Film Club Membership Summer '19

  • 4th Jun
  • 20:00
  • Membership €15 for 3 screenings
  • Droichead Arts Centre, Stockwell Street
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Tuesday 4th June

Droichead Arts Centre in association with Access Cinema are delighted to bring you our Summer Film Club Season for 2019. Featuring French period comedy and music across eras, this short film season will leave you with a smile on your face and a song in your heart. For existing members, its an opportunity to extend your membership into June and catch three very different, but very compelling, critically acclaimed movies. And for new members, this is a great taster opportunity, the chance to try out our highly popular Film Club Membership for a limited period, without the seasonal commitment!

Join our FILM CLUB NOW - fantastic value with 3 films for only €15! 

RETURN OF THE HERO (LE RETOUR DU HÉROS)

Dir: Laurent Tirard | France, Belgium | 2018 | 90 MINS | CERT: CLUB

TUE 4 JUNE | 8PM

France 1809: the handsome philanderer Captain Neuville is called to the front, leaving his future bride Pauline heartbroken. When Pauline doesn't hear from Neuville for months, her sister Elizabeth begins writing fake letters from Neuville. Three years later, the reappearance of the missing soldier causes chaos! This latest period comedy from director Laurent Tirard (Molière) is a charming delight!

"A good old fashioned corset comedy" - The Hollywood Reporter

 

A STAR IS BORN

Dir: George Cukor | USA| 1954 | 154 MINS | CERT: G

TUE 11 JUNE | 8PM

A remake of the 1937 classic, this time as a musical about a Hollywood couple going through bad times. Would-be singer Esther Blodgett (Judy Garland) finds herself taken under the wing of fading star Norman Maine (James Mason) when she saves him from making a drunken fool of himself on stage. Changing her name to Vicki Lester, Esther becomes a star, and is soon married to Norman. However, as Vicki's star rises, so Norman's falls. Harold Arlen/Ira Gershwin songs include 'The Man That Got Away'.

Combines heartbreaking tragedy, out-of-this-world musical entertainment and rib-splitting comedy” - The Hollywood Reporter

 

WILD ROSE

Dir: Tom Harper | UK |2018 | 100 MINS | CERT: 15A

TUE 18 JUNE | 8PM

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.

"Fresh as a Scottish summer evening" - The Hollywood Reporter

 

BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY

Dir: Bryan Singer | USA, UK | 2018 | 134 MINS | CERT: 12A

TUE 25 JUNE | 8PM

Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer, Freddie Mercury. Freddie defied stereotypes and shattered convention to become one of the most beloved entertainers on the planet. The film traces the meteoric rise of the band through their iconic songs and revolutionary sound, all the way to Live Aid. While bravely facing a recent AIDS diagnosis, Freddie leads the band in one of the greatest performances in the history of rock music. Queen cements a legacy that continues to inspire outsiders, dreamers and music lovers to this day.

Academy Award Winner Best Actor 2019 Rami Malek