COULD YOU BE A FILM SCREENER? Help us develop the DIFF 2025 programme! Taking place 20th February – 2nd March 2025, the Dublin International Film Festival is Ireland’s premier film event. The Festival curates and presents the best in emerging international and Irish film for a wide audience through its annual festival. As a DIFF […]

    Audience Award and DFCC Awards

    After an action-packed 10 days showing the best in Irish and international cinema the curtain came down on the 22nd Dublin International Film Festival with the World Premiere of the much-anticipated adaptation of John McGahern’s That They May Face The Rising Sun, followed by an exclusive post-show discussion with director Pat Collins and lead actors […]

    Screenwriting Panel

    The Screenwriting Panel, shot at Institute of Art, Design & Technology as part of Dublin International Film Festival 2024, celebrates the filmmakers whose work is shown at the event. The panel discussion is an opportunity for writers of all levels to learn more about contemporary Irish screenwriting, where the inspiration comes from, how ideas develop, […]

    DIFF Awards 2024

    We have announced a selection of our awards for Dublin International film Festival 2024: Discovery Awards, Short Film and Documentary category winners, as well as the Irish Council of Civil Liberties (ICCL) Human Rights Film Award. Over the Festival’s more than two-decade history a very important and defining ethos has been the celebration and recognition of […]

    The Award Winning Films of DIFF

    As the festival opening draws closer, and the excitement builds for what is going to be a magnificent film-filled 10 days, we’re taking a closer look at a selection of films that we have the privilege of screening in the opening days of the festival that have already featured on the festival stage and those […]

    Chairperson’s Introduction 2024

    Fáilte romhat. On behalf of our passionate and incredibly hardworking board and our Deputy Chairperson Elaine Gill, it is my personal and professional privilege to offer a warm welcome to you: our audiences, our filmmakers, industry colleagues and partners, supporters, friends, patrons and guests to our 2024 Dublin International Film Festival. This is our second […]

    African Season, Shorts Programmes & DIFF Film Tour

    With DIFF 2024 only 6 weeks away, we are excited to offer a sneak peek of some of the highlights awaiting movie fans: · The 2024 international film showcase will spotlight African Cinema featuring seven diverse movies including Oscar favourite Four Daughters, as well as Sundance award winner Mami Wata. · The latter film along […]

    Isabelle Huppert – Volta Award Recipient

    We’re delighted to announce that screen legend Isabelle Huppert will receive the DIFF Volta Award and be a special guest for the upcoming festival.   Festival Director Gráinne Humphreys said, “One of the finest actors of her generation, Isabelle Huppert has made an indelible impression on world cinema, her fearless performances, boundless curiosity and incredible work […]