Irish Talent: New Shorts 3, Fiction
Thurs 11 July | Town Hall Theatre | 11:45
Our third programme of live action shorts explores the parallel problems of escapism from a variety of settings: judgement, troubled pasts and unhappy status quos. Featuring student work and work from established directors.
A woman’s eyes are opened to her coercive, controlling partner when an old friend is allowed to come to dinner.
Directors: Caroline Grace-Cassidy, Roisin Kearney
Producers: Caroline Grace-Cassidy, Roisin Kearney
Brendan’s mother Eilis reveals a dark secret on her deathbed, one to which Brendan must find the answer – what happened to her lost child?
Director: Matthew McGuigan (debut)
Producers: Leo McGuigan, Paul McGuigan
Country: Northern Ireland
A man struggles to free himself from a mind packed full of indecipherable thoughts. He spends a night searching for judgement. A judgement he feels he deserves.
Director: Ger Duffy
Producer: Louise Byrne
A lonely taxi driver takes drastic action to protect a passenger from heartbreak. A single-take film about loneliness, intentions and infidelity.
Director: Michael-David McKernan (debut)
Producer: Mícheál Fleming
Cara must make a choice – abandon her sisters and pursue her dreams, or sacrifice herself so that one day they too might stand a chance?
Director: Emma Smith (debut)
Producers: Caoilinn Handley, IADT
The Blizzards – Behind the Music
The Blizzards are hoping to make a comeback this year, but… does anyone really care?
Director: Jeff Doyle
Producers: Alisa Kuzmina, Jeff Doyle