The Stranger than Fiction Documentary Film Festival at the Irish Film Institute opens next Thursday, 13th September.
The Stranger than Fiction Documentary Film Festival at the Irish Film Institute opens next Thursday, and features 24 new films from all over the world.
The films that should be booked for immediately are:
THE UNDERTAKING, Cathal Black’s wonderful new film, on Thursday at 8.45pm [more] HELVETICA, about the font, on Friday at 7.00pm [more] FLIGHT OF THE EARLS, on the DAY of the 400th Anniversary, on Friday at 9.00pm [more] A VERY BRITISH GANGSTER, Donal MacIntyre does an undercover job on the Noonan crime family in London, Saturday at 7.00pm [more] IN THE SHADOW OF THE MOON, interviewing every living person who has set foot on the moon, Sunday at 9pm [more]
Roger Graef is the Guest of Honour. He pioneered Comic Relief and Live Aid—making nine John Cleese documentaries and films such as The Secret Policeman’s Ball. He introduced the ‘fly-on-the-wall’ technique to the UK, changing rape law with his Thames Valley Police exposes. He has received a lifetime BAFTA and OBE for his work. Graef will introduce and give a public interview after the screening of his films, PLEASURE AT HER MAJESTY’S [more] and A COMPLAINT OF RAPE and MURDER BLUES [more]
Festival programme can be viewed at www.irishfilm.ie, and you can also get your tickets there.
Irish Film Institute
6 Eustace Street
BOX OFFICE 01-6793477
In addition to the films highlighted above, the premier screening of ‘Mosney‘ takes place on Friday September 14th at 5.00 pm. The film comes highly reccomended and looks at life in Mosney, a former Butlins holiday camp in Co. Meath, 25 miles north of Dublin, which is now a holding centre for asylum seekers.