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The Club Scannán Sailearna committee are currently planning the Autumn 2020 season.

Given the challenging and uncertain context in which we find ourselves things are going to be different but we are confident that with the appropriate planning our members can enjoy another successful season of films in the Seanscoil.

As we plan a way forward we would like to hear the views of as many current and past club members as possible.

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Lebanon

(Levanone)

Director: Samuel Moaz
Germany / Israel / France / Lebanon 2009
93 minutes
Cert: 15A
The emotional traumas of young Israeli soldiers drafted into the war with Lebanon in the 1980s are recounted through the eyes of a tank crew in this wrenching concentration of raw emotion directed by Samuel Maoz.

Compared to Ari Folman's sophisticated animation-memory Waltz With Bashir, another autobiographical film that dealt with the same war, Lebanon takes a very different, experiential approach to describe the sheer horror of warfare, rather than its political background. At times it seems the film, which goes heavy on close-ups and dialogue to make the most of a low budget, could have been set during World War II.

The action is set entirely within the claustrophobic confines of an armored tank; the only views of the outside world are through the cross-hairs of the gun barrel. What comes through is a visceral horror described without letup or dramatic relief. Unforgettable.

Deborah Young, Hollywood Reporter

Winner - Golden Lion Best Film, Venice Film Festival 2009