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October 2017

CINEMA: The Beguiled

Monday 2nd October, 2017 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/9

Sophia Coppola won the best director award at the Cannes Film Festival for this film in which she crafts an atmosphere of dreaminess and softness, where repressed desires surface in this Southern Gothic tale of female sexual jealousy. Set in 1864 during the American Civil War in the sun-dappled state of Virginia, a wounded Union soldier (Colin Farrell) is given shelter within an all-female boarding school. His allure soon awakens sexual feelings in Marta (Nicole Kidman), Edwina (Kirsten Dunst) and…

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CINEMA: The Student

Monday 9th October, 2017 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/9

A high school student becomes convinced that the world has been lost to evil, and begins to challenge the morals and beliefs of the adults around him. Challenged by a teacher who refuses to consent to his dogma, he sets out to eliminate her and subdue an entire community. At a time when arguments over the teaching of religion in public schools are prominent in the media, this wildly escalating classroom drama - based on a play by German playwright…

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CINEMA: Land of Mine

Monday 16th October, 2017 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/9

May 1945, German occupation of Denmark ends. A group of young POW’s are assigned to embittered Army Sgt. Rassmussen, their job is to neutralize and remove some 45,000 landmines the Nazis planted on a local beach. Promised that once their work is complete they will be free to return home the group are brutalised, starved and subjected to numerous humilitations by the liberated Danes. As Rassmussen begins to recognise the innocence and youth in his charges he softens to their…

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CINEMA: The Love Witch

Monday 23rd October, 2017 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/9

Elaine, a beautiful young witch, is determined to find a man to love her. In her gothic Victorian apartment she makes spells and potions, and then picks up men and seduces them. When she finally meets the man of her dreams, her desperation to be loved will drive her to the brink of insanity and murder. With a visual style that pays tribute to the Technicolor thrillers of the ‘60s, The Love Witch explores female fantasy and the repercussions of…

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November 2017

CINEMA: The White Knights

Monday 6th November, 2017 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

Based on the true story of French aid workers plotting to smuggle West Sudan orphans to pre-paid adoptive parents in France, Joachim Lafosse provocative procedural drama portrays good intentions gone awry. Vincent Lindon excels as the charismatically stoic but selectively principled NGO Jacques. No simply answer can be found, as Jacques embroils himself and his team in an impossible situation that grows steadily worse. Sustaining an emotional tension alongside moral ambiguity, The White Knights, is a captivating portrayal of an…

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CINEMA: Lady MacBeth

Monday 13th November, 2017 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

Rural England, 1865. Katherine (Florence Pugh) is stifled by her loveless marriage to a bitter man twice her age, whose family are cold and unforgiving. When she embarks on a passionate affair with a young worker on her husband's estate, a force is unleashed inside her, so powerful that she will stop at nothing to get what she wants. Lady Macbeth outclasses many of its peers in British period cinema, not because of its bold use of sex and violence,…

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CINEMA: A Man Called Ove

Monday 20th November, 2017 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

Ove (Rolf Lassgård) is a retiree struggling to come to terms with the death of his wife - a struggle that he angrily takes out on his neighbours by strictly enforcing the estate rules. Ove’s world is unexpectedly turned upside down when a young family move in next door. Despite his initial resistance, Ove slowly forms a bond with his new neighbours and discovers a whole new side of life... Based on a novel and nominated for Best Foreign Language…

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SPECIAL SCREENING: Loving Vincent

Friday 24th November, 2017 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€8

  Over 62,000 oil paintings and a cast including 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 a letter Vincent Van Gogh penned in the week before he died, in which he noted that "we cannot speak other than by our paintings", Oscar-winning filmmaker Hugh Welchman (Peter and the Wolf) and Polish painter Dorota Kobiela decided to make…

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CINEMA: Inversion

Monday 27th November, 2017 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

Behnam Behzadi’s film is a sombre, subdued family drama set in Tehran about the insidious patriarchal forces that conspire, almost without entirely knowing it and certainly without admitting it, against independent-minded women. It is a misogynist oppression as all-pervasive as the smog that settles everywhere on the city. Toxic air puts an elderly woman in hospital with doctor’s orders to leave the city for cleaner climes. Someone must move north with her, and her family soon decide that her unmarried,…

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December 2017

CINEMA: Frantz

Monday 4th December, 2017 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

Frantz finds writer-director François Ozon thoughtfully probing the aftermath of World War I through the memories and relationships of loved ones left behind. Set in Germany and France in the immediate aftermath of the First World War, Frantz recalls the mourning period that follows great national tragedies as seen through the eyes of the war's "lost generation": Anna, a bereft young German woman whose fiancé, Frantz, was killed during trench warfare, and Adrien, a French veteran of the war who…

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CINEMA: After The Storm

Monday 11th December, 2017 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

 Ryota  wastes the money he makes as a private detective on gambling and can barely pay child support. After the death of his father, his aging mother and beautiful ex-wife (Yoko Make) seem to be moving on with their lives. Renewing contact with his initially distrusting family, Ryota struggles to take back control of his existence and to find a lasting place in the life of his young son - until a stormy summer night offers them a chance to…

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CINEMA: The Midwife

Monday 18th December, 2017 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

Director Martin Provost (Violette, Seraphine) unites two of Frances favourite actors in his tender comedy drama about female friendship and rediscovery. Catherines Deneuve and Frot play very different women whose shaky reconnection after a number of decades allows them both to learn valuable life lessons from one another. Claire (Frot) is the conscientious Midwife of the title, a single mother whose reservations and self-restraint have left her living an isolated life. Until the day her deceased father’s ex-girlfriend makes contact.…

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January 2018

CINEMA: The Death of Stalin

Monday 15th January, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/9

It’s 1953, and Joseph Stalin rules over the Soviet Union with an iron fist… until one morning he’s discovered unconscious. With the dictator at death’s door, his deputies including Nikita Khrushchev (Steve Buscemi), Lavrentiy Beria (Simon Russell Beale) and Georgy Malenkov (Jeffrey Tambor) begin jostling for power. Meanwhile, they find themselves dealing with Stalin’s demanding son & daughter, planning a grand funeral, and keeping the country in order… In his return to the big screen, Armando Iannucci - creator of Veep and The…

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SPECIAL SCREENING: The Drummer and The Keeper

Wednesday 17th January, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€8/9

  The Drummer & The Keeper tells the story of the unlikely friendship formed between two young men; Gabriel, a reckless young drummer with bipolar disorder, who revels in rejecting society’s rules and Christopher, a 17 year old with Asperger’s Syndrome, who yearns to fit in. This heart-warming story shows the strength of the human bond in the face of adversity. Written and directed by Nick Kelly, whose short film Shoe was shortlisted for an Academy Award, The Drummer &…

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Cinema: Land Of Mine

Monday 22nd January, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

May 1945, German occupation of Denmark ends. A group of young POW’s are assigned to embittered Army Sgt. Rassmussen, their job is to neutralize and remove some 45,000 landmines the Nazis planted on a local beach. Promised that once their work is complete they will be free to return home the group are brutalised, starved and subjected to numerous humilitations by the liberated Danes. As Rassmussen begins to recognise the innocence and youth in his charges he softens to their…

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Cinema: The Florida Project

Monday 29th January, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

Six-year-old Moonie (Brooklynn Prince) lives with her mother Halley (Bria Vinaite) in a Florida motel. Along with her friends, Moonie spends the summer exploring the urban wilderness and getting into every sort of mischief. Halley, meanwhile, desperately tries to make ends meet. Kind but stern manager Bobby (Willem Dafoe) tries to keep his patience as rent goes unpaid and the hyperactive kids run wild.

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February 2018

CINEMA: Call Me By Your Name

Monday 5th February, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

It’s 1983, and 17-year-old Elio (Timothée Chalamet) is living in northern Italy with his family. It’s a carefree life of great food, classical music and summer romances. Everything changes with the arrival of Oliver (Armie Hammer), a summer intern for Elio’s father. The handsome American strikes up an immediate bond with Elio, and the pair soon find themselves growing closer together.

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Cinema: The Killing Of A Sacred Deer

Monday 12th February, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

Dr Steven Murphy (Colin Farrell) has a successful career and comfortable family life. He takes Martin (Barry Keoghan), the son of a late patient, under his wing. When Steven introduces Martin to his family, the young man seems to fit right in. But there’s something not quite right about Martin, and Steven’s life begins slowly falling apart when his son develops a mysterious illness...

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CINEMA: Marie Curie The Courage of Knowledge

Monday 19th February, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/9

In the eight years between her two Nobel Prizes (1903-11), Polish scientist Marie Curie (Karolina Gruszka) is widowed and embarks upon a scandalous affair with married colleague Paul Langevin (Arieh Worthalter). Moreover, she continues to conduct pioneering research into radiation and challenge the institutionalised chauvinism of the French scientific hierarchy.

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March 2018

ADIFF SCREENING: The Divine Order (CANCELLED)

Friday 2nd March, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€8/€9

It’s 1971: Nora is a young housewife and mother, living in a quaint little village in Switzerland with her husband and their two sons. The rural area is untouched by the major social upheavals the revolutionary movement of 1968 has brought about elsewhere. Nora’s life is not affected either; she is a quiet person who is liked by everybody – until she starts to publicly fight for women’s suffrage, which the men are due to vote on in a ballot.…

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CINEMA: In Between (CANCELLED)

Monday 5th March, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

Layla, Salma, and Nour – three Palestinian women with Israeli citizenship - share an apartment in the vibrant center of Tel Aviv. Despite being “independent”, each of them struggles with the restrictions imposed on their lives by a blinkered society. Maysaloun Hamoud’s remarkable feature debut, explores the challenges facing young Arab-Israeli women who must negotiate being “in between” cultures and traditions.

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CINEMA: Breathe

Monday 12th March, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

After contracting polio at the age of 28, Robin Cavendish is confined to a bed and given only months to live. With help from his wife Diana and her twin brothers, and the groundbreaking ideas of inventor Teddy Hall, Cavendish emerges from the hospital ward and devotes the rest of his life to helping fellow patients and the disabled.

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CINEMA: A Fantastic Woman

Monday 26th March, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

Marina is beautiful, vibrant and in love. So when her older lover Orlando dies suddenly, she is left in a state of shock. Still raw with grief Marina finds that, as a transgender woman, she is suspected of foul play by his family. Sebastián Lelio follows his hit Gloria with this moving drama about a woman struggling with societal prejudice.

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April 2018

CINEMA: Happy End

Monday 9th April, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/9

Anne has taken over the family construction business as her aging father Georges struggles with dementia. The extended family, including Anne’s alcoholic son, her doctor brother and his troubled teenage daughter, come and go to their Calais home… The latest from two-time Palme d’Or winner Michael Haneke is a dark satire on a dysfunctional family and a hypocritical bourgeois society. ★★★★ “Michael Haneke’s latest carries a defiantly conventional setup followed by the director at his most unconventional and teasing best.”…

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CINEMA: The Divine Order

Monday 16th April, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/9
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Nora is a young housewife and mother, living in a quaint little village in Switzerland with her husband and their sons. The rural area is untouched by the major social upheavals the revolutionary movement of 1968 has brought about elsewhere. Nora’s life is not affected either; she is a quiet person who is liked by everybody – until she starts to publicly fight for women’s suffrage, which the men are due to vote on in a ballot. Despite obstacles and…

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CINEMA: Making the Grade

Monday 23rd April, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/9
Making the Grade

Making the Grade invites us into the world of the piano lesson. Every year teachers and students throughout Ireland prepare for graded musical exams. These exams can be pleasing for some but daunting for others. Each student has their own goal but reaching Grade Eight is considered a pinnacle. This endearing and uplifting documentary explores the bond between piano teachers and their pupils as they struggle through these grades. This is a story of the transformative power of music and…

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CINEMA: Phantom Thread

Monday 30th April, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/9
Phantom Thread

Set in the glamour of 1950's post-war London, renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock (Daniel Day-Lewis) and his sister Cyril (Lesley Manville) are at the centre of British fashion, dressing royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, debutants and dames with the distinct style of The House of Woodcock. Women come and go through Woodcock's life, providing the confirmed bachelor with inspiration and companionship, until he comes across a young, strong-willed woman, Alma (Vicky Krieps), who soon becomes a fixture in his life as…

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May 2018

CINEMA: Michael Inside

Monday 14th May, 2018 - 20:00
€6/9

Having announced himself as a storyteller of rare sensitivity with his previous film I Used to Live Here, Frank Berry brings something of a documentarian’s rigour to the tale of Michael, a luckless 18-year-old who is misfortunate to be sent to prison. Vulnerable and alone, Michael is taken under the wing of a score-settling older prisoner (a quietly unhinged performance by Moe Dunford). With nary a hint of a soapbox and with deep humanity, Berry portrays a penal system that…

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CINEMA: The Square

Monday 28th May, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/9

Christian is the successful but self-centred curator of a modern art museum. A few days before the opening of his new prestigious exhibition The Square, Christian is mugged and his mobile phone stolen, an action which propels him to hunt for the perpetrator. This personal search, as well as the pressures of handling a controversial PR campaign for the opening of the exhibition, plunges both the curator and his museum into crisis. Swedish director Ruben Östlund (Force Majeure) took home…

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June 2018

CINEMA: Marlina, The Murderer in Four Acts

Monday 11th June, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/9

It’s not every day that one happens upon a feminist Indonesian Spaghetti Western, especially one that brazenly blares out the mariachi horns from the get-go. Even against a backdrop of rape-revenge, motherhood dominates fourth film from Mouly Surya. Marlina has lost a son, her chatty chum Novi (Dea Panendra) is nearly 10 months pregnant, and even one of the evil thugs takes time to sing the praises of his late mummy’s culinary skills. Marlina lives quietly in Sumba until one…

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CINEMA: Lean On Pete

Monday 18th June, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

From acclaimed filmmaker Andrew Haigh comes a deeply moving story told through the unique prism of one boy’s connection to a very special racehorse. 15-year-old Charley (Charlie Plummer) arrives in Portland, Oregon, with his single father Ray (Travis Fimmel), both eager for a fresh start after a series of hard knocks. While Ray descends into personal turmoil, Charley finds camaraderie at a local racetrack where he lands a job caring for an ageing quarter horse named Lean On Pete. The…

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CINEMA: Let The Sunshine In

Monday 25th June, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

Inspired by Roland Barthes’s A Lover’s Discourse, Claire Denis teams up with writer Christine Angot to tell, in fragments, the romantic journey of Isabelle (Juliette Binoche), a sensitive, middle-aged, unhappily divorced artist and mother, as she moves from one lover to the next in search of definitive love. Exquisitely lit by Denis’ long-standing cinematographer Agnès Godard, and with a constellation of star actors (Gérard Depardieu, Xavier Beauvois, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi and Bruno Podalydès), Isabelle’s quest for love unfolds with a delightful…

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September 2018

CINEMA: C’est La Vie!

Monday 10th September, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

Max is a veteran wedding planner who is thinking about selling on his business. For now, however, there’s something more pressing to worry about: organising a lavish wedding in a 17th century chateau. It’s no small task: there’s dozens of people to manage, unreliable electricity, a last-minute musician change, and an increasingly demanding groom. Soon, things start going very wrong indeed. Can Max and his team sort everything out without the guests noticing? The latest film from Untouchable directors Olivier…

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CINEMA: In The Fade.

Monday 17th September, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

In a rare German-language performance, Diane Kruger (Inglorious Basterds, Disorder) plays In the Fade’s Katja, a woman struggling with the deaths of her husband Nuri and son Rocco in a terrorist bomb attack. Katja’s search for justice, and with it the hope for relief from the over-whelming grief she is experiencing, brings her on a journey that tips her over the edge and ultimately leaves her looking for revenge. The new film from acclaimed German director Fatih Akin (Head-On, The…

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CULTURE NIGHT SCREENING: Cobain – Montage of Heck

Friday 21st September, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Hailed as one of the most innovative and intimate music documentaries, this fully authorised portrait of famed music icon Kurt Cobain, Montage of Heck tracks the artist from his earliest years in Aberdeen, Washington through to the height of his fame with Nirvana and explores his final unhappy unravelling with depth and understanding. Directed by acclaimed filmmaker Brett Morgen who had unprecedented access to Cobain’s personal archive, Montage of Heck expertly blends Cobain's personal writings, art, music, and movies with…

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CINEMA: Dublin Oldschool

Monday 24th September, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

Wannabe DJ Jason (Emmet Kirwan) is preparing for a long weekend of parties and raves in Dublin. As he fuels himself with drink and drugs, Jason is shocked to bump into his estranged, homeless brother Daniel (Ian Lloyd Anderson) – a smart but troubled heroin addict who has just returned to the city. As he struggles to reconnect with Daniel, Jason is forced to come to terms with the consequences of his own lifestyle. Adapted from Emmet Kirwan’s own play,…

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October 2018

CINEMA: Cold War

Monday 1st October, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland

Poland 1949: talented musician Wiktor is part of a group visiting remote villages to select young people for a show of authentic traditional Polish song and dance. During the auditions Wiktor meets the beautiful and mysterious Zula, and soon the two have started a passionate love affair. Over the next 15 years their romance faces many obstacles, yet they are always drawn back together. Based on the relationship of his own parents, this new film from Pawel Pawlikowski, the director…

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CINEMA: Leave No Trace

Monday 8th October, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

A self-contained father and daughter, live happily on the fringes of society. Will, a war veteran, suffering from PTSD, and his teenage daughter Tom, live in a vast urban park in Portland. Will is vigilant about their camp, their rations and the regular drills they have to remain undercover. Only leaving the park to collect certain supplies, their bond is apparent and unyielding. Until the authorities discover them and social services intervene. Offering help, imposing compliance and conformity, they are…

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CINEMA: The Young Karl Marx

Monday 15th October, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

Raoul Peck, follow up to his critically acclaimed documentary ‘I am not your Negro’, with a biopic of Karl Marx (August Diehl) that focuses on his relationship with English industrialist Friedrich Engels (Stefan Konarske). In 1843, the 26 year old Marx is living in exile with his wife Jenny (Phantom Thread’s Vicky Krieps) in Paris, where he meet Engels. Quickly befriending one another, they set about writing revolutionary texts, seek out contact with utopian workers movements and clash with the…

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CINEMA: Columbus

Monday 22nd October, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

Korean-American Jin travels to Columbus, Indiana after his estranged father falls into a coma. While there, he meets Casey - a 19-year-old who has found herself reluctantly stuck in her hometown. Together they begin to explore Columbus, which is full of buildings from world-renowned modern architects. As a friendship forms and the conversations grow ever more intense, both Jin and Casey begin to confront their own frustrations with life... There are hints of Lost in Translation and the Before… trilogy in Columbus, but this is…

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November 2018

CINEMA: The Guardians (Les Gardiennes)

Monday 5th November, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

France, 1915. Hortense and her daughter Solange take over the running of the family farm while the men go off to war. With the harvest approaching, Hortense hires Francine, a young woman who proves herself as an invaluable help. But when Hortense’s son George returns on leave, romance develops between him and Francine, upsetting the natural balance in the process… Cannes Grand Prize winner Xavier Beauvois (Of Gods and Men) adapts Ernest Pérochon’s 1924 novel into this intimate drama exploring…

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CINEMA: Lucky

Monday 19th November, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

Lucky (Stanton) is a 90-year-old wartime veteran living in a small remote desert town. This fiercely independent atheist’s life has happily revolved around a daily routine involving yoga, diner visits, crossword puzzles, TV game shows, cigarettes and meeting up with his long-time friends at his local. But now as he contemplates the end of life, he finds himself on a late journey of self-exploration...This award-winning first feature from actor-turned-director John Carroll Lynch (Fargo, Zodiac) allows Harry Dean Stanton to shine…

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CINEMA: Wajib

Monday 26th November, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

Architect Shadi returns from Italy to his native Nazereth for his sister’s upcoming marriage. He has reluctantly agreed to honour his “wajib” or duty, to accompany his father in hand-delivering invitations for the wedding. Forced to spend time together after many years apart, past tensions and differences between father and son come to the surface. But as their journey continues, both men also start to get to know and understand each other better.... In Wajib, Palestinian director Annemarie Jacir uses…

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December 2018

CINEMA: Black 47

Monday 3rd December, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€6/€9

Ireland 1847. After fighting in the Afghanistan war for the British, Irishman Martin Feeney becomes a deserter. But on his return home to the West of Ireland, he finds a land gripped by the famine, with his relatives dead, either through starvation or at the hands of the English. In desparation, he sets out to avenge his family. The British send Hannah, an ex-British soldier who previously fought alongside Martin, to stop him carrying out his bloody vendetta. In Black…

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Summer 1993 (Estiu 1993)

Monday 10th December, 2018 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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When six year old Frida's mother dies from AIDS related pneumonia, she moves from her life in Barcelona to her Uncles Catalonian farm. This new family and her landscape are alien to Frida; she’s afraid of the chickens, she doesn’t know the difference between a lettuce and a cabbage and she has a new, adoring, annoying little sister. While her family’s warmth and love are abundant, their attempts to protect her only increase Frida's bewilderment and isolation. This autobiographical first…

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