When Raphayet pursues Zaida for his bride, he cannot afford the dowry. A chance
deal to supply marijuana to Peace Corp volunteers, helps him secure the marriage
but results in a tribal war leading to the downfall of a respected indigenous Wayuu
“It’s powerfully affecting fare; elegiac, evocative and profoundly cinematic.” - Mark Kermode, The Observer
Our inaugural programme will run from January to May 2020. The Winter/Spring selection includes award-winning films like the magical and disturbing Colombian combat epic, Monos, Pedro Almodóvar's sublime Pain and Glory and what's been described as one of the defining British films of the decade Bait. We also have the excellent Irish-produced documentary Shooting the Mafia and the critically acclaimed drug epic Birds of Passage as well as the wonderful Good Posture. Of course, with short films always at the forefront of our programming, we will be showcasing a fantastic selection of films from both Ireland and abroad.