Pavilion Theatre Presents
Monday Night Cinema: Autumn/Winter 2023
Celebrating 10 Years & 650+ Screenings Since 2013
In 2023, Pavilion Theatre is proud to be celebrating 10 years of cinema. Over the past decade, we have worked to establish a home for independent, opera, exhibitions, arthouse, documentary, family and world cinema here in Dún Laoghaire. With the recent addition of a brand new, state-of-the-art sound system and an upgrade to our digital projector, audiences can look forward to being even more immersed in the compelling stories from around the world that characterise our cinema programme.
More than 350 films after our very first Monday Night Cinema title (Chilean historical drama No in May 2013), our Autumn/Winter 2023 Season of Monday Night Cinema is on sale now to kick off our second decade of cinema in style!
Coming up between 11 Sep and 18 Dec: Are You There God? It's Me Margaret, Full Time, L'Immensita, Reality, Lie with Me, The Eight Mountains, Afire, The Three Muskateers, Past Lives, La Syndicaliste, The Innocent, The Damned Don't Cry, Return to Seoul, War Pony, and A Christmas Tale.
Mon 25 Sep, 5pm & 8pm
Golden Lion Nominee, Venice Film Festival 2022
A freewheeling, effortless meditation on growing up, fitting in and breaking the mould starring Oscar winner Penelope Cruz.
Mon 2 Oct, 5pm & 8pm
★★★★★ The Guardian
Starring an incredible Sydney Sweeney (The White Lotus), using dialogue taken directly from a gruelling FBI interrogation, Tina Satter’s gripping directorial debut is a bold and inventive political thriller.
Mon 9 Oct, 5pm & 8pm
★★★★ Le Parisien
Based on Philippe Besson’s bestselling novel, Oliver Peyon’s film is a classic French coming-of-age romance that takes place alongside a moving, reflective story about the impact one person’s long-repressed secrets can have on other people’s lives.
Mon 16 Oct, 4:30pm (note earlier start time) & 8pm
Jury Prize, Cannes Film Festival 2022
The Oscar-nominated Felix van Groeningen co-directs with his partner Charlotte Vandermeersch on this rich adaptation of the award-winning 2016 novel which examines a male friendship over many years.
Mon 23 Oct, 5pm & 8pm
Silver Bear, Berlin Film Festival 2023
From acclaimed German director Christian Petzold (Transit, Undine, Phoenix) comes an intelligent and compelling film, full of humour and tragedy.
Mon 30 Oct, 5pm & 8pm
★★★★ The Guardian
Starring Vincent Cassel and Eva Green, this feature based faithfully on Alexandre Dumas' 19th-Century novel features a stellar cast and breathless, swashbuckling action sequences.
Mon 6 Nov, 5pm & 8pm
Golden Bear Nominee, Berlin Film Festival 2023
This authentically beautiful romantic debut feature from playwright Celine Song explores “In Yun’’, a Korean notion of connection between people - in this case, long-estranged friends who reconnect during one fateful week.
Mon 13 Nov, 5pm & 8pm
Best Film Nominee, Venice Film Festival 2023
Isabelle Huppert plays Irishwoman Maureen Kearney, a senior trade union representative-turned-whistleblower in a French nuclear power company, in this extraordinary real-life story.
Mon 20 Nov, 5pm & 8pm
Best Original Screenplay & Best Supporting Actress, César Awards 2023
Louis Garrel (Little Women, The Dreamers) directs, co-writes and stars in this French comedy-thriller about a harebrained cavier heist gone wrong.
Mon 27 Nov, 5pm & 8pm
Queer Lion Nominee, Venice Film Festival 2022
Fyzal Boulifa follows up his acclaimed debut feature Lynn + Lucy with this equally accomplished Morocco-set drama following a mother and son who drift apart when they transition from a nomdic lifstyle to the streets of Tangiers.
Mon 4 Dec, 5pm & 8pm
Best Film, Belfast Film Festival 2022
Following a French adoptee of Korean heritage during several different visits to Korea over the course of a decade, this a fiercely intelligent film about the messiness of identity from director Davy Chou.
Mon 11 Dec, 5pm & 8pm
Caméra d'Or, Cannes Film Festival 2022
Gina Gammell and Riley Keough's tender debut follows the interlocking stories of two troubled Lakota boys growing up on the Pine Ridge Reservation.
Mon 18 Dec, 4.30pm (note earlier start time) & 8pm
Palme d'Or Nominee, Cannes Film Festival 2008
When the Vuillard matriarch (Catherine Deneuve) requires a bone marrow transplant, her estranged clan reunites just in time for Christmas in Arnaud Desplechin's outrageous, daring and emotionally bountiful film.