MONDAY, AUGUST 26
THE WHITE CROW
Actor/director Ralph Fiennes explores the incredible life of Rudolf Nureyev, the most celebrated ballet dancer of the 20th century, in The White Crow, which will be screened at the Mermaid Arts Centre at 8 p.m. The film centres on the events that took place during a trip to Paris in 1961 at the height of the Cold War where the Kirov Opera Ballet were performing, which culminated in Nureyev’s defection to the West. Tickets cost €8/€6.50 and are available from the Mermaid.