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Irish Film to Light Up Dublin at JDIFF 2014

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Lineup for the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival

Among the many IFB-funded films to screen at JDIFF 2014 are John Michael McDonagh’s Calvary, starring Brendan Gleeson (the Opening Night Gala); John Butler’s The Stag, starring Andrew Scott and Amy Huberman (the Closing Gala); and Oscar-nominated director Ruairí Robinson’s The Last Days on Mars, starring Liev Schreiber.

The lineup for the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival (JDIFF) 2014, released this week, includes a wealth of new Irish features, documentaries and shorts. The festival will take place from February 13th to 23rd across the capital.

Among the Bord Scannán na hÉireann/Irish Film Board-funded features that will screen are Gold, directed by Niall Heery (Small Engine Repair); Love Eternal, directed by Brendan Muldowney, who was recently voted one of Twitch’s New Directors to Watch; Stay by Wiebke von Carolsfeld, which stars Aidan Quinn; Out of Here, the debut feature by Donal Foreman; and Run & Jump by Steph Green, which took Best Irish Feature and Best First Irish Feature at last year’s Galway Film Fleadh.

Audiences can also look forward to the IFB-funded features Calvary, the eagerly anticipated new film by John Michael McDonagh (The Guard), which had its world premiere at Sundance in January; John Butler’s hilarious The Stag; sci-fi thriller The Last Days on Mars, the VFX for which were created by Screen Scene in Dublin; and A Thousand Times Goodnight starring Juliette Binoche, which won the Special Grand Prix of the Jury at the Montreal World Film Festival in 2013.

New Irish documentaries include Living in a Coded Land by Pat Collins; Eliza Lynch – Queen of Paraguay by Alan Gilsenan; and No Limbs, No Limits by Steven O’Riordan, all of which were supported by the IFB.

The IFB-funded short films Breakfast Wine, directed by Ian Fitzgibbon and starring Dylan Moran and Pat Shortt; Rubaí by Louise Ní Fhiannachta; and The Ledge End of Phil by Paul O Muiris will also play.

Visit the JDIFF website to see the full programme and to buy tickets.