WHAT'S ON - 02/04/2017

  • ALI: FEAR EATS THE SOUL

    ★★★★★ Irish Times ★★★★★ The Guardian

    In Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s remarkably prolific career, in which he made forty feature films before his death at thirty-seven, Ali: Fear Eats the Soul marked a significant turning point. It was the... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 13.10 | 21.00

  • AQUARIUS

    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

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    BOOK NOW Times: 13.10

  • BETWEEN LAND AND SEA + Q&A

    This observational feature – at times intimate, at times epic – embeds itself in a community of surfers in Lahinch, Co. Clare, following their on-and off-season lives over the course of a sea-buffeted year. The surfers have dedicated their lives... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 18.50

  • ELLE

    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

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    BOOK NOW Times: 18.00

  • GRADUATION

    ★★★★★ – The Guardian ★★★★ – The Irish Times

    A father goes to extreme lengths to ensure his daughter’s academic success in Cristian Mungiu’s (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days, Beyond the Hills) excoriating delineation of corruption... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 15.15 | 20.40

  • THE AGE OF SHADOWS

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    ★★★★ – The Irish Times ★★★★ – The Playlist

    From the director of I Saw the Devil (2010), The Age of Shadows is a stylish spy thriller set against the backdrop of the Japanese occupation... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 15.20 | 20.30

  • THE SECRET SCRIPTURE

    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

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    BOOK NOW Times: 13.00 | 18.10

  • WHO’S GONNA LOVE ME NOW + SATELLITE Q&A AND PERFORMANCE

    Saar Moaz is an affable forty-year-old gay Israeli man living in London who sings regularly in the Gay Men’s Chorus; he’s also living with the burden of being HIV+ and the rejection he experienced at the hands of his conservative... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 16.00

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