Song of the Sea © GKids
Image: Song of the Sea, 2014, GKids
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London St Patrick's Film Festival

Free - £8

Irish Film London presents the latest and greatest of Irish cinema to a London audience - and they've curated a fantastic lineup of short films, Irish features and animations for London St Patrick's Festival.

Explore the programme below. 

Irish Short Films (free)

Irish Short Films

Friday 17th March, 5pm-9pm
London Film School, The Big Red Door, 24 Shelton Street/Langley St, Covent Garden, WC2H 9UB
Free - pre-register here

A programme of award winning Irish Short Films, including The Saviour of Dublin City, The Letter, Hidden Potential, Fragile, Little Flower, The Clockmaker's Dream, One Too Many, Pebbles, and loads more! Cert 15.


Traders (ticketed)

Traders (Thriller)
Saturday 18th March, 7pm – 9pm
Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, off Leicester Sq, London WC2H 7BY

In post recession Dublin. What if it made perfect sense for ordinary people to kill each other for money? Better than slow grinding financial ruin and misery, and all done according to a strict code by consenting adults. This is Trading.

Starring Killian Scott (Love/Hate) and John Bradley (Game of Thrones). Cert 15. Directors: Rachael Moriarty & Peter Murphy. Tickets available from Prince Charles Cinema.

TRADERS: Official Irish Trailer

Traders: official trailer

Song of the Sea and shadow animation workshop (free)

Song of the Sea and Shadow Animation Workshop (Family)

Sunday 19th March, 1pm
Regent Street Cinema, 309 Regent St, Marylebone, London W1B 2UW
Screening - book free tickets here
Workshop - register your place via email here

 Watch the Oscar nominated animation Song of the Sea (90mins) and then take part in a fun animation workshop.
Ben, a young Irish boy, and his little sister Saoirse, a girl who can turn into a seal, go on an adventure to free the faeries and save the spirit world.

The screening will be followed by a children's shadow animation workshop with Kabutar Arts for 8-11 year olds. Places for the workshop are limited, please email [email protected] to register.

Screening and workshop are free to attend.

Cert U. Director: Tomm Moore

Song of the Sea - official trailer

The Young Offenders (ticketed)

The Young Offenders (Comedy)

Sunday 19th March, 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Prince Charles Cinema, 7 Leicester Place, off Leicester Square, London WC2H 7BY

Two teenage boys cycle 160km on stolen bikes pursued by police to find a missing bale of cocaine worth 7 million euro. Set around the real event of Ireland's biggest cocaine seizure in 2007 of 440 million euro.

Starring Ros Hubbard Award winning duo Alex Murphy and Chris Walley. Cert 15. Director: Peter Foott.

This programme has been curated by Irish Film London, with the kind support of the Emigrant Support Programme, The Irish Youth Foundation and Culture Ireland.

The Young Offenders: Official Movie Trailer 2016

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