhinos, Wave // Delancey Street Theater // San Francisco, USA

    IFI International: August 2018


    24 August // PolskaEire Festival // Sing Street // Ruda Śląska, Poland

    IFI International: July 2018


    5th July // London Irish Centre Film Club // The Rocky Road to Dublin + The Making of The Rocky Road to Dublin // London, UK // Supported by Culture Ireland as part of GB18: Promoting Irish Arts in Britain


    5th July // Centre Culturel Irlandais // The Drummer and the Keeper // Paris, France


    13th July // IFI International – Programming Irish Film Worldwide // Galway Film Fleadh // Huston School of Film and Digital Media, Galway, Ireland


    27th to 28th July // Baton Rouge Irish Film Festival // Darby O’Gill and the Little People, Zoo, Maze, Song of Granite, The Drummer and the Keeper, Halal for Beginners // Baton Rouge, USA

    IFI International: June 2018


    3rd June // Eve Film Festival // Revolutions // Ottawa, Canada


    3rd June // European Film Festival // Kissing Candice // Sibiu, Romania // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Bucharest


    7th June // Equality Week Warsaw // Queen of Ireland // Warsaw, Poland // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Warsaw


    7th June // London Irish Centre Film Club // What We Leave in Our Wake // London, UK // Supported by Culture Ireland as part of GB18: Promoting Irish Arts in Britain


    7th June // CAC Málaga – Ciclo de cine irlandés // Once // Málaga, Spain // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Madrid


    8th June // Cinegael Buffalo // Song of Granite, The Farthest, Coda, Late Afternoon, Second to None, Boogaloo and Graham, New Boy, Rúbaí, Stutterer, Wave, An Rinceoir, An Island // Buffalo, New York, USA


    9th June // Bucharest Pride Festival // The 34th: The Story of Marriage Equality, GAZE on Tour shorts: Tuesday Night, Lily, The Condom Man, 3 Friends, I’m Roger Casement // Bucharest, Romania // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Bucharest


    16th June // Vancouver Irish Film Festival // The Drummer and the Keeper // Vancouver, Canada


    16th June // Bloomsday screening of The Dead // Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Kuala Lumpur


    17th June // CAC Málaga – Ciclo de cine irlandés // 1916: The Documentary // Málaga, Spain // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Madrid


    20th June // European Film Festival // The Secret of Kells // Kampala, Uganda // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Kampala


    21st June // London Irish Centre Film Club // Further Beyond // London, UK // Supported by Culture Ireland as part of GB18: Promoting Irish Arts in Britain


    22nd June // Ciné-concert at National Library of Wales // Tír na nÓg with live musical accompaniment by Saileog Ní Cheannabháin and Pádraic Keane // Aberystwth, UK // Supported by Culture Ireland as part of GB18: Promoting Irish Arts in Britain


    23rd June // Festival Internacional de Cinema LGBTI em Brasília // Queen of Ireland // Brasília, Brazil // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Brasília


    25th June // Sofia Pride Film Festival // Handsome Devil, A Date for Mad Mary, Viva // Sofia, Bulgaria // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Sofia

    IFI International: May 2018


    2nd May // Festival Eurocine // The Drummer and the Keeper // Medellín, Colombia


    3rd May // Festival Eurocine // The Drummer and the Keeper // Calí, Colombia


    7th to 13th May // European Film Festival // Kissing Candice [12th May] // Bucharest, Romania // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Bucharest


    3rd to 12th May // Europe on Screen Festival // A Cambodian Spring [8th, 11th, 12th May], A Date for Mad Mary [6th, 10th, 12th May] // Jakarta, Indonesia


    4th to 29th May // European Film Festival // Sanctuary [4th & 26th May] // Nairobi, Kenya // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Nairobi


    10th May // London Irish Centre Film Club // Nuala: A Life and Death // London, UK // Supported by Culture Ireland as part of GB18: Promoting Irish Arts in Britain


    10th to 23rd May // European Film Festival // Good Vibrations // Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago // Kindly presented in association with The Works Film Group International


    16th to 30th May // European Film Festival // Good Vibrations // Bridgetown, Barbados // Kindly presented in association with The Works Film Group International


    16th May – 4th June // Semana da Europa // In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America // 13th May, Curitiba // 15th May, Salvador // 16th May, Brasília // 29th May, Aracaju // 4th June, Florianópolis // Brazil // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Brasília


    17th May // CAC Málaga – Ciclo de cine irlandés // The Runway // Málaga, Spain // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Madrid


    17th May // The Queen of Ireland // San Francisco, USA // Presented in association with the Consulate General of Ireland, San Francisco


    18th to 20th May // European Film Festival // Kissing Candice [18th May] // Tîrgu Mureş, Romania // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Bucharest


    21st, 22nd, 24th May // 20th Anniversary of Good Friday Peace Agreement // In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America // Tokyo and Nagoya, Japan // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Japan


    23rd May // Zoo, In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America + Q&A // Tampa, Florida, USA // Presented by the Consulate of Ireland in Atlanta, Tampa Bay Film and the Northern Ireland Bureau.


    24th May // London Irish Centre Film Club // Bernadette: Notes on a Political Journey // London, UK // Supported by Culture Ireland as part of GB18: Promoting Irish Arts in Britain


    24th May // CAC Málaga – Ciclo de cine irlandés // Eliza Lynch: Queen of Paraguay // Málaga, Spain // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Madrid

    IFI International: April 2018


    3rd April // Centre Culturel Irlandais // Maze // Paris, France


    4th April // Irish Film Festival London presents a UK tour of In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America and Q&A with director Maurice Fitzpatrick // Leeds, UK


    5th April // Irish Film Festival London presents a UK tour of In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America and Q&A with director Maurice Fitzpatrick // Manchester, UK


    6th April // Irish Film Festival London presents a UK tour of In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America and Q&A with director Maurice Fitzpatrick // Birmingham, UK


    7th April // Irish Film Festival London presents a UK tour of In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America and Q&A with director Maurice Fitzpatrick // Liverpool, UK


    9th April // Windhoek International School // Sing Street, Alia // Windhoek, Namibia // Screening presented by the Embassy of Ireland, Zambia


    9th & 11th April // Days of European Film Festival // Mary Shelley // Prague, Czech Republic // Screening presented by the Embassy of Ireland, Prague, hosting actor Hugh O’Connor as festival guest on 11th April


    13th April // Moscow Literary Event // Samuel Beckett’s Film // Moscow, Russia


    13th & 16th April // Festival Eurocine // The Drummer and the Keeper // Bogotá, Colombia


    15th April // Flatpack Festival // The Rocky Road to Dublin + The Making of // Birmingham, UK // Supported by Culture Ireland as part of GB18: Promoting Irish Arts in Britain.


    17th April // Irish Arts Centre, New York // Little Old New York ciné-concert // New York, USA


    18th April // AFI // Little Old New York ciné-concert // Silver Spring, Washington, USA


    18th April // Dublin Doc Fest // Documentary short film programme: Off the Board, Home, Novena, What Remains, Bloody Good Headline, Grey Area, The Truth about Irish Hip-Hop, Needle Exchange // Berlin, Germany // Screening presented by the Embassy of Ireland, Berlin


    18th to 22nd April // Irish Australian Film Festival // Maze, No Stone Unturned, In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America, The Flag, Song of Granite, Coming Home, The Lodgers, The Journey // Sydney, Australia


    26th to 28th April // Irish Australian Film Festival // Maze, No Stone Unturned, In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America, The Flag, Song of Granite, Coming Home, The Lodgers, The Journey // Melbourne, Australia


    26th April // A celebration of Bloomsday exhibition at Ovidius University // Ulysses // Constanta, Romania // Presented in association with the Embassy of Ireland, Bucharest


    26th April // London Irish Centre Film Club // One Million Dubliners // London, UK // Supported by Culture Ireland as part of GB18: Promoting Irish Arts in Britain


    27th April // Festival Eurocine // The Drummer and the Keeper // Medellín, Colombia

     

    IFI International: March 2018


    1st – 4th March // Chicago Irish Film Festival // In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America, A Little Bit of Tear, I’m Talking to You, Markey’s Bad Week, Writing Home, Thespish, The Breadwinner, Zoo, Keep it Reel, Puc na nGael [Puc of the Irish], Aithrí [Penance], An Béal Bocht [The Poor Mouth], Men of Straw, The Widow’s Last, An Misean sa tSin [The China Mission], The Farthest, Cost // Chicago, USA


    1st – 4th March // Capital Irish Film Festival // Zoo, In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America, Maze, Bad Day for the Cut, The Breadwinner, The Secret Scripture, Puc na nGael [Puc of the Irish], Maudie, Pilgrimage, It Tolls for Thee, A Date for Mad Mary, The Farthest. Shorts programme: Proclaim, Postcard, Homecoming, A Break in the Clouds, Greta, Refuge, Maeve and the Moon, Throwline, Thespish, Wolfwakers: Behind the Scenes // Silver Spring, Washington, MD, USA


    23th – 24th March // The Irish Film Fest, New Jersey // Irish language shorts: Sylvia, Cáca Milis, Beirt le Chéile, Maidhm, Céad Ghrá, Rúbaí // New Jersey, USA


    1st – 18th March // EU Film Festival // The Farthest // Hong Kong, China // Facilitated by the Embassy of Ireland, Hong Kong


    3rd – 18th March // Manchester Irish Festival // Irish Mancunian presents: Dancing at Lughnasa (4th March), and The Field (15th March) // Chorlton Irish Centre, Manchester, UK


    4th March // Ireland Focus at the Museum of Immigration of São Paulo // Song of the Sea // São Paulo, Brazil // Faciliated by the Consulate of Ireland, São Paulo


    6th March // Centre Culturel Irlandais // Broken Song // Paris, France


    8th & 10th March // St. Patrick’s Festival, Auckland // Older than Ireland // Auckland, New Zealand


    8th – 28th March // D-CAF: Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival // Sanctuary // Cairo, Egypt // Facilitated by the Embassy of Ireland, Cairo


    10th March // San Francisco Irish Documentary Film Festival // Kíla: Pota Óir, The Farthest, In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America // San Francisco, USA


    11th March // The Celtic Studies section of the Department of English, University of Uppsala presents at Slottsbio // The Secret of Kells // Uppsala, Sweden


    11th March // Irish Arts Center New York’s Annual St. Patrick’s Open Day // Family-friendly screening of Irish shorts: Joining Dots, Urban Tails, Time and Again // New York, USA


    13th March // Irish Music Memoirs: A Celebration of Irish Traditional Music and Film // The Embassy of Ireland to Athens presents a screening of Song of Granite followed by a concert by Greek Celtic band Solastas, fronted by renowned singer and founding member of the Athens Celtic Music Festival, Labrini Gioti. // Athens, Greece


    13th March // Teeside Irish Festival // The Irishmen: An Impression of Exile // Middlesborough, UK


    14th – 18th March // Belgrade Irish Film Week // Song of Granite, Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami, True North, Moscow Never Sleeps, Medicated Milk, Serbian Cavalry, Talking to my Father, Hubert Butler: Witness to the Future, The Farthest // Belgrade, Serbia


    14th – 25th March // Moscow Irish Film Festival // The Breadwinner, Song of the Sea, Maze, Song of Granite, Tomato Red, Maudie, Angela’s Ashes, The Farthest, Bad Day for the Cut, In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America. And a programme of Irish shorts. // Moscow, Russia


    15th March // London Irish Centre Film Club and IFI International presents… // The Irish Pub // London, UK


    15th – 18th March // Shebeen Flick Berlin // School Life [In Loco Parentis], Without Name, Revolutions, Kissing Candice, Intermission, Amanda Coogan: Long Now, The Muttering of the Harrier, Hum, Tit for Tatt, Departure // Berlin, Germany


    16th – 18th March // London, UK // St. Patrick’s Film Festival London // Damo & Ivor and Q&A with director Ronan Burke and actor Andy Quirke; An Béal Bocht; The Secret of Kells, Moon Man, Kíla: Pota Óir with director Anthony White // London, UK


    17th March // Sarajevo Irish Festival // 81, Maze // Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina


    17th March // EFACIS and the Embassy of Ireland in Prague present a St. Patrick’s Day screening // Handsome Devil // Prague, Czech Republic


    17th March // Capital Irish Film Festival and IFI presents… // Family-friendly screening of Irish shorts: Joining Dots, Urban Tails, Time and Again // Silver Spring, Washington, MD, USA


    18th March // Silent film at The Barbican // Little Old New York – cine-concert with accompaniment by pianist Morgan Cooke // London, UK // Supported by Culture Ireland as part of GB18: Promoting Irish Arts in Britain.


    18th March // St. Patrick’s Film Luxembourg // Maze // Luxembourg city, Luxembourg


    24th – 25th March // Shebeen Flick Düsseldorf // School Life [In Loco Parentis], Revolutions, Neon  // Düsseldorf Germany


    21st – 25th March // Irish Film Festa Rome // Handsome Devil, My Astonishing Self, Rocky Ros Muc, No Party for Billy Burns, An Béal Bocht [The Poor Mouth], Cal, Song of Granite, Maze, The Drummer and the Keeper, The Breadwinner // Rome, Italy


    22nd – 25th March // Boston Irish Film Festival // Kissing Candice, Bless Me Father, Maze, Lost Memories, Song of the Sea, Coranna, Casual, Gustav, Hidden Potential, Coyote, The Family Way, Jon, Stacey Lee, Marky’s Bad Week, Growing Alice, Anseo I Lár an Ghleanna [In the Shadow of the Glen], The Breadwinner, Pull Like a Dog, The Farthest, Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect, John Hume in America, The Limit Of, QED, Between Land and Sea, Amy , Tit for Tatt , Up the Mountain, No Irish Need Apply, Throwline, You’re Not a Man at All, No Stone Unturned, It’s Not Yet Dark, John Hume in America, Noel Hill: Aisling Ghéar // Boston, USA


    23rd – 25th March // Ottawa Irish Film Festival // Maze, Zoo, The Breadwinner, Kissing Candice, Pilgrimage, Cardboard Gangsters // Ottawa, Canada


    25th March // Headingly Literature Festival, curated by Irish Arts Foundation // Kings // Leeds, UK


    29th March // London Irish Centre Film Club and IFI International presents… // Older than Ireland // London, UK

     

     

    IFI International: February 2018


    3rd – 11th February // Cine O’Clock: Cinéma britannique & irlandais // A Date for Mad Mary, Patrick’s Day // Lyons, France


    6th February // Centre Culturel Irlandais // It’s Not Yet Dark, The Sound of People // Paris, France


    23rd – 24th February // The Irish Film Fest, New Jersey // Irish language shorts: Sylvia, Cáca Milis, Beirt le Chéile, Maidhm, Céad Ghrá, Rúbaí // New Jersey, USA


    25th February // The Near Shore at Glasgow Film Festival // Ciné-concert of silent films including Scottish amateur filmmaker Ernest Tiernan’s The Farm Below the Mountain, accompanied by traditional folk trio Patrick Carayannis, Rodney Lancashire and Seamus Hernon. Free-improvisational pianist Paul G. Smyth will accompany a programme of short films. // Glasgow, UK // Supported by Culture Ireland as part of GB18: Promoting Irish Arts in Britain.


    26th February // The Near Shore at Dundee Arts Centre // Dundee, UK // Supported by Culture Ireland as part of GB18: Promoting Irish Arts in Britain.

     

    IFI International: January 2018


    5th – 14th January // Fenians, Fremantle and Freedom Festival // Maze, In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America, Sing Street, Song of the Sea // Fremantle, Australia


    26th January // Irish Language, A Day of Irish Literature, Film and Song // Irish language shorts: Sylvia, Cáca Milis, Beirt le Chéile, Maidhm, Céad Ghrá, Fluent Dysphasia  // University of Liverpool in Finsbury Square, London, UK

    IFI International Events 2017

    IFI International: November 2017


    3rd – 4th November // IrishFest Atlanta // Atlanta, USA


    4th November // How Green is the Emerald Isle? // University of St Thomas in Minnesota, Center for Irish Studies // Atlantic // Minnesota, USA


    8th – 9th November // Bram Stoker – From Terror to Other Vampires // Bram Stoker agus Dracula // Academic conference at the Universidad del Claustro de Sor Juana, facilitated by the Department of Foreign Affairs // Mexico


    8th – 18th November // Panorama of European Films // The Impossible Flight of the Stone, No Plan, Faraway Land, The Cloud of Unknowing, Throwline, Tit for Tatt, Sekar Arum // Cairo, Egypt


    9th – 23rd November // European Union Film Festival // My Name is Emily, In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America // Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver, Canada


    13th, 15th and 19th November // Irish Film Festival, Nova Southeastern University // Writing Home, Congo: An Irish Affair, Bobby Sands: 66 Days // Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA


    29th November – 3rd December // Irish Film Festival London // The Drummer and the Keeper, Maze, Song of Granite, The Secret Scripture, The Breadwinner, In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America, The Farthest, GAZE on Tour shorts // London, UK

    IFI International: October 2017


    5th – 9th October // Irish Film Week, Oulu // The Summit, Mairead Farrell : Unfinished Conversation, My Name Is Emily, Brooklyn, The Sea // Oulu, Finland


    6th – 8th October // Irish Film Festival, Bangkok // Once, Ryan’s Daughter, The Quiet Man // Bangkok, Thailand


    25th October // Irish in Film – 10th anniversary series // After 16 short films // College of Arts & Sciences Irish Studies program, Fairfield University, Connecticut, USA


    26th – 27th October // Irish Film Days / Zilele Filmului Irlandez // The Great Fall, Personal Development // Bucharest, Romania


    27th – 29th October // Vevey International Funny Film Festival (VIFFF) // Zonad //Vevey, Switzerland

    IFI International: September 2017


    13th, 14th, 17th, 21st September // Semana de Irlanda de Zaragoza // Eden, His and Hers, Newsreel Programme, 1916: The Irish Rebellion // Zaragoza, Spain


    21st – 23rd September // Irish Film Festival, San Francisco // A Date for Mad Mary, Rocky Ros Muc, Emerald City // San Francisco, USA


    21st – 24th September // Irish Screen America // Emerald City, The Secret Scripture, Cardboard Gangsters, Song of Granite, Bad Day for the Cut, In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America // Los Angeles, USA


    20th – 30th September // British and Irish Festival // Aithrí [Penance], Handsome Devil, Maudie, Pilgrimage, The Farthest, The Secret Scripture, Writing Home // Luxembourg


    29th September – 1st October // Irish Reels Festival // Seattle, USA


    29th September – 1st October // Irish Screen America // The Secret Scripture, Song of Granite, Loving Lorna, No Plan, Bad Day for the Cut, Stutterer // New York, USA

     

    IFI International: August 2017


    17th – 20th August // Irish Focus at the Festival Hviezdne noci Bytča // The Dead Man of ARAN, Young Cassidy, The Quiet Man, Poitín, Irish Destiny, My Left Foot, Sing Street, The Secret of Kells, Adam and Paul, A Date for Mad Mary, Song of the Sea // Slovakia


    28th August – 3rd September // Odense International Film Festival //  Animated Ireland & The Long and Short of It // Odense, Denmark.


    14th – 27th August // Cultural Trauma in Ireland and Brazil // Jimmy’s Hall, Hunger, The Butcher Boy, 1916:The Irish Rebellion, In the Name of the Father // São Paulo, Brazil.

     

    IFI International: June 2017


    9th – 30th June // A Celebration of James Joyce // Ulysses, Bloom // Vilnius, Lithuania


    16th June // Centre Culturel Irlandais // Bloom // Paris, France


    22nd June // Irish Film London ‘Irish Film Makers Meet Up’ // London, UK


    22nd – 24th June // Contemporary Irish Film Festival // Yu Ming is Aimn Dom  // Syracuse, New York, USA


    26th June // John Boorman Season at Cinematheque Francais // The Making of Excalibut //  Paris, France

    IFI International: May 2017


    4th May – 28th May // European Film Festival // History’s Future // Bucharest, Romania


    8th May // Glasgow Film Theatre // Rocky Road to Dublin, Making of Rocky Road to Dublin, Philomena, I Could Read the Sky, Hubert Butler: Witness to the Future // Glasgow, Scotland


    9th May // CCI, Paris // A Date for Mad Mary // Paris, France


    10th May // Michael Smiley intros Adam and Paul at the BFI // Adam and Paul //  London, UK


    12th May // European Film Festival // 32A //  Sierra Leone & Liberia,


    15th – 19th May // Irish Film Week // Once, Sing Street, The Yellow Bittern, The Book of Kells, Song of the Sea, Good Vibrations // Zaghreb, Croatia


    18th May – 1st July // European Film Festival // Pavee Lackeen // Brazil


    19th – 20th May // European Film Festival // The Queen of Ireland // Vietnam

    IFI International: April 2017


    29th March – 5th April // Irish Film Festival, Australia // Sydney, Australia


    30th March – 2nd April // Irish Film Festa // Rome, Italy


    31st March – 2nd April // Irish Film Festival // Ottawa, Canada


    7th April // Cinegael // Montreal, Canada


    8th – 18th April // European Film Festival // Prague, Czech Republic


    19th April – 15th May // Festival Eurocine // Bogota, Columbia


    25th April // New York Irish Arts Centre // New York, USA

    IFI International: March 2017


    2nd – 5th March // Capital Irish Film Festival // Washington D.C., USA


    2nd – 5th March // Chicago Irish Film Festival // Chicago, USA


    3rd – 11th March // Animation Ireland // Hong Kong, China


    3rd – 15th March // Irish Film Season at the Danish Film Institute // Copenhagen, Denmark


    14th – 22nd March // Belgrade Irish Film Festival // Belgrade, Serbia


    15th – 26th March // Moscow Irish Film Festival // Moscow, Russia


    16th – 19th March // Shebeen Flick – Irish Film Festival // Berlin, Germany


    16th – 22nd March // Irish Film Programme at the INCAA // Buenos Aires, Argentina


    20th March // Shebeen Flick – Irish Film Festival // Düsseldorf, Germany


    23rd – 26th March // Irish Film Festival, Boston // Boston, USA


    29th March – 5th April // Irish Film Festival, Australia // Sydney, Australia


    30th March – 2nd April // Irish Film Festa // Rome, Italy

    IFI International: February 2017


    3rd – 17th February // Cinégael Montreal // Bobby Sands: 66 Days, We are Moving: Memories of Miss Moriarty  // Montréal, Canada


    3rd – 12th February // Ciné Sans Frontières // You’re Ugly Too // La Teste-de-Buch, France


    11th – 19th February // Festival Ciné O’Clock: Cinéma britannique & irlandais // One Millions Dubliners, Good Vibrations, Room, Sing Street // Lyon, France


    21st February // Centre Culturel Irlandais // The Country Girls // Paris, France

    IFI International: January 2017


    17th January // Centre Culturel Irlandais // Thanks to Your Noble Shadow + Q&A with Director James Creedon // Paris, France.


    20th January // Cinégael Montreal // The Young Offenders // Montreal, Canada.


    21st January // Irish Language, A Day of Irish Literature, Film and Song // Irish Language Shorts – Bungalow Bliss, Cuilín Dualach, Rubaí // University of Liverpool in London, England.


    26th – 29th January // Internationales Filmwochende 2017 // The Queen of Ireland // Würzburg, Germany

     

    IFI International Events 2016

    November 2016

    3rd – 26th November // Ireland and Britain, 1916-2016: A Centenary of Cinematic Conversation // co-presented by Irish Film Institute and Irish Film Festival London // London, U.K.

    Details listed below:

    At the Ritzy Picturehouse,  3rd – 22nd November:

    3rd November, Guests of the Nation with live musical accompaniment by Josh Johnston

    8th November, Let’s Be Famous

    10th November, Daughter of Darkness

    15th November, She Didn’t Say No

    17th November, This Other Eden

    22nd November, I Was Happy Here

    At the Barbican Cinemas, 24th November:

    Irish Film Institute 1916 Centenary Ciné-Concert with live musical accompaniment by Cormac de Barra, Colm Ó Snodaigh and Rossa Ó Snodaigh.

    At Birkbeck University London Cinema, 26th November:

    Maeve with director Pat Murphy, films by Vivienne Dick, Daisy Chain and Over Here, hosted Professor Lance Pettitt, Associate Tutor in English and Film at Birkbeck, University of London

    5th November // IrishFest Atlanta // Short film programme Give Up Yer Aul Sins, Yu Ming Is Ainm Dom, Páistí Ag Obair, Irish Folk Furniture, Hannah Cohen’s Holy Communion, The Herd, A Terrible Hullabaloo and Cuilín Dualach // Atlanta, U.S.

    15th and 22nd November // EFACIS Irish Itinerary at the Apollo Cinema, Debrecen // Good Vibrations and Bobby Sands: 66 Days // Debrecen, Hungary

    22nd November // Football as Never Before with live musical accompaniment // Home, Manchester, U.K.

    23rd  – 27th November // Irish Film Festival, London // Keep an eye on the website for programme announcements // London, U.K.

    October 2016

    5th – 9th October // Irish Film Week  //  Mise Éire, 1916: The Irish Rebellion, Rebellion // Oulu, Finland.

    7th – 9th October // The Irish Reels Film Festival // My Name is Emily, Mammal, You’re Ugly Too //Seattle, U.S.

    22nd – 30th October // Molodist International Film Festival // Viva // Kiev, Ukraine.

    27th – 28th October //  Zilele Filmului Irlandez (Irish Film Days) // Sing Street, You’re Ugly Too, Stutterer and Love is a Sting // Bucharest, Romania.

     

    September 2016

    16th-24th September // San Sebastian International Film Festival  // Omagh, Bloody Sunday, Hunger as part of the ‘Act of Killing’ film strand // San Sebastian, Spain.

    21st September – 1st October // British and Irish Film Season  // Mammal, Atlantic, 1916:The Irish Rebellion, After ’16 Short films // Luxembourg.

    22nd – 24th September // San Francisco Irish Film Festival // Sing Street, An Klondike, Mickybo and Me // San Francisco, USA.

    22nd – 25th September // Irish Screen America – Los Angeles // Queen of Ireland, Twice Shy,  // Los Angeles, USA.

    28th September – 26th October // Irish in Film Series – Fairfield University // Pilgrim Hill, Michael Collins, August Rush, ’71, Brooklyn // Connecticut, USA.

    28th September // Irish Film Evening – Slovenia Kinoteca // After ’16, Plough and The Stars // Ljubljana, Slovenia.

    30th September – 1st October // Irish American Home Society Film Festival  // Glastonbury, CT, USA.

    30th September – 4th October // Irish Screen America – New York // Queen of Ireland, Can’t Cope Won’t Cope & more // New York, USA.

    August 2016

    20th August // Lange Nacht der Filmfestivals // Bargaintown // Berlin, Germany.

    19-29th August // Vama sub Lumini de Oscar, International Festival of Visual Arts // Dreamtime Revisited // Vama Veche, Romania.

    July 2016

    31st July – 1st August // Baton Rouge Irish Film Festival // 1916:The Irish Rebellion, An Klondike, see website for full details // U.S.A.

    June 2016

    5th June, 30th June // European Film Festival // Good Vibrations // Belem, Manaus, Brazil

    11th – 19th June // Shanghai International Film Festival // Pursuit // Shanghai, China

    14th June // New York Irish Arts Centre // A Doctor’s Sword // New York, U.S.A.

    24th – 26th June // Céad: A Weekend of Irish Arts // London Irish Centre, UK

     

     

    May 2016

    3rd May // Ciné CCI at the Les Trois Luxembourg Cinema, presented by Centre Culturel Irlandais // You’re Ugly Too with guest Mark Noonan // Paris, France

    5th – 29th May // European Film Festival  // Glassland // Bucharest, Romania

    10th – 22nd May // European Film Festival// Song of the Sea // Singapore

    10th – 24th May // European Film Festival// His and Hers // Maputo, Mozambique

    17th May // New York Irish Arts Centre // Fortune’s Wheel with guests Joe Lee and Lorraine Kennedy //New York, United States

    18th – 24th May // European Film Festival at the Musée de la Civilisation // Noble //  Quebec City, Canada

    19th May // European Film Festival // What Richard Did // Freetown, Sierra Leone

    26th – 28th May // European Short Film Festival, Canadian Film Institute // Stutterer // Ottawa, Canada

    May // European Film Festival // Kings // Vietnam

    28th May // Ireland 100: President Kennedy in Ireland, Irish Film Institute screenings, Kennedy Arts Centre //  Dr. Harvey O’Brien presents several films from the IFI Irish Film Archive examining President John F. Kennedy’s visit to Ireland in the summer of 1963. // Washington, United States.

    April 2016

    1st – 3rd April //  Ottawa Irish Film Festival // Glassland, Standby, Into the West, IFI Newsreel & Actuality Programme: Ireland 1916-1923 (see website for full programme) //Ottawa, Canada.

    6th – 10th April // Film Ireland // Viva, Sing Street, The Lobster, Calvary, Michael Collins, Song of the Sea// Hong Kong, China.

    5th – 27th April // Days of European Film Festival // You’re Ugly Too //  Prague, Czech Republic.

    7th – 16th April //  Titanic International Film Festival // My Name is Emily //Budapest, Hungary.

    7th – 10th April // Rome Irish Film Festa // See website for programme announcements / Italy.

    7th – 10th April // Irish Film Festival // Glassland, After ’16, Pursuit, Older than Ireland, Song of the Sea (see website for full programme) // Sydney, Australia.

    20th April //  The Cohens and The Kellys, Cuala Irish Festival NYC // Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York, USA

    22nd – 30th April //  Ireland 2016: Centenary Film Programme // IFI Newsreel Programme: Ireland 1916, Michael Collins, Ryan’s Daughter, Young Cassidy, Mise Éire (see website for full programme) // Cinematheque, Vancouver, Canada.

    24th April // Luxembourg Cinematheque // 1916:The Irish Rebellion // Luxembourg

    24th April // New York Centenary Commemoration // Rebellion, Mise Éire, Selection of short films // New York, United States

    24th April // Irish Film London at the Bertha Dochouse // 1916: The Irish Rebellion // London, United Kingdom

    March 2016

    3rd – 6th March // Capital Irish Film Festival, Washington, USA.

    3rd – 6th March // Chicago Irish Film Festival // An Klondike, The Survivalist, Traders, After ’16 plus shorts programme // Chicago, USA.

    4th March // Cinegael Montreal at the Concordia University // Patrick’s Day // Montreal, Canada.

    10th – 13th March //  Irish Film Festival // Pat Shortt Focus, You’re Ugly Too, Older than Ireland, Unbreakable: The Mark Pollock Story plus shorts programme (see website for details) // Boston, USA.

    13th March //  Irish Film London, at the Mayor of London’s St. Patrick’s Festival // Sing Street //London, UK.

    13th March // Irish Film London, at the Mayor of London’s St. Patrick’s Festival // Shorts Film Programme, (see website for details) //  London, UK.

    14th – 22nd March // Belgrade Irish Festival // Michael Collins, The Wind that Shakes the Barley, Room, After ’16, The Stag, 1916: The Irish Rebellion, Hubert Butler:Witness to the Future (see website for full details) // Belgrade, Serbia.

    15th – 19th March // Sarajevo Irish Festival // Michael Collins, The Crying Game, 1916: The Irish Rebellion // Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

    16th – 27th March //  Irish Film Week // Room, Glassland, You’re Ugly Too, Patrick’s Day, I Used to Live Here, My Name is Emily, Michael Collins, (see website for details) // Moscow, Russia.

    16th March // Irish Film London at The Photographers Gallery // 1916: The Irish Rebellion // London, UK.

    17th – 20th March // Shebeen Flick, Irish Film Festival // Bargaintown, I Used to Live Here, The Commitments, Older Than Ireland, Glassland, Lost in the Living // Berlin, Germany.

    18th March // Embassy of Ireland // Kings // Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

    19th March // Easter Rising: Artists Now, Whitechapel Gallery // Mise Éire, Talk with Desperate Optimists, Living in a Coded Land, (see website for details) // London, UK.

    28th March // Aisling Society of Sydney // Irish Destiny //Australia

    February 2016

    5th Feb //  Cinegael Montreal at the Concordia University // The Stag // Montreal, Canada.

    14th Feb // Cinema Britannique & Irlandais, Ciné O’Clock // Gold // Lyon, France.

    17th Feb – 15th March //  Irish Film Fortnight at the Cinema Odyssée // Good Vibrations, Gold, One Million Dubliners, Rocky Road to Dublin // Strasbourg, France.

    19th Feb // Cinegael Montreal at the Concordia University // You’re Ugly Too // Montreal, Canada.

    January 2016

    22nd Jan //  Cinegael Montreal at the Concordia University // Noble // Montreal, Canada

    30th Jan – 2nd Feb //  Internationales Filmwochenende (International Film Weekend) // Gold // Wurzburg, Germany

     

    Calendar of 2015 Events

    Irish Film Festival, London

    18th – 22nd November

    The 5th Irish Film Festival London takes place in venues throughout the city including Regent Street Cinema, Tricycle Cinema, Bertha Dochouse at Curzon Bloomsbury, the Prince Charles Cinema, Rio Cinema, Europe House and Grange Hotel. The programme features Room and An Klondike and further details will be announced here

    International Documentary Film Festival // Amsterdam, The Netherlands

    18th – 29th November

    The International Documentary Film Festival, Amsterdam presents Peter Lennon’s Rocky Road to Dublin as part of the  “Dutch Docs 65-90 and Their Shadows” strand pairing Dutch films with international documentaries that influenced each other. Rocky Road to Dublin will be shown with Er Gaat Ledere Dag Een Boot (1969) by Hans Keller.

    Irish Film Festival // Florida, United States

    9th – 15th November

    The Alvin Sherman Library and the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences present an Irish Film Festival that allows a South Florida audience to see independent contemporary Irish films not widely released in the U.S. This year’s edition features Out of Here, Good Vibrations and Gold.

    Cinanima International Animation Festival // Portugal

    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 the panel for best international feature.

    Bomb • David O’Reilly

    Somewhere Down the Line• Julien Regnard

    On Departure • Eoin Duffy

    Old Fangs • Adrien Merigeau, Alan Holly

    Donkey • Louise Bagnall

    Seed • Ashling Lindsay

    Loose Ends • Louise Bagnall

    Left • Eamon O’Neill

    We, The Masses • Eoghan Kidney

    Mirror • David O’Reilly

    Irish Folk Furniture • Tony Donoghue

    Boston International Kids Film Festival // United States

    6th – 8th November

    The Legend of Longwood features at the Boston International Kids Film Festival, the annual children’s film festival organised by the Filmmakers Collaborative.

    Irish Network United States Annual Conference // Boston, US

    5th – 8th November

    Dawn Morrissey of Irish Film Festival Boston presents The Guarantee and Bugaloo and Graham at the annual Irish Network United States Conference 2015.

    IFI @ IAC, New York Irish Arts Centre // United States

    October 6th

    Alan Gilsenan’s A Vision: A Life of WB Yeats preceded by a programme of archival shorts celebrating the 150th anniversary of W.B. Yeats’ birth, screens as part of the IFI @ IAC film strand.

    Irish Screen America // New York, United States

    October 2nd – 4th

    Irish Screen America, formerly known as Irish Film New York, supports and guides Irish media-makers by showcasing their work and fostering partnerships in the two largest cities for the entertainment industry in the United States – New York and Los Angeles. In New York, director Cathy Brady gives a masterclass along side screenings of Traders, Glassland, After the Dance and I Used to Live Here.

    Cinegael Buffalo // New York, United States

    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 W.B. Yeats, Coole Park and Ballylee (1976), and Yeats Country (1965).

    Festival du film Britannique de Dinard // France

    September 30th – October 4th

    Gold has been selected for the 26th Dinard British Film Festival with support from IFI, Centre Cultural Irlandais, and the Irish Film Board.

    Centre Cultural Irlandais // Paris, France

    September 17th

    We have teamed up with the Centre Cultural Irlandais, the cinema Les 3 Luxembourg  and the Irish Film Board to promote contemporary Irish film and bring it to a wider audience in France. The first in the series is Good Vibrations with directors Lisa Barros D’Sa and Glenn Leyburn in attendance.

    British and Irish Film Season // Luxembourg

    September 21st to October 2nd

    The British & Irish Film Season started in Luxembourg in 2010 to celebrate the rich array and diversification of film-making across the British Isles (England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Isle of Man), primarily from independent film production companies. The festival will showcase new Irish features, documentaries and shorts.

    Irish Screen America // Los Angeles, United States

    September 25th – 27th

    Irish Screen America (formerly known as Irish Film New York) supports and guides Irish media-makers by showcasing their work and fostering partnerships in the two largest cities for the entertainment industry in the United States – New York and Los Angeles. Films screening include Traders, Glassland and I Used to Live Here. Directors Ciaran Foy, Ruairi Robinson, Gary Shore and screenwriter Naomi Sheridan will take part in industry seminars.

    Irish Reels Film Festival // Seattle, United States

    September 25th – 27th

    The Irish Reels Film Festival is dedicated to bringing the best of contemporary Irish film to US audiences, providing a platform for Irish filmmakers to showcase their independently-produced feature films, documentaries, short films and animation.  The 2015 programme is to be announced.

    San Francisco Irish Film Festival // United States

    September 17th – 19th

    The San Francisco Irish Film Festival (SFIFF) was founded in 2003. The festival presents the very best in contemporary Irish cinema, celebrating everything from features to documentaries to Irish language films. The 2015 programme includes Patrick’s Day, Glassland, Gold and One Million Dubliners.

    European Film Festival // Yangon, Myanmar

    September

    Following successful screenings at the European Film Festival in Vietnam, the Irish Embassy brings Once to the 24th European Film Festival in Yangon, Myanmar. Screening dates and times to be announced.

    IFI @ IAC, New York Irish Arts Centre, United States

    September 12th

    Cartoon Saloons’ Academy Award nominated Song of the Sea screens as part of the Sunday Morning Cartoons series in the IFI @ IAC film strand.

    Celebration of Irish Short Film – Berlin, Germany

    August 12th

    The Embassy of Ireland in Berlin present a host of celebrated shorts including Yu Ming is Ainm Dom, Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty and Rhinos

    Baton Rouge Irish Film Festival, United States

    July 31st – August 3rd

    Founded by the The Baton Rouge Irish Club, the festival showcases Irish talent, promotes cultural diversity and encourages collaboration between individuals and businesses in Louisiana and Ireland.  The 7th annual Baton Rouge Irish Film Festival returns with screenings of One Million Dubliners, Poison Pen, ’71, The Legend of Longwood and an evening of short films. 

     

    Irish Film Weekend, London, UK

    July 18th & 19th 

    Irish Film Festival London present UK Premieres of Patrick’s Day and One Million Dubliners at the Tricycle Theatre

    18th July Patrick’s Day with director Terry McMahon, producer Rachel Lysaght and actors Kerry Fox & Philip Jackson.

    19th July One Million Dubliners with producer Rachel Lysaght and director Aoife Kelleher. 

    Jim Sheridan Tribute at the Odessa International Film Festival, Ukraine

    July 10th – 18th

    The Odessa International Film Festival present a Jim Sheridan tribute in his presence featuring In America, In the Name of the Father, My Left Foot and The Field

    Bloomsday Festival, Embassy of Ireland – Budapest, Hungary

    June 16th, 20th

    In Hungary there is a literary link in the city of Szombathely (Leopold Bloom’s father’s fictional birthplace in Ulysses) and Bloomsday events centre around a statue of Joyce on 16th June there every year. This week long, Embassy-initiated festival will build on the efforts of the James Joyce Society on Ulysses and this year brings a film element to the programme, and are screening Pat Murphy’s Nora in Budapest.

    Festival Bloomsday – Montréal, Canada

    June 12th – 16th

    Bloomsday Montréal is primarily a celebration of Irish-Montréal heritage, culture and literature.The festival began in 2012, founded by the MCLL (McGill Community for Lifelong Learning),  and in 2014, Festival Bloomsday Montréal became a non-profit organization. Festival Bloomsday Montréal not only boosts local pride and community spirit, but, as 40% of Quebecers have some Irish ancestry, builds awareness of diverse cultures and identities in the community.

    Ballymun Lullaby opens the festival on the 12th June at the De Seve Cinema. De Sève Theatre at Concordia University

    Bloomsday – Ljubliana, Slovenia

    June 16th 

    The Slovenska Kinoteka / Slovenian Cinematheque celebrates Bloomsday with a screening of John Huston’s The Dead on the 16th June.                

    UCSI University International Film Festival – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    June 9th – 12th

    The UCSI University host a film festival bringing international cinema to Malaysian audiences, including Pat Collins’ Silence, screening with the assistance of the Embassy of Ireland, Kuala Lumpur.

    Irish Itinerary – Saarbrücken, Germany

    June 12th – Calvary

    May 19th – What Richard Did 

    Presented in association with the Irish Intinerary, an initative of the EFACIS (European Federation of Associations and Centres of Irish Studies).

     Calvary will screen in the Filmhaus in Saarbrucken, Germany on June 12th.

    What Richard Did will screen in the Filmhaus in Saarbrucken, Germany on May 19th, with director Lenny Abrahamson will be in attendance for a Q&A.

    European Film Festival – Singapore

    May 13th – 24th

    Calvary screens on the 22nd of May  as part of the European Film Festival, supported by the Embassy of Ireland, Singapore. The European Union Film Festival is an annual event that showcases a selection of European films, giving local audiences a taste of Europe’s diversity and creativity. This film festival, now it its twenty fifth year, is a window into the intriguing world of European cinema but also an opportunity to improve exposure of local talents. It is the longest running foreign film festival in Singapore, and the second oldest film festival in Singapore.

    Thaddeus O’Sullivan Masterclass/ Seminar – Norwegian Film Institute, Oslo, Norway

     May 28th, 29th  

    The Embassy of Ireland and the Norwegian Film Institute are delighted to invite you to a film masterclass and seminar on 28 and 29 May with Thaddeus O’Sullivan, an award winning Irish director and cinematographer. The film masterclass, which is free of charge, will commence on 28 May at 18hrs at Cinemateket, Dronningens gate 16, 0105 Oslo and will involve a technical discussion of his early experimental work by Thaddeus O’Sullivan himself and Professor Lance Pettitt, Head of the School of Arts and Humanities at St Mary’s University, Twickenham.  The masterclass will finish with an interactive discussion and a screening of the BAFTA nominated short film The Woman Who Married Clark Gable.

    On 29 May at 18:00, O’Sullivan’s film Stella Days will be making its cinematic debut in Norway. Starring Martin Sheen as a cinema obsessed priest in 1950s rural Ireland who struggles to balance his pastoral duties with his love of cinema, this film is a Norwegian-Irish joint production. O’Sullivan will be joined in a bilingual Q+A session prior to the film by the Norwegian producer, Finn Gjerdrum, and cinematographer, John Christian Rosenlund.  

    O’Sullivan has worked in the British and Irish film and TV industries since the late-1970s as an accomplished cinematographer, with shorter periods in the USA. Many notable feature films followed, including December Bride (1989), Nothing Personal (1995), Witness to the Mob (1999), Ordinary Decent Criminal (2000), The Heart of Me (2003), Into the Storm (2008) and his latest feature Stella Days. He has been an award winner at the European Film Awards, the IFTAs and numerous film festivals and his works have also been nominated for a BAFTA and an Emmy.

    This event was made possible by the Embassy of Ireland, the Norwegian Film Institute and the Irish Film Institute.

    Registration for this event is free and can be done via our Contact Us page. Please specify your full name, which evening you wish to attend and if applicable what institute you are studying with. 

    Screenings and Lecture – Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada

    May 20th

    On May 20th IFI Irish Film Programmer Sunniva O’Flynn will be a guest of Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia at the Canadian Association for Irish Studies / Association canadienne d’études irlandaises Conference 2015.

    She will introduce an evening programme of Irish sound and silent films (accompanied by local fiddler) and also present an illustrated lecture, titled Tracing the Canadian connection : A new history of Irish film. This history as evidenced through material preserved at  the IFI Irish Film Archive will tell the story of the evolution of the collection through extracts from a range of film types (amateur, professional, sound, silent, colour black and white, etc.), each of which have a distinct Canadian connection. 

    Ciné Irlandais – Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Malága, Spain

    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 Hers                      

    12th May             Natural Grace                                                   

    19th May             Snap                                                     

    26th May             Eden                                      

    European Film Festival – Buenos Aires, Argentina

    May 8th -17th 

    Parked screens on the 11th & 16th May at the Instituto Italiano de Cultura and Palais de Glace, Buenos Aires as part of the European Film Festival, supported by the Embassy of Ireland, Argentina.

    European Film Festival – Hanoi, Da Nang and Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam

    May 16th – 20th

    The annual European Film Festival brings European cinema to Vietnam. We are pleased to present Once with the support of the Irish Embassy, screening details are as follows:

    Hanoi  – 16th & 20th May

    Da Nang – 18th May

    Ho Chi Min City 18th & 19th May

    European Film Festival – Brasilia, Curitiba, Rio de Janeiro and Vitoria, Brazil

    May 7th – 18th 

    The annual European Film Festival brings European cinema to Brazilian audiences.

    We are pleased to present Once with the support of the Irish Embassy, screening at the following venues at the dates below:

    Brasilia – CineBrasilia – 19 May
    Curitiba – Cinemateca de Curitiba – 7 May
    Rio de Janeiro – Instituto Cervantes – 6 June
    Vitoria – Cine Metropolis – 25 June 07 – 18 May

    European Film Festival – Bucharest and Craiova, Romania

    May 8th – 15th 

    The 19th European Film Festival takes place at the Romanian Cultural Institute in Bucharest. The film critic Irina Margareta Nistor will introduce Calvary on the 8th of May, at Cinema Studio, 8pm. The second screening will be in Craiova, on the 15th of May, at 9 pm.

    For more on the Festival, watch the trailer here

    Sarasota Film Festival – Sarasota, U.S.A.

    April 10th – 19th 

    The Sarasota Film Festival presents the best in international independent cinema. We are pleased to support Out of Here screening on the 13th & 15th April.

    European Film Festival – Helsinki, Finland

    April 17th – 29th

    This year’s programme highlights different dimensions of the European Year for Development 2015. The Week comprises of 23 films on themes such as immigration, education, the situation of women and girls as well as peace and security. Along these big themes we see stories about growing, love and the strive for a better future. These films bring their stories from different parts of the world close to the viewer by means of drama, documentary, music and humour. Their aim is to impact and engage. After all, it is about our World, our Dignity and our Future, as the motto for the European Year for Development reads. The event is organized by the European Commission Representation in Finland and the European Parliament Information Office in Finland, in cooperation with Embassies and cultural institutes of EU member states and candidate countries. Blood Fruit screens on the 28th April. 

    Eurocine: Festival de Cine Europeo en Colombia- Bogota and Medellin, Columbia

    April 16th – May 17th

    Eurocine brings new European cinema to Columbian audiences and this year, we present What Richard Did in collaboration with the festival.

    Screening times and dates are as follows:

    Cine Colombia Bogotá       April 16th            4:15 PM

    Cine Colombia Bogotá      April 18th            3:15 PM

    Cinemanía Bogotá            April 22th            3:00 PM

    Cine Tonalá (K) Bogotá    April 26th            7:00 PM

    Colombo Americano         May 6th               6:00 PM

     

    European Film Festival – Quebec, Canada

     April 29th – May 7th

    The European Film Festival in Québec is programmed by the Festival de Cinéma de la Ville de Québec. The Festival will include Good Vibrations, presented together with the Embassy of Ireland, Ottawa, screening at the Museum of Civilisation.

    Cellu l’Art Kurzfilm Festival Jena – Jena, Germany

    April 21st – 26th

    The Cellu L’Art Kurtsfilm Festival present a host of Irish short film programmes, with an Irish Focus as their Länderschwerpunkt (Country Focus). The full programme will be announced here.

    Days of European Film Festival – Prague, Czech Republic

    April 9th – 27th

    The Days of European Film will take place in Prague in the Světozor and Lucerna cinemas from April 9th to 16th, and in the Scala cinema in Brno from April 17th to 20th. The Echoes of DEF will be held in the following towns: Plzeň, Boskovice, Jablonec and Nisou, Havířov and Hradec Králové from April 23rd to 27th. The festival will feature one Irish film this year – Calvary directed by John Michael McDonagh (10 April at 18:45 p.m., Lucerna cinema, April 14th at 20.30 p.m., Světozor cinema and April 17th at 20.30 p.m., Scala cinema), courtesy of the Irish Film Institute and Culture Ireland. The festival is a joint initiative by the European Commission and Member State Embassies in Prague. 

    Lord Mayor’s St. Patrick’s Festival – London, England

    March 15th

    The Irish Film London Festival present Irish Film and Animation screenings at the Lord Mayor’s St. Patrick’s Festival London, in collaboration with the Greater London Authority. This will take place at the Prince Charles Cinema in Leicester Square on Sunday 15th March, 2015. For more details on the line-up, check out the Programme Section.

    Glasgow St. Patrick’s Festival – Glasgow, Scotland

    March 9th 

    The Irish Pub screens as part of the St. Patrick’s festivities in Glasgow. 

    Australian Irish Film Festival – Sydney, Australia

    March 19th – 22nd

     The first Australian Irish Film Festival presents seven Irish features and documentaries at the Chauvel Cinema Broken Song, Living in a Coded Land, An Dhubh ina Gheal, The Sea, Out of Here, Good Vibrations and The Stag.

     

    Ottawa Irish Film Festival – Ottawa, Canada

    March 27th – 29th

    The inaugral Irish Film Festival takes place in Ottawa bringing Irish cinema to new audiences. Screenings will include The Stag/Bachelor, Song of the Sea, Good Vibrations, The Pipe (in Irish)Kisses, Pilgrim Hill and Gold.

    Embassy of Ireland, Madrid – Madrid, Spain

    March 15th

    The Embassy of Ireland, Madrid present a day of festivites for St. Patrick’s Day including a screening of Cartoon Saloon and Sónta’s short animated musicals, Anam an Amhráin.

     

    Ireland on Film (IRLAND PÅ FILM /OPGØR MED FORTIDEN) – Copenhagen, Denmark

    March 5th – 15th 

    The Danish Film Institute, with the IFI and Embassy of Ireland in Denmark present a selection of Irish films during the St. Patrick’s Day season. Screenings include Rocky Road to Dublin, Making of Rocky Road to Dublin, The Pipe, Good Vibrations, Calvary and The Pipe.

     

    Irish Film Season – Mexico City, Mexico

    March 12th – 19th

    The IFI, the Embassy of Ireland, Mexico and the Cineteca Nacional present a major retrospective of Irish cinema. Screenings will include Natural Grace, His and Hers, Good Vibrations, Song for a Raggy Boy, Frank, Secret of Kells, Calvary, Song of the Sea, In the Name of the Father, and Price of Desire.

     

    Irish Itinerary – Leuven, Belgium and Stockholm & Uppsala, Sweden

     

    March 11th – Uppsala, Sweden: An Bronntanas

    March 18th – Uppsala, Sweden: Calvary

    March 18th –  Leuven, Belgium: Calvary

    March 20th – Stockholm, Sweden: Calvary

     

    The Irish Itinerary is an Irish cultural tour of Europe. This initiative of the European Federation of Associations and Centres of Irish Studies (EFACIS) started in 2013 with the first Irish Itinerary. 

     

    The Embassy of Ireland will host the screening of Calvary in Stockholm.

     The University of Upsalla present An Bronntanas and Calvary at the Slottsbiografen

     

    Belgrade Irish Film Festival – Belgrade, Serbia

    March 14th – 24th

    The Belgrade Irish Film Festival grows from strength to strength and is now in its 3rd year, introducing recent Irish cinema to new audiences.

    Screenings include Frank, Short Order, The Irish Pub, Angel, Once, Broken Song and Love Eternal

    Irish Film Festival, Boston – Boston, USA

    March 19th – 22nd

    The Irish Film Festival, Boston, returns once again providing valuable exhibition and distribution opportunities for Irish filmmakers, screening films at the Somerville Theatre .

    The Festival has already announced their awards for 2015:

    Best Feature, Gold Directed by Niall Heery
    Best Short, Boogaloo and Graham Directed by Michael Lennox 
    Director’s Choice Feature, One Million Dubliners Directed by Aoife Kelleher
    Director’s Choice Short, The Weather Report Directed by Paul Murphy 
    Special Jury Prize, An Bronntanas Directed by Tom Collins

    Guests will include

    Director Niall Heery in attendance for the screening of Gold  which will open this year’s festival

    Rachel Lysaght, producer and Aoife Kelleher, director of One Million Dubliners

    Director Paul Murphy

    Shebeen Flick, St. Patrick’s Festival – Berlin, Germany

    March 11th – 17th

    Shebeen Flick is back in Kino Moviemento with a star-studded programme of loved and unseen Irish films as part of the St. Patrick’s celebrations  in Berlin.

    The screenings will showcase a selection of feature length films that have not yet been distributed in Germany alongside some favourite Irish classics.

    Some of the unseen films include the romantic comedy Standby starring Jessica Paré (Mad Men) and Irish shooting star Brian Gleeson and Pilgrim Hill, the debut feature from Ireland’s raising star director Gerard Barrett.

    The programme also includes celebratory screenings of the 18th anniversary of the Irish cult I Went Down and the 25th anniversary of the German release of Jim Sheridan’s award-winning My Left Foot starring Daniel Day-Lewis.

    Come on Over will also screening at the Stummfilmkino Delphi as part of the festival.

    Moscow Irish Film Festival – Moscow, Russia

    March 11th – 22nd

    The Irish Film Festival in Moscow is a key element of Irish Week in Moscow. The festival showcases Ireland’s leading filmmaking talent, with an extensive programme of recent features.

    The Russian premiere of Song of the Sea, Jimmy’s Hall with actress Aisling Franciosi in attendance and a screening of Broken Song with guest rapper Costello who will also perform two concerts during the festival. The festival will also feature a documentary strand with classics such as Waveriders, Rocky Road to Dublin and the recent hit One Million Dubliners.

    Rome Irish Film Festa – Rome, Italy

    March 26th – 29th

    The Irish Film Festa, Rome was founded in 2007 and continues to present new and classic Irish cinema with guests and panel discussions on Irish film.

    Screenings at this year’s festival include Gold, Song of the Sea, Adam and Paul, Frank, Patrick’s Day, Poison Pen, A City Dreaming, An Bronntanas, and Brendan Behan, The Roaring Boy. 

    Cinegael Montreal – Montreal, Canada

    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 

     

    Friday, Feb 6th: Standby 

     

    Saturday, Feb 21st: Song of the Sea 

     

     Thursday, Feb 26th: Broken Song 

     

    Saturday, Mar 7th: Miss Julie 

     

    Saturday, Apr 11th: Evening of Short Films

    with Guest Speakers Scott MacLeod and Mike Burns

    The Irishman – Child of the Gael (20 mins, animation)  Dir: G. Scott MacLeod

    Rúbaí (12 mins, Irish language with English subtitles)   Dir: Louise Ní Fhiannachta

    Shoot (4 mins, animation)  Dir: Rory Conway

    The Last Days of Peter Bergmann (19 mins, documentary)  Dir: Ciaran Cassidy

    Our Unfenced Country (18 mins, live action)  Dir: Niamh Heery

     

    Friday, Apr 24th: Pilgrim Hill 

    New York Irish Arts Centre

    7th of February & 17th of February

    We continue our film collaboration with the New York Irish Arts Centre in 2015 with an evening of love-themed shorts from Ireland and New York on the 17th February, and Saturday Morning Cartoons on the 4th February.

    Screening Irish History, Edinburgh

    7th February

    The Edinburgh Filmhouse Cinema and University of Edinburgh School of History, Classics and Archaeology present an Irish History Season. Secret Histories explores the dark and troubling aspects of Irish life. From institutional abuse in Magdalene homes to the forced deportation of the revolutionary Jimmy Gralton in 1933, this series reveals Irish history in imaginative, provocative and controversial ways. The series includes John Ford’s 1935 classic The Informer, and the Scottish premiere of A Terrible Beauty, about the 1916 Rising. Each of the four films will be followed by a Q&A with filmmakers, critics and experts. The titles are The Magadelene Sisters (35mm print on loan from the IFI Irish Film Archive), Jimmy’s Hall, The Informer and A Terrible Beauty.

    Chicago Irish Film Festival

    28th of February – 7th of March

    The Chicago Irish Film Festival is dedicated to presenting the works of Irish filmmakers to the Chicago film community. Since 1999 the festival has screened over 500 features, documentaries and short films by many of Ireland’s most talented and award-winning filmmakers. Each year the festival strives to include a broad representation of current Irish cinema and encourages submissions that highlight the extraordinary diversity and creativity that is the mark of Irish film making wherever in the world it may occur. 2014 marked the festival’s 15th year and it was a stellar year indeed with new partnerships and audience members that culminated in sold out screenings and new found fans of Irish film. To that end the CIFF is committed to expanding its programming throughout the year and broadening its commitment and support to Irish filmmakers through marketing and social media in the Chicago area .

    Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Spain

    15th of February

    ‘Absences and (Im)possibilites’, programme of Experimental Irish Film, partnered with Lux and curated by the Experimental Film Club continues to tour, screening at the CCCB in Barcelona, Spain. You can read more information about the films in this programme on the Irish Film Directory here (include link to experimental section.)

    Cinegael, Montreal, Canada

    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 Spring at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, with the collaboration of Concordia’s School of Irish Studies.

    Capital Irish Film Festival, Washington, U.S.A

    February 2nd – 8th

    The ninth Capital Irish Film Festival (CIFF) brings some of the best of contemporary Irish film to Washington D.C. This year we have an exciting selection of shorts, narrative features, documentaries and even a special program of beautiful music and multimedia works. Highlights include Niall Heery’s offbeat comedy Gold, Tom Collins’ edgy thriller An Bronntanas (The Gift) and Lenny Abrahamson’s quirky and endearing Frank starring Michael Fassbender, Domhnall Gleeson and Maggie Gyllenhaal. This year’s films shed a new light on many aspects of Irish life, history and identity that will surprise, entertain and fascinate.

    IFI International Events 2015

    Irish Film Festival // Florida, United States

    9th – 15th November

    The Alvin Sherman Library and the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences present an Irish Film Festival that allows a South Florida audience to see independent contemporary Irish films not widely released in the U.S. This year’s edition features Out of Here, Good Vibrations and Gold.

    Cinanima International Animation Festival // Portugal

    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 the panel for best international feature.

    Bomb • David O’Reilly

    Somewhere Down the Line• Julien Regnard

    On Departure • Eoin Duffy

    Old Fangs • Adrien Merigeau, Alan Holly

    Donkey • Louise Bagnall

    Seed • Ashling Lindsay

    Loose Ends • Louise Bagnall

    Left • Eamon O’Neill

    We, The Masses • Eoghan Kidney

    Mirror • David O’Reilly

    Irish Folk Furniture • Tony Donoghue

    Boston International Kids Film Festival // United States

    6th – 8th November

    The Legend of Longwood features at the Boston International Kids Film Festival, the annual children’s film festival organised by the Filmmakers Collaborative.

    IFI @ IAC, New York Irish Arts Centre // United States

    October 6th

    Alan Gilsenan’s A Vision: A Life of WB Yeats preceded by a programme of archival shorts celebrating the 150th anniversary of W.B. Yeats’ birth, screens as part of the IFI @ IAC film strand.

    Irish Screen America // New York, United States

    October 2nd – 4th

    Irish Screen America, formerly known as Irish Film New York, supports and guides Irish media-makers by showcasing their work and fostering partnerships in the two largest cities for the entertainment industry in the United States – New York and Los Angeles. In New York, director Cathy Brady gives a masterclass along side screenings of Traders, Glassland, After the Dance and I Used to Live Here.

    Cinegael Buffalo // New York, United States

    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 W.B. Yeats, Coole Park and Ballylee (1976), and Yeats Country (1965).

    Festival du film Britannique de Dinard // France

    September 30th – October 4th

    Gold has been selected for the 26th Dinard British Film Festival with support from IFI, Centre Cultural Irlandais, and the Irish Film Board.

    Centre Cultural Irlandais // Paris, France

    September 17th

    We have teamed up with the Centre Cultural Irlandais, the cinema Les 3 Luxembourg  and the Irish Film Board to promote contemporary Irish film and bring it to a wider audience in France. The first in the series is Good Vibrations with directors Lisa Barros D’Sa and Glenn Leyburn in attendance.

    British and Irish Film Season // Luxembourg

    September 21st to October 2nd

    The British & Irish Film Season started in Luxembourg in 2010 to celebrate the rich array and diversification of film-making across the British Isles (England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Isle of Man), primarily from independent film production companies. The festival will showcase new Irish features, documentaries and shorts.

    Irish Screen America // Los Angeles, United States

    September 25th – 27th

    Irish Screen America (formerly known as Irish Film New York) supports and guides Irish media-makers by showcasing their work and fostering partnerships in the two largest cities for the entertainment industry in the United States – New York and Los Angeles. Films screening include Traders, Glassland and I Used to Live Here. Directors Ciaran Foy, Ruairi Robinson, Gary Shore and screenwriter Naomi Sheridan will take part in industry seminars.

    Irish Reels Film Festival // Seattle, United States

    September 25th – 27th

    The Irish Reels Film Festival is dedicated to bringing the best of contemporary Irish film to US audiences, providing a platform for Irish filmmakers to showcase their independently-produced feature films, documentaries, short films and animation.  The 2015 programme is to be announced.

    San Francisco Irish Film Festival // United States

    September 17th – 19th

    The San Francisco Irish Film Festival (SFIFF) was founded in 2003. The festival presents the very best in contemporary Irish cinema, celebrating everything from features to documentaries to Irish language films. The 2015 programme includes Patrick’s Day, Glassland, Gold and One Million Dubliners.

    European Film Festival // Yangon, Myanmar

    September

    Following successful screenings at the European Film Festival in Vietnam, the Irish Embassy brings Once to the 24th European Film Festival in Yangon, Myanmar. Screening dates and times to be announced.

    IFI @ IAC, New York Irish Arts Centre, United States

    September 12th

    Cartoon Saloons’ Academy Award nominated Song of the Sea screens as part of the Sunday Morning Cartoons series in the IFI @ IAC film strand.

    Celebration of Irish Short Film – Berlin, Germany

    August 12th

    The Embassy of Ireland in Berlin present a host of celebrated shorts including Yu Ming is Ainm Dom, Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty and Rhinos

    Baton Rouge Irish Film Festival, United States

    July 31st – August 3rd

    Founded by the The Baton Rouge Irish Club, the festival showcases Irish talent, promotes cultural diversity and encourages collaboration between individuals and businesses in Louisiana and Ireland.  The 7th annual Baton Rouge Irish Film Festival returns with screenings of One Million Dubliners, Poison Pen, ’71, The Legend of Longwood and an evening of short films. 

     

    Irish Film Weekend, London, UK

    July 18th & 19th 

    Irish Film Festival London present UK Premieres of Patrick’s Day and One Million Dubliners at the Tricycle Theatre

    18th July Patrick’s Day with director Terry McMahon, producer Rachel Lysaght and actors Kerry Fox & Philip Jackson.

    19th July One Million Dubliners with producer Rachel Lysaght and director Aoife Kelleher. 

    Bloomsday Festival, Embassy of Ireland – Budapest, Hungary

    June 16th, 20th

    In Hungary there is a literary link in the city of Szombathely (Leopold Bloom’s father’s fictional birthplace in Ulysses) and Bloomsday events centre around a statue of Joyce on 16th June there every year. This week long, Embassy-initiated festival will build on the efforts of the James Joyce Society on Ulysses and this year brings a film element to the programme, and are screening Pat Murphy’s Nora in Budapest.

    Festival Bloomsday – Montréal, Canada

    June 12th – 16th

    Bloomsday Montréal is primarily a celebration of Irish-Montréal heritage, culture and literature.The festival began in 2012, founded by the MCLL (McGill Community for Lifelong Learning),  and in 2014, Festival Bloomsday Montréal became a non-profit organization. Festival Bloomsday Montréal not only boosts local pride and community spirit, but, as 40% of Quebecers have some Irish ancestry, builds awareness of diverse cultures and identities in the community.

    Ballymun Lullaby opens the festival on the 12th June at the De Seve Cinema. De Sève Theatre at Concordia University

    Bloomsday – Ljubliana, Slovenia

    June 16th 

    The Slovenska Kinoteka / Slovenian Cinematheque celebrates Bloomsday with a screening of John Huston’s The Dead on the 16th June.                

    UCSI University International Film Festival – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    June 9th – 12th

    The UCSI University host a film festival bringing international cinema to Malaysian audiences, including Pat Collins’ Silence, screening with the assistance of the Embassy of Ireland, Kuala Lumpur.

    Irish Itinerary – Saarbrücken, Germany

    June 12th – Calvary

    May 19th – What Richard Did 

    Presented in association with the Irish Intinerary, an initative of the EFACIS (European Federation of Associations and Centres of Irish Studies).

     Calvary will screen in the Filmhaus in Saarbrucken, Germany on June 12th.

    What Richard Did will screen in the Filmhaus in Saarbrucken, Germany on May 19th, with director Lenny Abrahamson will be in attendance for a Q&A.

    European Film Festival – Singapore

    May 13th – 24th

    Calvary screens on the 22nd of May  as part of the European Film Festival, supported by the Embassy of Ireland, Singapore. The European Union Film Festival is an annual event that showcases a selection of European films, giving local audiences a taste of Europe’s diversity and creativity. This film festival, now it its twenty fifth year, is a window into the intriguing world of European cinema but also an opportunity to improve exposure of local talents. It is the longest running foreign film festival in Singapore, and the second oldest film festival in Singapore.

    Thaddeus O’Sullivan Masterclass/ Seminar – Norwegian Film Institute, Oslo, Norway

     May 28th, 29th  

    The Embassy of Ireland and the Norwegian Film Institute are delighted to invite you to a film masterclass and seminar on 28 and 29 May with Thaddeus O’Sullivan, an award winning Irish director and cinematographer. The film masterclass, which is free of charge, will commence on 28 May at 18hrs at Cinemateket, Dronningens gate 16, 0105 Oslo and will involve a technical discussion of his early experimental work by Thaddeus O’Sullivan himself and Professor Lance Pettitt, Head of the School of Arts and Humanities at St Mary’s University, Twickenham.  The masterclass will finish with an interactive discussion and a screening of the BAFTA nominated short film The Woman Who Married Clark Gable.

    On 29 May at 18:00, O’Sullivan’s film Stella Days will be making its cinematic debut in Norway. Starring Martin Sheen as a cinema obsessed priest in 1950s rural Ireland who struggles to balance his pastoral duties with his love of cinema, this film is a Norwegian-Irish joint production. O’Sullivan will be joined in a bilingual Q+A session prior to the film by the Norwegian producer, Finn Gjerdrum, and cinematographer, John Christian Rosenlund.  

    O’Sullivan has worked in the British and Irish film and TV industries since the late-1970s as an accomplished cinematographer, with shorter periods in the USA. Many notable feature films followed, including December Bride (1989), Nothing Personal (1995), Witness to the Mob (1999), Ordinary Decent Criminal (2000), The Heart of Me (2003), Into the Storm (2008) and his latest feature Stella Days. He has been an award winner at the European Film Awards, the IFTAs and numerous film festivals and his works have also been nominated for a BAFTA and an Emmy.

    This event was made possible by the Embassy of Ireland, the Norwegian Film Institute and the Irish Film Institute.

    Registration for this event is free and can be done via our Contact Us page. Please specify your full name, which evening you wish to attend and if applicable what institute you are studying with. 

    Screenings and Lecture – Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada

    May 20th

    On May 20th IFI Irish Film Programmer Sunniva O’Flynn will be a guest of Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia at the Canadian Association for Irish Studies / Association canadienne d’études irlandaises Conference 2015.

    She will introduce an evening programme of Irish sound and silent films (accompanied by local fiddler) and also present an illustrated lecture, titled Tracing the Canadian connection : A new history of Irish film. This history as evidenced through material preserved at  the IFI Irish Film Archive will tell the story of the evolution of the collection through extracts from a range of film types (amateur, professional, sound, silent, colour black and white, etc.), each of which have a distinct Canadian connection. 

    Ciné Irlandais – Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Malága, Spain

    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 Hers                      

    12th May             Natural Grace                                                   

    19th May             Snap                                                     

    26th May             Eden                                      

    European Film Festival – Buenos Aires, Argentina

    May 8th -17th 

    Parked screens on the 11th & 16th May at the Instituto Italiano de Cultura and Palais de Glace, Buenos Aires as part of the European Film Festival, supported by the Embassy of Ireland, Argentina.

    European Film Festival – Hanoi, Da Nang and Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam

    May 16th – 20th

    The annual European Film Festival brings European cinema to Vietnam. We are pleased to present Once with the support of the Irish Embassy, screening details are as follows:

    Hanoi  – 16th & 20th May

    Da Nang – 18th May

    Ho Chi Min City 18th & 19th May

    European Film Festival – Brasilia, Curitiba, Rio de Janeiro and Vitoria, Brazil

    May 7th – 18th 

    The annual European Film Festival brings European cinema to Brazilian audiences.

    We are pleased to present Once with the support of the Irish Embassy, screening at the following venues at the dates below:

    Brasilia – CineBrasilia – 19 May
    Curitiba – Cinemateca de Curitiba – 7 May
    Rio de Janeiro – Instituto Cervantes – 6 June
    Vitoria – Cine Metropolis – 25 June 07 – 18 May

    European Film Festival – Bucharest and Craiova, Romania

    May 8th – 15th 

    The 19th European Film Festival takes place at the Romanian Cultural Institute in Bucharest. The film critic Irina Margareta Nistor will introduce Calvary on the 8th of May, at Cinema Studio, 8pm. The second screening will be in Craiova, on the 15th of May, at 9 pm.

    For more on the Festival, watch the trailer here

    Sarasota Film Festival – Sarasota, U.S.A.

    April 10th – 19th 

    The Sarasota Film Festival presents the best in international independent cinema. We are pleased to support Out of Here screening on the 13th & 15th April.

    European Film Festival – Helsinki, Finland

    April 17th – 29th

    This year’s programme highlights different dimensions of the European Year for Development 2015. The Week comprises of 23 films on themes such as immigration, education, the situation of women and girls as well as peace and security. Along these big themes we see stories about growing, love and the strive for a better future. These films bring their stories from different parts of the world close to the viewer by means of drama, documentary, music and humour. Their aim is to impact and engage. After all, it is about our World, our Dignity and our Future, as the motto for the European Year for Development reads. The event is organized by the European Commission Representation in Finland and the European Parliament Information Office in Finland, in cooperation with Embassies and cultural institutes of EU member states and candidate countries. Blood Fruit screens on the 28th April. 

    European Film Festival – Quebec, Canada

     April 29th – May 7th

    The European Film Festival in Québec is programmed by the Festival de Cinéma de la Ville de Québec. The Festival will include Good Vibrations, presented together with the Embassy of Ireland, Ottawa, screening at the Museum of Civilisation.

    Cellu l’Art Kurzfilm Festival Jena – Jena, Germany

    April 21st – 26th

    The Cellu L’Art Kurtsfilm Festival present a host of Irish short film programmes, with an Irish Focus as their Länderschwerpunkt (Country Focus). The full programme will be announced here.

    Days of European Film Festival – Prague, Czech Republic

    April 9th – 27th

    The Days of European Film will take place in Prague in the Světozor and Lucerna cinemas from April 9th to 16th, and in the Scala cinema in Brno from April 17th to 20th. The Echoes of DEF will be held in the following towns: Plzeň, Boskovice, Jablonec and Nisou, Havířov and Hradec Králové from April 23rd to 27th. The festival will feature one Irish film this year – Calvary directed by John Michael McDonagh (10 April at 18:45 p.m., Lucerna cinema, April 14th at 20.30 p.m., Světozor cinema and April 17th at 20.30 p.m., Scala cinema), courtesy of the Irish Film Institute and Culture Ireland. The festival is a joint initiative by the European Commission and Member State Embassies in Prague. 

    Lord Mayor’s St. Patrick’s Festival – London, England

    March 15th

    The Irish Film London Festival present Irish Film and Animation screenings at the Lord Mayor’s St. Patrick’s Festival London, in collaboration with the Greater London Authority. This will take place at the Prince Charles Cinema in Leicester Square on Sunday 15th March, 2015. For more details on the line-up, check out the Programme Section.

    Glasgow St. Patrick’s Festival – Glasgow, Scotland

    March 9th 

    The Irish Pub screens as part of the St. Patrick’s festivities in Glasgow. 

    Australian Irish Film Festival – Sydney, Australia

    March 19th – 22nd

     The first Australian Irish Film Festival presents seven Irish features and documentaries at the Chauvel Cinema Broken Song, Living in a Coded Land, An Dhubh ina Gheal, The Sea, Out of Here, Good Vibrations and The Stag.

     

    Ottawa Irish Film Festival – Ottawa, Canada

    March 27th – 29th

    The inaugral Irish Film Festival takes place in Ottawa bringing Irish cinema to new audiences. Screenings will include The Stag/Bachelor, Song of the Sea, Good Vibrations, The Pipe (in Irish)Kisses, Pilgrim Hill and Gold.

    Embassy of Ireland, Madrid – Madrid, Spain

    March 15th

    The Embassy of Ireland, Madrid present a day of festivites for St. Patrick’s Day including a screening of Cartoon Saloon and Sónta’s short animated musicals, Anam an Amhráin.

     

    Ireland on Film (IRLAND PÅ FILM /OPGØR MED FORTIDEN) – Copenhagen, Denmark

    March 5th – 15th 

    The Danish Film Institute, with the IFI and Embassy of Ireland in Denmark present a selection of Irish films during the St. Patrick’s Day season. Screenings include Rocky Road to Dublin, Making of Rocky Road to Dublin, The Pipe, Good Vibrations, Calvary and The Pipe.

     

    Irish Film Season – Mexico City, Mexico

    March 12th – 19th

    The IFI, the Embassy of Ireland, Mexico and the Cineteca Nacional present a major retrospective of Irish cinema. Screenings will include Natural Grace, His and Hers, Good Vibrations, Song for a Raggy Boy, Frank, Secret of Kells, Calvary, Song of the Sea, In the Name of the Father, and Price of Desire.

     

    Irish Itinerary – Leuven, Belgium and Stockholm & Uppsala, Sweden

     

    March 11th – Uppsala, Sweden: An Bronntanas

    March 18th – Uppsala, Sweden: Calvary

    March 18th –  Leuven, Belgium: Calvary

    March 20th – Stockholm, Sweden: Calvary

     

    The Irish Itinerary is an Irish cultural tour of Europe. This initiative of the European Federation of Associations and Centres of Irish Studies (EFACIS) started in 2013 with the first Irish Itinerary. 

     

    The Embassy of Ireland will host the screening of Calvary in Stockholm.

     The University of Upsalla present An Bronntanas and Calvary at the Slottsbiografen

     

    Belgrade Irish Film Festival – Belgrade, Serbia

    March 14th – 24th

    The Belgrade Irish Film Festival grows from strength to strength and is now in its 3rd year, introducing recent Irish cinema to new audiences.

    Screenings include Frank, Short Order, The Irish Pub, Angel, Once, Broken Song and Love Eternal

    Irish Film Festival, Boston – Boston, USA

    March 19th – 22nd

    The Irish Film Festival, Boston, returns once again providing valuable exhibition and distribution opportunities for Irish filmmakers, screening films at the Somerville Theatre .

    The Festival has already announced their awards for 2015:

    Best Feature, Gold Directed by Niall Heery
    Best Short, Boogaloo and Graham Directed by Michael Lennox 
    Director’s Choice Feature, One Million Dubliners Directed by Aoife Kelleher
    Director’s Choice Short, The Weather Report Directed by Paul Murphy 
    Special Jury Prize, An Bronntanas Directed by Tom Collins

    Guests will include

    Director Niall Heery in attendance for the screening of Gold  which will open this year’s festival

    Rachel Lysaght, producer and Aoife Kelleher, director of One Million Dubliners

    Director Paul Murphy

    Shebeen Flick, St. Patrick’s Festival – Berlin, Germany

    March 11th – 17th

    Shebeen Flick is back in Kino Moviemento with a star-studded programme of loved and unseen Irish films as part of the St. Patrick’s celebrations  in Berlin.

    The screenings will showcase a selection of feature length films that have not yet been distributed in Germany alongside some favourite Irish classics.

    Some of the unseen films include the romantic comedy Standby starring Jessica Paré (Mad Men) and Irish shooting star Brian Gleeson and Pilgrim Hill, the debut feature from Ireland’s raising star director Gerard Barrett.

    The programme also includes celebratory screenings of the 18th anniversary of the Irish cult I Went Down and the 25th anniversary of the German release of Jim Sheridan’s award-winning My Left Foot starring Daniel Day-Lewis.

    Come on Over will also screening at the Stummfilmkino Delphi as part of the festival.

    Moscow Irish Film Festival – Moscow, Russia

    March 11th – 22nd

    The Irish Film Festival in Moscow is a key element of Irish Week in Moscow. The festival showcases Ireland’s leading filmmaking talent, with an extensive programme of recent features.

    The Russian premiere of Song of the Sea, Jimmy’s Hall with actress Aisling Franciosi in attendance and a screening of Broken Song with guest rapper Costello who will also perform two concerts during the festival. The festival will also feature a documentary strand with classics such as Waveriders, Rocky Road to Dublin and the recent hit One Million Dubliners.

    Rome Irish Film Festa – Rome, Italy

    March 26th – 29th

    The Irish Film Festa, Rome was founded in 2007 and continues to present new and classic Irish cinema with guests and panel discussions on Irish film.

    Screenings at this year’s festival include Gold, Song of the Sea, Adam and Paul, Frank, Patrick’s Day, Poison Pen, A City Dreaming, An Bronntanas, and Brendan Behan, The Roaring Boy. 

    Calendar of 2014 Events

    Festival De Cinéma Europeen Des Arcs, France

    December 13th – 20th

    We are pleased to support the Irish Film Board as Ireland is the guest of honour at the 6th Festival of European Cinema in Les Arcs, France. A retrospective of classic film titles such as Michael Collins, In the Name of the Father and Bloody Sunday screen alongside more recent and brand new titles Song of the Sea, St. Patrick’s Day, Good Vibrations and others.

    London Irish Film Festival – UK

    November 19th – 23rd

    The annual London Irish Film Festival returns with a fantatic line-up including the UK premiere of Gold, An Bronntanas, Poison Pen, Broken Song, Standby and shorts Breakfast Wine, Volkswagen Joe, How’s About Ye? and Deadly.  We are delighted to announce that the IFI commisioned, Experimental Film Club curated programme Absenses and (Im)possibilities will launch at the Hackney Picturehouse in partnership with Lux, Artist Moving Image Distribution.

    European Film Festival – Dar Es Saleem, Tanzania

    November 28th – 29th

    The Embassy of Ireland, Tanzania, present The Wind that Shakes the Barley in the European Film Festival, screening in the Alliance Francaise, Goethe Institute and British Council.

    Irish Film Festival – Nova Southeastern University, Florida, USA

    November 10th – 14th

    The Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida present documentaries Ballymun Lullaby, Bernadette: Notes on a Political Journey and feature film King of the Travellers at their annual Irish film festival.

    Alcine International Film Festival – Germany

    November 7th – 14th

    The Alcine International Film Festival to present an Irish shorts programme, Debris, The Missing Scarf, Small Change, The Boy in the Bubble, Moore Street Masala and Blinky at the Teatro Salón Cervantes.

    European Film Festival – Canada

    The Embassy of Ireland, Ottawa present Ballymun Lullaby, at the touring European Film Festival.

    Library & Archives, Ottawa (13-30th November)

    Cinematheque, Vancouver  (21st November – 4th December)

    The Royal, Toronto (15th – 30th November)

    EU Film Festival – Valetta, Malta

    November 15th – 30th

    The European Commission Representation in the capital, Valletta, present Run and Jump as the Irish film in the European Film Festival.

    Irish Arts Centre – New York, USA

    November 18th

    We continue our partnership with the Irish Arts Centre, New York (IFI @ IAC) with a screening of a selection of short films in the Irish language.

    Irish Cultural Week – Cuba

    November 8th

    Natural Grace screens at the Irish Cultural Week along side talks and a performance by the Irish musician Mick Moloney and performances by the Cuban uileann pipers.

     

    Her Take On It, Cinemteket – Oslo, Norway

    Oslo: 15th and 26th November

    Bergen: 3rd and 4th December.

    The Norwegian Film Institute and the Embassy of Ireland, Norway present The Other Side of Sleep as part of the ‘Her take on it’ season of films by european female directors.

    Celtic Film Festival – Madision, USA

    November 8th-9th

    The Celtic Cultural Center of Madison in collaboration with the Wisconsin Union Directorate Film Committee and the UW-Madison Celtic Studies Program presents the 2014 Celtic Film Festival. Irish titles screening include What Richard Did, Broken Song, Good Vibrations and a shorts programme.

     

    Liverpool Irish Festival – Liverpool, UK

    October 23rd to November 2nd

    The annual festival that celebrates the culture and history linking Liverpool and Ireland present 32A and What Richard Did, along with a shorts programme from Indie Cork.

    New Orleans Irish Film Festival – New Orleans, USA

    October 10th – 12th

    The third annual New Orleans Irish Film Festival will take place in the Prytania Theatre. Films include a gala screening of My Left Foot along with Good Vibrations and Animated Ireland, an animation programme curated by Steve Woods.

    Irish Film Days / Zilele Filmului Irlandez – Bucharest, Romania

    October 15th – 16th

    The Embassy of Ireland, Bucharest presents the annual Irish Film Days festival in partnership with the Romanian Cultural Institute and French Cultural Institute at the Elvire Popesco Cinema. Films include What Richard Did, and animated shorts Left and Coda

    Irish Reels Film Festival – Seattle, USA

    October 24th – 26th

    The seventeeth annual Irish Reels Film Festival presents feature The Good Man, and documentaries Natural Grace, The Irish Pub and Living in a Coded Land

    The Irish in Film – Fairfield University, USA

    October 5th – 22nd

    The Fairfield University Irish Studies Program will host a special Irish Filmmaker Festival in October 2014, bringing several noted Irish producers, directors and writers to campus to introduce and discuss their films.
    The films will be shown at 7 p.m. on four successive Wednesdays in October in the University’s DiMenna-Nyselius Library Multimedia Room. They are free and open to the public and light refreshments will be served.
    “We are excited to bring such a talented and heralded line-up of producers and directors from Ireland to Fairfield,” said Nels Pearson, Ph.D., director of the Irish Studies Program. “Gilsenan, Doolan, McCann and Montague represent some of the finest work in contemporary Irish cinema and television. For students, faculty, staff, and community members, this will be a rare opportunity: not only do we get to attend exclusive screenings of recent films and pilots by these artists, but we can also join them in discussions of their works, Irish cinema and television, and Irish history, society, and politics.”

    The scheduled is as follows:
    • October 1: Kevin McCann’s “The Boys of St. Columb’s”
    • October 8: Lelia Doolan’s “Bernadette: A Political Journey”
    • October 15: Connor Montague’s “Who Needs Enemies”
    • October 22: Alan Gilsenan’s “Eliza Lynch: The Queen of Paraguay”

    Deireadh Seachtaine – Wisconsin, USA

    October 3rd – 10th

    An Bhean A Shúil Trasna Mheiriceá will screen at the annual Deireadh Seachtaine event in October for students of Irish.  Brian Ó Broin, will present the film. 

    Oulu Irish Film Week – Oulu, Finland

    September 25th – October 5th

    Now in it’s 9th year, the Oulu Irish Film Week presents a total of 8 features including Aisling Gheal, Good Vibrations and the Last of the High Kings at the Oulu Film Centre.

    Tyneside Irish Festival – Newcastle

    October 16th – 26th

    As part of the Tyneside Irish Festival, we are presenting four films at the Star and Shadow Cinema , Broken Song, Adam and Paul, Bernadatte: Notes on a Politcal Journey and The Secret of Kells.

    European Film Festival – Myanmar

    October 2nd

    After a very successful run in Vietnam and Cambodia, the Embassy of Ireland, Vietnam bring Ondine to new audiences in Myanmar. 

    New York Irish Film Festival

    October 2nd – 5th

    We are delighted to support the annual New York Irish Film Festival at the Cantor Centre. Jim Sheridan will be in attendance, and we are supporting a retrospective of his work screening In America, My Left Foot and In the Name of the Father. The opening film is Niall Heery’s Gold, and other recent titles are Broken Song, Out of Here, Love Eternal and Poison Pen

    Journées européennes du patrimoine at the Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris

    September 20th & 21st 

    We are pleased to support the screening of two documentaries, A Song for Ireland and A Patriot Game, by Irish-American Arthur MacCaig (1948-2008) at the Centre Culturel Irlandais in Paris.

     

    Irlanda al Cor / Ireland at Heart, Barcelona, Spain

    September 2nd – 12th

    In partnership with the Filmoteca de Catalunya, Jerry White from Irish Studies in Dalhousie University Department of English & Regina Ui Chollatain from the Celtic Studies department in UCD) the Irish Film Institute are presenting a selection of titles in the Irish language (Kings, Poitín, Mise Eire, Ocras and The Pipe/An Píopa), with subtitles in Catalan.

    San Francisco Irish Film Festival

    September 18th – 20th

    The San Francisco Irish Film Festival was founded in 2003 by Niall McKay with the support of the Irish Film Institute and continues to present contemporary Irish cinema (features, documentary and shorts) annually at the Delancey Street Theater. 

    Irish Itinerary – Adger

    September 9th

    Presented in association with the Irish Intinerary, an initative of the EFACIS (European Federation of Associations and Centres of Irish Studies) What Richard Did will screen at the Cinematek in Adger, Norway. 

    Irish Itinerary – Goteborg

    September 10th

    Presented in association with the Irish Intinerary, an initative of the EFACIS (European Federation of Associations and Centres of Irish Studies) What Richard Did will screen in the University in Goteborg, Sweden.

    British and Irish Film Festival

    September 24th – October 7th

    Growing on the success of last year, the fifth British and Irish Film Festival in Luxemborg, takes place in the Utopolis Cinema in September 2014. Programme will be announced in early September. 

    Conradh Na Gaeilge, Glaschu

    September 20th

    The Conradh Na Gaelige, Glaschu are screening the documentary The Irishmen: An Impression of Exile in St. Helen’s Hall as part of a night of traditional Irish music & entertainment. 

    European Film Festival – Myanmar

    September 28th

    After a very successful run in Vietnam and Cambodia, the Irish Consulate to Vietnam bring Ondine to new audiences in Myanmar. 

    IFI International at the Galway Film Fleadh

    July 11th, 16.15

    IFI International returns to the Galway Film Fleadh to discuss distribution of Irish cinema through international cultural channels and to create a space for festival programmers, filmmakers, and funders to meet. The session will include presentations from exhibitors in English and non-English speaking territories and will identify funding and other resources available to international exhibitors of Irish film. Chaired by Sunniva O’Flynn (IFI Head of Irish Film Programming).

    Panellists include Caitriona Ryan (Culture Ireland), Niall McKay (Director, Irish Film New York), Susanna Pelis (Director, Rome Irish Film Festa), Soracha Pelan Ó Treasaigh (IFI International Co-ordinator), Gerry Shirren (Managing Director, Cartoon Saloon).

    If you would like to attend please contact Soracha Pelan Ó Treasaigh 

    Irish Popcorn Series, Washington, USA

    July 28th

    Solus Nua continues its successful programme (Jan – Dec) with a screening of Good Vibrations

    Baton Rouge Irish Film Festival, Louisiana, USA

    July 18th – 20th

    The annual Baton Rouge Irish Film Festival presents a series of Irish features and shorts in Louisiana at the Manship Theatre. The short film programme include recent titles: Scratch; The Missing Scarf; Mechanic; and old favourites, Granny O’Grimm and Free Chips Forever.

    Solus Collective, St. Petersburg, Russia

    July 4th 

    The Solus Film Collective are screening a selection of films from the Absences and (Im)possibilities programme that traces a traditional of Irish experimental film, commisioned by IFI International and curated by the Experimental Film Club, Dublin.

    Programme: Sackville Street (1897, 50 secs, B&W, 35mm) from Alexandre Promio, Lumière Brothers; By Accident (Extract) (1930, 3mins 40 secs, B&W, 16mm), Norris Davidson; Guerrillére Talks (1978, 24 mins 29 secs, Colour, Super 8), Vivienne Dick; Here After (2004, 13mins, B&W, 16mm), Paddy Jolley, Rebecca Trost/Inger Lise Hansen; Late Arrival (2006, 2 mins 10 secs, Colour, MiniDV), Barry Ronan; With Wind and White Cloud (2005, 3 mins 43 secs, B&W, Super8), Dónal Ó Céilleachair and The Predicament of Man (3 mins, 16mm and Digital Mixed Media, 2010), Jesse Jones.

    Biografilm Festival – International Celebration of Lives, Bologna, Italy

    June 6th – 16th

    What Richard Did screening: Wednesday 11th June, 8.30 pm, Cinema Lumière, Sala Scorsese with Lenny Abrahamson in attendance.

    Adam & Paul screening: Thursday 12th June, 7 pm, Cinema Lumière, Sala Scorsese with Lenny Abrahamson in attendance.

    Emerald Dreams, Sydney, Australia

    June 6th

    Brightly Smile and Sweetly Sing’ is a collection of one-off documentaries on the history, culture and poetry of Ireland. They include a look at the extraordinary work of The Book of Kells from the middle ages as well as a film on the unknown story of African American slave Frederick Douglass and his escape to Ireland in 1840 that fortified his spirit in his fight to end slavery.

    Also a work on contemporary poet Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill who writes her haunting and other-worldly poems in Irish.

    Each film segment is introduced by a special guest and presenter who will give a short but informative background talk into that part of Irish history and culture. 

    IFI @ IAC, New York Irish Arts Centre, New York, U.S.A.

    June 10th

    A diverse film programme celebrating the best of Irish film, including U.S. premieres and screenings of independent, contemporary and retrospective films. Includes Aisling Gheal.

    EU Film Festival, Ethiopia

    June 1st – 12th

    The Secret of Kells is the 2014 Irish film in the annual EU Film Festival in Ethiopia, screening in Addis Ababa, Mekelle Adama and DireDawa.

    Transilvania International Film Festival, Transilvania, Romania

    May 30th – June 8th

    The 13th Transilvania International Film Festival presents an Irish Focus, screening Calvary; Cal; What Richard Did; Love Eternal; Good VibrationsMen at Lunch; and The Stag

    Irish Itinerary – Braga, Portugal

    May 22nd

    What Richard Did continues to tour as part of the Irish Itinerary, organised by the European Federation of Associations and Centres of Irish Studies, screening in the Auditorium of Biblioteca Lucio Craveiro da Silva  in the centre of Braga. 

    Festival de niños, Mexico City

    May 29th

    The Secret of Kells will screen as part of the ‘Festival de Niños’ festival of European Culture for Children at the Cineteca Nacional in Mexico City. 

    Emerald Dreams – Australia

    May 11th

    Never before screened in Australia, ‘Brightly Smile and Sweetly Sing’ is a collection of one-off documentaries on the history, culture and poetry of Ireland. They include a look at the extraordinary work of The Book of Kells from the middle ages as well as a film on the unknown story of African American slave Frederick Douglass and his escape to Ireland in 1840 that fortified his spirit in his fight to end slavery.

    Also a work on contemporary poet Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill who writes her haunting and other-worldly poems in Irish.

    Each film segment is introduced by a special guest and presenter who will give a short but informative background talk into that part of Irish history and culture. 

    Touring Blue Mountains, Central West, Newcastle.

    EU Film Festival – Romania

    May 9th – 15th

    This is the 18th edition of the European Film Festival in Bucharest. Cartoon Saloon and Sónta’s co-production of Anam an Amhráin, 10 short animations will represent Ireland film at the festival, screening in Cinema Studio and Cinema Elvira Popescu.

    EU Film Festival – Uruguay

    May 2nd – 9th

    His and Hers will screen in Montevideo in Uruguay as part of the annual European Film Festival. 

    EU Film Festival – Chile

    May 8th – mid June

    His and Hers will screen in the touring EU Film Festival in Chile, opening in Santiago de Chile and travelling to 4 cities in the provinces.

    EU Film Festival – Argentina

    May 21st – mid June

    His and Hers will tour Argentina beginning in Buenos Aires and then touring the EU Film Festival circuit to Tucumán (June 3rd – 15th), Salta (June 25th – July 5th), San Juan (July 11th – 20th) , Mendoza (July 23rd – August 1st) , Ushuaia  (August 8th – 17th) , Rosario (August 26th – September 4th) and Bahía Blanca (September 10th -26th).

    EU Film Festival – Indonesia

    May 14th – 25th

    Grabbers is this year’s Irish film in the annual EU Film Festival.

    EU Film Festival – Singapore

    May 14th – 25th

    What Richard Did will close the EU Film Festival on May 25th in Singapore. 

    EU Film Festival – Cambodia

    May 5th

    Neil Jordan’s Ondine is this year’s Irish film at the EU Film Festival in Cambodia, screening in Phnom Pen and Siem Reap.

    EU Film Festival – Vietnam

    May 16th

    Neil Jordan’s Ondine is this year’s Irish film at the EU Film Festival in Vietnam, with 14 cultural institutes showing films from 14 countries, screening in the National Cinema Center in Hanoi & BHD cinema in Ho Chi Minh city.

    Irish Itinerary – Nijmegen

    May 22nd

    Presented in association with the Irish Intinerary, an initative of the EFACIS (European Federation of Associations and Centres of Irish Studies), What Richard Did will screen in the Lux Cinema in Nijmegen. Director Lenny Abrahamson will be in attendance and will participate in a Q&A.

    Irish Itinerary – Wuppertal

    May 21st

    Presented in association with the Irish Intinerary, an initative of the EFACIS  (European Federation of Associations and Centres of Irish Studies), What Richard Did will screen in the Cinemaxx in Wuppertal, Germany. Director Lenny Abrahamson will be in attendance and will participate in a Q&A.

    Irish Itinerary – Mannheim

    May 20th

    Presented in association with the Irish Intinerary, an initative of the EFACIS  (European Federation of Associations and Centres of Irish Studies), What Richard Did will screen in the Filmhaus in Saarbrucken, Germany. Lenny Abrahamson will be in attendance for a Q&A.

    EU Film Week – Belgrade

    May 16th – 21st

    The European Info Centre presents two Irish features: Black Ice and Silence at the EU Film Week celebrating European film culture in Belgrade, Serbia.

    EU Film Festival – Mozambique

    mid May

    The Wind That Shakes the Barley is this year’s Irish film at the EU Film Festival in Maputo, Mozambique. 

    EU Film Festival – Brazil

    May 7th – 18th

    The European Film Festival in Brazil will present screenings of Once in Rio and Brasilia. 

    EU Short Film Festival – Ottawa

    May 8th – 9th 

    The EU Short Film Festival will present three Irish shorts: Cuílin Duálach, Irish Folk Furniture and The Missing Scarf in Ottawa, Canada

    Irish Arts Centre, New York

    May 6th

    A screening of Skin in the Game, Donald Taylor Black’s documentary examining the current financial crisis through responses of a number of artists who are using it as subject matter for their work.

    EU Film Festival, Vitebsk

    late April

    Screening of ‘Green Fields of France’ to mark Europe Day, in the annual EU Film Festival. This year’s theme is “Events That Shaped Europe: On the Occasion of the 100th Anniversary of the Beginning of WWI”.

    Eger-Budapest ‘Irish Film Day’, Hungary

    April 3rd to 4th

    Hardy Bucks The Movie will screen as part of the Eszterhazy Károly College International Days Festival. There will be a Q&A with director Mike Cockayne after the screening. 

    Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, U.K.

    April 25th

    ‘Irishmen Impressions of Exile’ will be shown as part of the Sean Lynch exhibition in the Modern Art Oxford Gallery.

    EU Film Festival, Jeddah and Riyadh

    April 20th – 30th

    Once will screen in both Jeddah and Riyadh in Suadi Arabia as part of the 8th EU Film Festival.

    Days of European Film Festival, Prague

    April 10th – 17th

    The Sea is this year’s Irish film at the Days of European Film Festival, Prague and director Stephen Brown will be in attendance to present the film. 

    Bradford International Film Festival, Bradford, U.K.

    April 10th – 13th

    Now in it’s 20th year, The Bradford International Film Festival is one of the UK’s most respected and eclectic celebrations of cinema. Widescreen Weekend will feature short film Lotus by Glenn Marshall.

    Debrecen Spring Cultural Festival, Debrecen, Hungary

    April 7th to 9th

    What Richard Did and Aisling Gheal will screen in the Debrecen Spring Cultural Festival, a highlight in the cultural calender of Hungary’s second largest city. This is through the Irish Itinerary, which is a touring programme of Irish arts throughout Europe co-ordinated by the EFAIS (European Federation and Centres of Irish Studies). 

    Present Music, Milwaukee

    April 3rd

    Present Music engages artists and audiences in imaginative and provocative experiences with new music through ensemble performance, education and commissioning. This April, Present Music will feature performances from Irish artists sean nós singer Iarla Ó Lianáird and Donncha Dennehy (founder of Crash Ensemble), and the IFI are pleased to support a pre concert screening of Aisling Gheal

    Titanic International Film Festival, Budapest, Hungary

    April 4th to 12th

    Following on from the success of the Irish Film season in 2013, the Titanic International Film Festival will present two new Irish films: Calvary, which will open the festival and Mister John

    Helsinki EU Film Festival

    27th March to 10th April

    IFI International is delighted to screen Good Vibrations as part of the EU Film festival

    Solus Collective

    Irish film-maker and curator Moira Tierney presents a programme of recent Irish and international films by Solus Collective members at the Zeitgesit Multi-disciplinary Arts Center, New Orleans.

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    Les Rencontres du cinéma européen, Vannes, France

    March 26th – April 1st

    We are delighted to assist with a major retrospective of Irish cinema featuring 25 titles at the 13th ‘Les Recontres du cinema europeen’, an annual showcase of European cinema held in Vannes, France.

    Guests include:

    Director and producer of Goldfish Memory Liz Gill; Breda Walsh and Director of Adam and Paul, What Richard Did and Frank, Lenny Abrahamson.

    Berlin St. Patrick’s Festival

    March 17th – 19th

    The Berlin St. Patrick’s Festival opens on March 17th and will see the launch of Irish Film on Tour, presented in collaboration with the Screen Directors Guild of Ireland, showcasing the work of Irish filmmakers with the aim of creating future distribution and work opportunities. Films include What Richard Did, The Summit & Jump.

    St. Patrick’s Day London

    On March 16th, in collaboration with Saint Patrick’s Day London, we present a day of Irish shorts at the Prince Charles Cinema in Leicester Square.

    Irish Film Festa Rome

    March 27th – 30th

    The Irish Film Festa Rome. opens its 7th edition with The Stag and presents 15 new short films in competition.

    Guests Confirmed:

    Lelia Doolan (Director of Bernadette: Notes on a Political Journey), Bob Quinn (Director of Atlantean), Kate O’Toole (Chairperson of Galway Film Fleadh), Ciaran McMenamin (Actor, Made in Belfast), Graham Cantwell (Director, The Callback Queen), Amy Joyce Hastings (Actress The Callback Queen), Stuart Graham (Actor, Volkswagon Joe).

    Irish Film Festival, Boston

    March 20th – 23rd

    The Irish Film Festival, Boston, returns for its 14th year, once again providing valuable exhibition and distribution opportunities for Irish filmmakers.

    Jury Winners and guests include:

    Best Breakthrough Feature: Run and Jump, Director: Steph Green, Producer: Tamara Anghie, and Actress: Ruth McCabe

    Most Inspiring Best Short: Volkswagen Joe, Director: Brian Deane, Editor: Eamonn Cleary 

    Director’s Choice Feature: Life’s a Breeze, Actress: Kelly Thornton

    Director’s Choice Short: Breakfast Wine, Director: Ian Fitzgibbon, Actor: Dylan Moran

    Global Vision Best Documentary: Skin in the Game, Director: Donald Taylor Black

    Special Jury Prize: NOBLE, Director: Stephen Bradley, Actress: Deirdre O’Kane

    Belgrade Irish Film Festival

    March 13th – 18th

    We are pleased to support the second annual Belgrade Irish Film Festival, introducing to Serbian audiences the best of recent Irish cinema. Guest will include Johnny Gogan, director of Black Ice.

    Moscow Irish Film Festival

    March 12th – 23rd

    The IFI continues to support the Irish Film Festival, Moscow, a key element of Irish Week in Moscow. The festival showcases Ireland’s leading filmmaking talent, with an extensive programme of recent features, including Calvary, Mister John and Run and Jump. Guests include: David McSavage, (Savage Eye) Hugh O’Conor (actor, The Stag), Mark O’Connor (Director, King of the Travellers), and comedian Aiden Bishop.

    Barbican, London

    16.00, March 16th

    A screening of silent film from the archive, Come on Over, with live piano accompaniment by John Sweeney in the Barbican Cinema and presented by Head of Irish Film Programming at the IFI, Sunniva O’Flynn

    A special screening to mark St. Patrick’s Day, the Barbican presents Alfred E. Green’s story of the feisty Moyna Killilea (Colleeen Moore), who travels across the sea from Lisdoonvarna to follow her sweetheart (Ralph Graves) to a New York boarding house. A series of misunderstandings and adventures ensue, featuring high society dames, a formidable landlady, Irish cops and drunken layabouts, all climaxing at a ceilidh.

    With a cast full of lively characters, this riotous comedy Irish gem has not been seen before in U.K. cinemas.

    AV Festival, Newcastle, U.K.

    (March 1st – 31st)

    There will be screenings of Tim Robinson: Connemara and Silence by Pat Collins in the AV Festival, International Festival of Art, Music and Film on March 22nd, 2014. Filmmaker Pat Collins will be present for a Q&A with one of the film’s soundtrack artists Susan Stenger. The event is part of the Digging for Sound weekends of new commissions, concerts, films, and walks focusing on geology, topography, landscape and sound.

     

    New York Irish Arts Centre

    Ongoing programme – March, May, June 2014.

    IFI @ IAC programme: See Details 

    Screening of Moon Man on the 22nd March: See Details

    A diverse film programme celebrating the the best of Irish film, including U.S. premieres and screenings of independent, contemporary and retrospective films.

    Capital Irish Film Festival, Washington

    March 17th:

    Irish Popcorn Series at Solas Nua, in Washington screening of Cartoon Saloon and Sónta’s animated series of Irish Lullabies Anam An Amhráin.

    December 5th – 8th

    The Capital Irish Film Festival is run by Solas Nua in Washington and they are screening a range of Irish documentaries, shorts and feature films. 

    IFI & EXPERIMENTAL FILM CLUB

    IFI and EFC present the launch of Absences and (Im)Possibilities a programme of Irish Experimental Film works commissioned by IFI International, and curated by Esperanza Collado, Aoife Desmond, Donal Foreman and Alan Lambert.

    The programme features a selection of films from 1897 to 2013, chosen for their relation to the possibility of an Irish experimental cinema. Filmmakers include the Lumière brothers, Samuel Beckett, Vivienne Dick, Clare Langan, Maximillian Le Cain and Dónal Ó Céilleachair.

    Full programme:

    Sackville Street (Lumière Brothers, 1897, 00:50)
    Youghal Clock Tower (James Horgan, 1910, 00:30)
    Film (Samuel Beckett, 1964, 21:00)
    Guerrillere Talks (Vivienne Dick, 1978 ,24:00)
    Glass Hour (Clare Langan, 2002, 08:00)
    St. Francis Didn’t Run Numbers (Chris O’Neill, 2009, 02:00)
    Late Arrival (Barry Ronan, 2006, 03:00)
    Mongolian Barbeque (Maximilian Le Cain, 2009, 11:00)
    With Wind & White Cloud (Dónal Ó Céilleachair, 2005, 05:00)
    Homo Sapiens Project (93) (Rouzbeh Rashidi, 2013, 12:47)

    IFI International is the Irish film programming service for international exhibitors, funded by Culture Ireland. Absences and (Im)Possibilities will screen internationally through this initiative (which will also include this month’s Archive at Lunchtime films).

    ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME

    Join us for free screenings of films from the IFI Irish Film Archive.

    November’s programme complements the IFI and Experimental Film Club programme which attempts to trace an Irish experimental tradition.

    PROGRAMME 1: By Accident (+ Screening in the Rain)

    This early avant-garde work, much admired by Jack B. Yeats who attended several screenings in the Peacock Theatre in 1930, is an elliptical tale of a young man’s sombre reflections on his life filmed from the top of Nelson’s Pillar.

    DIRECTOR: J.N.G. Davidson

    FILM INFO: 20 minutes, 1930, Black and White

    PROGRAMME 2: Self Portrait with Red Car

    Bob Quinn’s clever little film is about the degree to which sound controls our perception of reality. Artist Brian Bourke is the human being in the film. His performance is brilliant, and very funny.

    DIRECTOR: Bob Quinn

    FILM INFO: 20 minutes, 1977, Colour

    These screenings take place at lunchtime on Mondays and Wednesdays, with a double bill on Saturdays. Please check at the IFI Box Office or here for times. 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).

     

    Irish Days Film Festival, Bucharest, Romania

    December 3rd – 4th 

    Annual Irish Days Film festival screening Ballymun Lullaby, Milo and a programme of four short films. Screenings will take place in the Elvira Popescu Cinema of the French Institute.

    EU Film Festival, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    November

    Annual EU Film Festival held in two cultural centres in Dar Es Salaam in Tanzania, the Alliance Francaise and Nafasi Art Space. This year’s Irish film is Kings.

    EU Film Festival, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver

    November

    The fourth annual EU Film festival in Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver. This year’s Irish title is Natural Grace

    Ottawa – November 26th

    Toronto – November 27th

    Vancouver – December 1st

     

    Irish Film Festival, London

    November 20th – 24th 

    Annual Irish Film festival established in 2011, bringing the latest Irish Film & Animation to a London audience. Festival programme includes screenings, director Q&A sessions, related workshops, exhibitions and performances. IFI International will continue to provide support to the festival for their 2013 programme.

     

     

    Camerimage Festival, Bydgosz, Poland

    November 16th – 23rd

    The 21st annual cinematography festival are honouring Slawomir Idziak with a lifetime achievement award and have selected Love and Rage by Cathal Black to screen as part of the film selection. 

    They will also screen My Left Foot and honour Jim Sheridan who will be in attendance.

     

    Argentina and Uruguay Irish Film Week and Film Festival

    November and December

    Buenos Aires Irish Film festival and the Montevideo Film Festival will be a week-long event at the end of November/first week in December. Martin Hayes and Art O’Briain will be in attendance.

    El Mundo en Tu Barrio’ in Buenos Aires will take place on November 4th, 11th and 18th. Monday, 25th is a feriado so we will not show a movie this day. It will take place from 7pm to 9pm in ‘Espacio Cultural Julian Centeya’

    Dreamtime Revisited

    Kings

    What Richard Did

    In Montevideo (starting Friday, November 29th for one week)

    DreamTime Revisited

    Kings

    What Richard Did

    The Other Side of Sleep

    Natural Grace

    EU Film Festival, China

    Opening ceremony and screening on November 1st

    Annual EU Film Festival held in Beijing and travels to three other cities. This year’s film is Pilgrim Hill and director Gerard Barrett will be in attendance.

    Irish Film Festival, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

    November 11th -17th 

    Annual Irish Film Festival held in the Nova Southeastern University, Florida will be screening three films What Richard Did, His and Hers and Silence from November  11th to 17th 2013.


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