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August 2015

IFI Family Festival 2015 on Tour: Fiddlesticks/Quatsch und die Nasenbärbande

Saturday 22nd August, 2015 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Ages 5+ Bollersdorf is an average town. But for the children, being average is no fun and when their grandparents are packed off to retirement homes for not being average enough, the children plot to get them out, with the help of their pet coati. A hilarious caper of madcap inventions follows, making sure that Bollersdorf will never be average again. Subtitles will be read by an experienced reader. Germany ● 2014 ● English subtitles ● Comedy/Family ● Director: Veit…

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IFI Family Festival 2015 on Tour: The Legend of Longwood

Sunday 23rd August, 2015 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Ages 10+ Mickey Miller is a 12-year-old New Yorker whose move to Longwood, a windswept town in Ireland, coincides with the return of the legendary, evil Black Knight. Mickey and her new friend Sean – along with Silver, a wild stallion - set out to redeem the Knight. But first she must save a precious herd of white horses and thwart the plans of a greedy woman – a mighty handful even for the bravest girl! Netherlands/Ireland/Germany ● 2014 99…

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September 2015

Family Cinema: Big Hero 6

Saturday 12th September, 2015 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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With all the heart and humour audiences expect from Walt Disney Animation Studios, "Big Hero 6" is an action-packed comedy-adventure about robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada, who learns to harness his genius-thanks to his brilliant brother Tadashi and their like-minded friends. When a devastating turn of events catapults them into the midst of a dangerous plot unfolding in the streets of San Fransokyo, Hiro turns to his closest companion-a robot named Baymax-and transforms the group into a band of high-tech heroes…

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October 2015

Family Cinema: Song of the Sea

Saturday 31st October, 2015 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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This enchanting new film from the makers of Academy Award nominated The Secret of Kells is inspired by the legend of the "selkies" — magical beings who live as seals in water and humans on land — is a magical adventure steeped in the wondrous worlds of Irish myth. Young Ben and his little sister Saoirse live with their widower father in a lighthouse by the sea. When the silent Saoirse — who at six years old has yet to…

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November 2015

Family Cinema: A Letter to Momo

Saturday 21st November, 2015 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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From anime master Hiroyuki Okiura (Jin-Roh, Ghost in the Shell, Akira) comes a touching, fantastical tale of a young girl's grief and the three mischievous spirits sent to look after her. After the death of her father, Momo and her mother move from Tokyo to the remote island of Shio. Here, Momo is haunted by the discovery of an unfinished letter her father was writing to her - and plagued by the presence of three heaven-sent goblins whose bumbling efforts…

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December 2015

Family Cinema: Pinocchio

Saturday 19th December, 2015 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€3

The legendary masterpiece that inspired millions to believe in their dreams has reawakened with start-of-the-art digital restoration. The richly detailed animation, unforgettable award-winning music (''When You Wish Upon A Star'') and heartwarming adventure-filled story come to life like never before. Join Geppetto's beloved puppet - with Jimmy Crickey as his guide - on a thrilling request that tests Pinocchio's bravery, loyalty and honesty, virtues he must learn to become a real boy. The one and only Pinocchio will live on…

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January 2016

Family Cinema: Aladdin

Saturday 30th January, 2016 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€3

Imagine if you had three wishes, three hopes, three dreams and they all could come true! Street urchin Aladdin wanders the streets of an ancient city, scraping a living with his faithful monkey friend Abu. One day, Princess Jasmine sneaks into the marketplace where she bumps into Aladdin, but the path of love at first sight doesn't run smoothly. Jailed, Aladdin becomes embroiled in a nefarious plot to recover a mysterious old lamp. Can Aladdin recover the lamp? Will the…

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February 2016

Cinema: The Martian

Saturday 20th February, 2016 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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An interplanetary epic of ingenuity, heroism, and high adventure, The Martian is that rare work of science fiction that's bursting with optimism. Directed by Ridley Scott and scripted by Drew Goddard (The Cabin in the Woods) from Andy Weir's novel, the film features Matt Damon as an astronaut stranded on Mars, while a stellar cast — Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Jeff Daniels among them — plays the dynamic team of scientists and administrators pushing the limits of…

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IFI Screening: Girlhood

Tuesday 23rd February, 2016 - 11:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland

A potent coming of-age story that focuses on a group of black girls living in the banlieues of Paris. At the centre is Marieme who has troubles at home, limited job prospects and is intimidated by the boys in her neighbourhood. Things change when she is drawn to an uncompromising and wilful teenage girl gang who eventually take her seriously. The accompanying study guide focuses on themes of friendship, identity, choices and being young in Paris. Director: Céline Sciamma Running…

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March 2016

FAMILY CINEMA: Maya The Bee

Saturday 26th March, 2016 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Maya is a busy little bee, ready to leave her hive and live in the meadow, free like a.....bee. The world is just too big and too fascinating to remain confined to the restricted life of the hive. But soon Maya realises that a bigger challenge beckons and that together with her friend Willy, she must return and save their hive from the greedy queen’s advisor and end the long-term hostility between bees and hornets. Join Maya and her friends,…

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April 2016

Family Cinema: Shorts for Wee Ones

Saturday 16th April, 2016 - 12:30
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€3

Animagination Festival presents Shorts for Wee Ones We know your little ones like nothing more than a colourful collection of animated stories from around the world. So we’ve looked high and low and found these wee treasures from Belgium, Brazil, Germany, the USA, France and the UK. You’ll meet a baby lamb who definitely thinks outside the field, an elephant who dreams of riding a shiny new bicycle and a cartoon stick-man who refuses to stay on the page. There is…

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Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Saturday 16th April, 2016 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€3

Animagination Festival presents: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory The story of Charlie Bucket, a little boy with no money and a good heart, trying to win a tour of a local chocolate factory with its eccentric owner. This delightful original musical version of Roald Dahl's much-loved book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory needs no introduction. Director: Mel Stuart Country: USA Year: 1971 Running Time:100 mins Cert: G Language: English Starring: Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Peter Ostrum, Roy Kinnear

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July 2016

IFI Family Film Festival

Saturday 2nd July, 2016 - Sunday 3rd July, 2016
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland

Are you a young film fan? Are comedies, animations or mysteries your thing? Well, we’ve got it all for you this July as the IFI Family Film Festival rolls into town! This very special festival for families takes place each summer and promises some of the best children’s films from around the world in a specially designed programme made up of screenings, workshops and special guests for even the youngest film aficionado of film fans. The IFI Family Festival on…

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IFI Family Festival: Short Tales

Saturday 2nd July, 2016 - 11:30
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€3

Sing with the perfect piggies, learn how to decorate a cake or how to be the most well-mannered house guest, with this collection of short animated and liveaction films from around the world. Stories about cool cats, talking mushrooms,and bright ideas make this essential viewing for our younger festival viewers.

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IFI Family Festival: Code M

Saturday 2nd July, 2016 - 13:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€3
Code M film

With a code, a map, and a grandfather’s tale, it’s up to courageous twelve-year-old Isabel and her companions to find the long-lost sword of D’Artagnan the musketeer. This modern-day mystery through the caves and castles of the Netherlands, follows the small band of adventurers as they discover the meaning of the musketeers’ motto – All for One, and One for All! Director: Dennis Bots Year: 2015 Country: Netherlands Running time: 98 mins Age Guide: 10+ Language: Dutch, English Subtitles

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IFI Family Festival: Brickx Workshop & Little Grey Fergie Screening

Sunday 3rd July, 2016 - 11:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€3/€10/€15

Join us for the perfect Parent & Child Day at Riverbank Arts Centre with Two Events with just One Ticket. 11am Brikx Club Farm Workshop Join The Brickx Club team for a fun interactive Lego/Duplo Workshop creating a brick farm world! Duplo and Lego have been popular for generations of children and adults. No matter what age you are or country you’re from, everyone has once upon a time played with bricks. The Brickx Club is a social and creative…

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Summer Cinema: The House of Magic

Wednesday 27th July, 2016 - 10:30
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€3

Thunder, an abandoned young cat seeking shelter from a storm, stumbles into the strangest house imaginable, owned by an old magician and inhabited by a dazzling array of automatons and gizmos. Not everyone welcomes the new addition to the troupe as Jack Rabbit and Maggie Mouse plot to evict Thunder. The situation gets worse when the magician lands in hospital and his scheming nephew sees his chance to cash in by selling the mansion. Our young hero is determined to…

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September 2016

Family Cinema:The Long Way North

Sunday 11th September, 2016 - 12:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€3

Long Way North Long Way North is a beautifully-told, animated story about a 15 year-old Russian girl who embarks on an adventure to the North Pole in order to find her grandfather’s ship and save her family’s honour. 1892, Saint Petersburg. Sasha, a young Russian aristocrat, has always been fascinated by her grandfather's life as an adventurer. A renowned explorer, he designed a magnificent arctic ship, but he hasn't returned from his last expedition to the North Pole. To save her family's…

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November 2016

Family Cinema: Pirates! Band of Misfits

Sunday 6th November, 2016 - 13:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€3

The Pirates! In An Adventure With Scientists Funny for families of all ages, this animated comedy is a rare and delightful treat! In The Pirates! Band of Misfits, Hugh Grant stars in his first animated role as the luxuriantly bearded Pirate Captain - a boundlessly enthusiastic, if somewhat less-than-successful, terror of the High Seas. With a rag-tag crew at his side and seemingly blind to the impossible odds stacked against him, the Captain has one dream: to beat his bitter…

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December 2016

Cinema: Frozen Family Sing-Along

Sunday 18th December, 2016 - 12:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Walt Disney Animation Studios presents Frozen, a stunning big-screen comedy adventure. Fearless optimist Anna (voice of Kristen Bell) sets off on an epic journey-teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff (voice of Jonathan Groff) and his loyal reindeer Sven-to find her sister Elsa (voice of Idina Menzel), whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf (voice of Josh Gad), Anna and Kristoff battle the elements…

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January 2017

Family Cinema: Kubo and the Two Strings

Saturday 7th January, 2017 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€3

Young Kubo's (Art Parkinson) peaceful existence comes crashing down when he accidentally summons a vengeful spirit from the past. Now on the run, Kubo joins forces with Monkey (Charlize Theron) and Beetle (Matthew Mc Conaughey) to unlock a secret legacy. Armed with a magical instrument, Kubo must battle the Moon King (Ralph Fiennes) and other gods and monsters to save his family and solve the mystery of his fallen father, the greatest samurai warrior the world has ever known. Kubo…

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February 2017

Family Cinema: Phantom Boy

Saturday 18th February, 2017 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€3

While confined to bed with a serious illness, young Leo discovers that he has an incredible superpower. At night he can leave his body, pass through walls and fly through the air completely invisible. When an evil gangster threatens New York City, Leo decides to use his unique gift to help policeman Alex fight against this wicked plot. Directed by the team behind the Oscar nominated A Cat in Paris, Phantom Boy is imaginative, funny and moving. This is a…

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March 2017

FAMILY CINEMA: Miniscule Valley of the Lost Ants

Saturday 18th March, 2017 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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On a beautiful summer’s day a band of black ants discover a tin of sugar lumps left over from an abandoned picnic. As they undertake the long journey to transport this treasure back to their anthill, they come attack from an army of red ants who want the box of sugar for themselves. A brave little ladybird steps up to help save the day. Blending animation against a live action backdrop and using inventive sound design instead of dialogue, Miniscule:…

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April 2017

Animagination: Triple Bill -The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo’s Child & Room On The Broom

Friday 14th April, 2017 - 11:30
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€4

Triple Bill : The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo’s Child & Room On The Broom The Gruffalo The Gruffalo tells the magical tale of a mouse who takes a walk through the woods in search of a nut. Encountering three predators who all wish to eat him the plucky mouse has to use his wits to survive.  He announces that he is meeting a monster with terrible features, a ‘Gruffalo’, and the three predators are each panicked into running away. But then…

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Animagination: The BFG

Friday 14th April, 2017 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€4

The BFG Steven Spielberg directs this adaptation of Roald Dahl's novel starring Mark Rylance as the Big Friendly Giant. The film follows Sophie (Ruby Barnhill) as she is whisked away from her orphanage by the BFG and taken to Giant Country where she is immediately at risk of being eaten by the other, larger giants, including Fleshlumpeater (Jemaine Clement) and Bloodbottler (Bill Hader). Together, Sophie and the BFG go on an adventure to Dream Country where they capture dreams for…

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Animagination: Shorts for Wee Ones 2017

Saturday 15th April, 2017 - 11:30
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€4

 These magical tales will delight children age 3+ and are a colourful introduction to the cinema experience as well as moving image literacy. These little gems are from around the world, including Germany, France, Switzerland, Hungary and the USA. All these short films are in English or are dialogue free, except one where French is spoken but the storytelling is superbly visual. All the films will be accessible for everyone.   Additional Information: Various countries 2014-15 / 45m / Age…

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Animagination: Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them

Saturday 15th April, 2017 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€4

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is an all-new adventure returning us to the wizarding world created by J.K. Rowling. The movie opens in 1926 as Newt Scamander has just completed a global excursion to find and document an extraordinary array of magical creatures. Arriving in New York for a brief stopover, he might have come and gone without incident…were it not for a No-Maj (American for Muggle) named Jacob, a misplaced…

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Animagination: A Monster Calls

Monday 17th April, 2017 - 13:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€4

A visually spectacular drama based on the hugely popular book by Patrick Ness follows 12-year-old Conor dealing with his mother's  illness, a less-than-sympathetic grandmother and bullying classmates. Conor finds a most unlikely ally when a Monster appears at his bedroom window. Ancient, wild, and relentless, the Monster guides Conor on a journey of courage, faith, and truth.     Director: J. A. Bayona/ United Kingdom, USA, Spain/2016 / 112mins/ Cert: 12A Cast: Sigourney Weaver, Felicity Jones, Toby Kebbell, Lewis MacDougall, Liam Neeson. Language:…

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May 2017

FAMILY CINEMA: Zootopia

Saturday 20th May, 2017 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€4

The modern mammal metropolis of Zootopia is a city like no other -  it's a melting pot where animals from every environment live together, a place where no matter what you are, from the biggest elephant to the smallest shrew, you can be anything. But when rookie Officer Judy Hopps arrives, she discovers that being the first bunny on a police force of big, tough animals isn't so easy. Determined to prove herself, she jumps at the opportunity to crack…

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July 2017

FAMILY CINEMA: Moana

Saturday 1st July, 2017 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€4

From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes "Moana," a sweeping, CG-animated adventure about a spirited teenager who sails out on a daring mission to prove herself a master wayfinder and fulfill her ancestors' unfinished quest. During her journey, Moana meets the once-mighty demi-god Maui, and together, they traverse the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous fiery creatures and impossible odds.

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FAMILY CINEMA: Trolls

Saturday 29th July, 2017 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€4

From the creators of Shrek comes DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls, a smart, funny and irreverent comedy about the search for happiness, and just how far some will go to get it. This hilarious film transports audiences to a colorful, wondrous world populated by the overly optimistic Trolls, who have a constant dance in their step and a song on their lips, and the comically pessimistic Bergens, who are only happy when they have trolls in their stomachs. After the Bergens invade…

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August 2017

FAMILY CINEMA: Sing

Saturday 26th August, 2017 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€4

Set in a world like ours but entirely inhabited by animals, Sing stars Buster Moon, a dapper Koala who presides over a once-grand theatre that has fallen on hard times. Buster is an eternal optimist-okay, maybe a bit of a scoundrel-who loves his theatre above all and will do anything to preserve it. Now facing the crumbling of his life's ambition, he has one final chance to restore his fading jewel to its former glory by producing the world's greatest…

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September 2017

FAMILY CINEMA: Beauty and The Beast

Saturday 16th September, 2017 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€4

First released in 1990, this critically acclaimed animated Disney classic feature is based on the classic fairy tale about a kind and beautiful maiden who, through her capacity to love, releases a handsome prince from the evil spell which has made him an ugly beast.  Belle is a girl who is dissatisfied with life in a small provincial French town, constantly trying to fend off the misplaced "affections" of conceited Gaston. The Beast is a prince who was placed under…

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November 2017

CINEMA: The Lego Batman Movie

Saturday 4th November, 2017 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€4

Growing inexorably in awesomeness, the Lego movie empire delivers another fantastically funny and highly sophisticated pop culture adventure, though with only a hint of the first film’s existential angst. The Lego Batman Movie might even rescue DC’s battered reputation and persuade audiences to feel good about Suicide Squad and the idea of Batman fighting Superman. In a world made of Lego bricks, Batman – voiced with basso profundo severity by Will Arnett – is a super-successful crime fighter who battles…

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December 2017

FAMILY CINEMA: A Muppet Christmas Carol

Saturday 16th December, 2017 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€4

The Muppets perform the classic Dickens holiday tale, with Kermit the Frog playing Bob Cratchit, the put-upon clerk of stingy Ebenezer Scrooge (Michael Caine). Other Muppets -- Miss Piggy, Gonzo, Fozzie Bear and Sam the Eagle -- weave in and out of the story, while Scrooge receives visits from spirits of three Christmases -- past, present and future. They show him the error of his self-serving ways, but the miserable old man seems to be past any hope of redemption…

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January 2018

FAMILY CINEMA: Inside Out

Saturday 20th January, 2018 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€4

Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions – Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness. The emotions live in Headquarters, the control centre inside Riley's mind, where they help advise her through everyday life. As Riley and her emotions struggle to adjust to a new life in San…

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February 2018

FAMILY CINEMA: The Secret Life of Pets

Saturday 17th February, 2018 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
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Max (Louis C.K.) is a spoiled terrier who enjoys a comfortable life in a New York building until his owner adopts Duke, a giant and unruly canine. During their walk outside, they encounter a group of ferocious alley cats and wind up in a truck that's bound for the pound. Luckily, a rebellious bunny named Snowball swoops in to save the doggy duo from captivity. In exchange, Snowball demands that Max and Duke join his gang of abandoned pets on…

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March 2018

FAMILY CINEMA: Pete’s Dragon

Saturday 31st March, 2018 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€4

For years, old wood carver Mr. Meacham (Robert Redford) has delighted local children with his tales of the fierce dragon that resides deep in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. To his daughter, Grace (Bryce Dallas Howard), who works as a forest ranger, these stories are little more than tall tales… until she meets Pete (Oakes Fegley). Pete is a mysterious 10-year-old with no family and no home who claims to live in the woods with a giant, green dragon…

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April 2018

Animagination Festival 2018

Saturday 21st April, 2018 - Tuesday 24th April, 2018
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
ANIMAGINATION 2018

Join us once again for our annual Animagination Festival! We've got screenings, workshops, authors events....... Saturday 21st April: 10am: WORKSHOP: Imagine a New World of Characters – mixed media collage workshop 11.30am: WORKSHOP: Drawing fun with illustrator Tarsila Krüse – in association with CBI Bold Girls 11.30am: FAMILY CINEMA: Thomas & Friends Journey Beyond Sordor 1.30pm: WORKSHOP: Make Your Own Stop-Motion Animation 2pm: FAMILY CINEMA: Mary and the Witches Flower Sunday 22nd April: 10am WORKSHOP: Make Your Own Stop-Motion Animation…

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May 2018

FAMILY CINEMA: Captain Underpants

Saturday 5th May, 2018 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€4
captain underpants

From DreamWorks Animation comes an epic feature film about a hero and his underpants. It’s about two boys who create a homemade comic book character that becomes real when they hypnotize their fun-crushing school principal and convince him that he...is tra-la-la...CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS.

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June 2018

FAMILY CINEMA: Coco

Saturday 23rd June, 2018 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€4

Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector, and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history. Directed by Lee Unkrich (Toy Story 3) and co-directed…

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July 2018

FAMILY CINEMA: Isle Of Dogs

Wednesday 4th July, 2018 - 14:30
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€4

In this stop-motion-animated film from writer/director Wes Anderson, an outbreak of canine flu in Japan leads all dogs to be quarantined on an island. A boy (voice of Koyu Rankin) journeys there to rescue his dog Spots (Liev Schreiber), and gets help from a pack of misfit canines who have also been exiled. His quest inspires a group of dog lovers to expose a government conspiracy. The voice cast also includes Bryan Cranston, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda…

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August 2018

FAMILY CINEMA: The Lego Batman Movie

Wednesday 15th August, 2018 - 11:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€4

Growing inexorably in awesomeness, the Lego movie empire delivers another fantastically funny and highly sophisticated pop culture adventure, though with only a hint of the first film’s existential angst. The Lego Batman Movie might even rescue DC’s battered reputation and persuade audiences to feel good about Suicide Squad, Harley Quinn and the idea of Batman fighting Superman. In a world made of Lego bricks, Batman – voiced with basso profundo severity by Will Arnett – is a super-successful crime fighter…

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September 2018

FAMILY CINEMA: The Little Mermaid

Saturday 1st September, 2018 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€4

The story of mermaid Princess Ariel’s huge sacrifice to be with the man she loves involves a dastardly sea witch and plenty of memorable songs. The Little Mermaid’s winning combination of classic fairy tale, breathtaking animation and a great score by Alan Menken helped it become an instant classic upon its release almost 30 years ago.  

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FAMILY CINEMA: Incredibles 2

Saturday 29th September, 2018 - 14:00
Riverbank Arts Centre, Main Street
Newbridge, Ireland
€4

In Incredibles 2, Helen (voice Holly Hunter) is called on to lead a campaign to bring Supers back, while Bob (voice of Craig T. Nelson) navigates the day-to-day heroics of “normal” life at home with Violet (voice of Sarah Vowell), Dash (voice of Huck Milner) and baby Jack-Jack – whose superpowers are about to be discovered. Their mission is derailed, however, when a new villain emerges with a brilliant and dangerous plot that threatens everything. But the Parrs don’t shy…

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