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IFI International Events 2021

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


    TBC September // International Women’s Film Festival Bangkok // A Girl from Mogadishu // Bangkok, Thailand // Presented in association with UN Women and the Embassy of Ireland Bangkok


    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

     

    The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

    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

     

    The IFI International programme is supported by Culture Ireland.

    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

     

    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. 


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