St. Patrick's Film Festival London 2018

3 UK Premieres, animations, Q&As, shorts & something for the family

Irish Film London will deliver a celebration of Irish Film and Animation again this March, with film screenings, workshops and director’s Q&As at the Prince Charles Cinema and the London Film School, as part of the official London St Patrick's Day Festival.

The London Film School in Covent Garden kicks things off on Friday 16th March with two FREE programmes of Irish short films [rating 15]. The line-up will include Ian Power’s The Tattoo, Late Afternoon, directed by Louise Bagnall and Sinéad O'Loughlin's Homecoming. Screenings will take place in two programmes 1.30pm – 5pm. 

Later that day, the Prince Charles Cinema, Leicester Square will play host to the UK Premiere of Damo & Ivor (90mins) at 6:30pm. The screening will be accompanied by a Q&A with the film’s director Ronan Burke and the lead actor Andy Quirke. 

The festival continues on Sunday 18th March, with a return to the London Film School for a FREE family screening of Moon Man (90mins) and a children’s shadow animation workshop (2hrs). Tickets are free but must be allocated in advance. 

As the excitement of the Parade and Trafalgar Square comes to a close, stroll over to Leicester Square where the Prince Charles Cinema will screen our final film event at 6:30pm: The Double UK Premiere screenings of An Béal Bocht (30mins) and Kíla: Pota Óir (60mins), accompanied by a Q&A with director Anthony White and members of Kíla.

The St. Patrick's Film Festival London is programmed and coordinated by Irish Film London, in association with the Mayor of London

16-18 March | London Film school | Prince Charles Cinema