Director Kleber Mendonça Filho’s debut film, Neighboring Sounds (2012), dealt with an entire Brazilian community; for Aquarius, his second feature, he has narrowed his focus to one endlessly intriguing and contradictory character.
Retired music teacher Clara (Sonia Braga) lives in... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 13.15 | 20.25
ST PATRICK’S DAZE
TRIAL AT TARA
A short Hollywood drama where the people of Tara, all druids and non–believers, are pitted against St. Patrick and his followers. The film ends with an address (lasting approximately 7... Read More
There will be an Open Captioned (OC) screenings on Mar 15th (18.20). Audio Description (AD) will be available on all screenings.
In 2014 Ukrainian ballet superstar Sergei Polunin conceived a dance to accompany Hozier’s hit song Take me to Church;... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 14.10
AUDIO DESCRIPTION (AD) will be available on all screenings.
A thrilling cocktail of sex, violence and deliciously inappropriate humour, Paul Verhoeven’s Elle is by turns a mischievous, controversial and profoundly serious work; a high-wire act that blends subtlety, nuance, rich... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 17.45
“Negotiating an archive is an act of looking back, inevitably – and perhaps even unconsciously – the searcher seeks out content that can help reveal the present with a more concrete perspective. The works selected from LUX’s archive form a... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 12.00
“From extraction to domesticity, from East Germany to Asbestos, Quebec, from the Walter Benjamin monument to Columbus’s first encounter with the Taíno: the films in this programme utilise performative, rather than representational, approaches to engaging with spaces that reveal and... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 16.00
★★★★ Irish Times ★★★★ Guardian ★★★★★ Telegraph
There will be OPEN CAPTIONED (OC) screenings on Mar 26th (20.40) and March 29th (13.00). AUDIO DESCRIPTION (AD) will be available on all screenings.
Kristen Stewart became the first American actress... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 13.40
Exclusively at IFI
Nicolas Pesce’s strikingly atmospheric The Eyes of My Mother successfully evokes in the viewer a feeling of dread expectation, aided by a narrative that deftly mixes implications and ambiguities, creating a gothic horror story that marks one... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 16.10 | 20.40
★★★★ Irish Times ★★★★ Guardian
The latest from Oscar-winning Iranian director Asghar Farhadi (About Elly, A Separation) is an expertly crafted domestic drama where precise plotting and escalating tension are deftly employed to underpin the moral dilemma at... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 18.00
After an eclectic range of films in recent years, Jim Sheridan (My Left Foot, In America) returns to Irish themes and material with this adaptation of Sebastian Barry’s acclaimed novel. The elderly Rose (the inimitable Vanessa Redgrave) is the last... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 16.10 | 18.30 | 20.50
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