Seomra Spraoi

Dublin's Autonomous Social Centre

Volta Cinema // Teanga

Seomra Spraoi / Tuesday 10th March / 7:45pm–10pm

‘Kings’ is a 2007 Irish film written & directed by Tom Collins and based on Jimmy Murphy’s play ‘The Kings’ of the Kilburn High Road. The film is bilingual, having both Irish and English dialogues. It was premièred at the Taormina Film Festival (Italy) in June 2006, and was selected as Ireland’s official entry for the 2008 Academy Awards in the best foreign-language film category. The film tells the story of a group of Irish friends who, after emigrating to England 30 years previously, meet for the funeral of a friend.