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Josh Hartnett set for Dublin International Film Festival

The festival launched today


Pearl Harbour and Penny Dreadful star, Josh Hartnett, is set for Virgin Media’s Dublin International Film Festival.

The actor is going to walk the red carpet at the annual festival, along with Wolf Creek star, Lucy Fry and Baby Driver‘s Eiza Gonzalez.

The stars are set to attend the premiere of She’s Missing, a drama thriller by Irish writer and director, Alexandra McGuinness.


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The Opening Gala and Irish premiere of Papi Chulo are also set to take place, as stars of the film including Matt Bomer and Alejandro Patiño, along with director John Butler will also take to the red carpet.

Speaking of the 2019 programme, festival director Grainne Humphreys, said: “As well as celebrating the best of Irish film talent, the programme for this year’s festival once again features a global line-up including world premieres and visits from the industry’s best known stars.”

“We’ve found some fantastic titles for this year and we’re looking forward to sharing these discoveries. Whether it’s feature films, documentaries exploring topical themes or a celebration of Charlie Chaplin’s iconic The Kid, the 2019 Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival definitely celebrates the love Irish people have for cinema and those who make it.”

The film festival is set to kick off on 20th February until 3rd March, with over 125 events taking place across the twelve days including a number of international feature films, short films and documentaries.