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The 4th Underground Cinema Film Festival - Dun Laoghaire - September 12th - 15th

Welcome to the home page of the 4th Underground Cinema Film Festival.  From September 12th to the 15th, Underground Cinema will bring you the very best in cinema entertainment from all over the world.

This years festival is our biggest festival yet, with new additions like our Underground Cinema Expo and Outdoor screenings.  We also have entertainment every night of the festival with some of the best indie bands from all over the country.

We have a fantastic selection of short films from award winning filmmakers from all over the world and our feature film program has something for everyone.

This years opening film is Dark by Noon a brilliant sci-fi thriller directed by Michael O'Flaherty and Alan Leonard.  Our closing film is the incredible fantasy film adventure The Shadows directed by Colin Downey.

As usual we will have another brilliant line up of workshops, all of which are FREE.

So enjoy browsing through our website and we look forward to welcoming you to Dun Laoghaire for what promises to be an incredible four days of brilliant independent filmmaking.

David Byrne
Festival Director

The Underground Cinema Film Festival Program

Festival Pass

Great value for money.  Dont miss any of our short film and feature programs.  This pass will give you access to all areas*

Does not include Opening & Closing Films or Private Festival Launch

VIP Festival Pass

The VIP Festival Pass truly is value fore more.  

The VIP Pass will give you access to all films including the Opening and Closing Films.  It will also give you access to the Private Festival Launch Party.

Underground Cinema Expo

Join us on the opening day of the festival for the Underground Cinema Expo.  The Expo is a chance for you to meet some of the leading service providers in the film industry. 

Service providers include, Element Distribution, Gorilla Post Production, Teach Solais and Camerakit to name but a few

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Short Film Program

Our short film program is loaded this year with every genre that you can think of and more.  The standard has been extremely high this year and we are really looking forward to screening the seven short film programs that we have together for you over the four days of the festival.

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Feature Films

We have an incredible diverse selection of feature films for you to view this year from all over the world and in a lot of cases the actors and directors will be in attendance.

Join us in our various different venues and meet up with some of the filmmakers that make these incredible films.

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Don't miss our two classic films to be screened on our Giant outdoor screen.  The 30th Anniversary Screening of Return of the Jedi and Dog Day Afternoon

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