Lakelands (2021)
Lakelands (2021)

Irish Film Festival Australia 2023


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Thu 5 – Sun 15 Oct 2023

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The 9th Irish Film Festival Australia showcases the best dramas, most compelling documentaries and the famous Irish sense of humour.

From October 5–15, celebrate all things Irish with a carefully selected program of feature films and documentaries that reflect a new Ireland in 2023, whilst sharing stories from the past that deserve to be heard.

Enjoy some of the finest Irish stories on screen, with a raft of Australian premieres, that will move you in the way that only Irish stories can.

Whether you’re watching at one of our exciting cinema events in person, soaking up the stories at home with family and friends or immersing yourself in our online offerings on your phone, there’s something for everyone.

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Rent the films in this program on Cinema 3.

Full Online Film Bundle – $40

Watch all nine films in the program for the full festival experience.

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Drama Film Bundle – $25

A showcase of the best of emerging Irish films and talent: Lakelands, Róise & Frank, It Is In Us All, and Holy Island.

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Documentary Film Bundle – $25

Explore stories about Ireland's past, present and future: Mincéir, Shame // Less and Father Des: The Way He Saw It

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View the full Irish Film Festival Australia 2023 program

See 16 films, including 15 Australian Premieres and multiple award-winning titles and talent. The Opening Nights in each city will be preceded by a Gala reception with complimentary drinks, live Irish music and a guaranteed warm welcome. Get exclusive behind-the-scenes access to films via Q&A sessions with Festival Director Dr Enda Murray and a selection of Directors and cast.

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