Irish Talent: New Shorts 2, Fiction
Thurs 11 July | Town Hall Theatre | 10:00
This series of live action shorts features a mix of traditional narrative and experimental storytelling. With an exciting programme of premieres and competition winners from Little Cinema’s ‘48 Hour Challenge’ & Offline Film Festival.
On the day of a regional Irish dancing Feis, an Irish couple struggle to cope with their child’s gender identity.
Director: Sarah-Jane Drummey
Producers: Eliam Kraiem, Sarah-Jane Drummey
For Dan, ALEX is more than a virtual assistant; he’s his soulmate. Love, jealousy and control all play a part in this dark comedy that was written, produced and edited in 48 Hours as part of the Little Cinema & Galway City of Film 48 Hour Film Challenge.
Director: Jamie Hooper
Producer: Paul D’Eath
(Winner of Offline ‘57 hour Challenge’)
A woman attending a weight loss class loses more than she wanted to.
Director: Kevin Glynn
Producer: Kevin Glynn
Set over the course of one night, a taxi driver returns to work after the death of his daughter, only to encounter the young boy who might be responsible.
Director: Allyn Quigley
Producer: Simon Doyle
Goose & Gander
A young couple find themselves growing apart in their new rural life, until a masked figure appears and things come to a head.
Director: Jamie Sykes
Producers: Tamryn Reinecke, Emma Foley
A young man throws himself off a lighthouse to end it all, but it’s only the beginning.
Director: David Magnier
Producers: David Magnier, Dave Minogue
A woman hunted, accused of witchcraft, who finds love in an unlikely ally. Can she escape with her life? Can she ever truly be free?
Director: Emer Conroy
Producers: Steven Daly, Andrew Burke
A Sense of Joy
A cantankerous musician endeavours to break a magical curse by passing on a sense of joy to others; something which doesn’t come naturally to him.
Director: Roisin Jones (debut)
Producer: Roisin Jones
Was That A Yes?
Date night disaster as Mark’s perfect evening with Jane leaves a lot of questions unanswered.
Director: Réamonn Mac Donnacha (debut)
Producer: Kevin Ó Flatharta