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Carmel Winters, 86 minutes, 2010

This debut feature from writer-director Carmel Winters centres on the caustic Sharon (Aisling O’Sullivan) who wants to “set the record straight”. Three years ago Sharon’s disturbed teenage son Stephen (Stephen Moran) kidnapped a toddler; the case was a media sensation,…

The Snapper

Stephen Frears, 91 minutes, 1993

Heart-warming and universal, The Snapper sees a family come together to face the challenges of an unplanned pregnancy. Twenty years old and single, Sharon Curley (Tina Kellegher) finds herself stunning her family, including father Dessie (Colm Meaney) with the news…

Some Mother’s Son

Jim Sheridan, 112 minutes, 1996

Sheridan’s first collaboration with scriptwriter Terry George was on his second film about the Troubles, Some Mother’s Son. It was produced by Sheridan through his production company Hell’s Kitchen. A young Aiden Gillen plays the Christ-like hunger striker Gerard Quigley,…


Ivan Kavanagh, 97 minutes, 2020

From acclaimed writer/director Ivan Kavanagh, Son is a bold and unnerving character driven horror film, in the vein of Hereditary, Rosemary’s Baby, and The Babadook. Having escaped from a cult as a child, a mother must face her past when…

Song for a Raggy Boy

Aisling Walsh, 100 minutes, 2003

The brutality of Ireland’s industrial schools has become a matter of public knowledge – and shame – over the last twenty years and Song for a Raggy Boy is part of that narrative of revelation. This film from Aisling Walsh…

Song of Granite

Pat Collins, 104 minutes, 2017

This film was released on Friday 8th December 2017 and is no longer screening. Acclaimed filmmaker Pat Collins (Silence) presents the life story of legendary sean nós singer Joe Heaney (Seosamh Ó hÉanaí). The film celebrates the genius of the musician while painting…

Song of the Sea

Tomm Moore, 90 minutes, 2014

Ben (David Rawle) lives in a lighthouse with his father (Brendan Gleeson) and mother (Lisa Hannigan) who enchants him with tales of selkies who transform from seals into humans. His happiness is disrupted when she passes away in childbirth leaving…

Sonja: Queen of Ice

Anne Sewitskey, 110 minutes, ????

The inventor of modern ice skating, Sonja Henie was always surrounded by her family, never alone, and with an appetite for money, men, parties and alcohol. After eleven World Championships and three Olympic gold medals as a figure skater, she…


Kevin Henry, 87 minutes, 2017

Playwright Ed Smith (Matthew O’Brien) has fallen far from the heights of his early success on the Dublin stage. When he receives word of a family bereavement he travels home to Mayo to attend the funeral and reconnect with family…

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