May the 4th be with you when Happenings returns


Episode IV, A NEW HAPPENINGS

It is a period of a grand stretch in the evening. Happenings, striking from Merrion Square, have won their first victory against the evil fuck-all-to-do-cos-the-weather-is-bad. During the battle, Open Air Cinema spies managed to secure secret plans to the Empire’s ultimate IP, the STAR WARS, a sci-fi series with enough power to destroy an entire subculture’s ability to be polite on the internet. Pursued by the Empire’s sinister accountants, Happenings races home aboard their…um…starship? The Luas? Their whatever, custodian of the popular movie that can save their fanbase and restore craic to the galaxy….

 

In case all that wasn’t clear, this May, outdoor entertainment organisation Happenings along with Dublin City Council will present an open air screening of the original Star Wars sci-fi classic – A New Hope. This May the 4th, the film will be showing in Merrion Square. Though this showing of the first in the series coincides with the now ubiquitous pun/marketing gimmick, Happenings have said that a screening of Empire Strikes Back is also likely a little further down the line, so stay tuned for further screening news.

Gates for this screening will be open from 8.30pm with the film kicking off when the sun goes down (approx 9.30pm). As always with Happenings, there will be teas, coffees, sweet and savoury treats available for all. Slowly but surely it seems like it’s getting brighter out there, but you hardly need the wisdom of a Jedi master to know to bring blankets, chairs and warm clothing in this country. A tauntaun might keep you cosy but remember, they don’t s smell a bit ripe.

Tickets for this event cost €5 and are available now from the ticket link below. Tickets may be available from the gate but a sell out is likely.

Happenings film screenings are strictly alcohol free events.

Tickets available now from usheru HERE.

May the force etc, etc…

Luke Dunne
About me

Luke is a writer, film addict and Dublin native who loves how much there is for film fans in his home county. A former writer for FilmFixx and the Freakin' Awesome Network, he founded Film In Dublin to pursue his dual dreams of writing about film and never sleeping ever again.

YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

Stephen Cleary Horror Screenwriting Workshop
Stephen Cleary’s screenwriting workshop is ALIIIIVE this October
October 15, 2019
Little Monsters at IFI Horrorthon Halloween 2019
Film fans in Dublin spoiled for scares for Halloween 2019
October 09, 2019
Alliance Française Les Cousins
The New Wave hits Kildare Street with Alliance Française
October 01, 2019
iffy 4
iffy Short Film Fest Open for submissions for November
October 01, 2019
Dublin Arabic Film Festival 2019
The Dublin Arabic Film Festival back in the IFI in early Oct
September 17, 2019
Hustlers 2019
Hustlers is a hypnotic money-maker shaker
September 15, 2019
Cabaret Noise Harvest Blood Moon
Cult film cabal Cabaret Noise howls at the Harvest Bloon Moon
September 10, 2019
FLaB at Bleeding Pig 2019
Bleeding Pig Announces Feature Film Screening and Full Programme
August 29, 2019
In Orbit dir. Katie McNeice
In Depth In Orbit with Katie McNeice
August 16, 2019

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.