Films

The Breadwinner (Peak Film Society)

Saturday 18th May, 2019
7:30 pm

the-breadwinner94 mins Certificate 12A  Ireland/Canada/Luxemburg 2017

Starring:  Saara Chaudry, Soma Chhaya, Noorin Gulamgaus

Director:  Nora Twomey

A stunning animation matched by a story that dares to confront sobering real-life issues. Parvana is an 11-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan. When her father is arrested, she cuts off her hair and dresses like a boy in order to support her family. With undaunted courage, Parvana draws strength from stories she invents, as she seeks to find her father and reunite her family.

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Sanctuary (Peak Film Society)

Saturday 15th June, 2019
7:30 pm

sanctuary87 mins Certificate 15 Ireland 2017

Starring: Stephen Marcus, Amy-Joyce Hastings, Tara Breathnach

Director: Len Collin

The film that changed the Irish disability laws. ‘Sanctuary’ balances humour and seriousness, as it follows a group of adults with intellectual disabilities, who break free from an unusually lax supervisor on a pre-Christmas Galway outing.

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