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ADIFF 2016: Irish films ‘Sing Street’, ‘Viva’, ‘Mammal’, ‘High Rise’, ‘Traders’ all screening amongst others
28 Jan 2016 :
Paddy Breathnach’s acclaimed Irish film ‘Viva’ will close the festival
The Audi Dublin International Film Festival launched their 14th programme today, featuring over 80 films from 27 countries, that will welcome over 40 guests to the capital over this 11 day festival of film.

Book ended by highly anticipated Irish films, the Festival will open on Thursday 18th February with the European premiere of ‘Sing Street’, attended by director John Carney and cast members Jack Reynor, Ferdia Walsh Peelo and Lucy Boynton, and closes with director Paddy Breathnach’s acclaimed ‘Viva’. 'Viva' recently received a standing ovation from a Academy Members' and industry audience at an IFTA screening.

Irish films also feature amongst the programme lineup, with screenings of Rebecca Daly’s ‘Mammal’, Declan Recks’ ‘The Truth Commissioner’ and debut features ‘Staid’ and ‘Traders’ starring Killian Scott as well as Simon Fitzmaurice's 'My Name is Emily'. Thought provoking Irish documentaries will investigate people and place – Johnny Gogan’s ‘Hubert Butler: Witness to the Future’; ‘Atlantic’ from the makers of ‘The Pipe’; an exploration of Irish poetry ‘Fís na Fuiseoige’; the story of Irish missionary ‘deserters’ The Judas Iscariot Lunch and Reel Art documentaries Further Beyond and We Are Moving – Memories of Miss Moriarty.

Other highlights at the festival include actor Richard Gere attending the Arnotts Gala screening of ‘Time Out of Mind’, joining a host of guestsincluding acting talents Dame Angela Lansbury and Claudia Cardinale who will attend the Italian Gala with Peroni Nastro Azzurro, alongside directors Rebecca Miller with her comedy Maggie’s Plan, Ben Wheatley with his JG Ballard adaptation ‘High Rise’, Joachim Trier with Louder than Bombs and Neil Jordan for the 20th anniversary celebration of Michael Collins.

For the complete ADIFF 2016 programme or to buy tickets, visit their website at www.diff.ie.





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