MON­DAY, AU­GUST 26

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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.

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