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A Sense of Loss

Directed by Marcel Ophüls

Though the legendary filmmaker Marcel Ophüls is best known for his epic-length investigations into French collaboration during World War II, A Sense of Loss, an incisive inquiry into the Troubles, is every bit as enormous an accomplishment.

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A Sense of Loss
£6.50/£4

Sam Henry Saol’s Saothar

Directed by Méabh O'Hare

  • Ireland
  • 2019
  • 52 mins
  • Irish

This documentary, in the Irish language, charts the unique story of Coleraine man Sam Henry and his monumental Ulster song collection ‘Songs of the People’, featuring interviews and performances from leading singers and

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Sam Henry Saol's Saothar
£5/£3.50

Shut Up and Play the Piano

Directed by Philipp Jedicke

  • Germany
  • 2018
  • 82 mins
  • English, French, German

Chilly Gonzales is a Grammy-winning composer, virtuoso pianist and entertainer. Criss-crossing between rap, electro and solo piano music, he became the outrageous pop performer who invited himself to the ivory tower of classical music. The eccentric artist inspires and collaborates with the likes of Feist, Jarvis Cocker, Peaches, Daft Punk and Drake.

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Shut Up and Play the Piano
£6.50/£4

The Art of Ubuntu

Directed by Charlie Ryder

The Art of Ubuntu shines a light on artists and activists around the world who are using or have used art to explore love reconciliation and healing. Each of the storytellers collaborated with different puppeteers or puppetry companies to share their story.

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The Art of Ubuntu
£5/£3.50