Believe it or not, but the Jameson International Film Festival (JDIFF) has not been around forever; in fact, it was only established in 2003. However, in that short time it has become Ireland's premier feature film festival, committed to celebrating film as an art form.
Over 120 films will be presented in one of the Dublin City Centre cinemas (Cineworld, The Savoy, Irish Film Institute and Light House Cinema, Smithfield) over the course of eleven days and nights.
Most of the films that will be shown at JDIFF are Irish premieres, with some of them being the only screenings that will take place in Ireland.
A huge range of events that allow the public to interact with leading members of the film industry, like Q&A sessions and panel discussions, feature on the festival bill, and there is always a major focus on Irish film talent.
By attending this year's festival you join an impressive array of distinguished names in film who have graced the JDIFF red carpet in the past, including Daniel Day Lewis, Gabriel Byrne, Jim Sheridan, Colin Farrell, Brendan Gleeson, Charlize Theron, Colin Firth and Liam Neeson.