On May 17th (18.30 screening) we are delighted to welcome John Toner (President of Irish Chamber of Shipping), Anthony Gurnee (Ardmore Shipping), Gary Porter, one of the film’s cast and a security expert; and Chirag Bahri, an Indian seafarer who was held hostage [...]
Wim Vandekeybus, Artistic Director of Flemish dance company Ultima Vez, is renowned for his choreographic and filmmaking work. This programme (May 19th) will include dance-for-camera, documentaries and shorts, and will feature films including Blush, a dazzling voyage of contrasts between [...]
Hands up who expected this! Almodóvar breaks his run of essentially serious recent melodramas to return to the frisky ribaldry characterising his ‘80s career up to Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. A Spanish airline flight is supposedly heading [...]
In this backwoods Arkansas rites-of-passage story, Matthew McConaughey continues his transformation from fading heart-throb to compelling character actor, as a fugitive ne’er-do-well (his name is indeed ‘Mud’) who promises two local lads his wreck of a boat if they help [...]
The quest for domestic bliss becomes an inescapable nightmare in this immensely powerful Belgian character study based on shocking true-life events.
Emilie Dequenne, already an indie icon as the Dardennes’ Rosetta, is arguably even more affecting here as a young [...]
Nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance last year, Antonio Campos’ second feature sees lovelorn American Simon (Brady Corbett, Martha Marcy May Marlene) licking his wounds in Paris following the breakup of a long-term relationship.
Wandering into a sex [...]
Not perhaps the most obvious filmmaker to tackle the tortured Catholicism of Graham Greene’s autobiographical 1951 novel, yet Jordan proves utterly invested in its writer protagonist Bendrix – a man seething with anger at the very heavens after the break-up [...]
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