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€
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 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