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monday night cinema
Good Posture

Good Posture

Mon 20 Jan, 5pm & 8pm

★★★★ 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.

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Rojo

Rojo

Mon 27 Jan, 5pm & 8pm

★★★★ 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.

The Vanbrugh with Michael McHale & Malachy Robinson

The Vanbrugh with Michael McHale & Malachy Robinson

Tue 28 Jan, 8pm

The Vanbrugh are joined by pianist Michael McHale and double bassist Malachy Robinson for two of the finest works in the chamber music repertoire by Brahms and Schubert.

The Vanbrugh and guests will perform Brahms Piano Quintet in C minor and Schubert’s “Trout Quintet”.

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Puccini’s La Bohème: Live

Puccini’s La Bohème: Live

Wed 29 Jan, 7.45pm

Royal Opera House
Live Screening

★★★★★ The Indpenedent

Puccini’s passionate music and Richard Jones’s production capture the joy and heartache of young love in 19th-century Paris.  Packed with beautiful music and with striking designs by Stewart Laing.

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Hamlet: The Shakespeare Sessions

Hamlet: The Shakespeare Sessions

Thu 30 Jan, 9.45am

Leaving Cert English

The Shakespeare Sessions are entertaining and engaging student-centred performances of Shakespeare texts. Each performance includes an edited production of the play together with a scholarly review clarifying the main themes as well as discussions with the students and the opportunity to participate.

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King Lear: The Shakespeare Sessions

King Lear: The Shakespeare Sessions

Thu 30 Jan, 1pm

Leaving Cert English

The Shakespeare Sessions are entertaining and engaging student-centred performances of Shakespeare texts. Each performance includes an edited production of the play together with a scholarly review clarifying the main themes as well as discussions with the students and the opportunity to participate.

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Gaza

Gaza

Thu 30 Jan, 8pm

★★★★ The Irish Times

Irish directors Garry Keane and Andrew McConnell go beyond the reach of television news reports to reveal the heart of the Gaza Strip - a world rich with extraordinary stories and resilient characters leading meaningful lives beyond the rubble of perennial conflict.

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Romeo & Juliet: The Shakespeare Sessions

Romeo & Juliet: The Shakespeare Sessions

Fri 31 Jan, 9.45am & 1pm

Junior Cert English

The Shakespeare Sessions are entertaining and engaging student-centred performances of Shakespeare texts. Each performance includes an edited production of the play together with a scholarly review clarifying the main themes as well as discussions with the students and the opportunity to participate.

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Subtitle Spotlight European Film Festival 2020

Subtitle Spotlight European Film Festival 2020

Fri 31 Jan - Sun 2 Feb

Subtitle Spotlight European Film Festival is back once more, bringing a selection of European subtitled films that invite you to see cinema in a whole new way. With a total of ten titles there’ll be something to suit all tastes.

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Our Struggles

Our Struggles

Fri 31 Jan, 6pm

Subtitle Spotlight European Film Festival

This is a superbly crafted and provocative film follows Olivier as he struggles to juggle the children’s needs, life’s daily challenges and his job after his wife abandons the family home.

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Papicha

Papicha

Fri 31 Jan, 8.30pm

Subtitle Spotlight European Film Festival

Set during the Algerian Civil War of the 1990s, Papicha tells the story of free-spirited, fashion-loving young student Nedjma who must make the stark choice to either rebel or leave.

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One Last Deal

One Last Deal

Sat 1 Feb, 1pm

Subtitle Spotlight European Film Festival

Elderly art dealer Olavi, always put business and art before everything - even his family. Now on the eve of retirement he cannot imagine life without work and faces the auction house one last time.

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And Then We Danced

And Then We Danced

Sat 1 Feb, 3.30pm

Subtitle Spotlight European Film Festival

Merab has been training from a young age at the National Georgian Ensemble with his dance partner Mary. His world turns upside down when the carefree Irakli arrives and becomes both his strongest rival and desire.

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Aurora

Aurora

Sat 1 Feb, 6pm

Subtitle Spotlight European Film Festival

A feel-good romance about an Iranian-born hot dog seller who enlists a Finnish party animal to help him find a bride so he may gain asylum and remain in Finland.

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Those Who Work

Those Who Work

Sat 1 Feb, 8.30pm

Subtitle Spotlight European Film Festival

In an impeccable and sensitive performance from Olivier Gourmand, workaholic Frank is faced with a crisis situation but makes a brutal decision with severe consequences.

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Rams

Rams

Sun 2 Feb, 1pm

Subtitle Spotlight European Film Festival

In a remote Icelandic farming valley, two brothers who haven’t spoken in 40 years have to come together in order to save what’s dearest to them - their sheep.

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My Thoughts Are Silent

My Thoughts Are Silent

Sun 2 Feb, 3.15pm

Subtitle Spotlight European Film Festival

In this inventive and clever Ukrainian comedy, twenty-five- year-old Vadym longs to exchange his life in Kiev for a better future in far-flung Canada.

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I Was, I Am, I Will Be

I Was, I Am, I Will Be

Sun 2 Feb, 5.45pm

Subtitle Spotlight European Film Festival

A touching love story that challenges stereotypes about the courage it takes to face the stranger, to take risks and to accept challenges.