A Star Is Born (2018)
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A Star Is Born (2018)

Cinema at Draiocht

Wed 8 May 2019 7.30PM Main Auditorium // €7.50 / €6 conc

In this new take on the iconic love story, Bradley Cooper, makes his directorial debut, and also stars alongside, music superstar Lady Gaga in her first leading role in a major motion picture. Cooper portrays seasoned musician Jackson Maine, who discovers and falls in love with struggling artist Ally. She has just about given up on her dream to become a successful singer, until she meets Jack, who immediately sees her natural talent and coaxes her reluctantly into the spotlight.
Theirs is a complex journey through the beauty and the heartbreak of a relationship, struggling to survive the pressures of fame, addiction and internal demons. With standout performances from both stars and an already iconic soundtrack, this is simply not to be missed on the big screen!

CERT: 15A  Language: English   Dur: 136 mins
In Association with Access Cinema

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"… outrageously watchable ..." Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

"A Star is Born offers evidence that there is still a corner of the entertainment industry that belongs to cinema alone … it is made for a big screen, big sound and the comforting sorrow of the communal sob." Donald Clarke, The Irish Times

Ralph Breaks The Internet

Ralph Breaks The Internet

Sensory Friendly Family Screening

Sat 18 May 2019 3PM Draíocht Studio // €5 adults & children / Dur: 112 mins

Bad guy Ralph and girl-racer-glitch Vanellope are back! Ralph and Vanellope must travel beyond Litwak’s Arcade and into the expansive world of the internet in search of a missing part to save Sugar Rush. Along the way they encounter pop-up ads, high stakes online auctions, Disney princesses and a deadly online driving game.

Enjoy our Sensory Screening with lowered volume, lights on at low level, small audience size and the ability to make noise and move around freely during the screening if you wish.

In Association with Access Cinema

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Finding Your Feet - Free Bealtaine Movie Screening

Finding Your Feet - Free Bealtaine Movie Screening

Cinema at Draiocht

Wed 22 May 2019 7.30PM Main Auditorium // FREE

When ‘Lady’ Sandra Abbott discovers that her husband of thirty-five years is having an affair with her best friend, she seeks refuge with her estranged, older sister Bif, who lives in an inner city tower-block in North London. As a fish out of water, heartbroken Sandra is confronted by her sister's bohemian and irreverent lifestyle but is eventually persuaded to join Bif's senior citizens community dance class.

In this hilarious and heart-warming romantic comedy, the colorful group of defiant and energetic third-agers show Sandra that retirement is in fact only the beginning, and that divorce might just give her a whole new lease of life and love. Starring: Imelda Staunton, Celie Imrie, Timothy Spall, Joanna Lumley. 

Thousands of older people all over the country take part in the Bealtaine Festival each year during the month of May, celebrating creativity in older age. Draíocht in association with access>CINEMA are delighted to host the Bealtaine Film Tour here on 22 May, a programme of curated films specially selected with older audiences in mind. Tickets are free and early booking is advised by phone 01-8852622 or online.

In Association with Access Cinema
Dir: Richard Loncraine / UK / 2018 / 111 mins / Cert: 12A / Language: English


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Shoplifters (2018)
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Shoplifters (2018)

Cinema at Draiocht

Wed 12 Jun 2019 7.30PM Main Auditorium // €7.50 / €6 conc / Early Bird: €5 (Book before 05 April 2019)

Director Kore-Eda Hirokazu’s new film Shoplifters, is a subtle and moving drama about the forces holding a struggling family together. Osamu (Lily Franky), his wife Nobuyu (Sakura Andô) and grandma Hatsue (Kirin Kiki) are the Shibatas, a family living just above the poverty line. When they take in what appears to be an abandoned little girl, this brittle and unconventional family unravels. Shoplifters is a brilliant and nuanced moral inquiry. Tender, compassionate but also enduringly humorous, Kore-Eda unfolds a drama which is profoundly moving. In the process conspicuously revealing a Japan rarely seen.

Early Bird: €5 (Book before 05 April 2019)

CERT: 15A  Language: Japanese (English Subtitles)  Dur: 121 mins
In Association with Access Cinema

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Shrek (2001) - The Greatest Fairy Tale Never Told!

Shrek (2001) - The Greatest Fairy Tale Never Told!

Primary School Summer Screening

Tue 25 Jun 2019 10.30AM Main Auditorium // €5 per pupil / 2 teachers free per class of 20+

Once upon a time, in a faraway swamp, there lived an ogre named Shrek whose precious solitude is suddenly shattered by an invasion of fairy tale magical creatures, banished from their kingdom by the evil Lord Farquaad. Determined to save their home, not to mention his swamp, Shrek cuts a deal with Farquaad and sets out to rescue Princess Fiona to be Farquaad's bride.
Featuring the voices of Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz and John Lithgow, Shrek sparked a motion picture phenomenon and captured the world’s imagination back in 2001.

CERT: G  Language: English  Dur: 89 mins
In Association with Access Cinema

Wild Rose (2019)
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Wild Rose (2019)

Cinema at Draiocht

Wed 26 Jun 2019 7.30PM Main Auditorium // €7.50 / €6 conc / Early Bird: €5 (Book before 05 April 2019)

Rose-Lynn Harlan, played by BAFTA Rising Star nominee, Killarney actor, Jessie Buckley, is bursting with raw talent, charisma and cheek. Fresh out of jail and with two young kids, all she wants to do is get out of Glasgow and make it as a country singer in Nashville. Her mum Marion (Julie Walters) has had a bellyful of Rose-Lynn’s Nashville nonsense. Forced to take responsibility, Rose-Lynn gets a cleaning job, only to find an unlikely champion in the middle-class lady of the house (Sophie Okonedo). Directed by Tom Harper, Wild Rose is an uplifting story with an original soundtrack about family, dreams and reality … and three chords and the truth.

Early Bird: €5 (Book before 05 April 2019)

CERT: 15A  Language: English   Dur: 101 mins
In Association with Access Cinema

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"Irresistible … in Jessie Buckley, a true star is born." The Telegraph

"A must-see … funny, moving and brilliantly uplifting." Stylist

"A happy-sad drama of starstruck fever that lifts you up and sweeps you along, touching you down in a puddle of well-earned tears." Variety

"Jessie Buckley gives a stand-out performance in Wild Rose, an identity story about choice, sacrifice and knowing who you really are." Daily Mirror

"By the end of Wild Rose, you’ll be teary-eyed, homesick and desperate to go download some Dolly Parton." Totally Dublin