Honest, engaging, eyes-open answers to How to Tell A Secret

Honest, engaging, eyes-open answers to How to Tell A Secret

Director: Anna Rodgers and Shaun Dunne Starring: Shaun Dunne, Robbie Lawlor, Lady Veda, Jade Jordan, Eva-Jane Gaffney, Lauren Larkin Running Time: 101 minutes Breaking a stigma is about removing walls. In How To Tell A Secret, performance and interview are interwoven. Stories of living with HIV pass through acting, re-enacting and interview, from performance to…

The French Film Festival brings that je ne sais quois to the IFI this November

The French Film Festival brings that je ne sais quois to the IFI this November

The Irish Film Institute’s flagship festival of French cinema returns this November, with an extended tribute to Jean-Luc Godard a big part of the programming. The IFI French Film Festival 2022 will be taking place from November 16 – 27. Highlights in the programme for this year include Brother and Sister by modern favourite Arnaud Desplechin; Winter Boy by…

The IFI Documentary Festival returns this week

The IFI Documentary Festival returns this week

This week sees the return of the IFI Documentary Festival for another year. Taking place from from September 21st to 25th, the Doc Fest will show some of the best new Irish and international non-fiction cinema. Screenings and Director Q&As alike will provide plenty of insight, with Irish premieres including All that Breathes, winner of the Golden…

30, Filthy and Thriving at the 2022 GAZE International LGBTQ+Film Festival

30, Filthy and Thriving at the 2022 GAZE International LGBTQ+Film Festival

See John Waters, Cheryl Dunye and new voices galore at the 30th anniversary special of Dublin’s biggest queer film festival. A leading light in the film festival calendar in the capital for decades, GAZE this year marks its anniversary by celebrating queer cinema classics, and uplifting emerging talents from Ireland and abroad. With a new…

Shorts in bloom at Bloomsday Film Festival 2022

Shorts in bloom at Bloomsday Film Festival 2022

Bloomsday is here again this summer and with it comes Ireland’s most literary film festival, back for its third year. 2022 marks the centenarian celebration of the publication of James Joyce’s Ulysses (1922) and the Bloomsday Film Festival 2022 has expanded its efforts to serve as a celebration of cinema, literature, and artistic innovation accordingly.…

Online and live film by phone at the 2022 Dublin Smartphone Film Festival

Online and live film by phone at the 2022 Dublin Smartphone Film Festival

Our friends at the Dublin Smartphone Film Festival are returning at the end of April with their usual mix of workshops and innovatively filmed-by-phone programming. The festival this year will be taking a blended approach, offering in-person events at the Irish Film Institute on 30th April, with online screenings to take place from the 30th…