Sundance Film Festival founder and president Robert Redford is coming to Dublin next week.

The film legend will be in Trinity College Dublin on Thursday evening to give a public interview.

Redford will discuss his work at the event, which will be chaired by the Irish Times film critic Michael Dwyer.

Born Charles Robert Redford Jr, his career as an actor, director and producer spans almost 50 years.

The first film Redford directed, 'Ordinary People', earned him two Oscars for Best Picture and Best Director.

He has starred in almost 70 films and some of his most notable performances include 'Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid', 'The Sting' and 'All the President's Men'.