The programme for the 2017 Audi Dublin International Film Festival was officially launched yesterday.

Filmmakers Jim Sheridan and John Butler were on hand along with actors, Moe Dunford, Niamh Algar, Seana Kerslake and Leah McNamara for the programme's launch. The festival, which will run from February 16th to February 26th, promises to be one of the most exciting events in the Irish film calendar. Our movies editor, Brian Lloyd has picked out seventeen of the most exciting films screening at this year's festival.

As we previously reported, Vanessa Redgrave will be attending a gala premiere of Jim Sheridan's The Secret Scripture, whilst Ben Wheatley, Cillian Murphy, Jack Reynor and Michael Smiley will be attending the premiere of Free Fire is the official media partner for ADIFF 2017. Tickets are on sale now at and you can check out the full programme for the festival here