Galway Film Fair | Fleadh Forum- The Irish Cinema Experience: What Does The Future Hold?

Industry Event
22 July 2021
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Ireland is one of the most unique territories in the world when it comes to cinemas with a very high percentage of indigenous ownership of the exhibition sector and Irish film fans making more cinema visits per capita than any other country in Europe. The panel will discuss their ongoing plans to develop their audiences and build confidence in cinema goers to generate a recovery for the theatrical experience; what programming will fill schedules, working with filmmakers and the distribution sector; and what they see as their role into the future.

DATE: Thursday, 22nd July 2021
TIME: 2pm-2:45pm


  • Mark Anderson | Omniplex Cinema Group
  • Charlene Lydon | The Lighthouse/Pálás Cinemas
  • Tracey O’Brien | The Gate Cinemas
  • Moderated by Robert McCann Finn | Breakout Pictures with more speakers to be announced