What's On

Tuesday 28 March, 8pm, €7

My Name is Emily

in partnership with Access Cinema

Dir: Simon Fitzmaurice  |  Ireland  |  2015  |  100 mins |  Cert: CLUB

The debut feature from Irish writer director Simon Fitzmaurice is a spirited coming of age story that traces the journey of a strongwilled young woman as she weathers loss, upheaval, and rebirth.

This will be preceded by a screening of Oonagh Kearney's short film Oiche Nollaig na mBan, which is inspired by Seán Ó Ríordáin’s well known poem and aims to capture the powerful energy of the work in a highly visual treatment. Working with a schoolgirl choir and inter-generational cast of female performers, the film pays tribute to Ó’Riórdáin’s language and radical vision of Women’s Christmas night.

Friday 7 April, Food 6.30pm / Film 8pm, €22 film & food

Bollywood Film & Food Night: Jab Tak Hai Jaan

In partnership with Seema Daly

Back by popular demand!  Immerse yourself in the great taste of India right on your own door step as glór serves up a glorious evening of all things Indian.

The evening kicks off with a great Indian inspired menu served to your table, followed by a screening of a Bollywood classic. Welcome to dress in Indian attire!

After finding and losing his true love in London, Samar Anand defies death by becoming a bomb disposal expert for the Indian Army. Returning to London after 10 years, he suffers amnesia after an accident. Will he be reunited with his love?

A young immigrant falls in love with a NRI who wanted to marry any British person, not a typical Indian. But she falls in love with that young musician, but this love story ends with a breakup. Then that man, fed up with life with vast emotion joins Indian army bomb squad, where he flirts with death everyday. A young discovery channel journalist approaches his team to cover bomb squad story but falls in love with him.

Dir: Yash Chopra  |  India  |  2012  |  176mins  |  CLUB
Starring: Shahrukh Khan, Katrina Kaif, Anushka Sharma

Tuesday 11 April, 8pm, €7

The Hunt for the Wilderpeople

Dir: Taika Waititi  |  New Zealand  |  2016  |  163 mins  |  Cert: 16

 A big-hearted picture full of small, understated moments of magic, the New Zealand-based comedy-drama is an off-kilter charmer.

Tuesday 25 April, 8pm, €7

I, Daniel Blake

Dir: Ken Loach  |  UK/France/Belgium  |  2016  |  100 mins  |  CERT: 15A

Ken Loach won his second Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival 2016 for this timely drama about an out-of-work Newcastle carpenter’s battle to survive after being denied his government health benefits.

Friday 28 April, 7.30pm, €10

Beyond Gardening – Film Screening & Expert Talks

presented by Clare Garden Festival Fringe in association with glór

The highlight event of the new Clare Garden Festival Fringe combines the award-winning garden film Dare to be Wild with expert talks, featuring Mary Reynolds discussing our relationship with the Earth, as explored in her book The Garden Awakening, and plantsman Ciaran Burke exploring the humorous side of gardening.

Dare to be Wild tells the true story of Mary Reynolds, a modern-day heroine, and environmentalist Christy Collard, who dare to express their passion for the wild at the Chelsea Flower Show.

Tuesday 9 May, 8pm, €7

The Queen of Katwe

Dir: Mira Nair  |  USA  |  2016  |  124 mins  |  Cert: PG

The Queen of Katwe is the vibrant true story of a young girl selling corn on the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess.

She is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of becoming an international chess champion. 

Bring your chessboard for a game beforehand.

Saturday 13 May, 7.30pm, €14.50/€13 conc./€13 groups of 6 or more

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Experience an evening of extraordinary short films from the world's most prestigious mountain film festival.

Follow the expeditions of some of today's most incredible adventurers, see amazing footage of adrenaline packed action sports and be inspired by thought-provoking pieces shot from the far flung corners of the globe.  Ignite your passion for adventure, action and travel through an exhilarating collection of the latest films from the most talented adventure film makers of today.

An exciting event not to be missed with free prize giveaways!

Visit www.banff-uk.com for more details

Age Guidance: 12A

Photo credit: Senja Island, Norway © Thomas Senf

Tuesday 23 May, 8pm, €7

Life Feels Good - Chce sie zyc

Presented in partnership with PolskaEire Festival

Dir: Maciej Pieprzyca  |  Poland  |  2013  |  112 mins  |  Cert: CLUB

Set in 80’s and 90’s Poland and based on a true story, Mateusz, who has severe cerebral palsy, has been misdiagnosed as having an intellectual disability and struggles to communicate, until a caring nurse helps to reveal his witty and intelligent personality beneath. 

Multi-prize winner at the Montreal World Film Festival.

Tuesday 6 June, 8pm, €7

The Young Offenders

Dir: Peter Foott  |  Ireland  |  2016  |  84 mins  |  Cert: 15A

Inspired by the true story of Ireland’s biggest cocaine seizure in 2007, The Young Offenders is a comedy road movie about best friends Conor and Jock, two inner-city teenagers from Cork who dress the same, act the same, and even have the same bum-fluff moustaches.