29th Galway Film Fleadh 11th – 16th July 2017
Our fifth programme of live action shorts takes us from surreal desert landscapes to the boxing ring.
This programme of seven short films showcases work from debut filmmakers to more established
directors and features co-productions from United Kingdom, Mexico and the United States.
The evening of 9/11, the bar is heaving with locals united in grief and anger; a cop pulls his gun. Then a surprise visitor enters.
Director Jim Sheridan
Producers Rachel Lysaght, Raul Padilla, Oskar Slingerland, Rodolfo Guzman & Jim Sheridan
An emotionally hardened young woman wrestles with difficult memories when her father returns from prison. As he teaches her to box, reconciliation seems possible.
Director Jonathan Harden
Producers Jonathan Harden, Bronagh Taggart & Sean A. Murray
A recovering alcoholic considers drinking again as problems with his girlfriend become too much to handle alone.
Director Niall Owens
Producers Niall Owens, Celine Owens, Ian de Brí, Timmy Creed, Ger Murphy & Paraic English
Day is a voyeuristic view of a girl from Dublin dealing with an eating disorder.
Director Laragh McCann
Producers Laragh McCann & Beth Quigley
I’m In Here
A man finds a family of strangers in his house and has an extremely difficult time asking them to leave.
Director Willy Berliner
Producers Julie O’Leary & Chandra C. Silver
The Green Rabbit & the Ice-Cream Girl
A man stumbling through the desert, in only underwear. A car pulls alongside, driven by a beautiful young girl who knows his name. His name, Gerry, is tattooed on his forehead. Her name is Eilis, a pendant around her neck. With nowhere else to go, he gets in and begins a surreal search for answers.
Director Eoin C. Macken
Producers Eoin C. Macken & Jared Ceizler
When an agoraphobic has his mail delivered by a socially anxious post woman a strange but magical date ensues through the letterbox.
Director B. Welby Delimere
Producers Helen Gladders, Rory Fleck Byrne & B. Welby Delimere