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Element Pictures

Light House Cinema was reopened by Element Pictures in January 2012. One of Ireland’s leading film production companies, Element also owns and operates a distribution company and Volta.  Recent hits include This Must Be The Place and The Guard, with lots more to come this year.


Stream or download the best Irish and international independent films. Volta’s extensive catalogue contains lots of films we’ve shown here in the past, and they often have films to rent on  the same day as we start showing them here. If you’re a fan of indie films (and the type of films we show) then check them out.

Event Cinema Association 

The Event Cinema Association (ECA) is a non-profit organisation, which is funded by subscription from its members. The work of the ECA is to support and promote Event Cinema on behalf of  exhibitors and distributors and raise awareness with the general public.

Europa Cinemas

Founded in 1992 with funding from the MEDIA programme and from the Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée (CNC), Europa Cinemas is the first film theatre network focusing on European films. Its objective is to provide operational and financial support to cinemas that commit themselves to screen a significant number of European non-national films, to offer events and initiatives as well  as promotional activities targeted at Young Audiences.