Irish Film Institute -Packages


Special Programmes

Find information here on themed programmes selected to draw attention to special-interest material drawn from the IFI Irish Film Archive and elsewhere.

Early Irish Film Programme

A selection of silent made in and about Ireland in the early days of cinema – this programme includes drama, actuality and documentary films.  Please note many of these films require live musical accompaniment.

Experimental Programme

This three – part programme, curated by the Experimental Film Club, traces the history of experimental film activity in Ireland;  presents a selection of work by contemporary practitioners  and presents a feature- length documentary Experimental Conversations exploring links between Irish and French experimental traditions.

Literary Programmes

A broad range of films which provide new perspectives on Irish writers and literary works. The selection includes documentaries profiling Irish writers and dramatised adaptations of their work.

LGBT Programme

A programme of short and feature-length films, curated in association with GAZE  Film Festival, focussing on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender experience in Ireland.

Traditional Music Programme

A programme of  films, archival and contemporary, includes documentary portraits of traditional musicians and lively records of Irish traditional music performance. 

The IFI is supported
by The Arts Council

Arts Council of Ireland