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Monday Night Cinema Spring 2020

06 December 2019
Monday Night Cinema Spring 2020
Our new season is bursting with films for all tastes, with titles from Ireland, the UK, the US, Poland, France, Colombia, China and many more besides. There's even a film festival screening to look forward to!
Catch all 17 weeks for just €110.50 with a Season Ticket.
Here's a look at what's coming... 

Mon 6 Jan: The Farewell

★★★★★ Irish Independent ★★★★★ Washington Post
The Farewell is a humorous and moving story of intergenerational family dynamics.

Mon 13 Jan: Monos

★★★★★ The Irish Times ★★★★★ The Observer
Monos is a powerful, beautifully surreal film with a pulsating soundtrack and an immersive visual style and mesmerising experience for the viewer.

Mon 20 Jan: Good Posture

★★★★ The Irish Times ★★★★ The Guardian
In her feature debut, Dolly Wells crafts a charming, contemporary, sharp-witted comedy in a tale of two women whose eccentricities unexpectedly draw out change and growth in the other.

Mon 27 Jan: Rojo

★★★★ The Irish Times ★★★★ The Telegraph
Part mystery, part thriller, Rojo is a disarming allegory simmering with malevolence, about middleclass society turning a blind eye to the brutality of an emergent dictatorship.

Mon 3 Feb: By the Grace of God

★★★★★ The Telegraph ★★★★ The Irish Times
Acclaimed French writer/director François Ozon returns with an absorbing true story and topical examination of one Catholic Church abuse scandal.

Mon 10 Feb: The Peanut Butter Falcon

★★★★ The Irish Times ★★★★ The Observer
This classic adventure tale worthy of Mark Twain, is an inspiring and uplifting folk story that celebrates the friendship of three unexpectedly kindred spirits.

Mon 17 Feb: Ordinary Love

★★★★ The Guardian
This intimate portrait of a marriage weathering a storm, reflects on love, relationships and life’s demands - a relatable, bittersweet story of ordinary people.

Mon 24 Feb: Beanpole

★★★★★ The Guardian ★★★★ Variety
Post WWII, two young women struggle to rebuild their lives among the ruins. Visually vibrant, Beanpole examines female resilience, trauma, hope and humanity.

Mon 2 Mar, 5pm: Le Brio

On her first day of university, Neïla clashes with controversial law professor Pierre. Tainted with racial slurs and a following a viral scandal, Pierre is given once chance to redeem himself.

Mon 2 Mar, 8pm: Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival

We’re delighted to host a very special screening as part of this year’s festival. Full details of the screening will be announced in the New Year so keep an eye on our website and social media for the announcement!

Mon 9 Mar: Sorry We Missed You

★★★★★ The Irish Times ★★★★★ The Guardian
Ken Loach’s (I, Daniel Blake) latest searing drama explores the consequences of zero-hour contracts for an overstretched family.

Mon 16 Mar: Corpus Christi

★★★★ The Guardian
Inspired by real events, 20 year-old Daniel wants nothing more than to become a priest but his violent past prevents him from applying to the seminary.

Mon 23 Mar: A Bump Along the Way

★★★★ Sunday Independent ★★★★ The Irish Times
A charming and authentic Derry-set film about family and the unexpected challenges life throws at us all.

Mon 30 Mar: Portrait of a Lady on Fire

​★★★★★ The Guardian ★★★★★ The Independent
Furiously opposed to the idea of marriage, Héloïse refuses to pose for a wedding portrait in this beautiful period drama.

Mon 6 Apr: Parasite

★★★★★ The Irish Times ★★★★ The Guardian
In this suspenseful black comedy, Ki-woo is provides private English lessons to the teenage daughter of a wealthy household. But it isn’t’ long before he devises a plan to use this opportunity to his family’s best advantage.

Mon 13 Apr: The Lighthouse

★★★★★ The Irish Times ★★★★★ The Telegraph
This psychological thriller, shot on 35mm black-and-white film, uses hypnotic sound design combined with otherworldly imagery.

Mon 20 Apr: So Long My Son

★★★★★ The Guardian ★★★★★ Financial Times
Set in China over three decades from the 1980s, So Long My Son traces the lives of two families adjusting to the social and economic changes in their homeland as the years pass.

Mon 27 Apr: La Belle Époque

A disillusioned Victor finds his life turned upside down when he meets entrepreneur Antoine who offers Victor a re-enactment service that allows customers to relive any era of their choice.