Darklight: Reboot- festival of independent creativity

Darklight : Reboot, Dublin’s festival of independent creativity will be running the Smithfield district from April 24th -27th.

The festival pioneers independent creativity and it will transform Smithfield into a hub for forward-thinking film, digital storytelling, fun street games, hack jams, visual art and live music and more. These fun and artistic activities will take place across the square and in various venues including The Light House Cinema, BlockT, Generator Hostel and Third Space.

See below for a full run down of what’s happening and where to buy tickets.

TASTER OF DARKLIGHT’S 2014 PROGRAMME – FULL PROGRAMME TO BE ANNOUCED 27 MARCH
 
THURS 24 April:

Opening Gala and Irish Premier Screening of  ‘Last Hijack’
 
FRI 25 April:
Anna Higgs, Film4.0 Keynote Symposium
Digital Storytelling Roundtable Discussion
Storytelling Hack Jam with Mozilla & Popathon Workshop
Anatomy of a Film with Hugh Garry and Lenny Abrahamson Discussion
 
SAT 26 APRIL:
…Even that void: Screening followed by Q&A with 
Film4.0 Showcase:  Screening
The Act of Killing, Irish Premiere of Directors Cut:Screening followed by Q&A with Joshua Oppenheimer
The Late Night Work Club Animation: Screening
DATA Presents A New Media Nostalgia: Discussion
Future Shorts ­ Presented by Happenings & Le Cool Dublin: Screening
Goodfellas: Cinemobile Screening
‘Good Fridays’: Party – Hosted by BlockT, curated by Darklight & Beatyard
VFX & Audio: Workshop with Egg Post Production
Damn Fine Print: Workshops
Last Hijack Animation: Workshop with Tommy Pallotta & Gavin Kelly
New Irish Experimental Docs: Screening followed by Q&A 
‘What’s Up Doc’?: Roundtable Discussion
Forsyth & Pollard: A Retrospective and Q&A
A Spell To Ward Off The Darkness: Screening followed by Q&A 
Breathless (À bout de souffle), Jean Luc Godard: Screening
The Searchers: Screening
Wetlands (Feuchtgebiete): Screening
A Scanner Darkly: Screening
8.30pm | Cinemobile  | Ticket: €8
Darklight Party 2014
Journey To The End of Night: Interactive game of chasing through Dublin
 
SUN 27 APRIL:
 
Oculus Rift Bedamned! Make your own VR headset: Workshop
The Lawnmower Man: A Discussion on Virtual Reality 2.0
Sunday Brunch
Elecktro Moskva: Screening
Wizards Way: Screening, followed by Q&A with directors
Storytelling Hack Jam ­ Presentation
A Spell To Ward Off the Darkness. Live II: Symposium
Space Baby Awards

Pop over to entertainment.ie/darklightfestival to purchase your tickets or see below for ticket office details.

Ticket Information: 

Box Office: BlockT,1­6 Haymarket, Smithfield, Dublin 7 | Opening hours: 24 ­ 27 April, 10am ­ 7pm 

Tickets Online: entertainment.ie/darklightfestival | Booking enquiries: info@darklight.ie

Festival fans can avail of a 40% discount on an Early Bird Season Ticket as Darklight are currently running a Fund:It campaign offering funders the discounted rate. Darklight’s Fund:It campaign can be found at http://fundit.ie/project/darklight-festival.

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