One of Japan’s finest contemporary filmmakers, Kore-eda’s quiet depictions of family life draw you in gently to reveal their dark corners, in a contemplative and honest fashion. In this drama, written by the director, his protagonist, Ryôta, is a failed... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 11.00
The screening will be followed by a Q&A with director Dean Kavanagh, hosted by aemi’s Daniel Fitzpatrick.
Experimental filmmaker Dean Kavanagh’s latest work is a genre-defying exploration of the cinematic apparatus. The film concerns a character (played with corporeal intensity by... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 18.30
SWINGING ‘60s Join us for free films from the IFI Irish Film Archive. Simply collect tickets at IFI Box Office – please see www.ifi.ie for more information. Notes by Sunniva O’Flynn
PROGRAMME 1 FRIENDLY IRELAND FILM INFO: 26 mins, Ireland,... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 13.10
Join us for a discussion of the film after the 18.15 screening on Wednesday the 18th of April.
A frank depiction of a bitter custody battle between the divorced parents of a preteen boy gradually morphs into an almost unbearably... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 17.00
Wes Anderson’s second stop-motion animated film (following Fantastic Mr. Fox in 2009) is a typically charming and meticulously detailed outing. After an outbreak of canine flu leads to all dogs being exiled to Trash Island, defiant 12-year-old Atari sets out... Read More
Over 30,000 students prepare for piano exams each year in Ireland. In this delightfully quirky and uplifting documentary, we are invited into the world of the piano lesson. The film from director Ken Wardrop (His and Hers) examines the special... Read More
Times: 15.00, 19.00
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The spirit of Sergio Leone is playfully invoked in Mouly Surya’s revisionist, defiantly feminist take on the classic western themes of vengeance and justice. The film plays out against... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 13.00, 21.10
Dafhyd Flynn, Moe Dunford and Lalor Roddy star in Michael Inside, which tells the story of Michael McCrea, an impressionable 18-year-old living with his grandfather Francis in a Dublin housing estate, who gets caught holding a bag of drugs for... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 14.00, 21.00
Shirley Henderson delivers a powerfully nuanced performance as Judy, a mother struggling to maintain her independence in a remote British Columbian community whilst living with early-onset Parkinson’s disease, in... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 14.00, 18.15
FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL: KNIFE+HEART
FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL: YOUNG AND ALIVE
13.30, 15.15, 18.00
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