New Carrick Film Society Season – Starting Thursday 28th September

Carrick Film Society and Carrick Cineplex are delighted to present a new season of Art-house, World & Classic Film, Autumn/Winter 2017

Join us every Thursday for screenings starting at 8.30pm from 28th September

No membership required  – all are welcome to attend.

Why not arrive early and enjoy a glass of wine, gourmet coffee or Maud’s Ice Cream in the comfortable surrounds of Cafe Paradiso before showtime.

 

**SCHEDULE**

28th September: Aquarius
Dir: Kleder Mendoça Filho / Brazil / 2hrs 26 mins
A portrait of a 65 yr old woman refusing to be bullied out of her seafront apartment by developers, “Aquarius” is both a powerful celebration of its independent heroine and a scathing satire on institutional corruption.

5th October: Lady Macbeth
Dir: William Oldroyd / UK / 1hr 29mins
An adaption of Leskov’s 1865 novella, “Lady Macbeth” concerns the story of Catherine, stifled by a 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 in her so powerful that she will stop at nothing to get what she wants.

12th October: Twice Shy
Dir: Tom Ryan / Ireland / 1hr 17mins
“Twice Shy” tells the story of Maggie and Andy, a young Irish couple en route to London as a result of an unplanned pregnancy. Told via the framing narrative of the car journey to the airport, the film dips back in time to the couple’s life together, from their first kiss, to college, to their breakup and Maggie’s crisis.

19th October: After the Storm
Dir: Hirokazu Kore-Eda / Japan / 1hr 57 mins
Failed writer turned private detective Ryota rifles through his late father’s possessions hoping to find something to sell. It soon becomes clear that his only inheritance is a ruinous gambling habit that threatens his relationship with his own son.

26th October: The Salesman
Dir: Asghar Farhadi / Iran / 2hrs
This film tells the story of a sexual assault that exposes the emotion seething beneath the surface of Iranian bourgeoisie. This domestic drama from the director of A Separation lays the symbolism on with a trowel- but it works. “The Salesman” is a well-crafted, valuable drama.

2nd November: The Handmaiden
Dir: Park Chan-Wook / Korea / 2hrs 47mins
Transposed to 1930s era Korea and Japan “The Handmaiden” presents a gripping and sensual story of a young Japanese lady living in a secluded estate and a Korean woman who is hired to serve as her new handmaiden, but who is secretly involved in a con-man’s  plot  defraud her of her large inheritance.

9th November: I Am Not Your Negro
Dir: Raoul Peck / USA / 1hr 35mins
Raoul Peck’s outstanding, Oscar nominated documentary is about the African American activist and author James Baldwin. Peck dramatises Baldwin’s unfinished manuscript Remember This House, his personal memoir of Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr and civil rights activist Medgar Evers.

16th November: A Man Called Ove
Dir: Hannes Holm / Sweden / 1hr 56mins
“A Man Called Ove” is a touching portrait of a grumpy, widowed 59 year old Swede with a heart of gold underneath his curt bad manners. Ove has given up on life. Enter a boisterous young family next door who accidently flattens his mail box while moving in and earns his special brand of ire

23rd November: Maudie
Dir: Aisling Walsh / Ireland/Canada / 1hr 56mins
“Maudie”, based on a true story is an unlikely romance in which the reclusive Everett (Ethan Hawke) hires a fragile yet determined woman named Maudie (Sally Hawkins) to be his house-keeper. Maudie, bright eyed but hunched with crippled hands yearns to be independent.

30th November: Daughters of the Dust
Dir: Julie Dash / USA / 1hr 48mins
“Daughters of the Dust” is a film of spellbinding visual beauty about the Gullah people living on the Sea Islands off the South Carolina-Georgia coast at the beginning of the 20th Century. More than any other group of Americans descended from West Africans, the Gullahs through their isolation were able to maintain African customs and rituals.

7th December: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Dir: Milôs Forman / USA / 2hrs 24mins
Based on Ken Kesey’s novel, “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” features a mesmerising performance by Jack Nicholson as Mac Murphy, the subversive wild man and incorrigible trouble maker sent down for statutory rape whose unstable behaviour gets him a transfer to what he thinks will be the cushy option of the mental institution.

**Tickets €8.60 / concessions also available **


Monthly Sensory Special Needs Screening – Sunday 24th September

This months sensory/autism special needs screening takes place this Sunday at 12 noon – the films are ‘The Nut Job 2’ & ‘Thomas & Friends’ – all tickets are €4

These are relaxed film screenings ideal for children with additional needs as lighting is left on during the film and volume levels are reduced.

All are welcome!

 


St. Marys GAA Oskars Family Fundraiser – Saturday 23rd September

St Marys GAA Oskars are hosting Family Fun Film Screenings this Saturday 23rd September at Carrick Cineplex!

Doors open 11am, both movies are starting at 11.45am sharp.

Tickets are €10 and include admission to a mystery film & a kids party tray.

 


Carrick Water Music Festival presents: ‘One More Time With Feeling’ at Carrick Cineplex!

Next week sees the return of Carrick Water Music Festival to town and getting into the musical mood, Carrick Cineplex will be screening the Nick Cave film ‘One More Time With Feeling’ for one night only on Thursday 13th July at 7pm . We will also be participating in the festival’s free music trail in the cafe beforehand with a few tunes from singer-songwriter Étáin rom 6.15pm.

Tickets are available to pre-book online here: https://www.onlinecinematickets.com/index.php?s=CARRICKCP&p=details&eventCode=25519


ANDRE RIEU’S 2017 MAASTRICHT CONCERT

Andre Rieu 2017 Via Satellite from Maastrich at Carrick Cineplex

We will be showing Andre Rieu’s 2017 Maastricht concert (Via Satellite) at Carrick Cineplex, July 22nd & 23rd.

Known to millions as ‘The King of Waltz’, André Rieu is one of the world’s most popular music artists. His legendary annual Maastricht concert is the most eagerly anticipated cinema event of the year, last year setting new box office records in several countries. Set against the stunning medieval backdrop of the town square in André’s Dutch hometown, the spectacular Maastricht concert features the maestro in his element, along with his 60-piece Johann Strauss Orchestra, sopranos, tenors and very special guests. Advance booking is highly recommended.

Click here to prebook for Saturday 22nd:  Book Now

Click here to prebook for Sunday 23rd: Book Now


Monthly Sensory Special Needs Screening

Our Monthly Sensory Special Needs Screening will take place on Sunday, April 30th. We will be showing

Peppa Pig: My First Cinema Experience (G) and Smurfs: The Lost Village (G) at 12 noon.

All Welcome!


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