Tag Archive | Irish Film Institute

Director Asif Kapadia to attend special IFI preview of his film DIEGO MARADONA

Director Asif Kapadia to attend special IFI preview of his film DIEGO MARADONA

The Academy Award and four-time BAFTA Award winning director/writer/producer Asif Kapadia (Amy, Senna) will be travelling to Dublin next Tuesday, 11th June, to attend a special preview of his latest documentary, DIEGO MARADONA, ahead of the film’s Irish cinema release on Friday 14th June.  The special screening, which will be hosted by the Irish Film […]

IFI: Horrorthon – A festival of horror films – October 26-30

IFI: Horrorthon – A festival of horror films – October 26-30

For those of you who love a good fright, the Irish Film Institute will be presenting its yearly festival of frights, Horrorthon. Ireland’s biggest horror festival is back for what promises to be a landmark year. From October 26th to 30th 2017, they will present 34 feature films, many of which will be receiving their […]

Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami – Live With Friends – Screening 25th October

Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami – Live With Friends – Screening 25th October

A special screening and unique live event of the music film, Grace Jones: Bloodlight and Bami, will take place on Wednesday 25th October, in a number of cinemas across Ireland, ahead of the film’s release in the Irish Film Institute from Friday 27th October. The one-night only event on the 25th will see the cultural […]

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Whit Stillman to attend special preview screening of Love & Friendship in the IFI

Oscar-nominated filmmaker Whit Stillman to attend special preview screening of Love & Friendship in the IFI

The Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Whit Stillman will be jetting into Dublin next weekend to attend a special preview screening of his latest film Love & Friendship in the Irish Film Institute, where he will also take part in a post-screening Q&A. This screening will take place on Sunday 22nd May at 6pm, and tickets are […]

Review & Trailer: Fruitvale Station

Review & Trailer: Fruitvale Station

Scott De Buitléir takes a look at this gripping but imperfect film, based on a true story Director: Ryan Coogler Cast: Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz, Octavia Spencer The date is December 31, 2008: Oscar Grant (Jordan) is a 22-year-old man in San Francisco’s Bay Area, whose New Year’s Eve plans are to celebrate his mother’s […]

Review: Teenage

Review: Teenage

Director/Writer – Matt Wolf Featuring the voices of: Ben Whishaw, Jena Malone, Julia Hummer, Jessie Usher Inspired by the book Teenage: The Creation of Youth 1845 – 1945 by Jon Savage, Teenage challenges the idea that youth culture began with Elvis Presley and rock’n’roll, charting the concept of adolescence from the 1920s, when child labour was being […]