Juliette Binoche and Béatrice Dalle to appear at IFI French Film Festival 2012

Juliette Binoche is set to be one of the star attractions at the IFI French Film Festival 2012 running from 14th-25th November, which also includes the Irish premiere of Michael Haneke’s Cannes Palme d’Or- winning Love (Amour); winner of the 2012 [...]

Panel Discussion: Presence and Absence: Women in Contemporary Cinema

As part of our Beyond the Bechdel Test season, focusing on the work of women in film and the representation of women on film, the IFI hosted a panel-led event comprising of presentations followed by an open discussion, chaired by filmmaker [...]

Behind the scenes at the IFI Irish Film Archive [blog]

Over the summer months the IFI Irish Film Archive will be undertaking a major digital infrastructure upgrade project that will radically improve its ability to collect, preserve and make accessible the digital collections which it is acquiring in ever increasing quantities. On the [...]

Louis Lentin 1933 – 2014

The Board and staff of the IFI regret the passing of Louis Lentin, acclaimed director of theatre, film and television.

Louis’ television career began in RTÉ in 1961 with his most memorable early work, the highly original Insurrection (1966) series, [...]

Peter Greenaway interview at the IFI

We were thrilled to welcome director Peter Greenaway for a Q&A following the screening of his latest feature, Goltzius and the Pelican Company (which recently screened at the IFI), on Sunday, July 13th. He spoke to Kevin Coyne, IFI Cinema Programmer. [...]

7 things you might not know about Boyhood director Richard Linklater

1. He nearly became an oil tycoon (sort of)…

 (Source: Giphy.com)

He dropped out of college and worked on a rig for two and a half years, telling  Reverse ShotOnline, ‘The oil rig was the first job I [...]

IFI International Irish Film Directory launched

IFI International is delighted to announce the launch of the Irish Film Directory,  a database of films held in the IFI Irish Film Archive and elsewhere, that are available for film exhibition by cultural [...]

The Female Gaze: Heroines of Irish Cinema Portrayed by its Female Directors [blog]

This month, the IFI examines the work of women in film and the representation of women on film in Beyond the Bechdel Test throughout July. Related activities include panel discussionsscreenings of archival footage from the IFI’s Irish Film Archive and a chance to see seminal [...]

Director Peter Greenaway to attend the IFI on Sunday, July 13th for a Q&A

On the occasion of the opening of Peter Greenaway’s new film, Goltzius and the Pelican Company (opens July 11th), the IFI is delighted to welcome the director for a Q&A session which will take place after the 18.10 screening [...]

Local Films for Local People Project 2014

IFI National returns to the Fleadh on Wed 9thJuly at 1pm in Town Hall Theatre with a programme of films from the IFI Irish Film Archive which is sure to appeal to Galway audiences. This is the inaugural programme of [...]