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Look! Film Club – Past Lives

Nora and Hae Sung, classmates at a primary school in Seoul, have their deep friendship ended abruptly when Nora’s family emigrates to Canada. Two decades later, they meet in New York and over one week address notions of chance and circumstance and the choices people make that create a life.  Past Lives is an authentically …

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Look! Film Club – Scrapper

Director: Charlotte Regan Cast: Harris Dickinson, Lola Campbell, Alin Uzun 12-year-old Georgie is determined to fend for herself following the death of her mother Vicky. She lies to teachers and social workers in a bid to keep under the radar. That precarious balance is upset when her estranged dad Jason suddenly arrives back from Ibiza …

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Look! Film Club – Passages

Director: Ira Sachs Starring: Franz Rogowski, Ben Whishaw, Adèle Exarchopoulos Film director Tomas lives in Paris with his husband Martin. While working on a new film, Tomas begins a passionate affair with schoolteacher Agathe. When Tomas reveals the affair to Martin, tensions within the marriage immediately worsen. But Tomas is determined to keep both the …

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Look! Film Club – Name Me Lawand

Director: Edward Lovelace Edward Lovelace’s documentary follows several years in the life of Lawand, a young Kurdish boy living in England after he and his family fled Iraq. Deaf since birth, Lawand cannot easily communicate with others. At the Royal School for the Deaf in Derby, however, Lawand learns sign language and begins to thrive …

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The Murder Capital (Concert)

Dublin-based post-punk group The Murder Capital have added Letterkenny to their EU/UK headline tour. Having supported the likes of Fontaines D.C, the band is now playing sell-out headline shows, and comes off the back of a stunning set at this year’s Glastonbury Festival. Murder Capital explore the darker side of society, utilising rumbling dread and the cathartic elements of …

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Electric Circus – Ports, Laments and Other Airs (Contemporary Music Concert)

Electric Circus presents an exciting programme of new music for instruments and electronics, including music by composers in the Derry-Donegal-Sligo region. The pieces showcase the range and breadth of music being composed and performed in this part of Ireland today. Performers include Theresa Kavanagh (fiddle), Moya Sweeney (harp/voice), and Brian Stafford (uilleann pipes) and they …

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Blue Notes and Long Notes (Lecture & Performance by photographer James Fraher) 

During this lecture, James Fraher discusses his current exhibition and weaves stories about his fieldwork and approach to meeting/photographing Blues and Irish musicians from the 1970’s to the present day. James will share the musician’s spoken words while his photographs provide a backdrop to the presentation. During the second half of the programme, James will play some traditional and original blues on acoustic and slide guitar.  This programme will be of interest to fans of …

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