Diagnosed with the HIV virus in the mid-1980s, Jarman’s health was in decline when he came to create this contemplative, self-reflexive reverie on sexual repression, religious iconography and mortality. Filmed on delicate Super 8mm in the environs of Prospect Cottage,... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 18.30
This film is F-Rated.
Retired Belfast couple Joan (Lesley Manville) and Tom (Liam Neeson) have, over the years, learned to live with the death of their teenage daughter. Their existence is comfortable if unremarkable, filled with the affectionate bickering that... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 13.20, 15.30 19.00 (OC), 21.00
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A complex family drama spanning more than four decades of Chinese history, So Long, My Son explores the cultural and psychological repercussions of the country’s national one-child policy for two young couples, one of whom is devastated... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 14.50
The 18.30 screening on Saturday, December 7th will be followed by a panel discussion in association with the Irish Syria Solidarity Movement with Ellie Kisyombe (Founder & Director of Our Table), Dr. Gillian Wylie (Irish School of Ecumenics; Trinity College... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 17.40, 20.40
Jennifer Kent’s follow-up to 2014’s The Babadook takes place in 1825 in the unforgiving terrain of penal colony Van Diemen’s Land.
Clare (Aisling Franciosi), a young mother, and her husband work in the service of British officer Lieutenant Hawkins (Sam... Read More
In 2012, a series of secret meetings took place between Joseph Ratzinger, aka Pope Benedict XVI (Sir Anthony Hopkins), and his eventual successor, Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio (Jonathan Pryce). Fernando Meirelles (City of God) dramatises the unknown substance of these... Read More
BOOK NOW Times: 16.20
ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME DECEMBER 2019: PROG 2
14.15, 16.20, 18.30, 20.50
SO LONG, MY SON
THE TWO POPES
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