The Irish Film Institute is Ireland’s national cultural institution for film. It provides audiences throughout Ireland with access to the finest independent, Irish and international cinema; it preserves and promotes Ireland’s moving image heritage through the IFI Irish Film Archive, and provides opportunities for audiences of all ages and backgrounds to learn and critically engage with film. Take a look at our sister platforms below that are available around the world.
A virtual viewing room where audiences from across the globe can instantly access the rich collections housed in the IFI Irish Film Archive for free.
Launched in September 2016, the IFI Player is a virtual viewing room where audiences from across the globe can instantly access the rich collections housed in the IFI Irish Film Archive. The IFI Irish Film Archive collection spans 1897 to the present day, and the most important social, political and historical events of the last century are represented, enabling us to explore our cultural identity and connect with the past.
The IFI Player is home to over 900 videos, you can browse and discover a wide range of movies, newsreels, travelogues, animations, feature films, public information films and documentaries, reflecting all aspects of indigenous amateur and professional production.