Film Club Membership Autumn '18

  • 4th Sep
  • 20:00
  • Film Club Membership 6 for €30
  • Droichead Arts Centre, Stockwell Street

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Tuesday 4th September

Droichead Arts Centre in association with Access Cinema are delighted to bring you our Autumn/Winter Film Club Season. Featuring a stellar line up of films from all across the globe, including two new Irish films.  

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Le Jeune Femme 
Dir: Léonor Serraille | 2017 | France | Cert: 15a                                                                                                                                                            TUES SEPT 4 | 8pm

In her early thirties, broke, and in the wake of a humbling breakup, a spirited, yet rudderless young woman finds herself struggling to get by in the bustling Parisian metropolis; however, if she can make it there, she'll make it anywhere. Winner – Camera d’Or, Cannes Film Festival 2017.

A refreshingly invigorating and unvarnished character study.... Bravo!” Mark Kemode - The Gaurdian.


Sweet Country
Dir: Warwick Thornton | 2017 | Australia | Cert: Club
TUE SEPT 11 | 8pm | 
A gripping and arresting Australian western set on the Northern Territory frontier in the 1920s, where justice itself is put on trial when an aged Aboriginal farmhand shoots a white man in self-defense and goes on the run as a hunting party gathers to hunt him down.

A film of lyrical beauty” - Cinevue

Dir: Xavier Legrand | 2017 |France | Cert: CLUB
TUE SEPT 18 | 8pm | 

A frank depiction of a bitter custody battle between the divorced parents of a preteen boy gradually morphs into an almost unbearably tense study of domestic abuse in Xavier Legrand’s accomplished début feature. Awarded the Silver Lion at the Cannes Film Festival and also awarded best film at the recent Audi Dublin International Film Festival.

a gripping, edge-of-seat drama that never lets up” Film Journal International


Dir: Dan Kokotajlo | 2017 | UK | Cert: CLUB
TUE OCT 9 | 8PM | 
Daniel Kokotajlo makes a daring, devastating debut with this study of an all-female Jehovah's Witness family riven by religious conflict. Alex, Luisa, and their mother, are united in their devotion. But as Luisa starts to question the advice of the elders, she makes a transgression that leaves the whole family in fear of God's wrath.

A supremely intelligent and griping drama” The Observer

Dir: Carla Simón | 2017 | Spain | 97 mins | Cert: Club
TUE OCT 23 | 8PM | 

A 6-year-old orphan goes to live with her uncle's family in Carla Simón's sensitive, understated autobiographical debut. This coming of age drama, set amongst Spanish summery hues, is an extraordinarily moving snapshot of being a child in an adult world, anchored by flawless performances by its two young stars.

“In its subtlety, richness and warmth it is entirely beguiling” The Guardian


Black 47
Dir: Lance Daly | 2018 | Ireland | Cert: 15A
TUE NOV 6 | 8pm | 

This hotly anticipated Irish action revenge movie starring Hugo Weaving, James Frecheville and Jim Broadbent is set in Ireland during the Great Famine. The drama follows an Irish Ranger who has been fighting for the British Army abroad. Despite experiencing the horrors of war, on his return he is shocked by the famine's destruction of his homeland and the brutalization of his people and his family.  EXCLUSIVE POST FILM Q&A

A resonant beautifully performed Irish Western” – Variety


The Ciambra
Dir: Jonas Carpignano | 2017 | Italy | Cert: Club
TUE NOV 20 | 8pm |

Set in a small Romani community in Calabria, Pio Amato is a 14 year old boy, desperate to grow up fast. He drinks, he smokes, and he steals. But he soon finds himself faced with an impossible decision that will show if he is truly ready to become a man.

“Shockingly alive, startlingly accomplished and remarkably acute” – Wall Street Journal


Dublin Oldschool
Dir: Dave Tynan | 2018 | Ireland | Cert: 16
TUE NOV 27 | 8pm | 

An evocative, poetic film set in modern-day Dublin starring Emmet Kirwan. Over a drug-fuelled weekend in Dublin, Jason reconnects with his estranged brother, a recovering addict living on the streets. The two brothers living very different lives might have more in common than they think.

Authentic, relevant & powerful

Dir: John Carroll Lynch | 2017 | USA | Cert: Club
TUE DEC 11| 8pm | 

LUCKY follows the spiritual journey of a 90-year-old atheist and the quirky characters that inhabit his off the map desert town. He has outlived and out-smoked his contemporaries, and as he comes to terms with his own mortality, he searches for ever-elusive enlightenment.