The Breadwinner

23 Jan 2019 Director: Nora Twomey Ireland, Canada, Luxembourg 2017 93 min Parvana is an 11-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. Her family is cast into dire straits when her father is imprisoned wrongfully. In Taliban-controlled Kabul, women and girls are not permitted to leave the house unescorted, earn money… Continue reading The Breadwinner


19 Oct 2016 Director: Lenny Abrahamson Canada, Ireland 2015 124 min Seven years ago, Joy was abducted and held prisoner in a sparsely furnished and cramped garden shed. During her imprisonment, Joy shows great tenacity, bravery and ingenuity as she raises a son who is now five years old. Their only access to the outside… Continue reading Room


7 Jan 2009 Director: Jason Reitman USA, Canada 2007 96 min Confident and forthright Juno (Ellen Page) has her life thrown off kilter when a one-off encounter on a chair with Paulie Bleeker leaves her pregnant. She decides to go through with the pregnancy. She sets off to find an adoptive couple, with the support… Continue reading Juno

Tais Toi! – Shut Up!

7 Jan 2009 Director: Jason Reitman USA, Canada 2007 96min Quentin (Gérard Depardieu), a dim-witted giant who loves to talk, finds himself in jail after a botched bank robbery. He is placed in a cell with Ruby (Jean Reno), a brooding, taciturn outlaw with 15 million pounds waiting on the outside. Quentin mistakes Rubyʼs silence… Continue reading Tais Toi! – Shut Up!


1 February 2023 Canada/Ireland 2016 Director: Aisling Walsh Based on a true story, Maudie is an unlikely romance set in 1930s Nova Scotia in which the reclusive Everett Lewis (Ethan Hawke) hires a fragile yet determined woman named Maudie (Sally Hawkins) to be his housekeeper. Aspiring artist Maudie spends her life battling rheumatoid arthritis, but… Continue reading Maudie