Irish Film Institute (IFI)
The Irish Film Institute is Ireland’s national cultural institution for film. It provides audiences throughout Ireland with access to the finest independent, Irish and international cinema; it preserves and promotes Ireland’s moving image heritage through the IFI Irish Film Archive, and provides opportunities for audiences of all ages and backgrounds to learn and critically engage with film.
The Irish Film Institute consists of three cinemas, a film shop and a fully licensed Café Bar. For film fans or for anyone just looking for a bite to eat in comfortable surroundings, it is an oasis in the middle of the city. The IFI plays host to a broad spectrum of film events and festivals including the IFI Family Festival, IFI Stranger Than Fiction Documentary Film Festival, IFI Horrorthon, the IFI French Film Festival, Archive at Lunchtime, The Critical Take and Afternoon Talks.