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19/11/2013

Irish Film Festival London Returns

The third annual Irish Film Festival London begins tomorrow, Wednesday November 20, bringing five days of Irish films and animation to London audiences.
Spread across three venues, plus Q&As, performances and exhibitions, the Irish Film Festival London will screen the UK premiere of Alex Fegan's The Irish Pub at the Tricycle Cinema for its opening night.
The feature will be followed by a Q&A with the director and a trad session at a local pub.
Among the other IFB-funded films showing are Silence, Life's A Breeze, Men at Lunch, Run and Jump, and the short films Rúbaí, Joyriders, Farewell Packets of Ten, Noreen and Irish Folk Furniture.
The Irish Film Festival London was established in 2011 to bring the latest and greatest of Irish Film & Animation to a London audience.
"Through Premiere screenings, Director Q&A sessions, related workshops, exhibitions and performances, the festival aims to bring together industry professionals, film fans and fans of Irish Arts & Culture alike.
"Focusing on Irish productions, scripts and casts, the festival strives to build a significant platform for Irish Film in London, and to ensure that we continue to promote the best of Irish creative talent here in the UK."
The festival has been organised with support from the Irish Film Board, Culture Ireland, the Arts Council of Ireland, IFI International, the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade of Ireland, and the Irish Cultural Centre Hammersmith for their kind support.
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