Press Releases

Dublin Human Rights Film Award Relaunched

Today, Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival and the Irish Council for Civil Liberties officially relaunch the Dublin Human Rights Film Award. Helping to launch the prestigious award which will be unveiled at an intimate gathering on Sunday March 3rd at The Merrion Hotel were Emmet Kirwan, Bulelani Mfaco, Aoife Kelleher, and Sorcha Pollack. Eight films from the festival programme have been identified as being of special merit in their
engagement with the theme of human rights and have been nominated for the award.

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Programme Additions: A Girl From Mogadishu, Ben Is Back and The Wedding Guest

Ireland’s premier film event (February 20th – March 3rd), is marking the United Nations International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting (FGM/C), today February 6th, by announcing that it will host the World Premiere of A Girl from Mogadishu at a gala screening at Odeon Point Village.
Two further Festival additions are Ben Is Back and The Wedding Guest.

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Dublin Gets Set as Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival Returns

The 17th Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival, Ireland’s premier film event, returns to the capital from February 20th to March 3rd, and will paint the town red with a plethora of the world’s leading movie stars and filmmakers flying in especially for the Festival. The packed programme, which was launched today Wednesday January 23rd, features over 125 events across 12 days including the finest local and international feature films, short films and documentaries, along with a dedicated children’s and young people’s programme and a host of special events featuring industry leaders.

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Fantastic Flix 2019 celebrates difference, diversity and vintage movie magic

The Fantastic Flix strand for mini movie fans returns for its fourth year to Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival (February 20th - March 3rd) with an exciting programme of 10 films.

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Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival Gives Sneak Peek at 2019 Programme

The 17th Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival, Ireland’s premier film event, will literallypaint the town red when it returns to Dublin on the 20th February with an extraordinary red carpet line-up of local and international on-screen talent and filmmakers.

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Cinephiles Rejoice This Christmas Season

Struggling to choose something special for the cinephile in your life this Christmas? Ignore the boxsets and get them the perfect film fan gift, the Director’s Choice bespoke Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival experience, curated specially for you by the Festival Programmer and Director Gráinne Humphreys.

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ADIFF 18 Discovery Awards, Shorts Awards, DFCC Awards and Fantastic Flix Children’s Jury Awards

Audi Dublin International Film Festival 2018 Discovery Awards, Shorts Awards, the Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards and the Fantastic Flix Children’s Jury Awards Announced

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Many films successfully rescheduled at the Audi Dublin International Film Festival

Many films have been successfully rescheduled at the Audi Dublin International Film Festival

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Paul Schrader receives the ADIFF’s prestigious Volta Award

Acclaimed director and screenwriter Paul Schrader tonight receives the Audi Dublin International Film Festival’s prestigious Volta Award at the Irish Premiere of First Reformed

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Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau to present ‘3 THINGS’ at ADIFF 2018

GoT star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau to attend Audi Dublin International Film Festival with his new thriller 3 THINGS

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