Irish Film Institute -You Favourite Movie of 1897?

You Favourite Movie of 1897?

That’s the date of the oldest film footage preserved here in the IFI Irish Film Archive , a Lumière Brothers film of Dublin and Belfast.  A treasure-trove of Ireland’s moving image heritage, the Archive contains over 26,000 cans of film that are held in our special purpose-built vaults where the temperature and humidity and are tightly controlled, ensuring that these priceless historical film reels will be around for future generations.


The IFI is supported
by The Arts Council

Arts Council of Ireland