WHAT'S ON - 02/03/2017

  • DANCER + SATELLITE Q&A & PERFORMANCE BY SERGEI POLUNIN

    The Irish Film Institute proudly presents the Irish premiere of Dancer, followed by a Q&A and live performance by Sergei Polunin, brought to the big screen live via satellite.

    Broadcast live from the London Palladium and directed by Academy Award nominee Steve... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 18.30

  • FENCES

    ★★★★ Independent

    ★★★★ The Telegraph

    Fences, August Wilson’s play exploring race and familial relations in 1950s Pittsburgh, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1987; plans for film adaptations floundered as they failed to meet Wilson’s stricture that the director must be... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 18.00

  • GEORGE BEST: ALL BY HIMSELF

    In 1961 George Best, a shy well-mannered Belfast teenager, was recruited by Manchester United to become what Pelé would call “the greatest player in the world”. A devilishly charismatic figure, Best achieved celebrity status early. His football was transcendent (playing... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 13.20 | 21.10

  • IT’S ONLY THE END OF THE WORLD

    Louis (Gaspard Ulliel), a terminally ill writer returns home to his estranged family after an absence of more than a decade prompting a series of confrontations, revelations and internecine squabbling in Xavier Dolan’s (Tom at The Farm; Mommy) adaptation of... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 16.10 | 20.40

  • LOVING

    ★★★★★ Entertainment.ie

    ★★★★ Irish Times

    There will be Open Captioned (OC) screenings of Loving on Wednesday, February 15th  at 18.10 and Thursday, February 16th at 13.00. Audio Description (AD) will be available on all screenings.

    1958, Virginia: Richard Loving (Joel... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 15.20

  • MEETINGS WITH IVOR

    Ivor Browne has been a central figure in Irish mental health for many decades. Some people wish he wasn’t. Yet many people owe their lives to him. Browne somehow managed to be part of the establishment while still being one... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 16.20

  • THE FOUNDER

    ★★★★ Irish Times

    ★★★★ Guardian

    ★★★★ entertainment.ie

    Frustrated travelling salesman Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton) criss-crosses 1950s America selling a series of underwhelming products that have failed to bring him the success he believes is richly deserved.

    On receiving an unusual... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 20.50

  • THE ICE KING

    British figure skater John Curry was just 26 when he won the European, Olympic and World titles, single-handedly reinvigorating what had become an unfashionable sport.

    James Erskine’s (The Battle of the Sexes) rigorously researched film delves into three key aspects... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 16.10

  • THE SHAPE OF WATER

    This film is F-Rated. Find out more here.

    Guillermo del Toro’s beautiful, romantic fairy tale centres on mute Elisa (the superb Sally Hawkins), who, although she has close friendships with neighbour Giles (a reliably excellent Richard Jenkins) and co-worker Zelda... Read More

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    Times: 15.45 (AD)

  • TONI ERDMANN

    ★★★★★ Empire

    ★★★★★ The Times (UK)

    ★★★★ Irish Times

    This film closes on Thursday, March 16th.

    Ines (Sandra Hüller) has become estranged from her retired schoolteacher father Winfried (Peter Simonischek); unhappily scaling the bottom rungs of the corporate consultancy ladder... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 13.00

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