Underground Cinema

The Home Of Independent Cinema & Dublins Only Drive In Cinema

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Saturday, Oct 25 at 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Saturday, Nov 22 at 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Saturday, Dec 27 at 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Saturday, Jan 24 at 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

About Us


Apart from the Drive In Cinema, Underground Cinema are also widely recognised for presenting some of the most unique, cutting edge, visionary works that Irish cinema has to offer and take pride in bringing attention to the Irish filmmaker with the same enthusiasm that is often reserved for international artists.


Every month Underground Cinema screens an incredible selection of Irish and International short films in our new venue, The Generator, Smithfield in Dublin's city centre.

Monthly Short Film Screenings and the 

Underground Cinema Awards 2014


Our season of short film screenings runs for 10 months.  At the end of the season our panel of judges will select the nominees for the annual Underground Cinema Awards.  Next years awards ceremony will be held once again in the Royal Marine Hotel in Dun Laoghaire in November 2014.


All films screened throughout our season of short film screenings are all under consideration for the Underground Cinema Awards.

If you would like to submit your film to be screened at one of our monthly screenings, just click on the button below for more details