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Kildare County Council Arts Service

Maynooth Film For All screening of Volver

Maynooth Film For All, Film Club        

John Hume Building JHL1, NUI Maynooth

Press Release 12th November 2007

Maynooth Film For All, Film Club        

John Hume Building JHL1, NUI Maynooth

Thursday 15th November @ 7.30pm

Calling all film buffs!! Maynooth Film for All, film club has recently been established in Maynooth. Members will have the opportunity to view a selection of the finest international films from the last two years in all their glory on a big screen. The comfortable surroundings of the JHL1, lecture hall in the John Hume building, North Campus, Maynooth College is the venue for the club. This Thursday, 15th November the presentation is Volver starring Penelope  Cruz. This visually stunning melodrama tells the story of a hard working woman with a teenage daughter and how a violent act changes her life.

The screenings will be preceded by a brief introduction by staff from various Departments of NUI Maynooth.  These openings will give some contextual information outlining elements of plot and style, details of the social and political situations in which the films were made and the careers of the various director’s, producers and actors. The lecturers will have knowledge of the film culture of the diverse countries from which the films come i.e. As ‘Volver’ is a Spanish production Catherine O’Leary from the Spanish Department will facilitate.

An opportunity to reflect on  the movie will be available following the screening and Denis Condon, Media Studies Department, NUI Maynooth will lead the discussion.

Membership is open to all over 18yrs. and costs €32.00 for the rest of the season with a concessionary rate of €20.00 available to students and OAP’s, plus joining fee to the Library Service if you are not already a member.
For further information and all membership queries please contact:

Maynooth Film For All, Maynooth Community Library, Tel: 01 6285530,

This initiative is a three-way partnership between The Arts and Library Services of Kildare County Council and The Media Studies Department, NUI Maynooth.

Contact: Brenda Brady, Acting Assistant Arts Officer,
Kildare County Council Arts Service
Tel: 045 448328
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