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Maeve

Directed by Pat Murphy & John Davies

Set in Belfast during the Troubles, protagonist Maeve (Mary Jackson) comes home from London for a visit where she encounters characters from her past such as her ex-boyfriend Liam (John Keegan) and her sister Roisin(Brid Brennan).

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Maeve
1:00 pm £5

Riddles Of The Sphinx

Directed by Laura Mulvey & Peter Wollen

Laura Mulvey is most well-known for her seminal essay Visual Pleasure and Narrative Cinema which challenges Hollywood cinema’s positioning of woman as object of male visual pleasure.

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sphinx
6:00 pm £5

Trapped

Directed by Dawn Porter

Following the lives of abortion health care providers in the southern United States, Trapped reveals the ways in which recent legislation changes at best encroach on health workers’ ability to care for patients and at worst lead to the closure of clinics.

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Trapped
4:00 pm £5

Eat That Question: Frank Zappa In His Own Words

Directed by Thorsten Schütte

Frank Zappa made his mark as a musician unlike any other in America. With a wild eccentric iconoclastic attitude guiding his distinctive music, which it was itself guided by a firm intellectual integrity, Zappa made himself an unforgettable force in popular music.

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zappa
6:30 pm £5/£3

Groundhog Day

Directed by Harold Ramis

What should you be doing on the 2nd February? Phil Connors forecasts "A thousand people freezing their butts off waiting to worship a rat". Only 30 seats so book quickly for this special occasion.

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Groundhog Day
6:00 pm £5

A Screaming Man

Directed by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun

Adam is a middle-aged former swimming champion who now manages the pool at a luxury hotel that serves foreign expats and French soldiers.

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a-screaming-man
6:00 pm £4

Much Loved

Directed by Nabil Ayouch

Banned in its native country as 'a flagrant attack on the kingdom’s image', Nabil Ayouch's unflinching film depicts the lives of four high class prostitutes in Marrakech.

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MuchLoved
8:00 pm £4

Clash

Directed by Mohamed Diab

This tense and technically daring thriller places the viewer within the confines of an Egyptian police van in 2013 as post-revolution tensions boil over.

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Clash1
8:00 pm £4

The Double Steps

Directed by Isaki Lacuesta

Legend has it that the 20th century French artist François Augiéras once hid in an abandoned bunker in the Sahara desert, where he painted his masterpiece across its walls and then sealed the entrance, hiding it in the sand.

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DoubleSteps2
6:00 pm £4

Two Angry Men

Directed by Toto Ellis

  • Northern Ireland
  • 2016
  • 20 mins
  • English

The UK premiere of a unique Northern Irish story about the battle of James Ellis and Sam Thompson to stage the play ‘Over the Bridge’ in the face of censorship in 1950s Belfast.

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4:30 pm £4

Reflections of Evil

Directed by Damon Packard

  • usa
  • 2002
  • 138 mins
  • english

Julie, a teen who died from a PCP overdose in the early '70s searches from beyond the grave for her younger brother Bob who now in the '90s is an obese watch seller suffering with sucrose intolerance.

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8:00 pm £3

Parada

Directed by Srdjan Dragojevic

A group of gay activists in Belgrade strikes a tense alliance with a Serbian crime boss who reluctantly agrees to provide security for the group’s Pride parade.

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6:00 pm £4

Koza

Directed by Ivan Ostrochovský

Starring the eponymous real-life Roma boxer Peter ‘Koza’ Baláž, who competed for Slovakia in the 1996 Olympics, this raw but seductive film blurs the lines between biography and fiction.

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8:00 pm £4

Kills On Wheels

Directed by Atilla Till

In this wildly original dark action-comedy, two teenage boys living in a facility for kids with disabilities are looking for a way out. When they make friends with a paralysed hitman, he enlists them as accomplice wheelchair assassins for his Balkan crime boss.

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killsonwheels
8:00 pm £4

Aferim!

Directed by Radu Jude

In 1830s Wallachia (part of modern day Romania) a constable and his teenage son track a runaway Roma slave. Along the way they meet a cast of characters who underscore the xenophobia of the ruling class, peasantry and Orthodox Christian priests of the day.

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aferim-1
6:00 pm £4