Discover Irish docs at DIFF 2024

Ireland excels at documentary filmmaking. The last decade in particular has seen a Golden Age in Irish Documentary, with filmmakers like Paul Duane, Sinéad O’Shea and more doing innovative, immersive and interesting work in capturing real stories from Ireland and abroad. Programming good homegrown docs has always been one of the strengths of the Dublin…

DIFF 2024 Announcements – African Cinema spotlighted and a packed suite of shorts

More announcements are coming out about the programme for the 2024 edition of the Dublin International Film Festival. The biggest festival in the fair city of film will provide a festival spotlight this year on African cinema, with award winning entries from across the continent. Over 40 short films are also set to screen during…

A VOLTA for Huppert and more DIFF 2024 highlights

The biggest event in the calendar in the fair city of film, the Dublin International Film Festival will take place in 2024 from Thursday 22nd February to Saturday 2nd March. In advance of announcing the full programme in January, the Festival like to announce early programme highlights before Christmas, and today they have revealed that screen legend…

DIFF Award Winners to Date – Discoveries unveiled, Volta awarded

As the Dublin International Film Festival rolls on, they have announced the winners of a number of their awards, as well as officially handed this year’s Volta recipient their dues. The 21st Dublin International Film Festival today announced the recipients of a selection of their awards: the 5 Lamps Discovery Award, Short Film and Documentary…

Movie Memories – Gráinne Humphreys on 20 years of DIFF

Since the Dublin International Film Festival arrived in its current form at the start of the 20th century, Gráinne Humphreys has seen it all. That includes superstars, rising stars, snow storms, pandemics and thousands and thousands of films. Film In Dublin spoke to the long-time Director of the Dublin International Film Festival to chat about…

An early Irish screening of The Batman to take place at VMDIFF22

Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival have announced an early screening of Matt Reeves’ The Batman as part of this year’s festival. Set for release on 4th March, the film stars Robert Pattinson in the dual role of Gotham City’s vigilante detective and his alter ego, reclusive billionaire Bruce Wayne. But you already knew that sure. Presented…

VMDIFF22 Preview, plus what we’ve been watching

In this month’s video, Film In Dublin writers Jess Dunne, Ethan Shattock, Néil Rogers and Luke Dunne go through some of the new releases they watched recently, including:Licorice PizzaScream 5Boiling Point (reviewed by Ethan HERE) We look ahead to the upcoming Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival 2022, including some of the festival highlights, and…