9-13 April 2021
In partnership with IFI, IFFO 2021 will be happening virtually,
bringing the best of Irish cinema to your home cinema!
See our 2021 Festival page for information on
how to get access to IFFO films and learn more
about the IFI International platform.
(Festival Bundle: $40)
Screening Times and Trailers
A Bump Along the Way
Pamela is a boozy 44-year-old single mother whose teenage daughter Allegra disapproves of her care-free lifestyle. Their fragile relationship is further tested when Pamela becomes pregnant after a one-night stand.
Dir. Shelly Love
April 9 | 5:00 PM
Ireland 1845. As the famine tightens its grip, a fisherman is hunted for crimes he did not commit. Unable to protect his family from death he is subsumed by darkness until a helpless little girl saves him from despair.
Dir. Tomás Ó Súilleabháin
April 10 | 2:00 PM
Tom Sullivan, Director
Dónall Ó Héalai, Actor
Wildfire tells the story of two Irish sisters who grew up on the fractious Irish border. When one of them, who has been missing, finally returns home, they uncover secrets from their mother's past. But uncovered secrets and resentments which have been buried deep, threaten to overwhelm them.
Dir. Cathy Brady
April 10 | 5:00 PM
Liam Neeson narrates a two-part documentary marking the 175th anniversary of the Irish famine, exploring its international origins, development and legacy.
Dir. Ruan Magan
April 11 | 2:00 PM
Ruan Magan, Director
Willie Smyth, Author/Contributor
April 11 | 7:00 PM
In Broken Law, two estranged brothers on opposite sides of the law are reunited following a botched robbery.
Dir. Paddy Slattery
A woman, her husband and their four children find themselves homeless after their landlord sells their house. Over the next 36 hours, the couple desperately search for a place to live while trying to shield the kids from the reality of the situation.
Dir. Paddy Breathnach
April 11 | 5:00 PM
The Winter Lake
When an unstable neighbor discovers a young woman's dark secret, they get pulled into a violent confrontation with her father, who will do anything to keep it hidden.
Dir. Phil Sheerin
April 12 | 5:00 PM
The Last Right
A fateful exchange on a flight from New York to Ireland has complicated consequences for Daniel Murphy. Now, two brothers and a woman they've just met are journeying across Ireland to bury a stranger.
Dir. Aoife Crehan
April 13 | 5:00 PM
2021 Short Films
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