Irish Talent: New Shorts 6 (Fis Éireann/Screen Ireland World Premieres)

Sat 14 July / Town Hall Theatre / 12:00

Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland (FÉ/SI)  is proud to present the World Premiere of an exciting selection of new Irish short films funded under the agency’s Frameworks and Short Stories schemes. The Frameworks projects included in this line-up are co-funded by FÉ/SI and RTÉ.

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Frida Think

A woman walks into a party dressed as Frida Kahlo, only to find that her version of unique has mass appeal.
Director Maya Derrington
Producer Paul Rowley

Honest

A mischievous young boy’s confrontation with Jesus helps restore his honesty.
Director Matthew Roche
Producer Hazel Cullen

 

The Wiremen

When electricity is first brought to rural Ireland, a six-year-old girl believes an actual faerie has entered her home with ‘the Light’. Her attempts at capturing it unwittingly cause a blackout and ultimately summons the sinister, ghoulish creatures who haunt the surrounding countryside.
Director Jessica Patterson
Producer Dave Minogue

Q4L (quest for love)

Eve moves to Paris: but does she want motherhood or freedom? Her quest is to challenge the nature of the relationship with her child: her quest for love
Director Antonia Campbell-Hughes
Producer Flaminia Iacoviello

 

Procession

A bedraggled community of misfits gather to mourn one of their own the only way they know how – an elaborately eccentric folk music funeral.
Director Jeda De Bri
Producer Claire McCabe

 

An Gabhar Dubh

A young man and his senile father are terrorized by a mysterious black dog in Connemara in 1910.
Director Pádraig Fagan
Producer Louise Ní Chonchúir

Mary

When he manages to destroy the town’s beloved Virgin Mary statue, Charlie O’Connor does the only thing he can do; frame his older brother.
Director Shaun O’Connor
Producer Sharon Cronin

Psychic

A charismatic psychic and his two manipulative sons are gaining a cult following. Only a determined TV show host, and their own dark history, stands in the way.
Director Brendan Gleeson
Producers Brendan Gleeson & Juliette Bonass

The Overcoat

A lonely office worker saves up to buy a new coat at Christmas in an effort to make new friends, only for fate take a ghostly hand.
Directors Sean Mullen & Meelis Arulepp
Producers Jonathan Clarke & Kristel Toldsepp