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PROGRAMME 2: FRIENDLY IRELAND
BOOK NOW Times: 13.10
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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 [...]
BOOK NOW Times: 14.00|20.50
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. [...]
BOOK NOW Times: 15.30|18.50
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 [...]
BOOK NOW Times: 14.10|16.20|20.40
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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 [...]
BOOK NOW Times: 17.30
The IFI’s free monthly film club, The Critical Take, will take place on Monday, May 28th at 19.00. The films we’ll focus on will be Whit Stillman’s Damsels in Distress (showing until May 17th), Café de Flore (from May 11th) starring Vanessa Paradis, and the re-issue of the 1943 classic The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (May 18th – 24th). Join the discussion with our panellists about these films and more by simply booking your FREE seat with the IFI Box Office on 01 679 3477 or when visiting.
BOOK NOW Times: 19.00
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 [...]
BOOK NOW Times: 14.30|16.40|18.30
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 [...]
BOOK NOW Times: 20.20
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