Fun for all the family at this years Family Festival at the IFI…
Running from July 14th to the 17th, the IFI Family Festival returns with films from all over the world aimed at the little ‘uns, plus, of course, fun workshops. After an 11am Claytime workshop, the festival will be officially launched on Thursday the 14th at 5.30pm Synth Eastwood Makes Your Day, in which those multi-media scalliwags will be presenting their latest masterwork. Featuring you. At 6.30pm, it’s Light Of The River, the award-winning Japanese animation feature about a family of river rats who have to move from their beloved riverbank due to a new construction project. For the over-6s, there will be English subtitles, read aloud by an experienced reader.
Other films include Pixar’s latest, Cars 2 3D, on Saturday at 11am, and, closing the festival on Sunday at 6pm, the French drama On The Sly, again with English subtitles, again read by an experienced reader.
The full line-up is as follows
Films Thursday July 14th 4pm-6pm Synth Eastwood Makes Your Day – Special Interactive Event 6.30pm Opening Film: Light of the River (6+)*
Friday July 15th 11am Short Tales: Programme 1 (8+)* 2pm A Shine of Rainbows (PG) 6.30pm The Crocodiles Strike Back (10+)*Vorstadtkrokodile
Saturday July 16th 11am Cars 2 (3D) (Gen Cert) 2pm In the Attic: Who has a Birthday Today? (8+)* Na pude aneb Kdo má dneska narozeniny? 6.30pm Wind and Fog (10+) Bad O Meh
Sunday July 17th 11am The Gruffalo (4+) + The Lonely Beast Hunt around Temple Bar Please note: for the film only we offer tickets at €5 each or a family (of 4) ticket at €15.00. To see the film AND take part in the The Lonely Beast Hunt, tickets are €7.00 each or €20 for a family (of 4) ticket. Spaces on the hunt are limited and booking is essential. Please specify which tickets you want when booking by phone or online [here] and remember to hold on to your ticket if you’re attending the hunt!
2pm Short Tales: Programme 2 (4+)* 4pm On the Sly (7+)* A pas de Loup
*Subtitles will be read aloud by an experienced reader.
July 11-14 Made in Temple Bar: The Street Art Experience (10-14 yrs – Free) To join this team of artists, please contact IFI Education
July 14th 11am-1pm Claytime (8-12 yrs €20)
July 15th 11am-12pm Twist ‘n’ Flick (5-7 yrs €8)
July 16th 2pm-4pm A Beastly Creation (8-12 yrs €10)
July 16th 11am-3pm Music Motion (8-12 yrs €20)
Tickets are available from the IFI Box Office 01 679 3477 or online [here]. All films €5†. Family Ticket (2 Adult, 2 Children) €15†. Workshops €8-€20.
†Except where specified and excluding Cars 2 which is a FREE preview