thejournal.ie have reported that the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival is to host some of its prestigious film screenings in the Light House cinema in Smithfield.
The cinema closed down in April of last year after running up a rent debt of over €100,000 but is now reopening under the new management of Element Pictures. While the movie distribution company have yet to release an official statement on its new venture, it has already posted a hiring notice for cinema staff.
Twenty staff lost their jobs when the Light House closed last year.
- January 17, 2012 Element Pictures’ Andrew Lowe on the reopening of Light House Cinema Smithfield on Friday, 20th January 2012
- January 25, 2013 JDIFF 2013: Special Event – Brainbelt Illustration Collective team up with Jameson Dublin International Film Festival
- January 22, 2013 Actors Killian Scott and Kelly Campbell launch programme for the 2013 Jameson Dublin International Film Festival
- March 25, 2011 Light House Cinema, Smithfield threatened with closure
- June 3, 2010 Glasgow International Bike Film Festival screenings in Dublin
- February 26, 2013 Light House Cinema presents Screwball Comedy Season.
- July 16, 2010 The Best of the West
- July 2, 2013 Ennio Morricone Season at Light House Cinema
- September 28, 2009 Stanley Kubrick exhibition at the Light House
- June 12, 2009 Light House Cinema Launches James Bond Season