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    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 […]

    Closing Night Gala – That They May Face the Rising Sun

    The 23rd edition of Dublin International film Festival will screen the much-anticipated adaptation of John McGahern’s ‘That They May Face The Rising Sun’ as our Closing Night Gala.  Director Pat Collins said ”It’s a huge honour for us that the Irish premiere of That They May Face the Rising Sun is the Closing Film for […]

    Season of World Premieres & unique cinematic experiences

    We are proud to feature some highlights from the Irish Film Institute season at this years Dublin International Film Festival. These include two Arts Council funded Reel Art documentaries receiving their world premieres – Notes From Sheepland and Fields of Darkness; the Irish premiere of The Future Tense, as well as the unique Accidental Anthropologist […]

    The Deepest Breath – Special Screening

    In partnership with Netflix and The LightHouse Cinema, we were thrilled to present a special screening of the highly anticipated Netflix documentary, ‘The Deepest Breath’ last week. Directed by the talented Laura McGann, this extraordinary film takes us on a captivating journey into the exhilarating and perilous world of freediving. Join us as we explore […]