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Town of Strangers
Institute of Contemporary Arts
Two people joyfully moving towards each other in an old fashioned home
Town of Strangers, dir. Treasa O’Brien, Ireland 2021, 82 min., English

They say there are only two stories worth telling: a person goes on a journey or a stranger comes to town. This film is about a stranger who comes to make a film in the small town of Gort in the West of Ireland, and the people she meets when she holds auditions. Together, they go on a cinematic journey to explore their waking and dreaming lives. Featuring a cast of migrant workers, hippies, Travellers, blow-ins and newly arrived refugees, we are ushered into the private worlds of people living between two cultures, sharing their desires of longing and belonging.

The screenings on Friday 10 February and Sunday 12 February will be introduced by the film's director, Treasa O'Brien.
 
05:15 pm
Fri, 10 Feb 2023
Cinema 2
05:00 pm
Sun, 12 Feb 2023
Cinema 2
05:15 pm
Tue, 14 Feb 2023
Cinema 2
08:30 pm
Thu, 16 Feb 2023
Cinema 2

All films are ad-free and 18+ unless otherwise stated, and start with a 10 min. curated selection of trailers.

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