Access Cinema is the national resource organisation for regional cultural cinema exhibition in Ireland. Its membership comprises 77 venues, arts centres, film clubs and societies throughout the country. It provides cinema programming and support services to its member organisations.
aemi is an organisation that both supports and regularly exhibits moving image works by artists and experimental filmmakers.
Cork Film Festival
The Cork Film Festival is a week-long film festival that takes place annually in November. Its programme comprises contemporary world cinema and has a particular focus on short film and music films.
Dublin International Film Festival
The Dublin International Film Festival takes place annually over 11 days in March. The festival celebrates film as an artform and offers a diverse programme comprising international and Irish cinema, complemented by a series of events including interviews with invited guests.
Galway Film Fleadh
The Galway Film Fleadh runs two festivals annually: its main festival over 6 days in July and its festival for young people and children over 3 days in November. The main GFF programme comprises contemporary world cinema and has a particular focus on premiering new Irish cinema.
Irish Film Institute
The Irish Film Institute is Ireland’s national film institute and delivers its exhibition, preservation and education programmes on a year-round basis. Based in Dublin it exhibits a curated programme of international and Irish cinema and is home to the Irish Film Archive.