The aim of the cine club is to generate an interest in local and international, arthouse and independant film.
CELEBRATING OUR 10th YEAR
Just turn up!
You can also join by contacting the club directly (see below).
You can join our forum here at ning (supply an email and answer a few simple questions).
Once you are a member you can avail of all kinds of benefits such as:
>Regular emails on club screenings.
>Members of the club are part of a national network of over 70 non-profit cinemas and an international community of countless others.
>Attend viewing sessions of films where previews can be seen of upcoming releases.
>You will also be joining a group of people from your locality who enjoy going out to see a good film and maybe going for a drink afterwards to talk about film, or or even just shoot the breeze.
It is a fun and rewarding experience, take it from me I caught the bug over 5 years ago now and have never looked back.
Watching a film alone can be a deeply emotional experience. Watching a film together the experience is shared and in many ways more meaningful. As a group who watch a film together we now have this shared experience in common. Through this common ground we can develop strong bonds and friendships which may carry us through our lives
You can contact the club at
CELEBRATING OUR 10th YEAR IN 2015!
April 2015 Screening
Two Days, One Night
(Deux jours, une nuit)
When: 19 April 2015 8pm
Where: Thomas MacDonagh Heritage Centre, Lower Main Street, Cloughjordan
Cost: €7 pay at door
Dir: Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne 2014 Belgium
Starring: Marion Cotillard, Fabrizio Rongione, Pili Groyne, Simon Caudry Catherine Salee.
An excellent Marion Cotillard, the starriest star to yet do service for the brothers, appears as Sandra, a harassed woman who has recently recovered from a bout of depression, facing up to redundancy from her job at a solar-panel factory. Her boss asks the employees to decide Sandra’s fate in a secret ballot: if they vote in her favour, they will sacrifice their €1,000 bonuses. (Such things do happen, it seems.)
Encouraged by her supportive husband (Fabrizio Rongione), Sandra sets out to visit each colleague and persuade him or her to help save her job. She hears a slightly different story from every person. A few are openly hostile. One breaks down. Many explain that, whereas they want to support her, they must prioritise their own looming financial catastrophes.
Shooting, as ever, with mobile cameras that often lurk behind the actors, the brothers build up unexpected levels of tension as the unfortunate hero overcomes mortification to beg for survival. There are enough ruffles and creases on Cotillard’s exterior to distract from her celebrity. As her tiny odyssey progresses, Two Days, One Night, less searing than their earlier pictures, turns into a moving, though entirely unsentimental, tribute to the resilience of people under the pressures of late capitalism.
Donald Clarke, The Irish Times
4 May JOYEUX NOEL
10 May The Quiet Man, a Bealtaine screening
17 May IDA
24 May The Hundred Foot Journey, Bealtaine screening
21 Jun PRIDE
CELEBRATING OUR 10th YEAR IN 2015!
May 2015 screening
When: Sunday 17 May @ 8pm
Where: Thomas MacDonagh Heritage Centre, Lower Main St.
Cost: €7, pay at the door, all welcome.
Information in Polish POLSKI
Director: Pawel Pawlikowski Poland 2013
Starring: Agata Kulesza, Agata Trzebuchowska, Dawid Ogrodnik
Anna has spent her whole life in cloistered devotion to God. Before taking her vows, she meets her hard-living aunt and discovers that her Jewish parents were murdered during the Nazi occupation. This disciple of Christ and cynical, world-weary Communist then…Continue
Posted by Alastair on February 12, 2015 at 19:30