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David O’Doherty

David O’Doherty

Sun 17 & Tue 19 Feb

Extra date added due to demand: Fri 7 Jun

★★★★ The Irish Times
★★★★ The Guardian

Unhook your mindbras. David O’Doherty is back with a brand-new show made up of talking and songs played on a crappy keyboard from 1986.

Inspiring Bach

Inspiring Bach

Wed 20 Feb, 8pm

Irish violinist Claire Duff is joined for the very first time by the dazzling young French harpsichordist Benjamin Alard, diving deep into Bach’s powerful musical meditations on suffering, loss – and redemption.

extra date added
Before

Before

Thu 21 & Fri 22 Feb, 8pm (sold out)

Extra date added due to demand: Sat 14 Sep

★★★★ The Irish Times
★★★★ The Sunday Times

Before is a new play by Pat Kinevane (Forgotten, Silent, Underneath) with much music, set in Clery’s of Dublin, on the very day this iconic department store shuts - for good.

selling fast
Declan O’Rourke

Declan O’Rourke

Sat 23 Feb, 8pm

O’Rourke does not stand still and continues to forge his unique brand of original songs, drawing on influences rich and diverse. This artist delivers stories and music with epic performances that keep his audiences coming back year after year for more.

monday night cinema
Just to be Sure

Just to be Sure

Mon 25 Feb, 5pm

★★★★★ Le Parisien
★★★★ The Sydney Morning Herald

A tender, humane French drama about a no-nonsense everyman who goes through a series of family crises which turn his world upside down.

monday night cinema
The Merger

The Merger

Mon 25 Feb, 8pm

Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival on Tour

★★★★ FILMINK

A lighthearted Australian comedy about a small-town football team that must recruit local refugees in order to stay viable, taking the community on a journey of change.

sold out
Orfeo ed Euridice

Orfeo ed Euridice

Wed 27 & Thu 28 Feb, 7.30pm

★★★★ The Irish Times
★★★★ Irish Examiner
★★★★ The Arts Review

This major new production of Gluck’s revolutionary work Orfeo ed Euridice is based on one of the most famous stories in history and features a powerful mix of music, song, dance and imagery.

special screening
The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid

The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid

Sat 2 Mar, 4pm

Thomas is a 55 year old Irish farmer who lives and works the farm of his ancestors. Threadbare clothes, self-cut hair and tough, weathered hands reveal a life of land and toil. What begins as a story of one man’s struggle to hold on to his way of life and land, transforms into a universal exploration of a battle between principle and power.

cinema
Anthony & Cleopatra (Encore Screening)

Anthony & Cleopatra (Encore Screening)

Sat 2 Mar, 7.30pm

★★★★★ Financial Times
★★★★★ The Times
★★★★★ Observer
★★★★★ WhatsOnStage

Broadcast from the National Theatre, Ralph Fiennes and Sophie Okonedo play Shakespeare’s famous fated couple in his great tragedy of politics, passion and power.

monday night cinema
The Captain

The Captain

Mon 4 Mar, 5pm & 8pm

★★★★★ The Observer
★★★★ Time Out London

In the final weeks of WWII a German deserter finds a Nazi captain’s uniform and becomes dangerously absorbed in impersonating its former owner.

Noel Hill & Friends

Noel Hill & Friends

Tue 5 Mar, 8pm

Noel Hill (Concertina) is joined by his talented friends,Tríona Ní Dhómhnaill (Songs & Piano) Liam O’Connor (Fiddle), Jack Talty ( Piano & Concertina) for this concert in aid of Daughters of Charity Mission Fund.

schools
IFI Education Programme: Keeper

IFI Education Programme: Keeper

Wed 6 Mar, 10.30am

Secondary School Event:
Senior Cycle French

Study Guide available for Teachers

In this year’s French film, a gently realistic debut feature, two teens grow up fast in the wake of an unexpected pregnancy.

sold out
Rhiannon Giddens & Francesco Turrisi

Rhiannon Giddens & Francesco Turrisi

Wed 6 Mar, 8pm

Fasten your seatbelts as Grammy Award-winning songstress and multi-instrumentalist Rhiannon Giddens and Italian jazz maestro Francesco Turrisi take you on a musical voyage of discovery from Africa and the Middle East across to Europe and the Americas.

schools
IFI Education Programme: The Silent Revolution

IFI Education Programme: The Silent Revolution

Fri 8 Mar, 10.30am

Secondary School Event:
Senior Cycle German

Study Guide available for Teachers

Post-screening Q&A with German Ambassador to Ireland H.E. Deike Potzel.

Based on true events, Silent Revolution is a captivating Cold War-era drama told from the perspective of two East-German high school students.