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Culture Cinema Spring Summer 2020

Spring / Summer 2020 Culture Cinema Programme

Culture Cinema night in association with Access Cinema, Dublin, takes place on the last Thursday of every month re-commencing on the 27th February.  All screenings start at 8pm.
 ACCESS CINEMA is the resource organisation for regional cultural cinema exhibition in Ireland giving local people an opportunity to see minority interest films. Listings are subject to change.
Admission for each screening is €5. BOX OFFICE 066 9478956.
BumpQuadLowRes_1A Bump Along the Way Thursday 27th February 2020 8pmDirector: Shelly LoveCast: Bronagh Gallagher, Lola PetticrewFILM INFO: 95 minutes, Ireland, UK, 2019, 15AWhen Pamela, a free-spirited, fun-loving 44-year-old single mother becomes pregnant from a one-night stand, she is shocked! But not as shocked (and horrified) as her straight-laced teenage daughter Ally, who finds her mother’s behaviour embarrassing at the best of times.A charming, warm, authentic film about family and the unexpected challenges life throws at us all.







 The Peanut Butter Falcon

Thursday 26th March 2020 8pm

Directors: Tyler Nilson, Michael Schwartz

Cast: Shia LaBeouf, Dakota Johnson, Zack Gottsagen

FILM INFO: 97 minutes, USA, 2019, 12A

Zak, a 22-year-old wrestling enthusiast with Down Syndrome, lives in a retirement home because the state has nowhere else for him. After numerous failed attempts, he finally breaks out and heads cross-country to find his wrestling hero. Along the way he teams up with troubled outlaw Tyler …

This modern-day Huckleberry Finn type drama is a pure, feel-good adventure.



Pain and Glory

Thursday 30th April 2020 8pm

Director: Pedro Almodóvar

Cast: Penélope Cruz, Antonio Banderas, Asier Etxeandia

FILM INFO: 113 minutes, Spain, 2019, 16

Veteran director Salvador Mallo currently suffers many health issues, which he blames for the creative rut he finds himself in. As he tries to recover both creatively and physically, he remembers his mother and reflects on his work, family and past loves.

Antonio Banderas and Penélope Cruz reunite with award-winning director Pedro Almodóvar in his most personal film to date.



The Farewell

Thursday 28th May 2020 8pm

Director: Lulu Wang

Cast: Awkwafina, Shuzhen Zhao, Tzi Ma, Diana Lin

FILM INFO: 100 minutes, USA, 2019, PG

Based On An Actual Lie

When Billi’s family learn that her beloved grandmother, Nai-Nai, has been given mere months to live, they hastily stage a family wedding to facilitate a gathering in China. But they refuse to tell Nai-Nai about her illness.

As Billi struggles with her frustration and sorrow, cultural clashes lead to further tensions in this humorous and moving story of family.


Danmarks Sønner, en film af Ulaa Salim

Sons of Denmark

Thursday 25th June 2020 8pm

Director: Ulaa Salim

Cast: Zaki Youssef, Mohammed Ismail Mohammed, Rasmus Bjerg

FILM INFO: 123 minutes, Denmark, 2019, CLUB

One year after a bomb attack in Copenhagen, ethnic tensions are running high. Angered by the rising anti-Islamic climate, 19-year-old Muslim Zakaria is recruited by neighbourhood elder Hassan, and placed under the watchful eye of Ali. Eager but naive, Zakaria becomes entangled in a violent plot against a dangerous far-right leader. Ulaa Salim’s debut is a provocative, politically charged thriller.


Autumn 2019 Culture Cinema Programme

Wild Rose - UK quad (updated)Wild Rose

Thursday 17th  October 8pm.

Director: Tom Harper

Cast: Jessie Buckley, Julie Walters, Sophie Okonedo

FILM INFO: 100 minutes, UK, 2018, 15A

Kerry native, Jessie Buckley (Beast), stars as Rose-Lynn Harlan, a single mother of two, fresh out of jail, whose dream is to leave Glasgow and make it as a country singer in Nashville. Her mum Marion (Julie Walters) simply wants her to create a home for her family.

In this story of self-discovery, Buckley shines as the charismatic and cheeky Rose-Lynn.

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Thursday 21st November 8pm

Director: Christian Petzold

Cast: Franz Rogowski, Paula Beer, Godehard Giese

FILM INFO: 102 minutes, Germany, France, 2018, 12A


Like many others, German refugee Georg has fled Paris to escape the impending war. He has assumed the identity of a famous but deceased writer, and plans to use the man’s documentation to obtain a transit visa and immigrate to Mexico. But when Georg encounters the dead man’s wife Marie in Marseille, he finds himself dangerously drawn to her.

Winner – Best Film, Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival 2019

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WOMAN AT WAR_Quad_In Cinemas 3 May

Woman at War Kona fer í stríð

Thursday 19th December 8pm

Director: Benedikt Erlingsson

Cast: Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir, Jóhann Sigurðarson, Roman Estrada, Jörundur Ragnarsson

FILM INFO: 101 minutes, Iceland, France, Ukraine, 2018, 12A

Halla is a music teacher who leads a quiet, routine life.  She is also a covert environmentalist who disrupts the operations of an aluminium plant in the Icelandic highlands by commiting acts of industrial sabatogue.

When she recieves an update on a long forgotten adoption application, she must choose between her activism and her dream of becoming a mother…

★★★★a subversive romp that splendidly overturns action-movie cliches… presenting its life-or-death struggles in thrillingly offbeat fashion. – Mark Kermode, The Observer.

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