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THE BREADWINNER

Date Time
Sun 1st July 4.30pm
Weds 4th July 7.45pm
Sun 8th July 1.30pm

These are the correct times listed for this film. Please ignore the printed brochure – there is no screening of The Breadwinner on Sat 31st June

Dir: Nora Twomey | Ireland/Canada/Luxembourg | 2017 | 93 mins
Voice cast: Saara Chaudry, Soma Bhatia, Ali Badshah, Kawa Ada

From the creators of The Secret of Kells and Song of the Sea comes this highly-anticipated, Oscar-nominated feature, based on Deborah Ellis’ bestselling novel. Parvana (Saara Chaudry) is an 11-year-old Afghan girl growing up under the Taliban in 2001, whose family is cast into dire straits when her father is imprisoned. But in Taliban-controlled Kabul, girls cannot leave the house unescorted; so the resourceful Parvana decides to disguise herself as a boy in order to feed her family. Thrilling and enchanting, The Breadwinner is a luminous tale about growing up amid conflict and oppression, the strength of girls, and the power of stories to sustain hope through dark times.

All times listed are the programme start time unless otherwise stated. Films start approx 30 mins after the programme start time.