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By Juliane Girl / January 10, 2019

SINK OR SWIM – film screening

Bertrand, an unemployed family man having a midlife crisis, joins an amateur male synchronised swimming team in this heart-warming comedy by Gilles Lellouche. Bertrand is not the only one in crisis, and a bond forms amongst the middle-aged men as they tackle their demons by committing to the most unlikely of public acts. Don’t miss this energetic comedy with a feel-good 1980’s soundtrack exclusively screening on the 10th of January at the Irish Film Institute.

Place: Irish Film Institute, 6 Eustace Street, Temple Bar, Dublin

Time: screenings at 3:30pm and 8:40pm

Price:     3:30 – 8,30€, 8:40 – 9,90€

Ailbhe Ní Bhriain Inscriptions of an Immense Theatre

Temple Gallery and Studio’s winter exhibition will feature a film installation from Irish artist Ailbhe Ní Bhriain. Inscriptions of an Immense Theatre uses imagery captured at a number of diverse locations to explore the ideas of heritage and the legacy of empire.

Ní Bhriain is known for her powerful and immersive multi-screen video installations. For this thought-provoking and at times disturbing work, Ní Bhriain combines film with heavy use of computer generated imagery to produce a piece pokes at the sometimes invisible constructs which support the cultural and historical narratives of Western society.

Place: Temple Bar Gallery + Studios, 5-9 Temple Bar

Time: 10th to 2nd of January, from 11am to 6pm

Price: Admission free

Fergus Daly

Fergus Daly is an upcoming, Irish indie-rock artist. Approaching the eagerly-awaited release of his debut album (winter 2018), his music videos have over half a million views to-date. Today he’s playing at Whelan’s upstairs venue.

Place: Whelan’s, Wexford Street, Dublin

Time: 8pm

Price: 10€

About the author

Juliane Girl

Hey, It's Juliane. I'm from the north of Germany where I study culture, language, and media. At the moment I'm working as an editor with Babylon Radio.


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