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WHAT'S ON - 31/05/2024

  • LOVE LIES BLEEDING

    Rose Glass follows up Saint Maud, her incendiary debut from 2019, with an unapologetically queer and decidedly pulpy thriller that solidifies her status as a visionary with a gift for characterisation and eye-grabbing imagery.

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    BOOK NOW Times: 20:50

  • THAT THEY MAY FACE THE RISING SUN

    An adaptation of the final novel from John McGahern, one of Ireland’s greatest writers, That They May Face The Rising Sun is a lyrical celebration of the everyday. Joe (Barry Ward) and Kate Ruttledge (Anna Bederke) have returned from London... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 13:10, 18:05

  • THE BEAST (LA BÊTE)

    An intoxicating, unclassifiable, centuries-spanning mélange of love, obsession, existential anxiety, and dystopian futurism, Bertrand Bonello’s visionary The Beast lays justifiable claim to being the most bracingly original French film of the year. We first encounter Gabrielle (Léa Seydoux), a woman... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 13:00, 17:50 (French Film Club)

  • THE OUTCASTS

    Enjoying cult status among folk horror fans, The Outcasts, set in pre-famine Ireland when poverty and magic were rife, sees a young girl (Mary Ryan) discover a magical world of the imagination through ‘a wild, ungodly man’ (Mick Lally). When... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 16:00, 18:30 (Q&A)

  • TRAINSPOTTING 4K

    Trainspotting exploded onto cinema screens and into popular culture, the pounding drums of Iggy Pop’s Lust For Life accompanying Renton’s (Ewan McGregor) belittling of consumerist society immediately iconic, and its soundtrack as ubiquitous as that of Pulp Fiction. Renton, Spud... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 15:45, 21:00

  • WILD STRAWBERRIES: THE GREAT ESCAPER

    The story of Bernard Jordan’s escape from a care home to attend D-Day landing anniversary events in France is this year’s choice for the May film tour, organised by access>CINEMA and the Irish Film Institute to coincide with the Bealtaine... Read More

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    BOOK NOW Times: 11.00

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