june, 2016

30jun7:30 pmYoughal Cine Club presents Selma7:30 pm GMT Festival Category:The ArtsPrice: €5.00 - €7.00

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Thursday  30th June 2016 – Selma – The Mall Arts Centre, Youghal – 7.30pm

Dir: Ana DuVernay    USA 2014

128 mins Cert: 12A

Starring: David Oyelowo, Carmen Ejogo, Tom Wilkinson, Oprah Winfrey, Tim Roth

Admission:  Member €5                   Non- Member €7

David Oyelowo excels as Martin Luther King in this brilliant account of a key moment

in the US civil rights struggle. Spring,1965. The small town of Selma, Alabama, has become the unlikely flashpoint for the struggle for racial equality. Astute strategist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Martin Luther King Jr (David Oyelowo) knows that the most effective use of non-violence is to provoke a violent response. He selects Selma for a protest march because of its racist governor George Wallace (Tim Roth) and the brutality of its police force. Ava DuVernay’s insightful, profoundly moving drama captures the political chicanery surrounding this turning point for the civil rights movement. It also works superbly on a smaller, human scale as a portrait of a flawed man.


€5.00 – €7.00


(Thursday) 7:30 pm GMT


Mall Arts Youghal

The Mall, Youghal, Co. Cork


Yew Wood Venuesthemallartscentre@gmail.com

Mall Arts YoughalThe Mall, Youghal, Co. Cork

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