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.

  • IFI Family Festival 2014: Felix

    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 [...]


  • IFI Family Festival 2014: Shaun the Sheep Special Event

    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 [...]


  • IFI Family Festival 2014: The Fort/Killa

    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 [...]


  • IFI Family Festival 2014: The Unbeatables (3D)/Metegol 3D

    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 [...]


  • IFI Family Festival 2014: Opening Event: The House of Magic & Its Magic at IFI!

    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 [...]


  • IFI Family Festival 2014: Short Tales 1

    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 [...]


  • IFI Family Festival 2014: Short Tales 2

    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 [...]


  • IFI Family Festival 2014: The Rooster of St-Victor/Le Coq de St-Victor

    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 [...]


  • IFI Family Festival 2014: The Cat Returns/Neko no ongaeshi

    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 [...]


  • Family Festival 2014: Finn

    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 [...]


  • IFI Family Festival 2014: Wildernuts

    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, [...]


  • IFI Family Festival 2014: Zip & Zap and the Marble Gang

    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 [...]


  • IFI Family Festival Workshop: Girl See, Girl Do

    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 [...]


  • IFI Family Festival Workshop: Pop-Up Film Tales

    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, [...]


  • IFI Family Festival Workshop: VJ VAULT

    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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