Irish Film Institute – Joker 70mm, Dublin Arabic Film Festival, Roger Waters and more!

Irish Film Institute - Joker 70mm, Dublin Arabic Film Festival, Roger Waters and more!

Have you visited the newly refurbished cinemas yet? We’re delighted with the reaction to the work done so far, and there’s more to come. Read about it here and please donate if you can.

One of the most eagerly anticipated films of the year, Todd Phillips’s Joker, opens in our brand new Cinema 1 this Friday, exclusively in 70mm. Winner of the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival, tickets are selling very fast. Don’t miss out! Book HERE.
Also in this very busy week, we have limited tickets left for Roger Waters: Us + Them (Wed at 20.10), Losing Alaska with director Tom Burke (Thurs at 18.30), plus the return of the Dublin Arabic Film Festival with five screenings across Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Alongside Joker, you can also catch new releases Werewolf and Paul Duane’s Best Before Death, following its sold-out screening at last week’s IFI Documentary Festival.

(You can always find the weekly schedule or download the PDF here.) IFI Members can choose to receive the monthly programme via email, just log in here to update your details.

Irish Film Institute - Joker 70mm, Dublin Arabic Film Festival, Roger Waters and more!

NAME A SEAT IN THE NEW LOOK CINEMA!
The feedback on the renovation of Cinema 1 has been terrific and you can now become part of our brand new look by putting your name, or anything you like, on one of the seats. The only limit is your imagination, and 50 characters or so! Click for more information.

Irish Film Institute - Joker 70mm, Dublin Arabic Film Festival, Roger Waters and more!

DUBLIN ARABIC FILM FESTIVAL OCT 4-6
This sixth edition showcases the diverse output of Middle Eastern and North African cinemas, with five screenings at the IFI from The Reports on Sarah and Saleem on Friday 4th to Burnout on Sunday 6th, followed by a Q&A with director Nour Eddine Lakhmari.

Irish Film Institute - Joker 70mm, Dublin Arabic Film Festival, Roger Waters and more!

JOKER IN 70MM FROM THIS FRIDAY

Fresh from its Golden Lion win at the Venice Film Festival, Joker starring Joaquin Phoenix and Robert DeNiro opens this Friday and will screen exclusively in spectacular 70mm at the IFI. Tickets are now on sale and going fast for the opening weekend!

Irish Film Institute - Joker 70mm, Dublin Arabic Film Festival, Roger Waters and more!

LOSING ALASKA – THURS 3rd (18.30)
This timely documentary looks at the small Alaskan town of Newtok which is slowly vanishing into the sea. All the while, the Yup’ik people strive to maintain their way of life, fishing and hunting in the traditional way. Followed by a Q&A with director Tom Burke.

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