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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.

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The Merger

The Merger

Mon 25 Feb, 8pm

★★★★ 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.

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.

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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.

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.

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Colette

Colette

Mon 11 Mar, 5pm & 8pm

★★★★ Radio Times
★★★★ The Guardian

Keira Knightley stars as Sidonie-Gabrielle Colettee, the daring and brilliant French novelist whose provocative debut became the toast of Paris in the 1900s.

schools
IFI Education Programme: The Chess Player

IFI Education Programme: The Chess Player

Fri 15 Mar, 10.30am

Secondary School Event:
Senior Cycle Spanish

Study Guide available for Teachers

A Spanish chess-player falls for a French journalist. Amidst a growing threat in the political atmosphere they make for Paris and find themselves in a Nazi occupation years later

special screening
Mirai

Mirai

Sat 16 Mar, 2pm

★★★★ The Irish Times
★★★★ The Hollywood News

From visionary anime director Mamoru Hosoda, this charming fantasy tells the story of four-year-old Kun, spoilt rotten and resentful of his newborn sister Mirai.
Ingenious and heartfelt Mirai will inspire the imaginations of young and old alike.

monday night cinema
Burning

Burning

Mon 25 Mar, 5pm & 8pm

★★★★★ The Telegraph
★★★★ The Guardian

A South Korean mystery thriller about obsession, unrequited love and alienation starring The Walking Dead’s Steven Yeung.

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Capernaum

Capernaum

Mon 8 Apr, 5pm & 8pm

★★★★★ The Telegraph
★★★★★ The Irish Times

A powerful Lebenese drama chronicling the beleaguered life of 12-year-old Zain, who sues his own parents for giving birth to him.

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Happy as Lazzaro

Happy as Lazzaro

Mon 15 Apr, 5pm & 8pm

★★★★★ Time Out London
★★★★★ The Film Stage

A Cannes favourite following a carefree young farm worker’s travails in rural Italy, depicted in Alice Rohrwacher’s signature magical realist style.

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Beautiful Boy

Beautiful Boy

Mon 22 Apr, 5pm & 8pm

★★★★ Entertainment Weekly

Steve Carrell stars in this heartbreaking and inspiring story of survival, relapse, and recovery in a family coping with addiction over many years.

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Foxtrot

Foxtrot

Mon 29 Apr, 5pm & 8pm

★★★★★ The Playlist
★★★★ The Guardian

A troubled Israelii family must face the facts when something goes terribly wrong at their son’s desolate military post.

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Gounod’s Faust (Live)

Gounod’s Faust (Live)

Tue 30 Apr, 6.45pm

Experience the decadence and elegance of 1870s Paris in Davis McVicar’s spectacular production of Gounod’s best loved opera. There are many versions of the story of Faust, but Gounod’s opera remains one of the most constantly enthralling.