Pavilion Theatre Cinema Brochure Autumn/Winter 2019

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A U T U M N W INTE R 2019








MONDAY NIGHT CINEMA SEASON TICKETS ONLY €104 For just €140, our Season Ticket guarantees you entry to 16 weeks of Monday Night Cinema this season. That’s just €6.50 per film! For more information or to buy your Season Ticket, visit or call us on (01) 231 2929. Please Note: Season Ticket available to purchase until Mon 30 Sep. Special Screenings not included in Season Ticket Owing to an increase in the rate of VAT from 1 Jan 2019, it has been necessary to increase the cost of our cinema tickets by 50c. We appreciate our patrons’ understanding.


English | Cert: 15A | 2018 | 102mins DATE: MON 9 SEP, 5PM & 8PM PRICE: €9/8 (SEASON TICKET AVAILABLE) DIRECTOR: SEBASTIÁN LELIO ★★★★ The Irish Times “One of the greatest female-led films of the 21st Century” Variety Julianne Moore stars in Oscar-winning director Sebastian Lelio’s remake of his 2013 critical hit Gloria. Gloria (Moore), a free spirited divorcée, spends her days selling insurance and her nights dancing to disco anthems at an LA singles club. Struggling to retain her cheerful outlook in a world where women her age are considered invisible, she finds romance with newlydivorced Arnold and embarks on the complicated, joyful journey of new found love.

BIRDS OF PASSAGE (Pájaros de verano) Wayuu & Spanish | Cert: 15A | 2018 | 125mins

DATE: MON 16 SEP, 5PM & 8PM PRICE: €9/8 (SEASON TICKET AVAILABLE) DIRECTORS: CRISTINA GALLEGO, CIRO GUERRA ★★★★★ The Irish Times “A masterpiece…absolutely extraordinary” The Playlist Visually stunning and based on actual events, this breathtaking drama recounts how one indigenous family became involved in the Colombian drug trade of the 1960/70s. Unable to afford the dowry of his chosen bride, Rayphayet stumbles upon an opportunity to supply marijuana to Peace Corps volunteers. While this helps to secure the marriage, it results in a tribal war, leading to the downfall of a respected, indigenous Wayuu family.


IN SAFE HANDS (Pupille) French | Cert: Club | 2018 | 110mins

DATE: MON 23 SEP, 5PM & 8PM PRICE: €9/8 (SEASON TICKET AVAILABLE) DIRECTOR: JEANNE HERRY “[An] absorbing depiction of [the] French adoption process” The Irish Times When baby Theo’s birth mother surrenders him to adoption, the two-day-old is entrusted to Jean, his initial foster parent, while his case worker and her team monitor his wellbeing and search for potential parents for the little boy. A warm, human drama about the adoption system in France and the people it touches. Best Film & Actress, Lumiere Awards 2019


English | Cert: Club | 2018 | 94mins DATE: MON 30 SEP, 5PM & 8PM PRICE: €9/8 (SEASON TICKET AVAILABLE) DIRECTOR: JEREMIAH ZAGAR ★★★★★ “Quirky, compelling and a must-see” The Washington Post ‘‘Beautifully made” The Irish Times Based on Justin Torres’s semi-autobiographical novel, this coming-of-age drama follows Jonah, the youngest of three brothers as he awakens to a world beyond that of his volatile family. As the brothers grow up, unshielded from their parents’ intense and often violent love, the family struggle financially and Jonah begins to break away from his brothers and to find himself. NEXT Innovator Award, Sundance Film Festival 2018


German | Cert: 12A | 2018 | 101mins DATE: MON 7 OCT, 5PM & 8PM PRICE: €9/8 (SEASON TICKET AVAILABLE) DIRECTOR: CHRISTIAN PETZOLD “Extraordinary” The New York Times “Spectacular” The Hollywood Reporter This gripping thriller is a contemporary re-imagining of Anna Seghers’ WWII novel about a man escaping fascism under a false identity. Like many others, German refugee Georg has fled Paris to escape the impending war, having assumed the identity of a famous but deceased writer. But when Georg encounters the dead man’s wife, he finds himself dangerously drawn to her. Best Film, Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival 2019


A SEASON IN FRANCE (Une saison en France) French | Cert: Club | 2017 | 100mins

DATE: MON 14 OCT, 5PM & 8PM PRICE: €9/8 (SEASON TICKET AVAILABLE) DIRECTOR: MAHAMAT-SALEH HAROUN ★★★★ “A deeply felt, compassionate film” The Guardian Having fled their war-torn homeland in Central Africa, Abbas along with his two children and brother Etienne, seek political asylum in Paris. When their request for asylum is turned down, both men realise they are running out of options. But there is hope in the form of generous, warm-hearted florist Carole. A tender yet stark portrait of how bureaucracy and humanity can collide.


Hindi | Cert: 15A | 2019 | 110mins DATE: MON 21 OCT, 5PM & 8PM PRICE: €9/8 (SEASON TICKET AVAILABLE) DIRECTOR: RITESH BATRA “A lovely film with a tone of tender sadness’’ The Hollywood Reporter From the award-winning director Ritesh Batra (The Lunchbox) this charming, bittersweet romance follows Rafi, a struggling street photographer in Mumbai who faces mounting pressure from his grandmother to get married. After a chance encounter with Milon, a shy university student, Rafi convinces her to pose as his fiancée. Despite their very different backgrounds, a connection develops that transforms their lives forever. Official Selection, Sundance Film Festival 2019

BALLOON (Ballon)

German | Cert: Club | 2018 | 125mins DATE: MON 28 OCT, 5PM & 8PM PRICE: €9/8 (SEASON TICKET AVAILABLE) DIRECTOR: MICHAEL HERBIG ★★★★ “Thrilling” Radio Times “Engrossing…pulse-racing tension” The List East Germany, 1979. The Strelzyk and Wetzel families want to flee the strict Cold War regime under which they live, and experience a world of freedom. Based on true events, Michael Herbig’s thrilling drama recreates the incredible story of how the two families came up with a daring escape plan; to secretly build a homemade hot-air balloon to carry them over the border to freedom.



English | Cert: 15A | 2019 | 99mins DATE: MON 4 NOV, 5PM & 8PM PRICE: €9/8 (SEASON TICKET AVAILABLE) DIRECTOR: JOHN BUTLER ★★★★★ “Thoughtful, very funny, and deeply touching” RTÉ ★★★★ The Irish Times In an attempt to get over a recent break-up, weatherman Sean embarks on some disastrous DIY. This leads him to hire Ernesto, a middle-aged Latino migrant worker to help out. Despite their marked differences and a complete language barrier an unlikely friendship develops. Dublin writer/director John Butler (Handsome Devil) delivers this uplifting comedy that is an ode to the joy of friendship. Official Selection, Toronto International Film Festival

NEVER LOOK AWAY (Werk ohne Autor) German & Russian | Cert: Club | 2018 | 189mins

DATE: MON 11 NOV, 4PM (PLEASE NOTE EARLIER START TIME) & 8PM PRICE: €9/8 (SEASON TICKET AVAILABLE) DIRECTOR: FLORIAN HENCKEL VON DONNERSMARCK ★★★★★ “Compelling” Irish Independent ★★★★ “A superbly affecting score” The Guardian Loosely based on the formative years of worldrenowned painter Gerhard Richter, this is an intergenerational tale of love, sorrow, art and politics from Nazism through to the Cold War. Having fled East Germany as a child, Kurt is still tormented by his memories of the Nazi regime. Now student in Art College, he meets and falls in love with Ellie, unaware that her father has a devastating secret. Best Foreign Language Film Nominee, Oscars 2019

SOMETIMES ALWAYS NEVER English | Cert: 12A | 2018 | 91mins

DATE: MON 18 NOV, 5PM & 8PM PRICE: €9/8 (SEASON TICKET AVAILABLE) DIRECTOR: CARL HUNTER ★★★★ “Spellbinding” The Guardian “Whimsical and wistful’’ The Hollywood Reporter His son is missing, his family is lost but his dress sense is immaculate. An off-beat comedy-drama, Sometimes Always Never is eccentric and charming, with a standout performance from Bill Nighy. Alan (Nighy), a stylish tailor and scrabble enthusiast, has spent years searching for his missing son Michael. When a body turns up matching Michael’s description, Alan must repair the relationship with his youngest son Peter to help reunite the family.


PAIN & GLORY (Dolor y gloria) Spanish | Cert: 16 | 2019 | 113mins

DATE: MON 25 NOV, 5PM & 8PM PRICE: €9/8 (SEASON TICKET AVAILABLE) DIRECTOR: PEDRO ALMODÓVAR ★★★★★ “Hugely enjoyable” Evening Standard ★★★★ “Witty, intelligent and sensuous” The Guardian Antonio Banderas and Penélope Cruz reunite with award-winning Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar (Julieta) in his semi-autobiographical tale of artistic crisis. Veteran director Salvador Mallo (Banderas) suffers many health issues, which he blames for the creative rut he finds himself in. As he tries to recover, he recalls his upbringing and his mother (Cruz), and reflects on his work, family and past loves. Best Actor, Cannes Film Festival 2019


English | Cert: 15A | 2019 | 120mins DATE: MON 2 DEC, 5PM & 8PM PRICE: €9/8 (SEASON TICKET AVAILABLE) DIRECTOR: JOANNA HOGG ★★★★★ “Mysterious, seductive, thrillingly controlled” The Telegraph Julie (Honor Swinton Byrne), a shy film student from a privileged background, falls into an intense relationship with the charismatic but mysterious Anthony (Tom Burke). While her mother (Tilda Swinton) and friends are concerned about the relationship, Julie remains naively devoted to her new love, even when she unearths an unthinkable secret. World Cinema Grand Jury Prize, Sundance Film Festival 2019

SUNSET (Napszállta)

Hungarian & German | Cert: 15A | 2018 | 142mins DATE: MON 9 DEC, 5PM & 8PM PRICE: €9/8 (SEASON TICKET AVAILABLE) DIRECTOR: LÁSZLÓ NEMES ★★★★★ The Irish Times ★★★★ “Kafkaesque, melodramatic, enthralling” Irish Independent From Oscar-winning Hungarian director László Nemes (Son of Saul), Sunset is a compelling and mysterious period drama. Budapest, 1913; the enigmatic Írisz arrives in the Hungarian capital to seek employment at her deceased parents’ department store. Treated with suspicion she is rebuffed by the new owner. Navigating her way through a world thick with deceit and threat, she unearths family secrets and a violent, rogue brother. FIPRESCI Prize, Venice Film Festival, 2018


THE SHINY SHRIMPS (Les crevettes pailletées) French | Cert: Club | 2019 | 100mins

DATE: MON 16 DEC, 5PM & 8PM PRICE: €9/8 (SEASON TICKET AVAILABLE) DIRECTORS: CÉDRIC LE GALLO, MAXIME GOVARE “[A] colourful sports comedy [which is] fizzy and light” The Hollywood Reporter When Matthias Le Goff, an Olympic swimming champion, makes a homophobic statement on TV, his career is put on hold. He is given one chance to make amends; he must coach an amateur, gay waterpolo team - The Shiny Shrimps. Dealing with themes of acceptance, understanding and humanity this feelgood film is bursting with joy. Best LGBTQ Film Nominee, Molodist International Film Festival

MERRY CHRISTMAS (Joyeux Noël) French, German & English | Cert: 12A | 2005 | 116mins DATE: MON 23 DEC, 5PM & 8PM PRICE: €9/8 (SEASON TICKET AVAILABLE) DIRECTOR: CHRISTIAN CARION ★★★★ “The message is powerful with storytelling to match” Variety “Deeply moving and uplifting” The Hollywood Reporter On Christmas Eve 1914, in defiance of their superiors, British, French and German soldiers laid down their weapons and put aside their differences to celebrate Christmas together in no man’s land. Starring Diane Krüger and Daniel Brühl, this Oscar-nominated World War I drama is a moving portrayal of this incredible true story. Best Foreign Language Film Nominee, Oscars & Golden Globes 2006

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EVENT CINEMA As well as our regular Monday Night Cinema, we have a variety of live and encore screenings from around the world including music, art, literature, theatre and opera. Exhibition on Screen

THE IMPRESSIONISTS AND THE MAN WHO MADE THEM Thu 5 Sep, 8pm | €12/10 Duration: 90mins Uncover the story of art’s greatest revolutionaries; Cezanne, Monet, Degas and their compatriots. This stunningly captured documentary has secured unique access to a major new exhibition focusing on the 19th Century Parisian art collector Paul DurandRuel, the outspoken champion of Impressionism. This revealing film features some of the Impressionist’s most famous works as well as diary extracts and insights from Durand-Ruel and the artists.

Royal Opera House (Live Screening)

ANDRÉ RIEU: SHALL WE DANCE? Sun 8 Sep, 8pm | €15/13 Approx. Duration: 145mins André Rieu’s annual hometown Maastricht concerts promise an unforgettable night of music filled with humour, fun and emotion. This year The King of the Waltz invites you to put on your dancing shoes for his unmissable 2019 concert featuring the Johann Strauss Orchestra, spectacular singers and special guests. Audiences will also be treated to behind the scenes content and an exclusive interview with André and, as always, some delightful surprises.

MARGARET ATWOOD LIVE IN CINEMAS Tue 10 Sep, 7.30pm | €15/13 Approx. Duration: 110mins On Tuesday 10 September the wait will be over…The Testaments, Margaret Atwood’s highly anticipated sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, is revealed. The momentous literary event will be celebrated with an exclusive live cinema broadcast, in an evening with the Canadian novelist, poet, literary critic and inventor. Atwood will be interviewed by broadcaster and author Samira Ahmed, with exclusive readings from the new book by special guests.

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RIGOLETTO ON THE LAKE Sun 22 Sep, 3pm | €15/13 Approx. Duration: 150mins (incl. interval) One of Verdi’s most popular works, Rigoletto is an unforgettable tale of sacrifice and revenge; of a father’s rage and a daughter’s shame. Directed and designed by Philip Stölzl, this timeless tragedy will delight cinema audiences with a powerhouse combination of entertainment and emotional intensity – performed on the unique and spectacular lake stage on Lake Constance, Bregenz.

Exhibition on Screen

VERMEER & MUSIC THE ART OF LOVE AND LEISURE Tue 1 Oct, 8pm | €12/10 Duration: 85mins Filmed in London’s National Gallery, this stunning documentary offers a fresh look at arguably one of the greatest artists of all – Johannes Vermeer, painter of the famous Girl with a Pearl Earring. Narrated by Tim Marlow, the film delivers a detailed biography of the artist with commentary from the world’s foremost Vermeer experts and author Tracy Chevalier (Girl with a Pearl Earring).

Encore Screening

PLÁCIDO DOMINGO: 50TH ANNIVERSARY GALA Sun 6 Oct, 7.30pm | €15/13 Approx. Duration: 150mins

With an illustrious career spanning 50 years, 150 stage roles, 11 Grammys and his iconic performances alongside Luciano Pavarotti and José Carreras as one of The Three Tenors, the legendary Plácido Domingo returns to the breathtaking Arena di Verona amphitheatre for this anniversary gala evening. The singer will be revisiting three of his greatest ever roles in Verdi’s Nabucco, Simon Boccanegra and Macbeth.

National Theatre Live (Encore Screening)


Thu 31 Oct, 7.30pm | €15/13 Approx. Duration: 130mins | Cert: 15 Captured live in 2011 from the National Theatre stage in London, this thrilling production of Mary Shelley’s most famous novel became an international sensation, experienced by almost half a million people in cinemas around the world. Directed by Oscar winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire), Frankenstein stars Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock) as Victor Frankenstein and Jonny Lee Miller (Trainspotting) as his innocent yet grotesque creation.

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A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Sun 3 Nov, 7.30pm | €15/13 Approx. Duration: 160mins (incl. interval) Shakespeare’s most famous romantic comedy is brought to life in this immersive staging where the theatre becomes an enchanted forest. Crossing paths with four runaway lovers and a troupe of actors, the fairy King and Queen meddle with mortal lives leading to love triangles, mistaken identities and transformations… with hilarious, but dark consequences. Directed by Nicholas Hytner and starring Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones).

Exhibition on Screen

LEONARDO: THE WORKS Thu 7 Nov, 8pm | €12/10 Duration: 85mins Acclaimed as the world’s favourite artist, Leonardo da Vinci’s extraordinary genius has been showcased in many TV shows and films, but often not examined closely enough is the most crucial element of all: his art. Featuring key works such as the Mona Lisa, The Last Supper, Virgin of the Rocks and more, this film looks afresh at Leonardo’s life - his inventiveness, his sculptural skills, his military foresight and his ability to navigate the treacherous politics of the day – through the prism of his art.

Royal Opera House (Encore Screening)

MOZART’S DON GIOVANNI Fri 8 Nov, 7pm | €15/13 Sung in Italian with English subtitles Approx. Duration: 210mins

Mozart’s engaging masterpiece follows Don Giovanni, the women he serially seduces, and the vengeance that finally catches up with him. The opera is renowned for its fast-moving action and mix of the comic and the heartfelt. Director Kasper Holten’s visually striking production accentuates the beauty and invention of the work, performed by a cast of international singers under conductor Hartmut Haenchen.

Royal Opera House (Encore Screening)

DONIZETTI DON PASQUALE Sun 24 Nov, 5pm | €15/13 Sung in Italian with English subtitles Approx. Duration: 150mins

Royal Opera favourite Bryn Terfel heads a star cast for this new production of Donizetti’s comedy of domestic drama across two generations. The witty story of a middle-aged man whose supposed young wife runs rings around him has long delighted and surprised audiences. Damiano Michieletto’s exhilarating production shows how contemporary the characters still are and how immediate and touching the story remains.

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ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS BY RICHARD BEAN Date: Sat 30 Nov, 7.30pm | €15/13

Featuring a Tony Award-winning performance from James Corden, this hilarious West End and Broadway hit is based on The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni, with songs by Grant Olding. After taking on two separate jobs, working for two smalltime gangsters, Francis Henshall must do everything he can to keep his two employers apart. But can he keep it together?

Exhibition on Screen

RENOIR REVERED & REVILED Sun 1 Dec, 8pm | €12/10

Duration: 87mins Pierre-Auguste Renoir is known and loved for his impressionist paintings of Paris, counted among the world’s favourites. Renoir, however, grew tired of this style and changed course later in his career. This stunning film examines the direction he then took and why it provokes such extreme reactions right up to today. The film is a fresh new biography of this artistic giant but more than that it uncovers a rarely told story that places Renoir as a critical link between the old and the new.

SPECIAL SCREENINGS We also have a variety of Special Screenings coming up including documentaries, classics and family favourites.

MARIANNE & LEONARD: WORDS OF LOVE Fri 6 Sep, 5pm & 8pm | Price: €9/8 Extra Screening Added: Tue 17 Sep, 8pm English, Norwegian | Cert: 15A | 102mins An in-depth look at the beautiful yet tragic love story between the late musician Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse Marianne Ihlen - the inspiration for his song So Long, Marianne. The film follows their relationship from the Greek island of Hydra during a humble time of “free love” and open marriage, to how their love evolved when Leonard became a successful musician.

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LADY AND THE TRAMP Sat 7 Sep, 2pm Child €6, Adult €8.50 | Family Ticket: €25 English | Cert: G | 1955 | 76mins This classic Walt Disney tale features exquisite animation, unforgettable songs and one of the greatest love stories of all time. When a young cocker spaniel from a respectable house meets a devil-may-care mutt from the wrong side of the railroad tracks the two dogs embark on a romantic adventure full of ups, downs and an iconic spaghetti dinner. ★★★★★ “The quintessential American love story” The Chicago Tribune

FIVE SEASONS: THE GARDENS OF PIET OUDOLF Sat 7 Sep, 4.30pm | €9/8 English | Cert: Club | 2018 | 75mins In this documentary, award-winning Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf immerses viewers in his work and explains his creative process, from his beautifully abstract sketches, to theories on beauty, to the ecological implications of his ideas. Intimate discussions take place through all fours seasons in Piet’s own gardens at Hummelo, and on visits to his signature public works in New York (Manhattan’s High Line), Chicago, and the Netherlands.

NO STONE UNTURNED Sat 7 Sep, 7.30pm | €15/13 English | Cert: 15A | 2017 | 111mins Followed by a discussion with producer Trevor Birney and journalist Barry McCaffrey Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Alex Gibney directs this Emmy-nominated investigation of the unsolved 1994 Loughinisland massacre, in which six men were murdered at their local pub. Playwright Colin Murphy will chair a post-film discussion with producer Trevor Birney and journalist Barry McCaffrey about the making of the film and their arrest by police investigating the leaking of documents used in the film.

Walt Disney’s

THE JUNGLE BOOK Sun 8 Sep, 2pm Child €6, Adult €8.50 | Family Ticket: €25 English | Cert: G | 1967 | 78mins The Jungle Book is a song-filled celebration of friendship, fun, and the “bear necessities” of life. Inspired by Rudyard Kipling’s Mowgli stories, this was the last Disney animated feature to receive Walt’s personal touch. Embark on a thrilling, adventure-filled journey with Mowgli, a little boy raised by wolves. Along the way he meets wise old panther Bagheera, jazzy orangutan King Louie, hypnotic snake Kaa and the lovable, happygo-lucky bear Baloo.

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MANTRA: SOUNDS INTO SILENCE Sun 8 Sep, 5pm | €9/8 English | Cert: Club | 2017 | 85 mins An uplifting documentary exploring the growing musical and social phenomenon of chanting, featuring the stories of those who are finding healing and inner peace through the transformative power of singing mantras together. As the characters’ stories unfold, we meet the musicians who have inspired them, and discover how the musicians themselves came to this music, and how, over the years, it transformed their lives too. “Powerful...compelling” The Los Angeles Times


Sun 15 Sep, 8pm | €9/8 English | Cert: 12A | 2019 | 114mins From the team behind the worldwide success The Beatles: Eight Days a Week comes two-time Oscar-winning director Ron Howard’s documentary celebrating the life of the beloved opera star Luciano Pavarotti, who sold over 100 million records in his lifetime. Created from a combination of Pavarotti’s genre-redefining performances, interviews and never-before-seen footage, the film gives audiences a stunningly intimate portrait of the most beloved opera singer of all time.

THE PIANO Sun 17 Nov, 8pm | €9/8 English | Cert: 16 | 1993 | 120mins Director Jane Campion’s Oscar-winning, romantic masterpiece about a musically gifted, mute woman’s rebellion in a newly colonised, Victorian-era New Zealand returns to the big screen for its 25th anniversary. Soundtracked by Michael Nyman’s evocative score and starring Holly Hunter, Sam Neill and Harvey Keitel. Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress & Best Original Screenplay, Oscars 1994

MISSING LINK Sun 24 Nov, 2pm Child €6, Adult €8.50 | Family Ticket: €25 English | Cert: PG | 2019 | 94mins The latest family adventure from stop-motion champions Laika (Coraline, Kubo & the Two Strings) features the voices of Zach Galifianakis, Hugh Jackman, Stephen Fry and Emma Thompson. Mr Link, a huge, hairy, loveable Bigfoot, recruits the services of fearless explorer Sir Lionel Frost to help him find his Yeti cousins in the Himalayas, and the pair embark on a globetrotting adventure.

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APOLLO 11 Thu 28 Nov, 8pm | €9/8 English | Cert: G | 2019 | 93mins From director Todd Douglas Miller (Dinosaur 13) comes a cinematic experience fifty years in the making. Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 70mm footage, and more than 11,000 hours of unheard audio recordings. Apollo 11 takes us straight to the heart of NASA’s most celebrated mission in 1969 – the one that put the first men on the moon, and forever made Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins household names around the world.

THE GREATEST SHOWMAN SING-ALONG Sat 7 Dec, 5pm Child €6, Adult €8.50 | Family Ticket: €25 English | Cert: PG | 105mins The world is singing along with the most entertaining musical of recent years – featuring hits like This is Me, The Greatest Show and From Now On - and now you can too with our special sing-along screening of The Greatest Showman. Inspired by the imagination of PT Barnum, this spectacular film celebrates the birth of showbiz and the importance of being yourself with an all-star cast including Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams and Zac Efron.

CHRISTMAS CINEMA Whether you’re looking for that warm, fuzzy festive feeling, big belly laughs or just a snowy classic the whole family knows by heart, we’ve got a film for you this Christmas! THE SNOWMAN & STICK MAN DOUBLE BILL Wed 18 Dec, 4pm Child €6, Adult €8.50 | Family Ticket: €25

English | Cert: G | 53mins We’re delighted to present a double bill of two animated Christmas family shorts, one old and one new… The Snowman takes a young boy on a magical journey, flying across countries and to the North Pole to meet Father Christmas. Based on Julia Donaldson’s (The Gruffalo) beloved picture book, Stick Man is picked up by a playful dog must make his way back home to his family for Christmas.

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THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL Fri 20 Dec, 5.30pm Child €6, Adult €8.50 | Family Ticket: €25 English | Cert: G | 85mins What happens when you give a classic Dickens story the Muppet treatment? A lot of laughs, songs and a terrific story too! In this literary adaptation, you’ll journey through Victorian London, learn of the miserly Scrooge saying “Bah, humbug!” to Christmas, and meet the three Ghosts of Christmas. ★★★★★ The Telegraph

IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE Fri 20 Dec, 8pm | €9/8

English | Cert: G | 1946 | 135mins This moving and beautifully told film is a true masterpiece of cinema. In classic Hollywood style, Heaven sends a guardian angel to remind George Baily how worthwhile his life has been, and to treasure the good times when the going gets tough. “Inspirational and thoroughly festive” The Telegraph ★★★★★ “A genuine American classic” The Guardian


Sat 21 Dec, 5.30pm Child €6, Adult €8.50 | Family Ticket: €25 English | Cert: PG | 97mins Will Ferrell stars as Buddy, a human who was raised as an elf in the North Pole. All grown up, Buddy heads to New York City to find his true place in the world but soon realises that it’s not all sugarplums and candy canes; his father is a scrooge, his step brother doesn’t believe in Santa, and everyone has forgotten the true meaning of Christmas! “A breezily entertaining, perfectly cast family treat” The Hollywood Reporter

HOME ALONE Sun 22 Dec, 5.30pm Child €6, Adult €8.50 | Family Ticket: €25

English | Cert: PG | 103mins In this classic Christmas comedy, 10-year-old Keven (Macaulay Culkin) is inadvertently left home alone when his family go on holiday and must fend for himself. When two incompetent burglars (Joe Pesci & Daniel Stern) attempt to loot his house, Kevin fights back in a series of comic attacks. ★★★★ “Gloriously tinged with nostalgia” The Telegraph

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