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Sep 15 2016

Viva Almodóvar, viva Ireland, viva film

Galway Film Society to screen films from France, Spain, Ireland, Argentina, Turkey, Colombia, England, and Japan

PEDRO ALMODÓVAR's new film, Julieta; the new Irish film, VIVA, from director Paddy Breathnach; a feast of award winning French films; and movies about dogs needing a new home, kidnappings, women struggling for freedom; and a journey through the Colombian Amazon - this is what is in store from the Galway Film Society.

The Galway Film Society's new autumn/winter season of screenings start this weekend, and will take place every Sunday at 8pm, unless otherwise stated, in the Town Hall Theatre.

The new season opens with French film Marguerite (September 18 ), inspired by Florence Foster Jenkins, an amateur singer from the 1910s to the 1940s, who believed she was a magnificent soprano, but who in fact could hardly sing at all. Through years of misguided praise, Marguerite (Catherine Frot ) believes herself a singer of exceptional talent. Convinced to stage her first public performance, the scene is set for her inevitable exposure.

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