Film Fatale presents: The Shop Around the Corner and The Film Fatale Vintage Christmas Party

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The Sugar Club, Dublin

Celebrate Christmas in vintage style on December 12 with Film Fatale’s screening of the heart-warming Christmas classic Shop Around The Corner.

This is Film Fatale’s last screening in The Sugar Club, as next year we will be moving to a new venue. So join us to celebrate five great years of classic movies, vintage fashion, retro music and good old-fashioned fun at The Sugar Club.

We all know that Jimmy Stewart is the star of It’s a Wonderful Life but it is Shop Around The Corner that makes him the ultimate romantic comedy hero and the King of Christmas. This is the most endearing Christmas classic and a film that you need to see. Set in a lovingly evoked Budapest in the run-up to Christmas, director Ernst Lubitsch’s deliciously delicate comedy focuses on the various obstacles blocking the path of potential lovers James Stewart and Margaret Sullavan, fellow workers in a gossip-ridden emporium who are unaware they’re in fact courting one another by mail in an anonymous correspondence. The director’s fabled ‘touch’, here at its lightest, contributes to what is arguably Hollywood’s most exquisitely romantic depiction of the old central Europe. A wonderfully nostalgic film that will warm your heart and set the tone for the Christmas holidays.

This glittering Christmas extravaganza has a dress code so get in the festive mood by dressing up your most dashing suit or glittering vintage Christmas ensemble and celebrate the silly season with live music from the jazz-tastic Jaime Nanci and The Blue Boys. They will play your Film Fatale favourites and modern songs with a vintage twist followed by the maestros of all that sounds retro chic, Film Fatale’s resident DJ’s The Andrews Sisters’ Brothers who will play your favourite dancefloor fillers from the 1920s to the 70s.

Deck the halls, rock around the Christmas tree and celebrate the festive season the good old fashioned way with Film Fatale’s last event at Dublin’s Sugar Club, a night of vintage fashion, retro music, Christmas cocktails and fun.

Tickets €16/€17

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Doors 8.00pm

The Sugar Club, 8 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2

Dublin 8

Prohibition: Dance Macabre-SOLD OUT

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This Halloween, Film Fatale brings you Prohibition: Dance Macabre — a night of terrible beauty at IMMA, for there shall be no beauty without the beast.

Prohibition: Dance Macabre brings you the 1920s as you know and love with a touch of the cirque du freak — a night of decadence, strange curiosities and dark glamour, as we embrace the darker side of the Twenties.

Inside the majestic IMMA our juice-joints will be serving blood-red bathtub gin punch. There will be live ragtime and old-meets-new twenties fusion, the Monster Mash, and vintage and electro-swing DJs. Come see our fiendish fan dancers and frightful fast-footed flappers, or enter the courtyard of IMMA which will become a carnival of the strange and unusual.

This is a vintage-themed event and strictly fancy-dress. We want you to flaunt your inner flapper or gangster, or pay homage to Twenties horror and silent movies. However you come, we want you to look frightfully good. This is, after all, a night of unspeakable glamour.

SOLD OUT!

Doors 8.00pm

IMMA

Military Road

Kilmainham

Dublin 8

Film Fatale presents: The Apartment and The Swinging Sixties Vintage Party

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 Saturday 10th October

The Sugar Club, Dublin

Embrace the Swinging Sixties on October 10 for a night of classic film, cocktails, dancing, vintage glamour and retro music, with a screening of Billy Wilder’s classic comedy/drama, The Apartment in Dublin’s The Sugar Club.

Film Fatale’s 1960s post-screening Mad Men-esque party will celebrate the fashion and music of one of the greatest decades. Embrace the sixties with live music from the queen of sixties soul, Katie D and The Rhythm Section, followed by Film Fatale’s most fabulous duo, retro chic DJs, The Andrews Sisters’ Brothers — your trustworthy guide to all things vintage.

We want you to strut your stuff and embrace the 1960s. Come dressed in vintage style, fabulous swing dresses, mod chic, go-go glamour, Don Draper cool, or 1960s rebel style. Film Fatale will be setting the scene by creating a 1960s apartment in The Sugar Club — a perfect chill-out room where you can step away from the busy dance floor and sit back with a cocktail.

One of Hollywood’s greats, director Billy Wilder brings 1960s Manhattan to life in a 10-time Oscar nominated comedy drama that sparkles with charm, snappy dialogue and heartfelt humour.
C. C. Baxter (the always hilarious Jack Lemmon) is an office clerk working in a busy Manhattan skyscraper. Finding it hard to get ahead in business, he put himself in his bosses’ favour by lending out his apartment for their extra-curricular affairs. Among these is his callous boss J.D. Sheldrake, whose wooing of Miss Kubelik (the quick-witted Shirley MacLaine), the fetching elevator operator who Baxter is pining over.

Tickets €16/€17

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Doors 8.00pm

The Sugar Club, 8 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2

Dublin 8

Prohibition Gatsby’s Mansion

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IMMA

SOLD OUT!!!!

It’s the greatest party in all of literature and this summer Film Fatale brings it to life in Dublin. So fix your feather-head piece and pop those braces as IMMA plays host to Prohibition: Gatsby’s Mansion, an outdoor-indoor ritzy Roaring Twenties Vintage Party.

Arrive fashionably early and Gatsby’s chauffeur will pick you at the gate and bring you to Gatsby’s lawns. Grab a tea-cup of gin punch, play bowls or croquet, or Charleston in the sunshine before heading indoors for the full Prohibition experience, the cat’s meow of Dublin parties.

Inside the majestic doors of IMMA our juice-joints will be serving bathtub gin punch. There will be live ragtime and old-meets-new twenties fusion. There will be vintage and electro-swing DJs, fan dancers, fast-footed flappers, gambling tables for the gangsters, not to mention Ireland’s best-dressed vintage crowd. One might even catch Jay Gatsby dancing his spats off to electro-swing.

This event is strictly fancy-dress so put on your vintage glad rags and flaunt your inner Daisy Buchanan or Jay Gatsby, or come as a gangster or flapper!

•Gatby’s chauffeur will be on a first-come, first-served basis. All outdoor activities are subject to weather conditions.

SOLD OUT!!!!

Doors 8.00pm

IMMA

Military Road

Kilmainham

Dublin 8

Film Fatale presents: The Seven Year Itch & The Fabulous Fifties Cheeky Tiki Party

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 Saturday 27th June

The Sugar Club, Dublin

Join Film Fatale on 27 June for a scorching Golden Era comedy, The Seven Year Itch, which sees the silver screen’s most famous blonde, Marilyn Monroe, in her one of her most sizzling roles. This will be an evening of film, vintage fashion and music, classic cocktails and retro fun at Dublin’s Sugar Club.

Film Fatale’s Fabulous 50s Cheeky Tiki Party will follow the screening, where you can swing-dance to our live band, and jitterbug to Film Fatale’s resident DJs, The Andrews Sisters’ Brothers. Film Fatale’s most fabulous duo will be your trustworthy guide to all things vintage, bringing you on a tour of music evolution with your favourite dance-floor fillers from the 1940s through to the 1970s and the days of Disco.

Drink vintage cocktails in our special summer Tiki Garden, our cheesy 1950s outdoor Tiki bar, complete with kitsch summer songs and tasty summer cocktails. Join in the conga line, the limbo or sit back and be entertained as our Hula dancers take to the stage.

We want you to strut your stuff and embrace the 1950s in your finest vintage clothing, snappiest suits or cheesiest Hawaiian shirt, or go all-out and embrace your inner Marilyn Monroe. Whatever you choose, we want you to come vintage.

One of Hollywood’s greats, director Billy Wilder brings a sparkling Marilyn Monroe to the screen as the flirtatious platinum blonde who shakes up the life of a happily married man.

Tom Ewell stars as a New York City executive whose wife and child are away for the summer. In the heat of the city, living in his empty apartment, he meets a new neighbour: the impossibly gorgeous Monroe. If Manhattan in August isn’t hot enough, Monroe adds another layer of heat to Ewell’s life. He spends the rest of this hilarious farce in various states of temptation.

Famed for the iconic white dress blowing overt an air-vent scene, this exhilarating and glamorous 1950s romantic comedy sees Monroe in one of her finest comic roles — the ditzy blonde bombshell character she helped define.

Sit back in the sumptuous surroundings of the Sugar Club, enjoy a classic signature cocktail designed especially for the night, have the Film Fatale usherettes serve you popcorn while watching Billy Wilders smoldering comedy before dancing the night away to the sounds of the Fabulous Fifties.

Tickets €16/€17

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Doors 8.00pm

The Sugar Club, 8 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2

Dublin 8


Film Fatale presents:Chinatown

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 Saturday 18th April

The Sugar Club, Dublin

Ladies, daub that carmine lipstick. Men, don your mac and fedora. Get ready to immerse yourself in the world of femme fatales, detectives, cocktails, and vintage music as Film Fatale steps out of the shadows on 18 April for Chinatown — the greatest film noir never made in the 1940s.

We want you to strut your stuff as a femme fatale. Or come dressed as a hard-boiled detective. You can pay homage to film noir, or mirror the film’s stars — the diaphanous Faye Dunaway and the naughty Jack Nicholson. Whatever you choose, we want you to come vintage. This night of glamour, murder, mystery and intrigue at Dublin’s Sugar Club will be followed by a night of vintage fashion, retro music, cocktails and retro fun.

Swing-dance to live performances from Jhil Quinn and the Cafe Vaudeville Band and jitterbug to Film Fatale’s resident DJs, The Andrews Sisters’ Brothers who will be your trustworthy guide to all things vintage, bringing you on a tour of music evolution with your favourite dance floor fillers from the late 1930s through to the 1970s and the days of Disco.

We believe Chinatown is the greatest film noir never made in the 1940s. Roman Polanski’s classic neo-noir is set in drought-ridden 1930s L.A where greed, political ambitions and illicit desire hide in the shadows of this seductive, sun-filled paradise. The film stars Jack Nicholson as JJ ‘Jake’ Gittes, a straight talking private eye specializing in matrimonial cases.

What initially seems a straightforward divorce case assignment turns into something far more challenging, wide-reaching and dangerous. Gittes is plunged into a complex web of deceit and murder, while finding himself lured into the bed of the beautiful Evelyn Mulwray.

Chinatown is as salty as a dirty martini. The dialogue as snappy as Dunaway’s garter belt and Nicholson and Dunaway simply sizzle on screen together.

Sit back in the sumptuous surroundings of the Sugar Club, enjoy a classic signature cocktail, have the Film Fatale usherettes serve you popcorn while watching one of the greatest film noirs unfold.

Tickets €16/€17

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Doors 8.00pm

The Sugar Club, 8 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2

Dublin 8

Film Fatale presents: Prohibition

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Saturday 14th March

IMMA, The Royal Hospital Kilmainham

Irelands biggest Prohibition Party is back, this time even bigger and better.

Join us on 14 March for an alternative St Patrick’s Weekend party, as Film Fatale returns the Prohibition-era experience to Dublin’s IMMA for a party that will relive the decadent days of Gatsby, gangsters, flappers and 1920s glamour.

Dublin’s IMMA will be transformed once more into an opulent 1920s fancy-dress party, the kind of elegant yet wild soire that would do Jay Gatsby proud. It will be even bigger as we open up more secret rooms, more bars, more performers, a silent cinema and more sparkle, glitz and glamour.

Inside the majestic doors of IMMA, there will gambling gangsters, fast-footed dancing flappers in sparkling ensembles, exotic fan dancers, and people Lindy Hopping to our 1920s ragtime bands The Ragtime Ramblers and The Great Gatsbies. Meanwhile, you can do the Charleston to retro DJs The Andrews Sisters’ Brothers or dance your socks off to an Electro-swing set by DJ Mimi Rouge.

There will be one room dedicated solely to 1920s and 1930s Prohibition era, the music it has inspired and dance-your-socks off electro swing. IMMA’s gothic chapel will become the Punch Parlour, a perfect place to drink prohibition-era “bathtub gin” and dance to your favourite vintage hits from the 1920s to the 70s.

Show your moxy through the rags you wear and set the scene by dressing up in your vintage finest or pay homage to 1920s silent movie stars, dames and fellas, flappers and philosophers, or gangsters and their molls.

Tell your friends, people you like but trust but no one else — this event is on the QT so shhh! Keep your trap shut, don’t wear iron and no funny business or we’ll all end up under glass. It’s gonna be swell kid!

Tickets €30

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Doors 8.00pm

The Royal Hospital Kilmainham

Military Road

Kilmainham

Dublin 8