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WHAT'S ON - 18/04/2024

  • ABBAS KIAROSTAMI: THROUGH THE OLIVE TREES

    Kiarostami takes meta-narrative gamesmanship to new heights in the final instalment of his Koker trilogy. Unfolding “behind the scenes” of the previous film, And Life Goes On, Through the Olive Trees traces the complications that arise when the romantic misfortune... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 18.30

  • BALTIMORE

    Born into a life of wealth and privilege, English debutante Rose Dugdale defies her family’s expectations for a good marriage and goes instead to Oxford, where the seeds of her political radicalisation are sown. Amongst the political turmoil of... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 20.45

  • CLOSE YOUR EYES

    Víctor Erice makes a welcome return to cinema screens with his fourth feature in fifty years, just over three decades since his last. A rich and beautiful tribute to cinema that in some ways bookends his 1973 debut The Spirit Of... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 19.40

  • IO CAPITANO

    The immigration narrative is reframed as a hero’s quest in Matteo Garrone’s searing depiction of a Senegalese teenager’s attempts to reach Europe’s hallowed shores. 16-year-old Seydou (Seydou Sarr), and his cousin, Moussa (Moustapha Fall), are gravely disillusioned when their journey... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 15.30

  • OPPONENT

    Iman (Payman Maadi) lives in Sweden with his wife Maryam (Marall Nasiri) and two daughters, having fled his former homeland of Iran for fear of persecution; shuffling between an ever-changing succession of refugee hotels, he attempts to find permanent residence... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 13.20, 20.20

  • THE DAYS OF TREES

    Special Celebratory Q&A Screening Winner of The George Morrison Feature Documentary Award, IFTA 2024

    In this highly original feature documentary, Tomás, a middle-aged film producer, embarks on a journey of discovery with his friend and colleague, film director, Alan. As... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 13.10, 18.15

  • THE ZONE OF INTEREST

    In the postscript to his titular novel, from which Jonathan Glazer’s film takes its title and situation but virtually nothing else, Martin Amis refers to Auschwitz survivor Primo Levi being told by one of the concentration camp’s guards, “there is... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 15:10 Times: 15.10

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