Founded in 2003, the Dublin International Film Festival sets the agenda of the year with its programme of outstanding Irish and international film. Offering unique access to a plethora of filmmaking talent, the festival transforms Dublin into a hub of glamour, creativity and film appreciation.
 
Over the past fifteen years, the festival has hosted over 600 major guests, including winners of the festival’s prestigious Volta Award such as Al Pacino, Julie Andrews, Danny DeVito, Daniel Day-Lewis, Joss Whedon, Brendan Gleeson, Angela Lansbury, Stanley Tucci, Stellan Skarsgård, Kristin Scott Thomas and Ennio Morricone.

Dublin International Film Festival has screened world cinema from 52 different countries, a total of almost 1,500 films, of which 300 were Irish features including Irish premieres of Sing StreetOnceOndineIn BrugesCalvaryThe Stag and The Secret of Kells. The festival’s young people’s programme Fantastic Flix is expanding each year, engaging schools and families and building a new generation of film fans.

The Dublin International Film Festival is sponsored by Virgin Media, its principal funder is the Arts Council and it is also in receipt of funding from official industry partner, the Irish Film Board. Key partners and funders include hotel partner The Merrion Hotel, print transport partner Wells Cargo, post-production partner Windmill Lane, social listening partners Olytico, digital out-of-home provider Orbscreen, official food ordering app Just Eat, with media partners Entertainment.ie, 98FM, The Times & The Sunday Times and micromedia.ie. Kerry Foods’ Cheestrings are sponsors of the VMDIFF’s Fantastic Flix family programme. Venue Partners include Cineworld.

Aja Naomi King as Ifrah Ahmed Photo credit: Seamus Murphy #VMDIFF19: Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival announces world premiere of A Girl From Mogadishu - Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival will host the World Premiere of A Girl from Mogadishu at Odeon Point Village on February 22nd at 8.30pm.
Departures / Then Came You #IrishTalent: Writer Fergal Rock to attend Fantastic Flix screening of Departures at VMDIFF19 - Writer Fergal Rock to attend Fantastic Flix screening of Departures at the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival on Monday, February 25th
Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival #Feature: Irish films at the 17th Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival - Details on the Irish feature films at the 17th Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival, February 20th to March 3rd.
Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival #VMDIFF: Papi Chulo to open a packed programme of Irish and international film at the 2019 Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival - The 17th Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival, Ireland’s premier film event, returns to the capital from February 20th to March 3rd.
Careers in Screen #Industry: IFI and VMDIFF 2019 present the 2nd annual Careers In Screen Day - The IFI and the Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival to host second annual Careers in Screen Day on Thursday, February 28th
Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival #Festival: Virgin Media named as new sponsor of the Dublin International Film Festival - The Dublin International Film Festival has announced that Virgin Media will be the festival’s new title sponsor, beginning with the 2019 festival.
Gráinne Humphreys #Industry: French Ambassador to award ADIFF director Gráinne Humphreys with the National Order of Merit - Dublin International Film Festival Director, Gráinne Humphreys, will be presented with the Ordre National du Mérite by France’s Ambassador to Ireland.
#ADIFF18: ADIFF announces spring Picture House Outreach Programme - The Audi Dublin International Film Festival is taking the excitement of the Picture House outside of traditional cinema venues, with screenings to feature Terminator 2, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, and That’s Entertainment!
ADIFF (Audi Dublin International Film Festival) 2017 #ADIFF17: Packed programme announced for 2017 Audi Dublin International Film Festival - The world’s best films are coming to Audi Dublin International Film Festival from 16th-26th February 2017, with a host of stars joining them in Dublin.
The LEGO Batman Movie #ADIFF17: The LEGO Batman Movie to launch ADIFF’s Fantastic Flix - The LEGO® Batman Movie announced for the launch of Fantastic Flix, the Audi Dublin International Film Festival’s children and young people’s strand.

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