Fantastic Flix offers an educational cinema experience for pupils aged 4 - 16 in cinemas throughout Dublin from the 1st - 4th March 2018. This exciting line-up of high-quality Irish and International films addresses themes of identity, family, acceptance, loss, friendship, and teamwork.
Some film screenings will also come with an educational pack for the teacher’s use.
SCHOOL TICKET PRICES
€5 per ticket (€4 for DEIS schools). Teachers' tickets are complimentary. For every 10 students, there must be an accompanying teacher. If you have any questions or wish to make a school booking, call us on 01 687 7974 or email Adam on Admin@diff.ie
PRIMARY SCHOOL SCREENINGS
Fantastic Flix Shorts:
11.00 / Saturday 3 March / Light House & Omniplex Rathmines
Runtime: 11 mins / Australia
A young boy moves to a new neighbourhood and discovers his passion for go-karting.
Runtime: 6 mins / United States
Grandpa and grandson street sellers sell stars in a town near the shore. One night, they run out of the stars…
Runtime: 3 mins / Italy
What would happen if the food and drink that every day we put in our refrigerator could move and speak? What would be the dynamics within this big 'condominium' that clearly separates the foods for the top rack from those of the first?
Dark, Dark Woods
Runtime: 6 mins / Denmark
Young princess Maria has had about enough of her royal life – it’s all lesson, responsibilities and duties on top of each other, every hour of every day. Overwhelmed, Maria is swept away on an adventure into the monster-filled dark, dark woods.
Big Bad Fox and Other Tales
11.00 / Sunday 4 March / Light House Cinema
Runtime: 81 mins / Animation / French with English Subtitles
Contains themes of friendship, identity, consequences, and teamwork. Told as a play with three acts chronicling different animal tales, each infused with the quick wit and sophisticated humour.
PRIMARY & SECONDARY SCHOOL SCREENINGS
11.00 / Friday 2 March / Omniplex Rathmines
Runtime: 81 mins / Live Action / Swedish with English Subtitles
Contains themes of friendship, ghost stories, teamwork, adventure, and mystery.
At Eye Level
13.00 / Thursday 1 March / Dundrum VIP Screen
Runtime: 98 mins / Life Action / German with English Subtitles
Deals with themes of family, challenging expectations, friendship, bullying, and embracing differences.
10.00 / Thursday 1 March / Omniplex Rathmines
11.30 / Friday 2 March / Light House Cinema
Runtime: 78 mins / Live Action / Dutch, Swedish, Sami with English Subtitles
Q&A with Director after both screenings
Contains themes of family, acceptance, fish out of water, adventure, and environmentalism.
Short Film preceding screenings: Footsteps
Runtime: 15 mins / AnimationLive Action / Icelandic with English Subtitles
SECONDARY SCHOOL SCREENINGS
13.00 / Friday 2 March / Dundrum VIP Screen
Runtime: 77 mins / Documentary with Animation
A challenging documentary featuring stories from five orphans sharing their experience growing up in Swaziland, drawing on their darkest memories and brightest dreams. Deals with themes of loss, friendship, adventure, hardship, and abandonment.