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  Film

Sun 19 Feb  


Ticket Details:

Tickets: €9.00
Concession: €6.00
Garter Lane Friends: €6.00

Early Bird Tickets €7.50 until 30 mins before screening

Viva

 

Jesus (Héctor Medina) a shy, delicate, struggling hairdresser finds a genuine opportunity to enrich his life when he is given the chance to perform as a Drag Artist. But when Jesus'abusive estranged father returns, he forcefully forbids the young man from performing. Jesus must decide to either fulfil his potential or wilt under the dictate of his father. What unfolds is a bittersweet story of pain, regret, and reconciliation, as the two men learn to know and respect each other for the first time.

Featuring boisterous and often heart-breaking drag performance, Paddy Breathnach's Oscar-shortlisted crowd-pleaser is a tender and compassionate tale of finding one's true voice.

Festivals:
Telluride Film Festival 2015
Sundance Film Festival 2016
Audi Dublin International Film Festival 2016
Sydney Film Festival 2016
Edinburgh International Film Festival 2016
Awards Best Irish Film, Audi Dublin International Film Festival 2016

Quotes:
"A beautiful, funny drama filmed in Havana that surges with rough humanity."â€" Donald Clarke, The Irish Times
"...at this film's heart lies a real sense of tenderness." - The Guardian
"...a genuine crowd-pleaser..."â€" The Hollywood Reporter★★★★ The Irish Times (Audi Dublin International Film Festival 2016 Review)


Details of Times:
19:30
 
 
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