The IFI Documentary Festival is a staple of the programming of the Irish Film Institute, key to their remit to exhibit, preserve and educate. The full programme for the 2020 festival is now here as the IFI blends a mix of live screenings and programming on IFI@Home to deliver this year’s selection of interesting, engaging and informative documentaries.
The full programme for the 17th edition of the Irish Film Institute’s Documentary Festival has been announced. With fifteen features, including 10 Irish premieres, and the always insightful and keenly awaited Irish shorts programme, the IFI Documentary Festival 2019 looks set to continue a great year of Irish and international documentary being showcased in the fair city of film.
The acclaimed documentary Katie is the standout pick among another programme of interesting documentaries screening at the Irish Film Institute’s annual Documentary Festival. The festival will run this September from Wednesday 26th to Sunday 30th, and Katie director Ross Whitaker will be in attendance after his film’s showing on the Saturday for a Q&A session with the audience.
A documentary about Dublin icon ‘Mattress Mick’ Michael Flynn is the stand-out film being shown at the IFI’s Documentary Festival in September. The man himself will be in attendance alongside director Colm Quinn and Paul Kelly for a Q and A when the film screens in the IFI on Thursday 22nd September.