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Galway Film Society | November Screenings in Town Hall Theatre

The Galway Film Society continues through November, screening world cinema every Sunday evening in the Town Hall Theatre.

Graduation
Sunday 5th November | 8 pm
Director: Cristian Mungiu · 128 minutes · Romania/France/Belgium · 2016
Joint Winner of the Best Director prize at the Cannes Film Festival 2016, the latest from Cristian Mungiu (4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days) is an elegant-but-gritty richly crafted family drama, about a father’s temptation to involve his daughter in moral compromise. https://tht.ie/2802/graduation 

The White Knights
Sunday 12th November | 8 pm
Director: Joachim Lafosse · 113 minutes · Belgium/France · 2015
Based on the true story of French aid workers plotting to smuggle West Sudan orphans to pre-paid adoptive parents in France, Joachim Lafosse’s provocative procedural drama portrays good intentions gone awry. Vincent Lindon excels as the charismatically stoic but selectively principled NGO Jacques. Impressively building emotional tension alongside moral ambiguity, The White Knights unravels within an impossible situation. https://tht.ie/2806/the-white-knights

On Body And Soul
Sunday 19th November | 8 pm
Director: Ildikó Enyedi · 113 minutes · Hungary · 2017
Endre is the reserved director of a Budapest abattoir. He is clearly attracted to a new employee, the socially awkward quality controller Maria, but their initial interactions are extremely uncomfortable. When by chance, the two co-workers discover that each night they are having exactly the same dream, they feel compelled to attempt a romance to match their shared visions. The film contains scenes that may disturb some viewers. https://tht.ie/2807/on-body-and-soul

The Party
Sunday 26th November | 8 pm
Director: Sally Potter · 71 minutes · UK · 2017
British politician Janet has just been appointed Shadow Health Minister and decides to celebrate by holding an intimate dinner party for some of her closest friends. As each new guest arrives and various secrets are revealed, Janet’s plans for the evening quickly start to unravel, particularly when her husband Bill decides to make a surprise announcement of his own… https://tht.ie/2808/the-party

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