World Shorts: Programme 3
Fri 12 July | Pálás | 14:30
These touching stories of humanity and struggle comprise a competition programme of Irish Premieres. Featuring a selection of documentary, live action and animated films.
The Weight of All the Beauty (Süda Sõrve sääres)
A poetic documentary about men who are full of beauty, love, vitality and loneliness.
Director: Eeva Mägi
Producer: Liis Nimik
Suc de Síndria (Watermelon Juice)
Barbara and Pol spend a few days on holiday with a group of friends, surrounded by nature. They are in search of a peaceful space in which to enjoy their intimacy.
Director: Irene Moray
Producer: Miriam Porté
The quiet, atmospheric terrain of the forest is undisturbed until a man comes along. Seemingly lost, he enters the unknown space, observing and exploring the area, before he starts to fall apart.
Director: Wei Keong Tan
Producer: Wei Keong Tan
A group of refugees try to reach a safe country in search of a better life. However, their hopes for a better future turn into a fierce struggle for survival.
Director: Farzaneh Omidvarnia
Producer: Farzaneh Omidvarnia
Countries: Iran, Denmark
Anna, a middle-aged single mother, lives in a small industrial town in war-torn Eastern Ukraine.
Director: Dekel Berenson
Producer: Olga Beskhmelnitsyna
Countries: Ukraine, United Kingdom
The Moon is Bright Tonight (Tattini)
The young widow of a migrant worker wants to start a new life with her husband’s insurance money but is challenged by her father-in-law.
Director: Abinash Bikram Shah
Producers: Anup Poudel, Ram Krishna Pokharel, Wera Aung, Min Bahadur Bham
Countries: Nepal, Myanmar [Burma]