Senior Cycle


King Lear: Live from Shakespeare’s Globe
Oct 18, 10.15am

Filmed version of the recent live performance, starring veteran actor Kevin R McNally in the title role.

Stop at Nothing: The Lance Armstrong Story recommended age 15+
Dec 5, 10.30am
This new addition to the Comparative Study chronicles the incredible rise and fall of sporting icon Lance Armstrong.
Sports journalist and cyclist Paul Kimmage will introduce this film

Brooklyn 12A
Mar 6, 10.30am
Brooklyn 12A
Mar 6, 10.30am
The profoundly moving story of Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan), a young Irish emigrant in New York City.

Cork, Cork Film Festival (Nov 10-19) Nov 14
Cork Film Festival on 021 427 1711


My Life as a Courgette 12A
Ma vie de Courgette
Oct 11, Nov 30, Dec 19, Jan 11, Feb 27, Mar 22, 10.30am
This year’s French Film Tour features this evocative animation about nine-year-old Icare, nicknamed Courgette, who is moved to a foster home.

Suitable for TY/Senior Cycle French students.
Showing at the IFI and touring.
Study guide in association with the French Cultural Service. Download it here.


Goodbye Berlin recommended age 15+
Oct 12, Dec 7, Feb 8, 10.30am
Daydreamer Maik and oddball Andrej form an unlikely bond when Andrej shows up at Maik’s door with a “borrowed” blue Lada, and the prospect of an impromptu road trip beckons.

Showing at the IFI and touring.
Study guide in association with Goethe-Institut – download it here.


The Golden Dream recommended age 15+
La jaula de oro
Oct 17, Jan 23, 10.30am
A group of Guatemalan teenagers attempt to make their way to the U.S.A., dreaming of the better life that the country promises.

Showing at the IFI and touring.
Study guide courtesy of Into Film – download it here.


Mar 14, 15, 10.30am
Fáilte roimh Seachtain na Gaeilge 2018. Join us for a selection of Gearrscannáin, including titles Maidhm and Céad Ghrá.


The Founder 12A
Oct 24, Jan 18, Jan 24, 10.30am
Michael Keaton stars as travelling salesman Ray Croc who takes over the McDonalds’ brothers’ unique fast food production line.


Condemned to Remember recommended age 15+
Nov 8, 10.30am
Following on from the award-winning Close to Evil, this is the third documentary by director Gerry Greg to follow the remarkable Holocaust survivor, Tomi Reichental.
Tomi Reichenthal and Gerry Gregg will attend the screening. 


An Inconvenient Sequel PG
Feb 21, 10.30am
Al Gore lobbies, negotiates and ultimately persuades world leaders to make more earth-conscious commitments at the Paris Climate Conference.
Climate change lecturer, writer and activist Dr. Cara Augustenborg will introduce this film.

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