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World Cinema: Lucky

August 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on World Cinema: Lucky

Tuar Ard Film Club presents

Lucky

Tuesday 27th November 2018 at 8pm

 

Tickets: €5

(Available on the Door)

 

 

Lucky follows the spiritual journey of a 90-year-old atheist and the quirky characters that inhabit his off the map desert town. Having out lived and out smoked all of his contemporaries, the fiercely independent Lucky finds himself at the precipice of life, thrust into a journey of self-exploration, leading towards that which is so often unattainable: enlightenment. This movie is at once a love letter to the life and career the actor Harry Dean Stanton who plays Lucky as well as a meditation on morality, loneliness, spirituality, and human connection.

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World Cinema: Wajib

August 22nd, 2018|Comments Off on World Cinema: Wajib

Tuar Ard Film Club presents

Wajib

Tuesday 11th December 2018 at 8pm

 

Tickets: €5 

(Available on the Door)

 

 

After years abroad in Italy, Shadi returns to his native Nazareth. But this is no spectacular homecoming. He’s back somewhat begrudgingly to honour his “wajib” (or duty) to hand out invitations to his sister’s wedding with his father, Abu Shadi. The simmering tension between the two – who are often stuck in a car, more often than not in traffic – builds, exposing the sometimes comic chasms that exist between men who live in different worlds but share an unshakable bond. With its humour rooted in observational moments and in the actors’ uncanny ability to convey all-too-relatable familial exasperation – Wajib is a touching tale that examines the easily blurred line between love and duty. […]

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