Maeve Higgins in America, Taste of Cavan and and 2001: A Space Odyssey at the IFI
Here’s a chance to witness one of cinema’s crowning achievements in the ultimate format. The IFI is the only cinema in the country equipped to show 70mm film and, from Friday, it’ll be putting that projector to good use with a print of Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, which is now 50 years old. The massive rolls of 70mm film offer the best quality picture and sound, and the screen shimmers with life as 24 images flick past your eye each second. If you’ve yet to check this masterpiece off your watchlist, you won’t get a better opportunity – it’s as pure a cinematic experience as you’ll ever find. There’s one screening each day from Friday, August 10 to Thursday, August 16. Book tickets at ifi.ie.
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