NOVEMBER 2019 AT THE IFI

All events happening at the Irish Film Institute in November 2019.

NEW RELEASES:
From November 1st: Sorry We Missed You
From November 8th: The Irishman, Meeting Gorbachev
From November 15th: Marriage Story, The Report
From November 22nd: The Amazing Johnathan Documentary, La Belle Époque
From November 29th: The Nightingale, The Two Popes

2nd SAT – 13.20 | OPEN CAPTIONED SCREENING: SORRY WE MISSED YOU
Ken Loach’s latest searing drama explores the consequences of zero hour contracts and the gig economy for an over-stretched Newcastle family. Presented with open captioned subtitles for the hearing impaired.

3rd SUN – 13.00 | MYSTERY MATINEE
The ultimate surprise film with no clues and it could be anything from the entire history of cinema – take a chance with the IFI Mystery Matinee for only €6.

5th TUES – 18.10 | IFI FILM CLUB: SORRY WE MISSED YOU
Join IFI staff for an information discussion after a screening of the new drama from acclaimed director Ken Loach (I, Daniel Blake).

6th WED – 19.30 | HOOP DREAMS 25th ANNIVERSARY
One of the best documentaries of all time returns to the big screen in celebration of its 25th anniversary. Steve James’s Hoop Dreams is the remarkable true story of two American dreamers; an intimate reflection of contemporary American inner-city culture, following two ordinary young men on the courts of the game they love.

6th WED – 20.30 | OPEN CAPTIONED SCREENING: SORRY WE MISSED YOU
Ken Loach’s latest searing drama explores the consequences of zero hour contracts and the gig economy for an over-stretched Newcastle family. Presented with open captioned subtitles for the hearing impaired.

7th THURS – 18.30 | IRISH FOCUS: DOWN CLAIBORNE + Q&A
Irish film artist Moira Tierney investigates the historical and political underpinnings of the artistic traditions of Mardi Gras Indians in Tremé, New Orleans. This screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Moira Tierney, hosted by Dr Paula Gilligan of IADT.

11th MON – 18.30 | WHERE DOES A BODY END?
Marco Porsia’s intimate and searingly honest documentary recounts the history and many iterations of Swans, the New York band founded by Michael Gira. Coming to prominence as part of New York’s no wave scene in the early 1980s, Swans’s early reputation was fearsome, due to the punishing volume of their live shows and Gira’s nihilistic, misanthropic lyrics.

13th WED | IFI FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL
The 20th annual IFI French Film Festival runs from Wednesday the 13th to Sunday the 24th of November with more than 20 films, special guests and programmes dedicated to Claude Sautet and Alice Guy-Blaché. Click here for more information.

17th SUN – 13.10 | OPEN CAPTIONED SCREENING: THE REPORT
In the immediate aftermath of 9/11, the Bush administration authorised the CIA in the use of ‘enhanced interrogation techniques’ to extract information from suspects. The film follows to investigation into exposing these practises. Starring Adam Driver and Annette Bening. Presented with open captioned subtitles for the hearing impaired.

21ST THUR – 18.00 | OPEN CAPTIONED SCREENING: THE REPORT
In the immediate aftermath of 9/11, the Bush administration authorised the CIA in the use of ‘enhanced interrogation techniques’ to extract information from suspects. The film follows to investigation into exposing these practises. Starring Adam Driver and Annette Bening. Presented with open captioned subtitles for the hearing impaired.

24th SUN – 11.00 | IFI FAMILY: AILO’S JOURNEY
Follow the adventures of young reindeer Ailo in his first year, as he learns to survive in the frozen taiga landscape of Lapland. Tickets €5.50 per person, €16.50 family.

25th MON – 18.00 | FROM THE VAULTS: THE OUTSIDER + Q&A
When a disillusioned Vietnam veteran of Irish descent (Craig Wasson) listens to stories about the fight for Irish Freedom told by his nostalgic and patriotic grandfather (Sterling Hayden), he comes to Northern Ireland to join the Provisional IRA. This 40th anniversary screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Tony Luraschi.

27th WED – 11.00 | WILD STRAWBERRIES: THE MULE
Approaching his 90th year, actor/director Clint Eastwood evokes late-in-life regret through his portrayal of a 90-year-old horticulturist and Korean War veteran turned drug mule. Over 55s, tickets €5.50 including regular tea/coffee.

27th WED – 18.20 | THE BIGGER PICTURE: BLOW OUT
One of Brian De Palma’s finest films, Blow Out sees the director mixing elements of the Kennedy assassination, and the Chappaquiddick incident, with stylistic borrowing from Antonioni’s Blow Up, slasher movies and Hitchcock, a frequent touchstone, resulting in a delightfully lurid political thriller. The screening will be introduced by Brian Lloyd, Movies Editor at entertainment.ie.

29TH FRI – 11.00 | WILD STRAWBERRIES: THE MULE
Approaching his 90th year, actor/director Clint Eastwood evokes late-in-life regret through his portrayal of a 90-year-old horticulturist and Korean War veteran turned drug mule. Over 55s, tickets €5.50 including regular tea/coffee.


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