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Kneecap

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

When teacher JJ, is roped in to act as Liam Og Irish language interpreter during a Police interrogation, he happens upon Liam and childhood friend Naoise’s raw lyrical prose. JJ convinces both that they should set their words to music, and a hip-hop act like no other is born. Rapping in their native Irish, Kneecap

€5 – €9

Robot Dreams

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Dog is lonely. He spends a lot of time by himself, whiling away long evenings in his Manhattan studio apartment, eating microwave meals for one in front of the TV. Tired of his solitary existence, he decides to purchase a friend. When his order arrives, he builds Robot, a fun-loving, happy-go-lucky companion to keep him

€4

The Teachers’ Lounge

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Carla Nowak (Leonie Benesch) is a newly appointed, very dedicated high school teacher. When one of her students is accused of theft, Carla decides to take the matter into her own hands, setting a trap for the ‘real’ thief. But her actions back fire and things begin to spiral out of control, pushing Carla to

€5 – €9

Driving Madeleine

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Paris taxi-driver Charles accepts an early morning fare. His client turns out to be 92-year-old Madeleine, who is making the final journey to the care home where her doctors and family have decided she must live. Along the way Madeleine asks Charles to visit places in Paris that hold memories for her. Gradually the two

€7 – €9

Green Border

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

In the treacherous and swampy forests that make up the so-called "green border" between Belarus and Poland, refugees from the Middle East and Africa trying to reach the European Union are trapped in a geopolitical crisis cynically engineered by Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko. In an attempt to provoke Europe, refugees are lured to the border

€7 – €9

SPECIAL SCREENING: Food, Inc. 2

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

The ground-breaking Oscar®-nominated documentary Food, Inc. ignited a cultural conversation about the multinational corporations that control our food system at enormous cost to our planet, workforce and health. The well-timed sequel, Food, Inc. 2, comes “back for seconds” to reveal how corporate consolidation has gone unchecked by our government, leaving us with a highly efficient

€5 – €9

Black Dog

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Ten years ago in a small town in Northwest China. After a decade-long absence, a cynical Lang returns to his hometown to spend out his remaining years. In order to make ends meet, Lang's old friend Nie arranges for him to join the town's dog patrol team, where he spends his days transporting stray dogs

€5 – €9

Hard Miles

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Inspired by true events at Ridgeview Academy, a medium-security correctional school in Colorado, Hard Miles follows beleaguered social worker, Greg (Matthew Modine) as he, and an unlikely crew of incarcerated students, embark on a seemingly impossible bike ride from Denver to the Grand Canyon. Hoping this arduous journey will transform the misfit teenagers into a

€5 – €9

In Flames

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Mariam's precarious existence is ripped apart when her father passes. Living in a deep-rooted and toxic patriarchy, Mariam and her mother must find the strength to survive the malevolent forces that threaten to swallow them. Bringing more underrepresented stories to audiences with the support of the BFI Audience Projects Fund, awarding National Lottery funding. Directed by Zarrar

€5 – €9

A Greyhound of a Girl

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Based on a novel by Roddy Doyle, eleven-year-old Mary has an insatiable passion for cooking, and dreams of become a great chef.  Her grandmother Emer, with whom she has a very special relationship, encourages her to make this dream come true.  But every path has its obstacles and facing them turns into quite an adventure.

€4

Kinds of Kindness

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Yorgos Lanthimos (Poor Things) directs a triptych of surreal dark comedies. A man’s life falls apart after he pushes back on an order from his domineering boss. Another man takes extreme measures after becoming convinced his wife - recently rescued after being lost at sea - has been replaced by an imposter. And, finally, a

€5 – €9

The Sparrow

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Teenager Kevin Coyle is still grieving the death of his mother. Life is made more difficult by his strict father Larry, who only seems interested in his older son Robbie’s plans to join the army. But when a casual boat trip ends with a tragic accident, Kevin has to decide whether to tell the truth

€5 – €9

Widow Clicquot

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

The story behind the Veuve Clicquot champagne family and business that began in the late 18th century. Directed by Thomas Napper | 89 mins | Cert TBC | English language https://youtu.be/EpPwcKlu6ek Presented in association with Access Cinema

€5 – €9

Thelma

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

When 93-year-old Thelma Post gets duped by a phone scammer pretending to be her grandson, she sets out on a treacherous quest across the city to reclaim what was taken from her. Directed by Josh Margolin | 98 mins | Cert PG | English language https://youtu.be/RXHPS3A-r70 Presented in association with Access Cinema

€5 – €9

Kensuke’s Kingdom

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Young Michael, shipwrecked on a remote island, must adapt to life alone. Over time, he feels another presence, learning that this world is home to both unimaginable danger and beauty. A gripping animated adaptation of a beloved novel. Based on a novel by Michael Morpurgo. Directed by Neil Boyle & Kirk Hendry | 85 mins

€4

The Crime is Mine

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Paris, France, 1935, and a young actress has just been acquitted of murdering a famous French producer. However, this is where the story just begins. Is she really innocent?, or has she gotten away with murder? Directed by François Ozon | 102 mins | Cert TBC | French with subtitles https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PoTRUL9wheE Presented in association with

€5 – €9

Rose

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Set in the late 90s, Ellen her new husband Van decide to take Ellen’s older sister Inger on a bus trip to Paris where Inger once lived. Inger is schizophrenic, and lives in a care home coddled by her overprotective mother. Ellen sees their holiday as an opportunity to reconnect, and to find out if

€5 – €9

Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical Singalong

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Matilda Wormwood (Alisha Weir) is a little girl with big curiosity, a sharp mind and a vivid imagination — and the worst parents in the world. While her parents (Stephen Graham and Andrea Riseborough) content themselves with trashy TV and dodgy money-making schemes, she loves to lose herself in the pages of her beloved books.

€4

The Holdovers

Riverbank Arts Centre Main Street, Newbridge, Ireland

Christmas, 1970. Paul, a fastidious and curmudgeonly teacher at a New England boarding school, has the least desirable job on campus: looking after five students who are unable to return home over the festive break. Aided only by cafeteria manager Mary, Paul vows to run a tight shift. That puts him on a collision course

€5 – €9