Clive Barker to visit the IFI for a public talk and rare screening of early films on 13th July.
IFI celebrates the release of The Tree of Life with a retrospective of visionary director Terrence Malick
High Anxiety at the IFI: A season of classic American conspiracy thrillers in the era of Vietnam and Watergate, that run from 1–26 June.
The Irish Film Institute will pay tribute to the late Donal Gilligan, a highly respected and greatly missed cinematographer, with a screening of ‘Country’, a rural drama written and directed by Kevin Liddy, on 30th May.
This May the IFI is re-releasing three cinematic classics on new digitally restored prints: ‘The African Queen’, ‘Apocalypse Now’ & ‘Taxi Driver’.
Fourteen Films Exploring Representations of Irish Identity in Cinema curated by Gabriel Byrne and presented by The Museum of Modern Art and the Irish Film Institute as part of Imagine Ireland: Culture Ireland’s year of Irish arts in America 2011; 20th May – 3rd June, 2011 at MoMA, New York
This April the IFI is launching a new film discussion club that brings audiences together with critics, filmmakers and programmers to discuss new releases, seasons, and re-releases of classic films from the IFI programme.
The shortlist has been announced for the DARE2BDRINKAWARE.ie competition. Now in its fourth year, the competition challenges students to explore the relationship between Irish culture and drinking through a film or multimedia project.
IFI presents part two of it Jerzy Skolimowski Seasons to accompany the release of his new film ‘Essential Killing’, which opens on Friday, 1st April.
The Irish Premiere of Jeremiah Cullinane’s documentary ‘The Book Smugglers’ takes place in the IFI at 12pm on Sunday March 13th.
Robert Flaherty’s Irish documentary ‘Man of Aran’ is to be re-released at the IFI from March 11–17 before being re-released on DVD in a restored version, with the extras including material provided by the IFI Irish Film Archive.
The IFI and JDIFF present a special screening of Turner Prize-winning artist Gillian Wearing’s ‘Self Made’
The IFI has announced details of its diverse programme for 2011.
The second part of the IFI’s Graham Greene season continues throughout February.
The IFI’s Archive at Lunchtime celebrates a year of providing free cinema screenings from the IFI Irish Film Archive.
The IFI celebrates Jim Sheridan’s career with Jim Sheridan: In Focus, a season screening his key films and featuring special guest appearances from the director and many of his collaborators including Daniel Day-Lewis, Hugh O’Connor, Brenda Fricker, Peter Sheridan and Kirsten Sheridan.
To celebrate TradFest 2011, the IFI are presenting a programme of rarely-seen documentaries from the IFI Irish Film Archive including films from the ’60s and ’70s as well as a more recent documentary providing the backstory to one of the star turns for TradFest 2011, Clannad.
The IFI will be running part 1 of their Graham Greene season from 2–23 January.
The IFI screens a special preview and satellite Q&A with the directors of Catfish at 6:30pm on 14th December.
Moving Worlds: Cinemas of Migration returns with a diverse and contemporary programme of documentary and drama films from Austria, France, Germany, Spain, the UK, and the USA, and is running from 8–11 December 2010.
Gemma Creagh reports from Thursday 26th November at the ‘In The Beginning’ screening at the IFI’s 2010 French Film Festival.
Gemma Creagh reports from Wednesday 25th November at the ‘Mademoiselle Chambon’ screening at the IFI’s 2010 French Film Festival.
‘Mammuth’ provided plenty of laughs on Tuesday night screening as part of the IFI French Film festival.
Steven Galvin reports from Monday’s screenings at the IFI’s 2010 French Film Festival.
Steven Galvin reports from day 3 of the IFI’s French Film Festival.
Steven Galvin reports from day 2 of the IFI’s French Film Festival.
From Michel Leclerc’s ‘The Names of Love’ to wine and fromage; Steven Galvin reports from the opening of the IFI’s French Film Festival.
The winner of the Best Documentary at the Galway Film Fleadh, ‘The Pipe’, goes on general release nationwide from Friday 3rd of December – with a Gala Preview taking place at the IFI on Thursday 2nd of December.