Garter Lane programmes year-round screenings of the highest quality art house, educational, world, and event cinema titles.

We work with a host of partners to deliver this eclectic and entertaining feast for the eyes, and we are proud to present all our screenings via a state of the art 4k Digital Cinema Projector.

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Garter Lane Arts Centre runs a year long film screening programme. This includes titles accessed through Access Cinema, IFI , DIFF (Dublin International Film Festival) and EOS (Exhibition On Screen).

Screenings are a consistent feature of our spring and autumn programme and together with the WFFA (Waterford Film For ALL) committee, a selection of the best that world and art house cinema has to offer is presented on our state of the art cinema package. Garter Lane is delighted to have such a longstanding relationship with the committee, and typically the programme is presented on Tuesday evenings, kicking off at 7:30pm.

We are the proud owners of a 4k Digital Cinema Projector and Cinema Screen, and it is a joy to witness film work that has been created locally on “the Big Screen”.

School Groups are regular visitors to our screenings and we schedule a selection of educational titles for both junior and senior cycles.

Garter Lane optimises the opportunity to screen new and original work where possible and in 2020 the Arts Centre  was in the somewhat unusual position of being able to commission film work in response to the pandemic:

Still Far Away is a film made locally by Liam Meagher & John Loftus and was filmed entirely during lockdown – Film LINK

Marian by Dance/Aerial Artist Rachel Ní Bhraonain is an experimental dance film created by Rachel Ni Bhraonain and Ger O’Keefe and was screened initially as the centre piece of a Closing Ceremony for the Visual Art Exhibition BLUE- Film LINK

Film & Documentary Screenings are regularly programmed as part of festivals such as WELL Fest, SprOG, and IMAGINE, and our cinema facilities are frequently engaged by conference and seminar events for many sectors including, Health, Corporate and Community. The Centre welcomes enquiries about using/hiring our facilities for bespoke events.

For further information on screenings at Garter Lane, have a look at our Cinema Title Listings and/or please email

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