Liam O Laoghaire’s film for Clann na Poblachta discredits the Fianna Fáil leadership and presents countrywide images of poverty, emigration and deprivation never before seen on Irish screens.
FILM INFO: Liam O’Laoghaire, 8 mins, 1948, Ireland,... Read More
★★★★ The Telegraph
Fences, August Wilson’s play exploring race and familial relations in 1950s Pittsburgh, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1987; plans for film adaptations floundered as they failed to meet Wilson’s stricture that the director... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 17.15
In 1961 George Best, a shy well-mannered Belfast teenager, was recruited by Manchester United to become what Pelé would call “the greatest player in the world”. A devilishly charismatic figure, Best achieved celebrity status early. His football was transcendent (playing... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 13.40 | 20.10
Louis (Gaspard Ulliel), a terminally ill writer returns home to his estranged family after an absence of more than a decade prompting a series of confrontations, revelations and internecine squabbling in Xavier Dolan’s (Tom at The Farm; Mommy) adaptation of... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 16.10 | 20.40
★★★★ Irish Times
There will be Open Captioned (OC) screenings of Loving on Wednesday, February 15th at 18.10 and Thursday, February 16th at 13.00. Audio Description (AD) will be available on all screenings.
1958, Virginia:... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 14.40
This film was previously presented as The Wonder Eye during January’s First Fortnight Festival.
Ivor Browne has been a central figure in Irish mental health for many decades. Some people wish he wasn’t. Yet many people owe their lives... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 15.40
Borrowing the title of Vannevar Bush’s 1945 essay in which he outlined a hypothetical proto-hypertext system, ‘As We May Think’ features work by Linda Quinlan, Thaddeus O’Sullivan, Eoghan Ryan, Bea McMahon, Sarah Browne, Jenny Brady and Julie Murray. Eschewing an... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 12.00
★★★★★ Irish Times
★★★★★ RTÉ Ten
There will be OPEN CAPTIONED (OC) screenings of Moonlight on Thursday, February 23rd at 15.30, and Monday, February 27th at 18.00. AUDIO DESCRIPTION (AD) will be available on all... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 13.50 | 18.20
Frustrated travelling salesman Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton) criss-crosses 1950s America selling a series of underwhelming products that have failed to bring him the success he believes is richly deserved.
On... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 20.45
★★★★★ The Times (UK)
Ines (Sandra Hüller) has become estranged from her retired schoolteacher father Winfried (Peter Simonischek); unhappily scaling the bottom rungs of the corporate consultancy ladder in Bucharest, her career-centric... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 17.30
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