• MYSTERY MATINEE NOVEMBER 2018

    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... Read More

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  • IFI & SCIENCE WEEK: LET THERE BE LIGHT

    Clean, safe and unlimited power has been an obsession of scientists and inventors for centuries. Since the 1940s, when we first understood how the Sun creates energy, nuclear fusion has been energy’s Holy Grail. However, for many years, fusion has... Read More

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  • FROM THE VAULTS: SALLY’S IRISH ROGUE

    A young man (Tim Seely) is more interested in motorcycles than in the farm he is about to inherit. He breaks off with Sally (Julie Harris), the girl he has promised to marry, and goes off with another girl. He... Read More

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  • FEAST YOUR EYES: SOME LIKE IT HOT

    Our monthly choice of a film followed by a specially created main course is the 18.30 screening of Billy Wilder’s Some Like It Hot on Wednesday 7th. The menu will include a choice of Philly Cheese Steak with Sweet Potato Fries, New... Read More

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  • MISSISSIPPI BURNING (THE BIGGER PICTURE)

    Head of the National Film School and documentary filmmaker Rónán Ó Muirthile has selected Alan Parker’s searing drama for our November Bigger Picture slot. Released thirty years ago and set in 1964, the film’s race relations theme has contemporary relevance... Read More

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  • THIS IS NICHOLAS (IRISH FOCUS)

    This screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Nicholas Ryan-Purcell.

    Nicholas Ryan-Purcell was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome aged thirteen.  He was also faced with mental health challenges, brought on by an early childhood trauma which triggered a lengthy... Read More

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  • The Silver Branch

    A cinematic eulogy to nature and agrarian culture and a glimpse into the life of farmer/poet Patrick McCormack, descendant of generations of farmers who have lived off the Burren in County Clare.

    The Mesolithic tombs, famine villages and endless stone... Read More

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  • FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL: A GRIN WITHOUT A CAT

    On the 50th anniversary of May 1968, a period of civil unrest punctuated by demonstrations and general strikes, we are delighted to screen the complete three-hour version of A Grin Without a Cat, re-edited by Chris Marker in 1998 and... Read More

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  • IFI FAMILY: BELLE AND SEBASTIAN, FRIENDS FOR LIFE

    The hugely successful French family film trilogy, adapted from the much-loved novel by Cécile Aubry, features young Sebastian and his rescued dog, the Great Pyrenean, Belle. Having won many hearts with the first two stories of adventure and bravery, this... Read More

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