Film: The Queen of Ireland
3rd December at 8:30pm
Dir: Conor Horgan, 2015, Ireland, 86 mins, Cert: 15A
Created by Rory O’Neill, Panti is a drag queen, an accidental activist and in her own words ‘a court jester, whose role is to say the un-sayable’. Over the last few years Rory has become a figurehead for LGBT rights in Ireland and since the recent scandal around Pantigate, his fight for equality and against homophobia has become recognised across the world.
The Queen of Ireland is a documentary film that follows Rory’s journey from the small Mayo town of Ballinrobe to striding the world stage. The film takes us behind the scenes with his alter ego Panti in the year she became the symbol of Ireland’s march towards marriage equality.
Directed by Conor Horgan (One Hundred Mornings) the film builds up a multi-faceted picture of a complex and compelling character through behind the scenes footage and interviews.
Christmas with Niall O’Sullivan a& Friends
12th December at 8pm
This evening will showcase the trumpeter’s versatility performing in a variety of styles, from classical to jazz and musical theatre to tangos. For this special Christmas concert, Niall will be joined on stage with some of Ireland’s finest musicians to perform works from this new album and previous recordings. Niall’s new album Niall O’Sullivan and Friends is currently album of the week on RTÉ Lyric FM
Special guests include Vocalist Shóna Henneberry and Harpist Emer Kenny.
Tickets: €20 / €18
Booking: Box Office 042 9332332 | www.antain.ie | An Táin Arts Centre, Crowe Street, Dundalk