EXCLUSIVELY AT IFI
The unpredictable life of John Healy – award-winning author, internationally distinguished chess player and erstwhile alcoholic vagrant – is the subject of this stimulating new documentary by Paul Duane. Charting Healy’s violent upbringing in London’s Kentish Town [...]
Emotive material, full-on performances and jaw-dropping cinematic bravura lift this latest from French-Canadian maverick Jean-Marc Vallée (C.R.A.Z.Y.) to lofty heights of accomplishment. Is the love of our lives a once-only experience? That’s the question seemingly linking two disparate story threads. [...]
Selected to open this year’s Cannes Film Festival, Wes Anderson’s seventh feature sees him return to live-action (following Fantastic Mr. Fox) with an obvious glee that helps make Moonrise Kingdom the director’s definitive film to date. All of the distinctive characteristics [...]
EXCLUSIVELY AT IFI
Equestrian gymnastics, hormonal tensions and the contours of female identity make a potent combination in this startling debut from Swedish writer-director Lisa Aschan. Emma (Mathilda Paradeiser) is 15, lives at home with dad and wee sister Sara [...]
Residents from Dublin’s historical heart speak fondly and spiritedly about their homeplace. From the Meath Street butcher to the Oscar-winning actress, this documentary depicts true stories of a proud community.
Every once in a blue moon comes an action movie that reinvigorates the genre, raising the bar for the next generation of contenders: Welsh filmmaker Gareth Evans’ breathless and bloody contender, lensed in Jakarta, is that film, and one of [...]
The term ‘Arab spring’ acquires a rather different resonance in this warm-hearted character comedy about the women of a rural North African village who are determined to bring running water to their community.
They’ve always had to trudge up the [...]
The IFI is supported
by The Arts Council
|« Apr||Jun »|
Follow the IFI for news, trailers and offers