The Model cinema, in partnership with Sligo Film Society, brings audiences the best in international and independent film. Membership and tickets for individual screenings are available on the door through Sligo Film Society prior to each screening.
All screenings commence at 8pm, unless otherwise stated.
Attendance at a single screening: Adult €8 or Concession €6 on the door.
Membership Season €80 Concession €60
Membership available before each screening
The Model Cinema is also proud to present our Secondary Schools Film Programme, a multi-cultural film programme which supports film in secondary school curricula. Screenings are presented in association with the Irish Film Institute. screenings at 11am, admission is €4 per student.
Thu. Nov. 24
Bergman Island, 8pm
Married filmmakers Chris and Tony travel to the Swedish island of Fårö, where Ingmar Bergman lived and filmed several iconic films. The beautiful island inspires Chris to start writing a screenplay. Her film follows former lovers Amy and Joseph, who are reunited at a wedding on Fårö after many years apart. But that story might reflect some of the cracks forming in Chris and Tony’s own relationship…
Director: Mia Hansen-Løve
Cast: Vicky Krieps, Tim Roth, Mia Wasikowska, Anders Danielsen Lie
Film info: 112 mins. France / Mexico / Brazil / Germany / Sweden (English language). 2021. 15A
The Path/Der Pfad – Junior Cycle German, 11 am (12+)
Based on the novel by Rüdiger Bertram and inspired by true events, Der Pfad follows 12-year old Rolf, as he flees Nazi pursuit alongside his father and dog in 1940. Assisted by young Núria, their route to freedom is the Pyrenees Mountain Range across France and Spain. What follows is a gripping yet heartwarming tale that speaks on ever-relevant issues of fleeing war and persecution, as two young people learn to support and rely on one another for help.
Thu. Dec. 1
Leave No Traces (Żeby nie było śladów), 8pm
Poland, 1983. 18-year-old Grzegorz Przemyk and his friend Jurek are arrested without cause by the local militia and brutally beaten. Grzegorz dies from his injuries.
Jurek is the only witness, and his account of his friend’s death soon captures the attention of local and international media. However, the oppressive regime is intent on covering up what actually happened.
Director: Jan P. Matuszynski
Cast: Tomasz Ziętek, Sandra Korzeniak, Mateusz Górski, Jacek Braciak
Film info: 160 minutes, Poland, France, Czechia, 2021, 15A
King - Junior Cycle French, 11 am (12+)
When King, a trafficked lion cub, escapes from the airport in mid-transit and finds itself in the home of Inès and Alex. Instant friends, the siblings come up with a plan to bring King back to a nature reserve in Africa. With the customs agents on their tail, the pair enlist the help of their quirky grandfather Max to join their unconventional road trip.
Thu. 8 Dec.
Moon, 66 Questions, 8pm
After years abroad, Artemis returns to Athens to care for her father Paris when his health takes a sudden turn for the worse. The pair haven’t spoken for years after a deep rift formed in their relationship. As Artemis cares for the frail Paris, she begins to learn more about her father–including a well-kept secret that challenges her understanding of what unfolded years previously.
Director: Jacqueline Lentzou
Cast: Sofia Kokkali, Lazaros Georgakopoulos, Nikitas Tsakiroglou
Film info: 108mins.Greece / France. 2021.Club.
Thu. 15 Dec.
Brian and Charles, 8pm
Brian; a lonely, luckless inventor decides to build a robot for company. Enter Charles - Brian’s extraordinary masterpiece, an artificially intelligent robot made from odds and ends, with a personality all of his own and a serious case of wander lust.
Brian and Charles is a heart-warming and entertaining tale about friendship, family, finding love, and letting go.
This screening will be in memory of the late John Gault – SFS committee member, film lover, and friend.
Director: Jim Archer
FILM INFO: 91 minutes, UK, 2022, PG