Film Club Membership Spring 2020

  • 15th Jan 2020
  • 20:00
  • 3 for €18
  • Droichead Arts Centre,
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Wednesday 15th January

FILM CLUB MEMBERS BUNDLE: CHOOSE 3 FILMS FOR €18

An exciting line up of Irish, and International Films comes your way for Spring. Award winning stories of poverty, inclusivity, and laughter from established and emerging directors. Did you know you can also buy a combo ticket for our documentary and film season, any 5 documentaries/films for only €30. 

 

SORRY WE MISSED YOU

DIR: KEN LOACH | UK

2019 | 101 MIN | CERT:15 

TUE 4 FEB | 8PM | €8

Ken Loach’s latest critically acclaimed multi-award winning drama explores the consequences of zero hour contracts and the gig economy. Ricky and his wife Debbie are zero-hours workers. They are hard-working, loving parents, but with mounting debts and their teenage son going off the rails, the pressures begin to tear the family apart. Nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival.

“an intimate and powerful drama”  - Variety

 

 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysjwg-MnZao

 

THE PEANUT BUTTER FALCON 

DIR TYLER NILSON | US

2019 | 98 MINS | CERT 15

TUE 18 FEB | 8PM | €8

An American comedy-drama adventure story set in the world of a modern Mark Twain that begins when Zak,
a young man with Down syndrome, runs away from the nursing home where he lives to chase his dream of becoming
a professional wrestler. Starring Shia LaBoeuf, Zack Gottsagen & Dakota Johnson.

“LaBeouf brings a winning combination of toughness and soul” – The Guardian 

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACze83fG4wM

 

HAPPY AS LAZZARO

DIR: ALICE ROHRWACHERHAS | ITA

2018 | 130 MINS | CERT 15

TUE 31 MAR | 8PM | €8

Director Alice Rohrwacher has has crafted a thoughtful, surprising magical-realist fable that’s quite unlike anything else. While deeply attuned to the issues facing modern Italy, it never forgets the characters at the centre of this strange but wonderful drama. Nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 2018 Cannes Film Festival and winner of the award for Best Screenplay.

“Beautiful and mysterious film, flowers into something inexpressibly moving” – The Guardian

TRAILER:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3gS7BDmZlw&feature=youtu.be

 

BAIT

DIR: MARK JENKINS | UK

2019 | 89 MINS | CERT:15

TUE 7 APR | 8PM | €8


Cornish filmmaker Mark Jenkin’s breakthrough feature. Stunningly shot along the Cornish coast on a vintage 16mm camera using monochrome Kodak stock, Bait is a timely and evocative film that gets to the heart of a community facing unwelcome change.

A thrillingly adventurous labour of love –a richly textured, rough-hewn gem” The Observer

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVlPl0SXFiE

 

A BUMP ALONG THE WAY

DIR: SHELLY LOVE | IRE

2019 | 95 MINS | CERT:15

TUE 21 APR | 8PM | €8

Pamela is a boozy 44-year-old single mother whose teenage daughter Allegra disapproves of her care-free lifestyle. Their fragile relationship is further tested when Pamela becomes pregnant after a one-night stand. Starring Bronagh Gallagher and Lola Pettigrew, this is a tender and warm-hearted feature debut from director Shelly Love. 

Vibrant Bronagh Gallagher shines in charming Irish crowd-pleaser” – The Irish Times

TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sx4m0Qr1b7w