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Audi Dublin International Film Festival Literary Strand

There are plenty of films for book lovers amongst the 100+ screenings at this year’s Audi Dublin International Film Festival, which takes place from 16-26 February. Jim Sheridan’s The Secret Scripture, adapted from the award-winning novel by Sebastian Barry, will have star Vanessa Redgrave in attendance at the screening. For younger audiences, beloved children’s author Dame Jacqueline Wilson will attend three films she’s selected for the young people’s programme Fantastic Flix, introducing Mandy and The Secret Garden and attending a Q&A at the screening of the adaptation of her book The Illustrated Mum.  To see the guide to literary interests at ADIFF visit


Jacqueline Wilson - July 2012 . ©James Jordan
Jacqueline Wilson – July 2012 . ©James Jordan

The programme features a rich mix of new films from Ireland and across the world and will see 60+ International and Irish guests coming to Dublin. There’s also a programme for young people aged 4 – 16 aimed at schools and families called Fantastic Flix running from Feb 4 – 25. Full details here

Bookings can be made online, by phone +353 1 687 7974 or in person at DIFF House, 13 Lower Ormond Quay, Monday to Saturday from 10pm-6pm.

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