Talking Movies

April 23, 2012

Axis Cinema

Filed under: Talking Movies — Fergal Casey @ 11:14 am
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Axis Cinema on Ballymun Main Street is home to The Pictures, which started as a film club and has grown to become a great social network for the over 55s in Ballymun. They’ve offered a diverse film programme this spring, the last titles of which will shortly be on screen.

Blood Diamond
presented by Dublin City Council Arts Office and axis, in association with access>Cinema
Date: 30th April Time: 2.30pm
Tickets: €2 Members / €4 Non-Members / €3 Membership
Ed Zwick’s thriller stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Djimon Hounsou and Jennifer Connelly. Escaped prisoner of war Hounsou claims to know the location of a huge blood diamond, and as these diamonds are mined in African war zones and sold to finance conflicts Connelly’s crusading reporter is as interested in finding it as DiCaprio’s cynical South African mercenary.

Bealtaine Film
presented by Dublin City Council Arts Office and axis, in association with access>Cinema
Date: 28th May Time: 2.30pm
Tickets: Free (As part of Bealtaine Festival)
The special May Pictures screening will be presented as part of the Bealtaine Festival that celebrates creativity in older age. The film will be announced in early May and will be for free.

Located at the heart of Ballymun, Axis is an arts venue, a production company, an arts development organisation, a community resource centre, and home to a number of community development organisations. More information on

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