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Saturday 27th

The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales Clones IRELAND

Saturday 27th 11am  Road House

Dir: Patrick Imbert, Benjamin Renner, | France, Belgium | 2018 | 82mins |Cert: G | Language; English

Starring: Bill Bailey, Adrian Edmondson, Justin Edwards

Energetic animation and great humour and sight gags loom large in this film from directors Patrick Imbert and Oscar nominee Benjamin Renner, sourced from his own graphic novel.

"When All Is Ruin Once Again" Clones IRELAND

Saturday 27th  2 pm  Road House

Dir: Keith Walsh | Ireland | 2018 | 82mins |Cert: Club |

At the beginning of the Anthropocene – an epoch defined as the period during which human activity has been the dominant influence on the natural world – a rural community carve out their lives while a motorway ploughs forth through their landscape. It goes no further than the town of Gort in the west of Ireland, halted by the dawn of a financial crisis.

Under the Tree IN Clones film Festival

Saturday 27th 3.00 pm Courthouse

Dir: James Redford, USA 2016, 60 mi

This documentary by James Redford chronicles the birth of a new movement among paediatricians, therapists, educators and communities, who are using cutting-edge brain science to disrupt cycles of violence, addiction and disease. “The child may not remember, but the body remembers.

This is a FREE event, Those with tickets booked below will be seated first.

Western IN Clones

Saturday 27th 3.30 pm, The Safe House

Dir: Valeska Grisebach | Germany, Bulgaria, Austria | 2017 | 119 min | Rating: CLUB

Starring: Meinhard Neumann, Reinhardt Wetrek, Syuleyman Alilov Letifov

A group of German construction workers sent to build a hydroelectric power plant set up camp on the outskirts of a remote Bulgarian village. Tensions within the group start to rise when former legionnaire Meinhard sets himself apart from his colleagues by making a connection with the villagers. But matters finally come to a head when the white horse that Meinhard has borrowed from townsman Adrian goes missing.

The Breadwinner Of Hope IN Clones

Saturday 27th 4:00 pm, The  Road house

Dir: Nora Twomey | Ireland, Canada, Luxembourg | 2017 | 94 min | CERT 12A

Featuring the voices of: Saara Chaudry, Soma Chhaya, Laara Sadiq, Shaista Latif

This film is not suitable for small children. 12A cert.

When 11-year-old Parvana’s father is taken by the Taliban, she and her family find it difficult to survive without a man in the house. Women are forbidden from going anywhere unaccompanied, which means access to food or even trying to enquire about their father’s whereabouts is impossible. Parvana decides to cut her hair and pass herself off as a boy, so that she can become the family’s new breadwinner.

Wonderful Losers: A Different WorldIN Clones

Saturday 27th 5.00 pm, The Courthouse

Dir: Arūnas Matelis | Lithuania, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, Latvia, Ireland, N. Ireland/UK, Spain | 2017 | 71 min | CLUB


Directed by Arūnas Matelis and co-produced by Deaglán Ó Mocháin of Northern-Irish production company Dearcán Media, this film looks at the story of the cyclists at the back of the race, who, for most of us, are simply the losers. They are called water carriers, domestics, gregarios, and the Sancho Panzas of professional cycling. Moreover, they rarely experience personal victories – these sportsmen sacrifice their careers and often their health to help their teammates.

"A Mother Brings Her Son to Be Shot" Clones IRELAND

Saturday 27th  6.30 pm  Road House

Sinéad O’Shea | Ireland, UK | 2018 | 83 mins |Cert: 15A |

One night, Majella O'Donnell took her teenage son Philly to be shot in both legs.

Majella, Philly and his shooters all live within an extraordinary community in Derry, Northern Ireland. The “Troubles” officially ended in 1998 but this community is still at war. They do not accept the government or police. All this happens within the jurisdiction of the United Kingdom.

"Rosie" Clones IRELAND

Saturday 27th  8.30 pm  Road House

Dir: Paddy Breathnach | Ireland | 2018 | 86mins |Cert: PG |

Written By: Roddy Doyle

Starring: Sarah Greene, Moe Dunford, Natalia Kostrzewa

A mother strives to shield her young family from their new reality when their landlord sells the property and renders them homeless, in Paddy Breathnach’s heartbreaking latest drama. Chronicling an ordinary couple’s struggle to keep their family intact, the latest from Irish director Paddy Breathnach (I Went Down, Viva) is an urgent piece of filmmaking that reminds us how easy it can be to slip through the cracks.

Under the Tree IN Clones film Festival

Saturday 27th 8.45 pm, The Courthouse

Dir: Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson | France, Iceland | 2017 | 89 min | Cert: CLUB

Starring: Starring: Steinþór Hróar Steinþórsson, Edda Björgvinsdóttir, Sigurður Sigurjónsson

"Lucky" Clones IRELAND

Saturday 27th  10.30 pm  Road House

Dir: John Carroll Lynch | USA| 2017 | 88 mins |Cert: CLUB |

Starring: Harry Dean Stanton, David Lynch, Ron Livingston

Lucky (Stanton) is a 90-year-old wartime veteran living in a small remote desert town. This fiercely independent aethist’s life has happily revolved around a daily routine involving yoga, diner visits, crossword puzzles, TV game shows, cigarettes and meeting up with his long-time friends at his local. But now as he contemplates the end of life, he finds himself on a late journey of self-exploration...

Get in Touch!

Email: info@clonesfilmfestival.com
Website: www.clonesfilmfestival.com

1 Fortview, Newtownbutler Rd.
Clones, Co. Monaghan.