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26th Galway Film Fleadh | 8th-13th July 2014
Academy Awards Arts Council

Galway Film Fleadh 2011 Programme

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    World Cinema

    Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same

    Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same
    Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same tracks the adventures, misadventures and experiences of three aliens...
    Tue 05 July Town Hall Main 22.00

    Intimate Grammar

    Intimate Grammar
    It is mid-1960s Jerusalem, in a dreary and seedy housing project. Aaron is an artistic and nerdy boy, poetic and imaginative,...
    Wed 06 July Omni 7 14.30

    Tomboy

    Tomboy
    Laure is 10 years old. She is a tomboy. On arrival in a new neighbourhood, dressed in jeans and a t-shirt, and with closely...
    Wed 06 July Town Hall Main 17.00

    The Dynamiter

    The Dynamiter
    All fourteen-year-old Robbie Hendrick ever wanted was a family. Yet as another Mississippi summer begins, his wayward mother...
    Wed 06 July Cinemobile 17.00

    Sinestesia

    Sinestesia
    Sinestesia is the bittersweet tale of two episodes in the lives of four young people. Alan, his wife Frances, his mistress...
    Wed 06 July Omni 6 17.15

    A Family

    A Family
    Ditte is part of a renowned family of bakers, the Rheinwalds. She is a successful gallery owner and constantly on the move....
    Wed 06 July Omni 6 19.15

    Top Floor, Left Wing

    Top Floor, Left Wing
    François, a bailiff, leaves his apartment and his irascible wife to begin his day of evictions, but fate has something...
    Wed 06 July Omni 7 19.30

    Gigola

    Gigola
    Pigalle, the early 60s… money and bourbon flows. Here, life occurs during the night, behind closed shutters are...
    Wed 06 July Omni 7 21.30

    White Irish Drinkers

    White Irish Drinkers
    It’s the early autumn of 1975 in Brooklyn and 18-year-old Brian Leary is killing time, pulling off petty crimes with his...
    Wed 06 July Town Hall Main 23.00

    Special Treatment

    Special Treatment
    A film that draws some intriguing parallels between the work of the prostitute and that of the psychiatrist – both have...
    Thu 07 July Omni 6 14.15

    Circus Fantasticus

    Circus Fantasticus
    A man stays alone with his children in a half-demolished house in the middle of a desolate field. His wife has just been killed...
    Thu 07 July Omni 6 17.15

    Songs of Love and Hate

    Songs of Love and Hate
    Rico lives with his wife and two daughters on their vineyard at the foot of the Alps. The budding sexuality of the enchanting...
    Thu 07 July Omni 7 17.30

    Man on the Train

    Man on the Train
    In this re-incarnation, Donald Sutherland stars as a retired literature Professor, who, in his own parlance, seems cut out...
    Thu 07 July Town Hall Main 19.00

    Girlfriend

    Girlfriend
    Evan is a young man with Down’s Syndrome who lives with his mother in a working-class town hit hard by the economic...
    Thu 07 July Omni 6 19.15

    The Debt

    The Debt
    This espionage thriller begins in 1997, as shocking news reaches retired Mossad secret agents Rachel and Stefan about their...
    Thu 07 July Omni 7 19.30

    The Magic of Hope

    The Magic of Hope
    When Blanca learns that her 10-year-old daughter Aran is suffering from leukemia and has to undergo a series of gruelling...
    Thu 07 July Omni 6 21.15

    Road to Nowhere

    Road to Nowhere
    There’s a murky, tenuous balance between reality and fiction – particularly when it involves a beautiful young...
    Thu 07 July Cinemobile 22.00

    Norwegian Wood

    Norwegian Wood
    Published in 1987 and since translated into 33 languages, Haruki Murakami’s Norwegian Wood is a story of loss and...
    Fri 08 July Omni 7 14.30

    Mamma Gógó

    Mamma Gógó
    Gógó is an elderly lady diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. While Gógó is continuously...
    Fri 08 July Omni 6 16.15

    The Weather Station

    The Weather Station
    Ivanov and Drozdov have spent the last decade living in a shack-like weather station where their only job is to take weather...
    Fri 08 July Omni 7 16.30

    80 Days

    80 Days
    Axun and Maite met at secondary school during a repressive era that never allowed their relationship as women to go beyond...
    Fri 08 July Omni 6 19.15

    Mad Bastards

    Mad Bastards
    Australia is an ancient, primal land. This is the story of those who survive at its outer limits. TJ is a hard-edged Aboriginal...
    Fri 08 July Omni 7 19.30

    Oliver Sherman

    Oliver Sherman
    Feeling lost and disconnected, with no family of his own, veteran Sherman Oliver sets out to the countryside in search of the...
    Fri 08 July Omni 6 21.15

    Trollhunter

    Trollhunter
    The government says there’s nothing to worry about – it’s just a problem with bears in the mountains and...
    Fri 08 July Omni 7 21.30

    Treacle Junior

    Treacle Junior
    One day, rather abruptly, Tom, who is forty, walks out on his wife and baby boy and his seemingly happy life. He finds himself...
    Fri 08 July Cinemobile 22.00

    Some Other Stories

    Some Other Stories
    The brainchild of Serbian film critic and producer Nenad Dukic, Some Other Stories comprises five stories exploring the themes...
    Sat 09 July Omni 7 14.30

    In a Better World

    In a Better World
    Anton is a doctor who commutes between his home in Denmark and his work at an African refugee camp. He and his wife Marianne,...
    Sat 09 July Omni 7 17.00

    Bellflower

    Bellflower
    Bellflower follows two friends as they venture out into the world to begin their adult lives. Literally all their free time is...
    Sat 09 July Omni 6 19.15

    No Return

    No Return
    On a hot summer night in Buenos Aires, a hit-and-run accident will link the lives of three men. After running over a young man,...
    Sat 09 July Omni 7 19.30

    Hobo with a Shotgun

    Hobo with a Shotgun
    A train pulls into its final station and a hobo hops from a freight car. He has dreams of a fresh life in a new city, but finds...
    Sat 09 July Omni 6 21.15

    The Mosquito Net

    The Mosquito Net
    The Mosquito Net is a dramatic comedy about a wealthy family whose members are trapped in a world of guilt. Maria suffers from...
    Sat 09 July Omni 7 21.30

    Cars 2

    Cars 2
    Star racecar Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) and the incomparable tow truck Mater (voice of Larry the Cable Guy) take...
    Sun 10 July Eye Cinema 14.00

    America

    America
    Portugal, the beginning of the new millennium. Liza is a young Russian immigrant married to Vitor, a Portuguese man. Fernanda,...
    Sun 10 July Omni 6 14.15

    Peepli Live

    Peepli Live
    In the lead up to state elections in the Indian village of Peepli, two poor farmers, Natha and Budhia, face losing their land...
    Sun 10 July Onmi 7 14.30

    Passione

    Passione
    A journey through a jukebox, the biggest in the world: Naples. Songs and singers, musicians and poets, real and legendary...
    Sun 10 July Omni 6 17.15

    1,000 Fools

    1,000 Fools
    1,000 Fools comprises fifteen stories, some contemporary and some historical, based on short works by Quim Monzó....
    Sun 10 July Omni 7 19.30

    Beginners

    Beginners
    When it comes to relationships, we’re all beginners. Beginners imaginatively explores the hilarity, confusion and...
    Sun 10 July Town Hall Main 20.30