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Irish Talent: New Shorts 2 (Fiction)
10:00 | THT | €10 / €9 | Regular Ticket
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This series of live action shorts features a mix of traditional narrative and experimental storytelling. With an exciting programme of premieres and competition winners from Little Cinema's '48 Hour Challenge' & Offline Film Festival

Age rating: G

Irish Talent: New Shorts 3 (Fiction)
11:45 | THT | €10 / €9 | Regular Ticket
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Time: 11:45

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Our third programme of live action shorts explores the parallel problems of escapism from a variety of settings judgement, troubled pasts and unhappy status quos. Featuring student work and work from established directors.

Age rating: PG

The Wandering Chef
12:15 | Pálás 3 | €10 / €9 | Regular Ticket
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Location: Pálás 3

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Jiho Im, better known as the ""Wandering Chef"", travels the Korean peninsula, in search of the most unique ingredients, honoring Mother Nature with whom he has a very strong and personal relationship. For him, Nature is at the core of his life and his creative work. One day, he meets someone very special on the road leading him to the most incredible challenge of a lifetime: conceiving and cooking 108 plates in 24 hours - significant of 108 agonies of life in Buddhism - to pay tribute to his adoptive mother.

ANTHROPOCENE: The Human Epoch
12:30 | Pálás 1 | €10 / €9 | Regular Ticket
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A cinematic meditation on humanity’s massive reengineering of the planet. From concrete seawalls in China that cover 60% of the coast, the biggest terrestrial machines ever built in Germany, psychedelic potash mines in Russia’s Ural Mountains, metal festivals in the closed city of Norilsk, and the devastated Great Barrier Reef in Australia, these filmmakers have traversed the globe using high-end-production values and state-of-the-art camera techniques to document evidence and experience of human planetary domination.

Far From Us
13:00 | Pálás 2 | €10 / €9 | Regular Ticket
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Ramira returns to the Misiones rainforest from where she ran away after the birth of her son.  Her efforts to rebuild the bond with her mother and her son, who does not recognize her as his mother, are complicated.  Her family questions her abandonment of the child and fights with her over the deceased father's inheritance. The child struggles between two mothers, while Ramira seeks to find a sense of reinsertion in the middle of a labyrinth of hybrid languages and customs.

Cagney & Lacey with Tyne Daly
13:45 | THT | €15 / €14 | Q&A Ticket
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Do you know the connection between feminist film theory and iconic 80s TV series Cagney & Lacey? According to producer Barney Rosenzweig, his then-girlfriend, Barbara Corday, recommended to him the seminal film text From Reverence to Rape, by film critic Molly Haskell. After learning through Haskell that there had never been a female buddy film, Rosenzweig sought to make one. Corday & Barbara Avedon wrote the script but no studio wanted to make the film, so Corday took it to television and so Cagney & Lacey was born!

Buñuel In The Labyrinth Of The Turtles
14:00 | Pálás 3 | €10 / €9 | Regular Ticket
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Time: 14:00

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Paris, 1930. Salvador Dalí and Luis Buñuel are already the main figures of the Surrealist movement. Unexpectedly, Buñuel is left moneyless after the scandal surrounding his film THE GOLDEN AGE. In this difficult situation, he cannot even tackle his next project, a documentary about one of the poorest Spanish regions, Las Hurdes. However, his good friend, sculptor Ramón Acín, buys a lottery ticket with the promise that, if he wins, he will pay for the film. Incredibly, luck is on their side.

For Sama
14:15 | Pálás 1 | €10 / €9 | Regular Ticket
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Time: 14:15

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An intimate yet epic journey into the female experience of war. A love letter from a young mother to her daughter, the film tells the story of Waad al-Kateab’s life through five years of the uprising in Aleppo, Syria, as she falls in love, gets married and gives birth to Sama, all while cataclysmic conflict rages around her. Her camera captures incredible stories of loss, laughter and survival as Waad wrestles with an impossible choice, whether or not to flee the city to protect her daughter’s life, when leaving means abandoning the struggle for freedom for which she has already sacrificed so much.

World Shorts: Programme 2 (Estonian Animation)
14:30 | Pálás 2 | €10 / €9 | Regular Ticket
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Time: 14:30

Location: Pálás 2

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Following the success of last year's screenings of the Irish-Estonian co-production Captain Morten and the Spider Queen and short film The Overcoat, a key aim of the 2019 programme has been to strengthen lrish-Estonian links. We are delighted to present an eclectic mix of Estonian animation, from stop-motion to contemporary cutting-edge techniques.

Age rating: PG

Active Measures
15:45 | Pálás 3 | €10 / €9 | Regular Ticket
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Time: 15:45

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Active Measures Active Measures chronicles the most successful espionage operation in Russian history: the American presidential election of 2016. Filmmaker Jack Bryan exposes a 30-year history of covert political warfare devised by Vladimir Putin to disrupt, and ultimately control, world events. In the process, the filmmakers follow a trail of money, real estate, mob connections, and on-the-record confessions to expose an insidious plot that leads directly back to The White House.

One Sings, the Other Doesn't
16:00 | Pálás 2 | €10 / €9 | Regular Ticket
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Time: 16:00

Location: Pálás 2

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The intertwined lives of two women in 1970s France, set against the progress of the women’s movement in which Agnès Varda was a central figure.

The Waiter
16:15 | Pálás 1 | €10 / €9 | Regular Ticket
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Renos is a waiter. Ambiguous, lonely and meticulous observer of people. He is drawn into the mysterious disappearance of his neighbour Milan. He embarks on an an extreme ride that will alter his well-kept routine, testing his ability and willingness to change his life over matters of love and death.

Midnight Traveller
16:15 | THT | €10 / €9 | Regular Ticket
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When the Taliban puts a bounty on Afghan director Hassan Fazili’s head, he is forced to flee with his wife and two young daughters. Capturing their uncertain journey, Fazili shows both the danger and desperation of their multi-year odyssey and the tremendous love shared between them.

Finky
18:00 | THT | SOLD OUT | Q&A Ticket
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Time: 18:00

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An offbeat, mysterious, fantasy drama, Finky is a celebration of life, love, and death, and the transformative power of art. A musician and puppeteer seeking to escape his past steals an envelope full of cash and escapes to Scotland with his childhood friend Tom to start a new life. On their first night in Glasgow, Finky has an accident and is left paralysed from the waist down. He hits rock bottom, but is given a chance at redemption when he is recruited by Carnival Chaotica, an avant-garde circus troupe. As his journey becomes increasingly hellish and surreal he realises that he must confront his tormented past if he is ever to find peace.

Mosaic Portrait
18:00 | Pálás 3 | €12 / €11 | Regular Ticket
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A pregnant 14-year-old makes a surprising revelation when asked to name the father of her child. This leads to surprise revelations, escapism and a deep chasm of alienation. A film that examines the impact of shocking revelations on a small town and follows Ying as she embarks on her own particular quest for justice.

Bait
18:15 | Pálás 1 | €15 / €14 | Q&A Ticket
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Behind the picture-postcard veneer of a Cornish fishing village, trouble brews. Two brothers, cove fishermen, are at war with each other about how to make a living from the small family fishing boat. Suddenly, the brothers are forced to unite and face the future together. Capturing life in a marginal community Bait explores family breakdowns, love and grief. Bait was shot in late Autumn 2017 on 16mm film using a 1970’s Bolex camera and processed using Mark’s distinct hand processing method giving a unique depth and beauty to the image.

Tel Aviv On Fire
18:30 | Pálás 2 | €12 / €11 | Regular Ticket
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In present-day Ramallah, everybody watches the successful soap opera Tel Aviv on Fire in which a Palestinian female spy has a love affair with an Israeli General in 1967. The film tells the story of Salam, a charming 30-year-old Palestinian living in East Jerusalem, working as an intern on the show. Each day, he has to pass by a check-point in order to reach the studios. The check-point Commander Assi’s wife is a huge fan of the soap. In order to please her, Assi puts pressure on Salam to influence the story of the show.

Top End Wedding
20:15 | Pálás 3 | €12 / €11 | Regular Ticket
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A couple have just 10 days to reunite newly separated parents and pull off their dream wedding. A fantastic road trip which takes you on a spectacular journey across northern Australia.

Light As Feathers
20:30 | Pálás 2 | €12 / €11 | Regular Ticket
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The confusion of adolescence is captured with sensitivity and startling acuteness in writer/director Rosanne Pel’s debut feature. It centres on a small-town teen fumbling for emotional connections outside of his stiflingly co-dependent relationship with his mother.

Blinded By The Light
20:30 | THT | €15 / €14 | Q&A Ticket
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Javed, a 16-year-old British-Pakistani boy in Thatcher’s England, lives in the town of Luton. His father’s recent job termination and the neighbourhood skinheads are a daily reminder of the difficult times he’s living in. He really wants to be a writer – something his father doesn’t approve of or understand. When a new friend loans him a few Bruce Springsteen cassettes, Javed is changed forever. The Boss’s working-class anthems and life-affirming lyrics seem to speak directly to him, which emboldens him to find his own voice as a writer, stand up to the racism around him, and challenge his father’s rigid ideals.

A Bread Factory, Part Two
20:30 | Pálás 1 | €15 / €14 | Q&A Ticket
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Director Patrick Wang makes a welcome return to the Fleadh following the success of previous features In the Family and The Grief of Others. Forty years ago, Dorothea and Greta transformed an abandoned bread factory in the sleepy town of Checkford, transforming it into a vibrant arts space. It quickly became the heart of their local community, showcasing theatre, dance, music and film. Suddenly their very existence is threatened as a big business celebrity couple move into town and construct an enormous competitive arts venue, sucking up funding and audiences almost overnight. Starring Tyne Daly (Spiderman: Homecoming, Judging Amy, Cagney & Lacey) and James Marsters (Buffy, the Vampire Slayer).

Ever After
22:15 | Pálás 3 | €12 / €11 | Regular Ticket
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A different kind of zombie film. Ever After - Endzeit follows two young women, Vivi and Eva, who are involuntarily forced to join forces. While battling against the undead, they must also confront the demons of their past. Vivi is desperately trying to find out what happened to her little sister, whereas Eva dreams about starting anew, far away from her role as a killer in the oppressing Weimar they have left behind. Their adventurous journey takes place in a lush and beautiful apocalypse. Now that the humans have gone, nature is taking over. However, nature knows no boundaries and soon the two young women have to deal with a new and fantastic reality.

The Daughters Of Fire
22:15 | Pálás 2 | €12 / €11 | Regular Ticket
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Violeta recounts the adventures of the Daughters of Fire: a group of women in the search of their own erotica. At the very end of the world a chance meeting by three women starts a life-changing polyamorous journey. A journey through time that dissolves into pure joy, rivers of pleasure and fun. They slowly unwind as they explore irreversible passion and the utopia of monogamous love, far from possession and pain, as the inevitable end to a love that fits no convention.

We Have Always Lived In The Castle
23:00 | THT | €12 / €11 | Regular Ticket
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Part murder mystery, part haunted house story, this film is an adaptation of the classic 1962 novel by Shirley Jackson. Merricat and Constance Blackwood live with their Uncle Julian in a stately manor. They are ostracised by the local villagers who feel the Blackwoods are a blight on the community. The three are the only survivors of an arsenic poisoning that killed everyone else in the family just five years prior. Despite being hated and feared they live a somewhat idyllic life until cousin Charles arrives. So begins a battle for control, a threat of further tragedy, and the fate of the house and family legacy hangs in the balance.

 
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- 5 Regular Screenings: €55 (plus €1 booking fee)
- 5 Q+A Screenings: €65 (plus €1 booking fee)

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