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This film was released on the 26th of August 2020, and is no longer screening. A special Black and White version of the four-time Oscar winner; this special transfer was overseen by director Bong Joon Ho and offers the lustrous…


Darragh Byrne, 94 minutes, 2010

Often identified as the indomitable father-figure in The Barrytown Trilogy, Colm Meaney is here the much less resilient Fred Daly who, having returned to Dublin after years abroad is, for reasons that go largely unexplained, living in his permanently parked…

Patrick’s Day

Terry McMahon, 101 minutes, 2014

Boasting an array of festival accolades (including Audience Awards at the Galway and Cork Film Festivals), Terry McMahon’s second feature bursts confidently onto the screen. Patrick (Moe Dunford) is a warm, open, 26-year-old with schizophrenia. His life is regulated through…

Pavee Lackeen

Perry Ogden, 88 minutes, 2005

Photographer Perry Ogden’s intimate portrait of Winnie, a resilient and spirited young Traveller, and her family who live in a dilapidated trailer on the side of the road in a desolate industrialised area of Dublin. The film presents an unflinching…


Macdara Vallely, 87 minutes, 2008

Winner of the Best First Feature award at the Galway Film Fleadh 2008, Peacefire, the feature debut of writer-director Macdara Vallely, is a gritty, moving and bitterly funny account of one young man’s experience of crime and punishment on a…

The Peacemaker

James Demo, 90 minutes, 2016

James Demo's feature documentary is an intimate portrait of international peacemaker Padraig O'Malley, an Irish man who helps make peace for others but struggles to find it for himself. Padraig has worked in conflict resolution for over 40 years. Among…

Perrier’s Bounty

Ian Fitzgibbon, 88 minutes, 2009

A fast-talking crime caper, Perrier’s Bounty finds Dublin layabout Michael (Cillian Murphy) in a race against time when local gangster Perrier (Brendan Gleeson) demands he pay back a debt or suffer the consequences. Searching Dublin for a loan with the…

Phantom Islands

Rouzbeh Rashidi, 74 minutes, 2017

Phantom Islands is an experimental film that exists at the boundaries of documentary and fiction. Directed by Rouzbeh Rashidi, with the visual intensity that has marked him as one of Ireland’s most radical and unique filmmakers, it follows a couple…

The Pier

Gerard Hurley, 88 minutes, 2011

Written, directed by and featuring Gerard Hurley, himself a returned emigrant, this low-budget, realist take on the experience of home-coming confronts questions of return, loss, and regret in an engaging drama about a damaged family. Tricked into coming back to…

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