29th Galway Film Fleadh 11th – 16th July 2017

New Irish Shorts: Way Out West

Wed 12 July / Radisson Blu / 14:30 / Older Teens and up
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The Galway Film Fleadh presents a Shorts programme showcasing film and filmmakers from the West of Ireland. This non-competitive category contains a mix of documentary and live action drama. This programme features work from debut filmmakers to more established directors.


Emily returns to college after a year’s absence. Treated differently, Emily finds herself lost and struggling to return to normal life. Has she changed forever, or can she ever be Emily again?

Director Allan El Atrash
Producer Allan El Atrash


A short film about a young man from Galway City who, during a moment of madness, lost his life when he jumped from O’Brien’s Bridge in the heart of the city, in 2014.

Director John Madden
Producer John Madden

A Short Film About a Nut

A burglar with OCD breaks into an untidy apartment. Appalled by how disgusting the place is, he puts thieving aside to concentrate on cleaning.

Director Kevin Moloney
Producer Brian Coughlan

Mr. Natural: The Laurence Wilkie Story

Mr. Natural tells the story of Laurence Wilkie, Donegal’s first ever bodybuilder. We follow him while he – after overcoming a serious episode of depression – trains for a competition in the over 50s category.

Director Ray McBride
Producer Ray McBride

Wild Fire Nights

It’s another night for Lila – a rudderless millennial caught in a destructive whirl of reckless nights – until an alarming discovery forces her to face the grave consequences of her actions.

Director Emma Eliza Regan Producers Emma Eliza Regan, Joyce Ferder Rankin & Steve Kingston

An Mhallacht / The Curse

Mayo are in the All-Ireland final once again. What will Dr. Green do when he learns his patient is the last surviving member of the cursed 1951 Mayo team?

Director Cóilín Ó ScolaÍ
Producer James Ryan

A Little Bit Of Tear

A homeless clown entertains on the streets, but his drunken talent falls on deaf ears. Smitten by a beautiful girl, he follows her into a theatre and sees the show of a lifetime that changes his world, and fortune.

Director Michael Flatley
Producer Michael Flatley

48 Hour Film Challenge Winner

A special screening of the winning film from the inaugural Little Cinema & Galway City of Film 48 hour Challenge