JDIFF kicked off last night at the Savoy, with more than a few celebs in attendance for the Eileen Gray biopic ‘The Price of Desire‘ with writer and director Mary McGuckian the lead attraction. The festival continues to draw in some surprisingly big names, with Julie Andrews, Kenneth Branagh and Russell Crowe to name but a few.
Possibly time you made some plans? Check out their full schedule here.
If we had to pick just five, and not the obvious ones…
The Second Game – Light House Cinema – Sun 22nd Mar 2015 – 6:15PM
Listen Up Philip – Cineworld, Screen 9 – Sun Mar 22nd 6:30pm
Dennis Rodman’s Big Bang In Pyongyang – Cineworld, Screen 9 – Wed Mar 25th 8:00pm
Sensitive Skin – Movies @ Dundrum – Thu Mar 26th 6:30pm
Glassland – Light House Cinema, Screen 1 – Fri Mar 27th 6:30pm
The Jameson Dublin International Film Festival officially opened last night with the Irish premiere screening of the Eileen Gray biopic, The Price of Desire. Orla Brady, who stars in the film as the famous Irish architect and furniture designer, was in attendance along with writer and director MaryMcGuckian.
The 13th edition of the Festival takes place from 19th – 29th March offering a diverse and exciting programme which will see an array of acting legends visit Dublin, such as Julie Andrews, Ryan O’Neal, Danny Huston, Kim Cattrall and Vincent Perez and Irish talents such as Orla Brady, Jack Reynor and Robbie Sheehan.
Grainne Humphreys, Festival Director says “It’s a great programme with a stellar line up which is exactly as it should be for the best film audiences in the world”
Festival highlights include many gala screenings at The Savoy Cinema including The Water Diviner on Friday 20th March with Russell Crowe back in Dublin for his directorial debut; Kenneth Branagh’s magical fairytale adaptation Cinderella will screen on Saturday 21st March with Branagh present for a special Q&A; Stanley Kubrick’s epic film Barry Lyndon will also screen on Saturday 21st with star Ryan O’Neal and producer Jan Harlan in attendance; Kim Cattrall’s new TV series will screen exclusively to an Irish audience in Movies@Dundrum on Thursday 26th, and on the closing week- end Alan Rickman will be in town to showcase his picturesque period film A Little Chaos, in which he acts and directs, on Saturday 28th March.