The Irish Film Festival London returns for its 5th year in November 2015. Taking place from 18-22 November the festival will feature a programme of leading contemporary Irish cinematic talent. Highlights include an Exclusive Preview Screening of Room including a Q&A with Director Lenny Abrahamson; a screening of A Christmas Star – the first ever children’s Christmas movie from Ireland voiced by Liam Neeson with cameos from Pierce Brosnan and Kylie Minogue; an opening event celebrating the unknown life of W.B. Yeats W.B. Yeats, No Country for Old Men and Older than Ireland, Alex Fegan’s documentary telling the stories of 30 centenarians from Ireland.
Screened across six venues in London including: the Tricycle Cinema, Kilburn; Regent Street Cinema, Bertha Dochouse at Curzon Bloomsbury; Prince Charles Cinema, Europe House and Grange Hotel the festival celebrates and showcases Irish talent working in the contemporary film industry.
The festival will also feature a number of exclusive directors’ and cast Q&A sessions, and two Industry-focused talks; one on Film Finance and one on Casting.
Festival Director Kelly O’Connor comments: “2015 has been an outstanding year for the Irish film sector. As we launch into celebrating our 5th year of shining a spotlight on Irish film it is apparent from the quality of the Festival Programme, that the talent emerging from Ireland deserves this dedicated focus each year. With numerous UK and London premieres lined up over the course of the festival, as well as a large number of award-winning shorts we’re proud to be providing a platform to showcase Irish film talent.
For full programme details and ticket links, visit www.irishfilmfestivallondon.com