Watch brilliant Irish films and animation in London for St Patrick's Day
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Watch brilliant Irish films and animation in London for St Patrick's Day

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 London St Patrick's Day Festival.

The London Film School in Covent Garden kicks things off on Friday, March 16 with two free programmes of Irish short films.

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 British Premiere of Damo & Ivor 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. Tickets are available from The Prince Charles Cinema website.

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The festival continues on Sunday, March 18, with a return to the London Film School for a free family screening of Moon Man and a children’s shadow animation workshop.

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 the final film event at 6.30pm -  the double British premiere screenings of An Béal Bocht and Kíla: Pota Óir, accompanied by a Q&A with director Anthony White and members of Kíla.

Tickets and more information are available from The Prince Charles Cinema website and www.irishfilmfestivallondon.com