| Film

Look! Film Club – Shabu

Thursday October 26, 2023
Show Date & Time:
Thursday October 26, 7:30pm
Ticket Price:


Booking fee:

€1 Per Ticket

Running Time:

75 Mins

Special Info:
Rating 12A. Language; Dutch with English Subtitles. This film contains flickering or flashing lights that may affect those with photosensitive epilepsy

Fourteen-year-old Sharonio “Shabu” Abisoina lives in a housing project in the south of Rotterdam. He is a happy-go-lucky, aspiring rapper who, according to himself, is on the brink of stardom. He intends to spend his summer making music and playing video games, but things don’t go to plan when he crashes his grandmother’s car during a joyride. Shabu now has to try to earn enough money to pay for the damage before his grandmother returns from vacation …

Documentary filmmaker Shamira Raphaëla makes the most of her unique protagonist and his larger-than-life personality to create a vibrant story, which often seems to blur the lines of fact and fiction. Shabu, much like its leading man, is charming, funny and touching.

“★ ★ ★ ★ … in the irrepressible Shabu, Shamira Raphaëla’s charming film finds an immensely likable and charismatic subject.”

– Wendy Ide, The Observer UK

“★ ★ ★ ★ … vivid, magical celebration of an irrepressible teen hustler.”

– Ryan Gilbey, The Guardian


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Box Office

The main box office for RCC concerts and events is located at An Grianán Theatre, Port Road, Letterkenny Tel: (074) 912 0777


You can book online for most of our events. Just click on the Book Online link for your chosen event and follow the instructions.

In Person

Call into An Grianán Theatre Box Office during opening hours: Monday to Friday 9.30am to 3.30pm.
Closed Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays.

There is a €1 booking fee per ticket. These booking fees are non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for credit.

We offer concessionary rate to students, over 65s, under 18s, unemployed and registered disabled. Current ID is essential to avail of these concessions. Concessions may not be available for some shows.

By Phone

Call An Grianán Theatre Box Office on Tel (074) 912 0777 (Dial 1 for Box Office).
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Closed Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays.

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There is a €1 booking fee per ticket. These booking fees are non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for credit.

E Tickets

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Terms & Conditions

  1. Latecomers may only be admitted until a suitable break in the performance at the discretion of management.
  2. Management reserves the right to refuse admission.
  3. Use of flash photography and recording equipment is not permitted. 
  4. Management reserves the right to make essential changes to the cast or programme without prior notice.
  5. Management reserves the right to cancel any performance without prior notice. In this event tickets may be exchanged or refunded to the face value only from the original point of sale.
  6. Ticket holders enter the venue at their own risk and assume all responsibility for their property.
  7. Food may not be consumed in the auditorium.
  8. For safety reasons, buggies or carrycots are not permitted in the auditorium..


We strongly advise allowing ample time to find a parking space and to be mindful that traffic can be extremely heavy in Letterkenny particularly on Thursday and Friday evenings and weekends.

Our car park is located to the rear of An Grianán Theatre and has room for approximately 70 cars. It is free of charge.

After 6pm there is no parking fee for using the main street.


The Regional Cultural Centre is dedicated to being accessible to all members of the community. We very much welcome bookings from people with disabilities, both from individuals and groups. Please let us know about your requirements at the time of booking.