Birr premiere for ‘The
Other Side of Sleep’

BIRR Theatre & Arts Centre will host the premiere of ‘The Other Side of Sleep’ on Friday, March 16 with a reception followed by the film screening.

BIRR Theatre & Arts Centre will host the premiere of ‘The Other Side of Sleep’ on Friday, March 16 with a reception followed by the film screening.

This IFTA nominated film from writer/director Rebecca Daly has received many positive reviews, both on an international and national level.

Following on from its premiere at Cannes, the film screened in official competition at the Galway Film Fleadh, the Toronto International Film festival and international festivals as far reaching as India. There will also be a screening on Saturday, March 17.

Birr Stage Guild brings a play of nostalgia, expectations and broken dreams to Birr Theatre & Arts Centre from Thursday – Saturday, March 22 - 24 in Kevin’s Bed.

The setting is the celebration of the golden wedding anniversary of Dan and Doris - a time for them to return to their old house, join in their celebrations, contemplate a life in disarray and remember the joy of their silver anniversary - the Sonny and Cher days, the optimism and the expectations they had of their sons, John and Kevin.

Birr Film Club’s presentation on Tuesday, March 27 is Cell 211. This Spanish language film is both engaging and intense with striking performances and tells of Juan Oliver, a new prison officer who becomes caught up in a prison riot and has to pretend to be a new prisoner in order to survive.

Cell 211 won several Goya Awards from the Spanish Academy, including Best Picture, Director, Actor and Supporting Actress.

For further information contact (057) 91 22911 or www.birrtheatre.com