Live Cultural Experiences from Your Living Room

Irish Film

  • IFI: Focus on Republican Women and Ireland’s Hidden Heritage this week, following the huge success of last year’s The Loopline Collection Vol 1, they bring you The Loopline Collection Vol 2, available now worldwide and free of charge via the IFIplayer. Find out more
  • Anu Pictures have extended their online promotion #StayatHomeCinema due to popular demand until 15th May 2020. Find out more

Something for the Little Film Fans

  • Into Film have announced a new filmmaking competition, specially created to help children make the most of their time during lockdown. Nature in Your Neighbourhood offers a creative project for young people aged 5 to 19 with a chance to win fantastic prizes. Find out more
  • Into Film with BFI have also compiled a list of films recommended for young people to watch before turning 15. Available to stream now films include: ‘Hunt for the Wilderpeople’, ‘He Named Me Malala’ and the smash hit animation from Japan ‘Your Name’. Find out more

International Film

  • Shall We Dance? Among the new releases available to stream this week VIFF present four new titles featuring three documentaries offering a prismatic take on the art of dance: Beyond Moving, Ballet Now and the fascinating Reset. Also fresh this week On a Magical Night, a French comedy about marital infidelity, starring the brilliant Chiara Mastroianni. Find out more                                                                 
  • Germany’s 66th Short Film Festival Oberhausen is available online until 18th May, with more than 350 short films for all ages. Find out more

Virtual Arts Experiences

  • Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum, presents an online project by Genco Gulan. Featuring various self portraits from leading artists, each with a video link about their lives during lockdown. Find out more
  • Crawford Art Gallery brings you Primary School Online Resources, with fun activities for kids featuring Homelife Videos, Colour Our Collection and Talking Pictures. Playful and powerful Resource Packs with competitions and prizes are also available. Find out more