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September 2021

CINEMA: NOMADLAND

Monday 27th September, 2021 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (early bird)/ €9 (on door)

In Chloé Zhao’s multiple award-winning feature, Frances McDormand plays Fern, a displaced woman in her 60’s, who, having lost her husband and her home, sets off on the road to explore life as a modern-day nomad. A mixture of fiction and documentary filmmaking, Nomadland features a cast of real life nomads: people living on the road, travelling for seasonal work, unencumbered by many of life’s obligations. There is freedom and comradery in their community, mirroring the same openness as their…

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October 2021

CINEMA: Redemption of a Rogue

Monday 4th October, 2021 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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After seven years in exile, prodigal son Jimmy Cullen (Aaron Monaghan) returns home to Cavan to make peace with his dying father. Within moments of Jimmy’s arrival, the old man breathes his last and the heavens open. All that remains is to organise the funeral, except his father’s will stipulates he cannot be buried on a wet day, otherwise Jimmy and his brother will be disinherited. And it doesn’t look like it’s going to stop raining anytime soon … Winner…

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CINEMA: Annette

Monday 11th October, 2021 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Henry and Ann are famous, and madly in love. The tabloids and gossip columns are frenzied: he is a shock-jock, stand-up comedian, while she is a beloved operatic soprano. They marry and welcome a baby daughter; Annette. But all is not well … Henry struggles, resenting his wife and the monotony of family life. As the darker side of his personality builds, tragedy is inevitable. When Annette reveals she has inherited her mother’s vocal talents, Henry begins to exploit his…

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CINEMA: Limbo

Monday 18th October, 2021 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Omar (Amir El-Masry) is a young Syrian musician stationed upon a fictional remote Scottish island, where he and a group of new arrivals await the results of their asylum claims. Omar shares his accommodation with Farhad, a Freddie Mercury fan who fled Afghanistan; Nigerian Wasef, who dreams of footballing glory; and Abedi, a reluctant realist. Isolated from his family and any sense of belonging in a strange land, a broken arm leaves Omar feeling further adrift and unable to play…

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November 2021

CINEMA: I’m Your Man

Monday 1st November, 2021 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Alma is a scientist at Berlin’s famous Pergamon Museum. In an attempt to secure funding for her latest research, she reluctantly agrees to evaluate a new line of humanoid cyborgs. But Alma has taken on more than she bargained for – the process requires her to live for three weeks with Tom, a robot programmed to be her ideal life partner! Actress-turned-director Maria Schrader has crafted a playful comedy, which cleverly explores themes of love, relationships, humanity and identity. Featuring…

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CINEMA: Gagarine

Monday 8th November, 2021 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (early bird)/€9 (on door)

The everyday wonders of the world around us dazzle in this thrilling feature debut, about a young Parisian whose dreams are far from Earthbound. Yuri lives in Cité Gagarine, a vast housing project in Ivry-sur-Seine on the outskirts of Paris. It was opened in the 1960s by the famous Russian cosmonaut, after whom both the building and its young resident are named. Now in a state of disrepair, the building is to be torn down, but this once-thriving hotbed of…

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CINEMA: Wildfire

Monday 22nd November, 2021 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (early bird)/€9 (on door)

Having disappeared from her border town in Northern Ireland a year prior, Kelly (Nika McGuigan) suddenly shows up on the doorstep of her sister, Lauren (Nora-Jane Noone). Kelly’s reappearance upends Lauren’s stable life, slowly bringing to the fore, a deep-seated trauma related to the mysterious death of their mother. Despite their differences, the sisters rekindle their bond, which reignites Kelly’s desire for the truth. They soon find themselves on a collision course with everyone around them, triggering a confrontation with…

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December 2021

CINEMA: Riders of Justice

Monday 6th December, 2021 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (early bird)/€9 (on door)

Markus (Mads Mikkelsen) returns home to care for his daughter when his wife dies in a tragic train accident. However, when a survivor of the wreck surfaces and claims foul play, Markus suspects his wife was murdered and embarks on a mission to find those responsible. Director: Anders Thomas Jensen Starring: Mads Mikkelsen; Anders Thomas Jensen; Andrea Heick Gadeberg Denmark, Sweden, Finland   2020              116 mins Please note, in line with new Government guidelines, you will be required to show your EU COVID…

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CINEMA: Rose Plays Julie

Monday 13th December, 2021 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Veterinarian student Rose has been searching for her birth mother. She longs to know the facts of her true identity. When she discovers that her mother is a well-known actress, she reaches out - despite her mother having stated she wants no contact. They meet, and an awful secret is revealed, one that pushes Rose onto a dark path. Armed with the truth and an unshakable desire for revenge, Rose sets out to track down her biological father, Peter. Reinventing…

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CINEMA: Perfumes (Les Parfums)

Monday 20th December, 2021 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (early bird)/€9 (on door)

++Apologies, for technical reasons this screening cannot take place++ Guillaume is a divorced, private chauffeur, desperately trying to make ends meet so that he can afford a larger apartment, in the hopes of winning joint custody of his daughter. He is assigned a demanding new client, Anne, a once-famous professional “nose” in the world of perfume design. When Guillaume proves himself to be no pushover in the face of Anne’s normal diva-like behaviour, she begins to soften towards him and…

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February 2022

Special Screening: The Island of Saints (based on The Red Book of Ossory)

Friday 4th February, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€8 (Early Bird) /€10 (on door)

++Update 4/2 - Due to unforeseen circumstances, this screening is not able to take place tonight - all ticket holders have been contacted. Apologies for any inconvenience++ The Island of Saints is based on an important 14th century medieval manuscript, The Red Book of Ossory, which was compiled in Kilkenny and is housed there in St Canice's Cathedral. Pre-eminent among the manuscript’s texts are sixty remarkable Latin poems by Richard de Ledrede, Bishop of Ossory. Caitríona O’Leary, music director of…

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CINEMA: Dream Horse

Monday 7th February, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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The film tells the true story of Jan Vokes (played by Academy Award® nominee Toni Colette), a Welsh cleaner and bartender, who decides to breed and rear a race horse. She persuades her neighbours and friends to contribute financially to the scheme. The group’s unlikely investment plan pays off as the horse rises through the ranks and puts them in a race for the national championship. Director: Euros Lyn Starring: Toni Collette, Damien Lewis, Joanna Page, Peter Davison UK   2020 .  113mins   Cert: PG…

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CINEMA: Two of Us

Monday 14th February, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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When Nina met Madeleine on holiday in Rome, they became instantly inseparable. Decades later, they are still sharing their lives and the landing between their two neighbouring apartments. Despite this, Madeleine has never told anyone about their relationship. So after more than twenty years of loving in secret, Madeleine promises Nina she will finally tell her family the truth. Though certain of her decision and love for Nina, Madeleine finds the prospect of “coming out” daunting. It takes an unexpected, life-altering event and…

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CINEMA: Spencer

Monday 21st February, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Christmas. 1991. Sandringham Estate. The Royal Family gathers for their annual three-day celebrations. Diana, Princess of Wales (a mesmerising Kirsten Stewart) arrives late, having circumvented her driver and security detail.  Her marriage to Prince Charles now hanging by a thread due to his affair with Camilla Parker Bowles which has now become public. Cold-shouldered by the family, quietly admired by the staff, Diana struggles and stumbles through her final Christmas of expectation, tradition and hypocrisy. Billed as a ‘fable from…

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CINEMA: Martin Eden

Monday 28th February, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Based on Jack London’s 1909 novel, Pietro Marcello’s Martin Eden chronicles the life of an uneducated sailor (Luca Marinelli) who falls for wealthy Italian beauty Elena Orsini, and is subsequently inspired to become a writer. Yearning to transform himself to prove his worth to Elena, Martin immerses himself in literature and politics. Irrevocably emerging as a fierce critic of the ruling class, Martin comes into conflict with Elena’s family. Relocated to early 20th century Naples, Marcello’s film cleverly blurs past and present to create…

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March 2022

SCREENING: The Lonsdale Project

Saturday 5th March, 2022 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Super Paua and Riverbank Arts Centre are delighted to present the world premiere of The Lonsdale Project, a film for ages 11+. It’s the first annual lecture on the work of Kathleen Lonsdale, a Kildare-born crystallographer, anti-war campaigner, mother of three, and activist for penal reform, having served time in Holloway Prison. Professor O’Mahony and Professor Breathnach are both excited to share her achievements. But they have some very different ideas on how to do that… One a more traditional…

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SPECIAL SCREENING: Hive

Monday 7th March, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Sundance triple award winner HIVE is a searing drama based on the true story of Fahrije (Yllka Gashi), who, like many of the other women in her patriarchal village, has lived with fading hope and burgeoning grief since her husband went missing during the war in Kosovo. In order to provide for her struggling family, she pulls the other widows in her community together to launch a business selling a local food product. Together, they find healing and solace in considering a…

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CINEMA: King Richard

Monday 14th March, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Based on the true story that will inspire the world. “King Richard’’ follows the journey of Richard Williams, an undeterred father instrumental in raising two of the most extraordinarily gifted athletes of all time, who will end up changing the sport of tennis forever. Driven by a clear vision of their future and using unconventional methods, Richard has a plan that will take Venus and Serena Williams from the streets of Compton, California to the global stage as legendary icons.…

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CINEMA: C’mon C’mon

Monday 21st March, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Johnny (Joaquin Phoenix) is a good-natured radio journalist, estranged from his sister and suffering from emotional arrested development. Working on a project that keeps him on the road, he travels across the U.S. interviewing children about their hopes and fears for the future. Due to an extreme personal crisis his sister, Viv (Gaby Hoffmann), asks him to look after her 8-year-old son, Jesse (Woody Norman). Johnny and his young nephew are thrown together, forging a a delicate but transformative relationship,…

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CINEMA: The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

Tuesday 29th March, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (early bird)/€9 (on door)

(please note new screening date - Tuesday 29 March) The extraordinary true story of eccentric British artist Louis Wain (Benedict Cumberbatch), whose playful, sometimes even psychedelic pictures helped to transform the public's perception of cats forever. Moving from the late 1800s through to the 1930s, we follow the incredible adventures of this inspiring, unsung hero, as he seeks to unlock the "electrical" mysteries of the world and, in so doing, to better understand his own life and the profound love…

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April 2022

CINEMA: The French Dispatch

Monday 4th April, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (early bird)/€9 (on door)

Set in a fictional French city called Ennui-sur-Blasé, the writers and staff of The French Dispatch, a widely circulated American Magazine, gather to discuss potential articles for the next edition. Four different stories compete for publication: a travelogue of the seediest sections of the city itself from The Cycling Reporter; an article about a criminally insane painter, his guard and muse, and his ravenous dealers; “Revisions to a Manifesto,” a chronicle of love and death at the height of student…

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Special Screening for UKRAINE: Olga

Wednesday 6th April, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (early bird)/€9 (on door)

Olga (Anastasia Budiashkina) is a talented 15-year-old gymnast with a bright future that might take her all the way to the Olympics. Given the chance to train in Switzerland, she leaves Kiev just as the Ukraine experiences unprecedented political turmoil. Ruthlessly focused on her training, Olga is left a distant bystander as her mother, an investigative journalist, challenges a brutal regime. Elie Grappe's impressive debut is a subtle, tensely handled tale of exile reflecting the pressures on young athletes, the clash…

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CINEMA: Doineann

Monday 11th April, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Tomás, a busy Irish-language TV producer, is a private man, who likes to keep things quiet and ordered. He takes his wife Siobhan and their beloved baby son Oisín to their secluded holiday home, on a north coast island, as frequently as he can. They don't go out, they don't interact with the locals – he just wants to enjoy the peace. And he does, until he receives an urgent call from work – he's needed back on the mainland.…

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CINEMA: House of Gucci

Monday 25th April, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (early bird)/€9 (on door)

House of Gucci is inspired by the shocking true story of the family empire behind the Italian fashion house of Gucci. Spanning three decades of love, betrayal, decadence, revenge, and ultimately murder, we see what a name means, what it’s worth, and how far a family will go for control. Director: Ridley Scott Starring: Adam Driver, Lady Gaga, Jared Leto USA, Canada 2021 157 mins Cert: 15A

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May 2022

CINEMA: Petite Maman

Monday 9th May, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (early bird)/€9 (on door)

Director Céline Sciamma (Portrait of A Lady on Fire) latest is a delicate, wonderfully beguiling tale about the power of memory and imagination. Following her grandmother’s death, eight-year-old Nelly (Joséphine Sanz) is helping her parents clean out her mother’s childhood home. She explores the house and the surrounding woods where her mum, used to play. After her mother suddenly leaves, Nelly befriends a girl (Gabrielle Sanz) of her own age in the woods, with whom she finds she has a…

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CINEMA: One of These Days

Monday 16th May, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (early bird)/€9 (on door)

In a small Texan town, a local car dealer holds the “Hands on a Hardbody” competition every year. In this contest, participants selected by lucky draw stand around a brand new pickup truck donated by the organiser, place one hand on the car, and are not allowed to take it away. Whoever holds on the longest gets to keep the car. Short breaks are few and far between, and the competitors not permitted to sleep. Meanwhile, a fair kicks off…

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CINEMA: Great Freedom (Grosse Freiheit)

Monday 30th May, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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The exquisite latest film from writer-director Sebastian Meise, Great Freedom paints a stirring portrait of gay resistance and resilience in post-war Germany. Sensual yet arresting, Austria’s official submission to the 2022 Academy Awards turns a humanist eye towards a heartrending past. Unfolding across three decades, this drama traces the repeated imprisonment of one man under Paragraph 175 — a law criminalizing homosexual activity. After being “liberated” by Allied forces in 1945, Hans is transferred directly from a concentration camp to prison to…

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June 2022

CINEMA: Belfast

Monday 13th June, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (early bird)/€9 (on door)

From lauded director Kenneth Branagh, and starring an acclaimed ensemble cast, Belfast is a personal and joyful story about the power of memory, set in late 1960s Northern Ireland. At the centre of the film is Buddy, a young boy on the cusp of adolescence, whose life is filled with familial love, childhood hijinks, and a blossoming romance. Yet, with his beloved hometown caught up in increasing turmoil, his family faces a momentous choice: hope the conflict will pass or…

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CINEMA: Master Cheng

Monday 20th June, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Following the death of his wife, professional chef Cheng travels with his young son to a remote village in Finland to connect with a man he once met in Shanghai. Upon arrival, nobody in the village seems to know his friend but local café owner Sirkka offers him accommodation and in return Cheng helps her in the kitchen surprising the locals with the delights of Chinese cuisine. Gradually his cooking encourages these vastly different cultures to connect, and Cheng is…

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SPECIAL SCREENING: Dating Amber

Tuesday 21st June, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Dating Amber is a poignant, honest and funny look at the highs and lows of teenage life where the only way to fit in is to not be yourself, even if this goes against your very being. Set in Ireland (some familiar Kildare locations!) during the mid-90’s, Eddie and Amber decide to stage a relationship in order to stop everyone speculating about their sexuality. Eddie is keen to follow his Dad into the military, while Amber dreams of moving to…

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CINEMA: The Duke

Monday 27th June, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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In 1961, Kempton Bunton, a 60-year old taxi driver, stole Goya’s portrait of the Duke of Wellington from the National Gallery in London. It was the first (and remains the only) theft in the Gallery’s history. Kempton sent ransom notes saying that he would return the painting on condition that the government invested more in care for the elderly - he had long campaigned for pensioners to receive free television. What happened next became the stuff of legend. Only 50 years later…

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SPECIAL SCREENING: Oisín & The Essay

Wednesday 29th June, 2022 - 19:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Free, booking advised

Riverbank Arts Centre is delighted to host The Essay and Oisín from writer-director Alba Fernandez and produced by Danilo Zambrano.  The Essay is a short about a hard-pressed mechanic who reluctantly listens to her brother's essay about the aftermath of a tragedy. Starring Tom Egan, Sarah Jane Seymour. Oisín tells the story of a single mother longing for connection who must choose between her autistic son and the girl next door. It stars Claire J. Loy, Sarah Jane Seymour and Rian Sheridan. Oisín is a Kildare…

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July 2022

SPECIAL SCREENING: An Cailín Ciúin ( The Quiet Girl )

Thursday 7th July, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (early bird) / €9 (on door)

Nine-year-old Cáit (Catherine Clinch) is sent by her dysfunctional family to spend the summer with an Aunt and Uncle she has never met before. Through the tender care of her aunt Eibhlín (Carrie Crowley) Cáit finally feels loved and safe. Despite himself, her uncle Sean (Andrew Bennett) forges a bond and for the first time, Cáit experiences the warmth of a loving home. The once quiet Cáit blossoms in their care, but in this house where there are meant to be…

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September 2022

CINEMA: Joyride

Monday 12th September, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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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 to Lanzarote. However, those plans are thrown up in the air when she and Mully end up on an unexpected road trip across County Kerry.  Joyride is a true crowd-pleaser. Award-winning documentary maker Emer Reynolds (The Farthest,…

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FAMILY CINEMA: Lightyear

Saturday 17th September, 2022 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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A sci-fi action adventure and the definitive origin story of Buzz Lightyear, the hero who inspired the toy. Lightyear follows the legendary Space Ranger after he’s marooned on a hostile planet 4.2 million lightyears from Earth alongside his commander and their crew. As Buzz tries to find a way back home through space and time,he’s joined by a group of ambitious recruits and his charming robot companion cat, Sox. Complicating matters and threatening the mission is the arrival of Zurg,…

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CINEMA: ELVIS

Monday 19th September, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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From Oscar-nominated filmmaker Baz Luhrmann, ELVIS is an epic, big-screen spectacle that explores the life and music of Elvis Presley. Elvis’s story is seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager, Colonel Tom Parker. Central to Elvis’s journey is one of the significant and influential people in his life, Priscilla Presley. His rise to fame and subsequent unprecedented stardom, is set against the backdrop of the evolving cultural landscape and loss of innocence in America. Starring…

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CINEMA: Anaïs in Love (Les Amour D’Anaïs)

Monday 26th September, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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In this sparkling and elegant romantic comedy, the free-spirited and giddily impulsive Anaïs (Anaïs Demoustier) careers from one lover to the next while trying to find some direction in her life. Following a brief dalliance with an older man (Denis Podalydès), she soon finds herself captivated instead by his beautiful long-time partner Emilie (Valeria Bruni- Tedeschi), a successful and beguilingly charismatic writer, and an affair begins which may just offer the contentment Anaïs has been searching for. Featuring stunning Paris…

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October 2022

CINEMA: The Good Boss (El Buen Patron)

Monday 3rd October, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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The Good Boss is a workplace comedy with Javier Bardem as the friendly face of capitalist corruption, a biting and acerbic character study and a darkly funny social. It tells the story of Básculas Blanco, a Spanish company producing industrial scales in a provincial Spanish town. They are awaiting the imminent visit from a committee which holds its fate in their hands as to whether they merit a local Business Excellence award: everything has to be perfect when the time…

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CINEMA: Operation Mincemeat

Monday 10th October, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (early bird) / €9 (on door)

It’s 1943. The Allies are determined to break Hitler’s grip on occupied Europe, and plan to launch an all-out assault on Sicily; but they face an impossible challenge - how to protect the invasion force from potential annihilation.  It falls to two remarkable intelligence officers, Ewen Montagu (Colin Firth) and Charles Cholmondeley (Matthew MacFadyen) to dream the most inspired and improbable disinformation strategy of the war - centred on the most unlikely of secret agents: a dead man. Operation Mincemeat is the extraordinary and true story…

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CINEMA: Everything Went Fine (Tout S’est Bien Passé)

Monday 17th October, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Eighty-five year old André is a wealthy and successful art-collector, used to doing everything on his own terms. So, when he suffers a stroke, which leaves him unable to continue life as before, he asks his two daughters for help with his assisted suicide. The burden of dealing with this falls to his eldest daughter Emmanuèle, who must navigate the challenging consequences and practicalities of André’s decision.  Acclaimed director François Ozon’s handles this difficult subject, which is based on the…

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CINEMA: Róise & Frank

Monday 24th October, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (early bird) / €9 (on door)

Róise, a woman still in mourning following the death of her husband Frank, is initially annoyed when a mysterious dog shows up at her door. But a series of eerie coincidences soon has Róise convinced that the dog is Frank, reincarnated. As this new canine companion helps Róise overcome her grief, ‘Frank the dog’ also proves an unlikely new friend for shy, hurling-loving local boy Maidhchi. But as Frank wins over the town, Róise’s neighbour Donncha has some sinister plans…

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November 2022

CINEMA: Róise and Frank

Monday 7th November, 2022 - 10:30
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (early bird) / €9 (on door)

Róise, a woman still in mourning following the death of her husband Frank, is initially annoyed when a mysterious dog shows up at her door. But a series of eerie coincidences soon has Róise convinced that the dog is Frank, reincarnated. As this new canine companion helps Róise overcome her grief, ‘Frank the dog’ also proves an unlikely new friend for shy, hurling-loving local boy Maidhchi. But as Frank wins over the town, Róise’s neighbour Donncha has some sinister plans for the doggo… Set in the scenic Ring Gaeltacht area in Co Waterford, Róise & Frank is a charming Irish-language film for the whole family: a comedy-drama that will elicit smiles, tears…

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CINEMA: Tigers

Monday 7th November, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (early bird) / €9 (on door)

Tigers is based on the enthralling true story of a young Swedish football prodigy who's plunged into the seductive and cut-throat industry of global professional sport. Erik is a dedicated 16-year-old footballer whose childhood dream comes true when he is signed by the world famous club Inter Milan. However, he is not prepared for the competitive nature of the sport and the hostility he is met with by his peers. Based on Martin Bengtsson’s autobiographical record of his experiences, Tigers…

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CINEMA: Small Body (Piccolo Corpo)

Monday 21st November, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Set in north-eastern Italy, Laura Samani’s feature debut follows a grieving mother on an impossible journey to save the soul of her stillborn daughter.  In an isolated island community at the beginning of the 20th century, Agate gives birth to a little girl; sleeping. Terrified that her child will forever drift in spiritual limbo, she flees husband and family, with her baby’s body, embarking on a desperate, dangerous journey to the mountains, where there may be someone somewhere who can…

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CINEMA: Where the Crawdads Sing

Monday 28th November, 2022 - 20:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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€7 (early bird) / €9 (on door)

From the best-selling novel by Delia Owens comes a captivating mystery. Where the Crawdads Sing tells the story of Kya, an abandoned girl who raised herself to adulthood in the dangerous marshlands of North Carolina. For years, rumours of the “Marsh Girl” haunted Barkley Cove, isolating the sharp and resilient Kya from her community. Drawn to two young men from town, Kya opens herself to a new and startling world; but when one of them is found dead, she is…

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