Jameson Dublin International Film Festival presents Picture House 2015

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Jameson Dublin International Film Festival have announced that this year’s Picture House will host a selection of Irish and International shorts as part of the 2015 event.

 

The programme has been running for four years and Academy-Award winner Brenda Fricker has been patron since its second year. Picture House has been an integral part of the festival, bringing the magic of cinema to people who would otherwise be unable to take part. Over the years teh festival have organised screenings in an array of venues from ranging from hospitals to prisons. In 2012 they brought the initiative to 10 care centre’s throughout Dublin.

 

Brenda Fricker, says. “Picture House is… hands down… one of the brightest things about this festival. I’ve seen it make the people we bring it to laugh, cry and remember. It engages them in a get together otherwise beyond their reach. I am complimented to be a close part of something that is so vital to a marginalised segment of our society”

 

This year’s Picture House selection of international and Irish shorts includes Chéad Ghrá, Jordanne, An Ode to Love, Big Bird, Rockmount, How I Didn’t Become a Piano Teacher and this year’s Oscar nominated short Boogaloo & Graham.

 

Venues  and dates this year are:

 

Monday 9th March

Cairdeas Day Care Centre

 

Tuesday 10th March

St Patrick’s Mental Health Services

 

Tuesday 10th March

St Luke’s Hospital

 

Wednesday 11th March

St Mary’s, Phoenix Park

 

Wednesday 11th March

Mater Private Hospital

 

Thursday 12th March

Post Acute Care Services, Mater Misericordiae

University Hospital, located in Fairview

Community Unit

 

Friday 13th March

Raheny Community Nursing Unit,

under the management of Beaumont Hospital

 

Alongside this latest news the Festival have announced that additional tickets for the Julie Andrews event in the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre have been released on sale.

 

The 13th Jameson Dublin International Film Festival will take place from the 19th – 29th March 2015. The full programme is now available to view from at www. jdiff.com. Tickets can be booked in person at the Festival Box Ofiice on 13 Lower Ormond Quay or at Ticket Offices in Cineworld or the Light House from 14th March.

 

 

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