Group Title: Film Group
Group Description: We meet once a month on the Tuesday after the U3A monthly meeting. Our films are not usually blockbusters but could be described as mainstream but lesser known works of acknowledged quality, i.e. prizewinners or nonminees or acclaimed by popularity. We usually have a range covering Foreign Language, From the Archives, Classics, The Irish Connection, Comedy and Drama. All films are shown with English subtitles. Be sure to get there in good time to get drinks and a seat. The atmosphere is relaxed but respectful of the films. There is a charge to cover the cost of the venue. To get notice of and information about the next film please ask to be included in the email. You are not obliged to attend if you receive the email.
Group Leader: Carol Gregg
Group Status: Just turn up - no need to book or contact in advance.
Venue: St Patrick’s Golf Club, Saul Road, Downpatrick – upstairs lounge.
Frequency: Monthly - on the Tuesday after the monthly meeting (usually the last Tuesday of each month)
Duration: Film starts at 7pm sharp; duration varies, but is usually about 110 minutes.
Start Date: Tuesday 25th September 2018
End Date: Last film will be in April/May 2019
Application Date: Not Applicable
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Next film (26th September)

"Into the West" (98 minutes)

please note there are no subtitles with this film

A charming film about a Traveller King who unsuccessfully tries to live a settled life in Dublin.  When his young sons embark on a quest to find the white stallion Tir na nOg, Papa Riley takes off into the west of Ireland to find them.  Cast includes Gabriel Byrne, Brendan Gleeson and David Kelly.

After the film we will have some discussion about the U3A film year to come - dates, films and any issues you want to raise.