Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival

The Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival sets the film agenda of the year with its programme of outstanding Irish and international film talent. It enjoys an international reputation and is considered a vital launch-pad for Irish titles and an important showcase of world cinema for discerning audiences. Over the past 16 years, it has screened a total of almost 1,500 films, of which 300 were Irish features including Irish premieres of Sing Street, Once, In Bruges, Calvary, The Stag and The Secret of Kells. The Festival has hosted over 600 major guests, including Al Pacino, Angela Lansbury, Brendan Gleeson, Daniel Day-Lewis, Danny DeVito, Ennio Morricone, Joss Whedon, Julie Andrews, Kristin Scott Thomas and Stellan SkarsgÄrd.