The release of Wes Anderson’s latest film Isle of Dogs is one of the most hotly anticipated events of the year for film fans of a certain strand, those who love all things tweed and twee and meticulously designed. As part of the build up to the film’s general release on the 30th of March, the Light House Cinema has announced a retrospective season of the films of Wes Anderson, screening the director’s entire filmography this March.
The full programme for ADIFF 2018 has officially launched. With over 100 feature films being screened, international stars visiting, seven world premieres and plenty of Irish ones, Dublin’s biggest film festival is looking better than ever. Setting the stage for the year to come in the fair city of film, the Audi Dublin International Film Festival is one of the most exciting times of the year for Irish film fans and this year’s programme promises the chance to see some of this year’s most eagerly anticipated movies.
The former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power will join cinema-goers for a post-film Q&A after a screening of the documentary The Final Year at the Light House Cinema this month.
Next Friday will see Grindhouse Dublin celebrate the anniversary of another fan favourite, and they pity the fool who won’t be there.*
The cinema equivalent of a Coca Cola truck wheeling into town for Dublin film fans, the Light House Cinema’s announcement of their ‘Naughty or Nice’ season heralds the arrival of the Christmas season, just as the Halloween decorations start coming down. The month of December in the Smithfield cinema is dedicated to Christmas classics, with all your favourite Christmas movies available on the big screen. We don’t know about you, but it’s hard not to look at the amazing artwork above by Chris Judge and not feel the excitement and the nostalgia start to flow. The full season has been announced and tickets are already on sale, so the time to start writing to Santa for two tickets to Die Hard is now.
From October 27-30th, Dublin City will be host once again to the Bram Stoker Festival, a gothically inspired season of events celebrating the work of one of Ireland’s most prominent authors and the mind that gave rise to Dracula. From dance to parades to live performances, there’s plenty going on for vampire enthusiasts, but if you’re batty about film like we are (sorry, sorry), then you’ll want to be in attendance at the films that will be shown as part of Bram Stoker Festival 2017 .