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International Women’s Day – Let’s go to the Cinema!
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International Women’s Day – Let’s go to the Cinema!

📢To mark the International Women’s Day, the Pálás Cinema, Galway, and the Light House Cinema, Dublin, will dedicate a day of titles that showcase Irish women!

👉In the Pálás Cinema , there will be three days for films marking International Women’s Day:On the 6th of March, there will be a showing of Nothing Compares, Kathryn Ferguson’s film exploring Sinéad OʼConnorʼs phenomenal rise to worldwide fame and eventually her exile from the pop mainstream. On the 7th of March , Bernadette: Notes on a Political Journey, Lelia Doolan’s account of the tumultuous political career of Northern Irish activist and ‘speechifier’ Bernadette Devlin McAliskey. On the 8th of March, in both Pálás and Light House, they will be bringing back the 2022 documentary Vicky, a film showing Vicky Phelan’s address where she exposed one of the worst women’s health scandals in Irish History.

👉In the Light House Cinema, as well as Vicky, there will be other films from female filmmakers, such as the debut feature of writer-director Georgia Oakley Blue Jean, the story of a closeted teacher who is pushed to the brink when a new student threatens to expose her sexuality whilst living in Thatcher era England. The critically acclaimed Aftersun, the debut feature of writer-director Charlotte Wells. There is also Saint Omer, the acclaimed filmmaker Alice Diop delivers a riveting and utterly unmissable courtroom drama, and All The Beauty And The Bloodshed, an epic, emotional story about internationally renowned artist and activist Nan Goldin.

EOS: Mary Cassatt Painting The Modern Woman will also be showing in the Pálás and the Light House Cinemas on International Women’s Day, and along with the Best Picture nominee Women Talking.

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