UPCOMING CINEMA at Riverbank Arts Centre

Our cinema season returns this September – here are a few highlights of what’s coming up! Joyride When 13-year-old Mully robs a taxi to escape from his selfish father, he discovers two unexpected passengers sleeping in the back seat: a local solicitor named Joy and her newborn baby. An unhappy Joy plans to leave the baby with friends and fly …

DATING AMBER: David Freyne

Ahead of our SPECIAL PRIDE SCREENING of Dating Amber on Tuesday, 21 June we chat with writer and director David Freyne about his inspirations behind Dating Amber, how important it was to be able to shoot the film in the Curragh and why screening his film in Newbridge is “…a weird and wonderful full circle moment.” Though not your first feature, Dating …

Cinema screenings in February!

We have some wonderful cinema screenings coming up in February. First up is Dream Horse  (7 Feb) starring Toni Collette and Damian Lewis – the true story of a Welsh village that bought a racehorse. Two of Us (14 Feb) is Filippo Meneghetti’s debut drama, featuring a love story of two women in their 70s. Spencer (21 Feb) Pablo Larraín’s highly …

Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival 2021 – some recommendations!

Our Monday cinema nights might be on hold until safer times, but our enthusiasm for great movies has not diminished – on the contrary! We are delighted to support our long-time partners at Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival (online this year) and to recommend a selection of titles we would be very keen to screen at Riverbank Arts Centre, …

SPECIAL SCREENING: Loving Vincent

We are delighted to announce a special screening of Loving Vincent, the multi award winning film, on November 24th. Over 62,000 oil paintings and a cast including our very own Chris O’Dowd and Saoirse Ronan bring the story of Vincent Van Gogh’s life and death to the screen in the world’s first feature-length painted animation. It sounds mad: inspired by …

Cinema Season Ticket Available Now

We’ve got 9 great Monday night screenings this upcoming season and one special screening in May. For our regular patrons we’ve got a special Season Ticket available to cover all 10 screenings for only €50, a potential saving of €40. There is only a limited number of the Season Tickets available from today. Buy Online now or Phone our Box …

Special Screening: The Siege of Jadotville

We are delighted to screen the critically acclaimed The Siege of Jadotville, on Tuesday 4th and Thursday 6th October. The film, based on the novel ‘The Siege at Jadotville: The Irish Army’s Forgotten Battle‘ by Declan Power,  is a gripping true story of incredible bravery against impossible odds. Jamie Dornan stars as Commander Patrick Quinlan who, along with his 150 Irish UN battalion, …

Family Sunday Brunch & Film

Join us this Sunday for a relaxed brunch in our cafe from 11am, followed by the screening of the incredibly beautiful animation, Long Way North at 12pm.   Adult & Child Brunch and Film Combo Ticket Only €15   Additional Adult Brunch & Film Ticket €9.50 Additional Child Brunch & Film Ticket €6   Best of all, there is FREE …

Imelda Nagle-Ryan Recital: The Lobster

Ahead of the screening of The Lobster we will be joined by Imelda Nagle- Ryan, a talented classical guitarist from Celbridge whose musical abilities have recently been recognized by the award winning Oscar Nominated film director, Yorgos Lanthimos, when he cast her in the film as the Mother of Léa Seydoux. Two of the pieces which Imelda played as a …