We have an IFI Family film very month (generally the last Sunday of the month at 11am), along with occasional special events for families and our annual IFI Family Festival each July.
Download the programme for IFI Family Festival 2013.
Download the programme for IFI Family Festival 2012.
Download the programme for IFI Family Festival 2011.
Download the programme for IFI Family Festival 2010.
Thirteen-year-old South African Felix dreams of being a saxophonist, just like his late father Zweli of the Bozza Boys’ Band. His mother wants him to concentrate on his studies, but Felix just can’t stop playing. Blending European classical with South [...]
With Shaun getting his own feature film in 2015, it’s time to see some episodes of everyone’s favourite woolly farm animal on the big screen. Join in on some Shaun activities in our foyer farmyard. You will also get to visit [...]
When eleven-year-old Chinu and his mother move to the countryside, he finds it hard to settle. Gaining the local boys’ acceptance, he joins their adventures in the beautiful Indian landscape. But he and his mother make some mistakes and wonder [...]
Be thrilled and entertained by this hit animation about Amadeo (voiced by Rupert Grint), the table football champ. When football star, Flash, announces plans to demolish the old bar to build the world’s biggest soccer stadium, Amadeo’s favourite foosball players [...]
It’s Magic at IFI!
IFI Foyer, 5.30-6.30pm For our Opening night Festivities, we’re turning the IFI into a den of magic. Before our opening film magician Brian Daly will be demonstrating some of his incredible magic and encouraging young participants [...]
Kick your Festival off with a bang at our wonderful programme of short films for younger viewers. You’ll meet a mischievous fox, a clever chickadee, a felt chef and a little girl who loves the magic of the night. There’s [...]
Short films are a great way of seeing the world! Visit Italy, Turkey, France and Venezuela; see how Mirko gets used to wearing glasses, or watch two dolls in a toy store fall in love. Find out about barrel racing [...]
The residents of St-Victor, a busy French-Canadian village, are woken early every day by the local rooster. Tired and cranky from lack of sleep, they decide to get rid of the noisy bird. But when bad luck strikes, the locals [...]
Japanese teen Haru saves a talking cat from being run over. When she finds herself engaged to a cat prince, her only hope of escape is with the help of two other cats and a crow. This fantastic Studio Ghibli [...]
Instead of going to football practice Finn follows a strange crow to a deserted farmhouse where he meets a silver-haired man in a long black coat. The man starts to play the violin and Finn imagines he sees his late [...]
Step aboard The Cloudhopper, a flying ship led by Cap’n Quilty and his crew of Wildernuts as they explore the wonders of the natural world. See your favourite TV characters on the big screen and meet naturalist and Wildernuts advisor, [...]
Mischievous twins Zip and Zap are sent to Hope Summer School where evil principal Falconetti forbids any recreation. So they form The Marble Gang to create some fun, until they discover a school secret. Together with Matilde and the other [...]
The Bechdel Test asks if a movie features at least two girls who talk to each other about something other than a boy. Does your favourite movie heroine pass the Test? Explore some of the coolest female characters with The [...]
Work with artist Maeve Clancy to create a pop-up book which tells the history of cinema. Using film footage, paper craft and imagination, participants will make a short film to share online with friends. Learn how to make pop-up pages, [...]
Explore the art of VJing with filmmaker Eavan Aiken. Learn how to manipulate and loop moving images to music. Get a rare opportunity to use material from the IFI Irish Film Archive, learn a bit about our national cinema heritage [...]
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