21 February – 4 March
Dublin International Film Festival (ADIFF) is
delighted to introduce a wonderful selection of French
titles this year, presented in partnership with the
French Embassy in Ireland.
Sit back and enjoy the best in contemporary French cinema
with new releases including Gael Morel's thoughtful, timely
drama Catch the Wind; boisterous comedy
C’est La Vie by Olivier Nakache & Eric Toledano (The
Untouchables); children's animation The Big
Bad Fox and Other Tales; a very special presentation
of Silent Cinema featuring Rene Clair's great silent comedy
from 1928, The Italian Straw Hat with live
musical accompaniment and much more!
Thursday 22 February – 6.30pm
After last year's huge success, French Chef Aymar Gourdet of
Skinny Chef is back for a cooking demonstration, this time
on French desserts: Île flottante, fondant au chocolat, French
fruit tart and more while wine specialist Sylvain Rigal from the
Domaine des Frétillères will present the
best wines to go with these delicious delicacies.
We are thrilled to present this live masterclass during which you will be
able to follow every step simultaneously on a big screen thanks to
the state-of-the-art installation of the
French Library! And everybody will get a
chance to taste!
Thursday 1 March –
In partnership with the
Embassy of Switzerland in Ireland
and as part of the
Swiss singer Marc Aymon, accompanied by guitarist Frédéric Jaillard,
will present songs from his new project Ô bel été! Chansons éternelles.
This ambitious project highlights treasures of Swiss heritage and
encourages the public to rediscover the pleasure of singing together and
reconnecting with their roots.
The concert will be followed by a
hosted by the
Embassy of Switzerland
in our Café