New Shorts 8: Documentary
Sun 14 July | Town Hall Theatre | 10:00
This strand showcases a diverse range of short documentary films. We explore different themes surrounding present-day social and global issues in a variety of styles. Showcasing work from debut filmmakers and more established directors from Ireland and the United Kingdom.
A Woman of Aran
Bird O’Griofa, a native of Inisheer, reflects on life in pre-modern times.
Director: Tommy O’Donoghue
Producers: Tommy O’Donoghue, Sean Leonard
In a small corner of the UK, a battle is being waged. A battle for love. A battle to be EQUAL.
Director: Gillian Callan
Producer: Gillian Callan
Countries: Ireland, United Kingdom
Exploring residue, trauma and memory through the eyes of two best friends and their shared identities. Billy and Willy guide us through their world of Jazz.
Directors: Sean Mullan, Michael Barwise
Producers: Sean Mullan, Michael Barwise
Countries: Ireland, Northern Ireland
If you think climate change is a joke, you are the joke.
Director: Bob Quinn
Producer: Bob Quinn
Things I didn’t say but wish I did.
Director: Emily McGee
Producer: Emily McGee
The Sunny Side Up
Peter Pringle and Sunny Jacobs both served years in prison for crimes they didn’t commit. After being exonerated, what are the chances they both met and fell in love?
Director: Peter Kilmartin
Producer: Cian O’Connor
Postcard from a Crisis
As the refugee crisis quietly continues, four Irish clowns travel to Greece to perform for children living and waiting in temporary shelters.
Directors: Kathleen Harris, Samuel Meyler
Producers: Colm O’Grady, Samuel Meyler, Kathleen Harris
Countries: Greece, Ireland
In an encounter between innocence and assumed evil we witness the daily struggles of an imprisoned 21-year-old.
Director: Ross McClean
Producers: Noe Mendelle, Flore Cosquer, Christine Morrow, Chris Kelly
Countries: Ireland, Scotland