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Robert O’Brien has been working in the Audio Visual Industry for over 10 years, a love affair that was sparked by his time working in Dublin’s first IMAX Cinema. Sheridan’s theatre was opened in 1998, in the same location where Cineworld currently stands. The iconic cinema was a testament to Dublin’s vibrant film culture which has been a major feature of the city since Jame’s Joyce first opened the Volta Picture Theatre. But just like the Volta, perhaps Sheridan’s IMAX theatre was ahead of its time.

We spoke to Robert about his experiences with the theatre, as well as his crowdfunding campaign to produce a documentary about the theatre from its conception to its unfortunate closure in 2000.

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If you never got the chance to see the Beatles live, attending a premiere of Ron Howard’s documentary film The Beatles: Eight Days a Week is the next best thing. The Lighthouse Cinema is running a premiere of the film including Live Red Carpet from the London premiere on Thursday the 15th of September. Doors open at 6pm with a reception and Live Red Carpet onscreen. The Red Carpet closes at 6:45pm and guests are seated. The film begins at 7:00pm. Tickets can be purchased here, get em while they’re hot.

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