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 | 19.50
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: 18.00
‘Eugene Pallette’ is a programme of works guest curated for PLASTIK by ‘aemi’ (Alice Butler and Daniel Fitzpatrick).
Throughout cinema’s history many have suggested that the presence of film, the medium itself, gives us access to a different understanding and appreciation... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 20.30
PLASTIK is pleased to feature the work of New York based artist and filmmaker James Kienitz Wilkins. Wilkins’s moving image works foreground performance with an accomplished use of language and script. Operating in the annals of film and film production,... Read More
Humour is difficult to do well in art. It takes many forms and approaches, and there are countless attempts and examples; some of them exhilarating, some of them stupid, some of them even exhilaratingly stupid. In so-called experimental film, humour... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 18.00
PLASTIK are pleased to present the second edition of the new work award, highlighting an emerging generation of Irish artists engaging with the moving image. Comprising works by Caroline Doolin, Teresa Gillespie, Patrick Hough, Atoosa Pour Hosseini and Saoirse Wall,... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 12.30
★★★★ 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: 20.40 (Open Captioned)
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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: 16.15
★★★★ 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: 15.30
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: 13.30 | 15.50 | 18.10
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