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IRISH FILM FESTA, 11th Year

March 21st – 25th, 2018

Casa del Cinema di Roma
(Largo Marcello Mastroianni 1, Villa Borghese)

 

All feature films and short films in original version with Italian subtitles

 

WEDNESDAY 21 MARCH

20:00 — Welcome address by the Irish Ambassador to Italy, S.E. Colm Ó Floinn
following, opening film: Handsome Devil (2016, J. Butler) 90’
[before the film, short The Date, 16’]

 

THURSDAY 22 MARCH

15:00 — Panel: MAKING SHORTS – The Short Film Sector Inside the Irish Film Industry

19:00#IFFbooks: IRISHFILMFESTA meets Paul Lynch (writer)

21:00Rocky Ros Muc (2017, M. Fanning) 92’
[before the film, short Guard, 14’]

 

FRIDAY 23 MARCH

16:30Short Films in Competition: Live Action
Listen GustavLava LisaMarky’s Bad Week QEDThe JarA Break in the Clouds

19:00Short Film in Competition: Animation
An Béal Bocht / The Poor Mouth (out of competition, introduced by John McCourt, Università di Macerata)
Departure – CorannaLate Afternoon The Line

21:00Kissing Candice (2017, A. McArdle) 103’
[before the film, short The Captors, 16’]

 

SATURDAY 24 MARCH

15:30 — Irish Classic: Into the West(1992, M. Newell) 97‘
[before the film, You’re Not a Man at All, 10’]

18:00Maze (2017, S. Burke) 92’
following, Q&A with director Stephen Burke, producer Jane Doolan and actor Barry Ward

21:00 — Tribute to Cartoon Saloon:
The Breadwinner (2017, N. Twomey) 88’
Louise Bagnall (Cartoon Saloon Creative Director) will attend.
[before the film, short Late Afternoon, 10’]

 

SUNDAY 25 MARZO

16:00Song of Granite (2017, P. Collins) 100’ – introduced by Kay McCarthy
[before the film, short Native, 14’]

18:30My Astonishing Self: Gabriel Byrne on George Bernard Shaw
(2017, G. Hoban ) 54’ – introduced by Joanna Fallon, Università Roma Tre
following, Q&A with director Gerry Hoban

20:30 — IFF Shorts Awards – Winning Short Films Announcement
following, closing film: No Party for Billy Burns (2016, P. Conaty) 86’
Director Padraig Conaty will attend

 

ATTENDING THE SCREENING

The entrance is free on a first-come, first-served basis.

Free tickets will be distributed at the Casa del Cinema 45 minutes before the most crowded screenings (especially during the weekend). Spectators who wish to support IRISH FILM FESTA will have a seat reserved for the duration of the festival (with a minimum donation of € 50) or for the weekend (with a minimum donation of € 30).

The payment must be made by Monday 19th March: for details, see this page.

 

PRESS ACCREDITATION
Journalists interested in attending the festival must email a request for accreditation (even for single screenings) to our press office by Monday 19th March, specifying the name of the publication covering the festival.

Michela Giorgini Press Office
cell: + 39 339 87 17 927 | email: giorginimichela@gmail.com

 

CONTACT

Info: irishfilmfesta@gmail.com

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