Mystery Matinee

This strand is the ultimate surprise film – it could be anything from the history of cinema and you won’t know until the lights go down and the title comes up!

The next Mystery Matinee will be held in March, 2018. Each monthly selection is overseen by Cinema Programmer Kevin Coyne.



30/04/2017 – Berlin Syndrome (2017), dir: Cate Shortland

14/05/2017 – Snatched (2017), dir: Jonathan Levine

11/06/2017 – Beat the Devil (1953), dir: John Huston

30/07/2017 – A Ghost Story (2017), dir: David Lowery

13/08/2017 – Starman (1984), dir: John Carpenter

24/09/2017 – Gas Food Lodging (1992), dir: Allison Anders

22/10/2017 – Drácula (1931), dir: George Melford.

12/11/2017 – Runaway Train (1985), dir: Andrei Konchalovsky.

21/01/2018 – Lady Bird (2017), dir: Greta Gerwig.

18/02/2018 – Mom and Dad (2017), dir: Brian Taylor.

18/03/2018 – Green for Danger (1946), dir: Sidney Gilliat

22/04/2018 – Anon (2018), dir Andrew Niccol

20/05/2018 – Citizen Ruth (1996), dir Alexander Payne


    The IFI once again invites audiences to take a chance with us on a Sunday afternoon. Our Mystery Matinee strand is a screening about which only two things will be known: it could be literally anything from the history of... Read More


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