A Guide to School Bookings for Fantastic Flix 2019

Fantastic Flix offers an educational cinema experience for pupils aged 4-17 in cinemas throughout Dublin from the 13th February - 1st March 2019. This exciting line-up of high-quality Irish and International films addresses themes of identity, family, acceptance, loss, friendship, and teamwork.


€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, click here, call us on 01 687 7974 or email Adam on Admin@diff.ie


The Kid Who Would Be King
Ages 8+
Wed 13 Feb / Light House 1 / 11:30-13.35
For first-time discoverers of King Arthur and his knights, this modern-day retelling from cult-hero Joe Cornish is bound to delight. Complete with a fantastic new interpretation of Merlin.

Rosie & Mousa
Ages 8+
Mon 25th Feb / Lighthouse Cinema / 10.00-11.50
Friendship and family ties cross backgrounds, break-ups and bars in this sweet, sparkling story set in Rosie’s unique world.
Q&A with Filmmaker after screening

Land of Glass
Ages 8+
Tues 26th Feb / Light House 3 / 10.30-12.10
Mother nature can often teach us a thing or two about perspective. A beautifully shot Danish, fantasy drama that delicately unearths themes of loss and friendship through magic.

Rated 12A
Mon 25th Feb / Light House 1 / 12.45-14.25 
Williams and Butterfield shine as a dynamic duo in this heartfelt story about youth as it should be: lived to its fullest.
Q&A with Filmmaker after screening

Alone in Space
Ages 8+
Mon 25 Feb / Odeon Blanchardstown 6 / 10:00-11.25
A great, zipping space adventure with a vital message. Aliens can make great friends and allies. Our differences are that which can bring us together.


Los Bando, Rated 12A
Mon 25th Feb / Light House 3 / 12.15-14.15
A little reminder that we all have something going on in our individual worlds… and that it can always be expressed through the power of rock!
Q&A with Filmmaker after screening

This Crazy Heart, Rated 15A
Tues 26 Feb / Movies@Dundrum / 10.00-12.05
An incredible true story that will warm your heart, make you laugh-out-loud and have you believe in the redemptive power of friendship.
Q&A with Filmmaker after screening
Rafiki, Ages 12+
Tues 26 Feb / Dundrum VIP / 12:45-14:15
Afro bubblegum culture is alive in this sparkling love story about two unique women. As Wanuri would say: fun, fierce and frivolous.

Careers In Screen
Thurs 28 Feb / IFI / 10:00
The Festival and the IFI will once again offer an inspiring and innovative day of events for young people interested in a career in the film & TV industry. Aimed at Senior Cycle students aged 15-17, the event will feature special guests drawn from diverse film and TV disciplines.
Tickets: €5.50