WHAT'S ON - 12/12/2019

  • DEREK JARMAN: THE GARDEN

    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

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    BOOK NOW Times: 18.30

  • ORDINARY LOVE

    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

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    BOOK NOW Times: 13.20, 15.30 19.00 (OC), 21.00

  • SO LONG, MY SON

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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

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    BOOK NOW Times: 14.50

  • THE CAVE

    Syrian filmmaker Feras Fayyad has followed up Last Men in Aleppo, his Oscar-nominated 2017 documentary about the volunteer organisation The White Helmets who save lives on the streets of the besieged city, with another urgent and necessarily shocking depiction of... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 17.40, 20.40

  • THE NIGHTINGALE

    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

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    Times: 13.30

  • THE TWO POPES

    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

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    BOOK NOW Times: 16.20

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