The Jameson Dublin International Film Festival opens this evening at the Savoy cinema with the Irish première of Berlin Film Festival Winner, 'In This World'.

Director Michael Winterbottom will be at the screening to introduce the film, along with 'Family' collaborator, Roddy Doyle.

It has also been confirmed that actress Kerry Fox and Icelandic actor, director and writer Fridrik Thor Fridriksson will attend screenings of their films - 'Black and White' and 'Falcons' - at the DIFF.

Other guests include Colin Farrell, Jim Sheridan and Laura Linney, while Claire Denis will attend a special retrospective of her films.

The Festival box office is at 33 Eden Quay.