World Shorts: Progamme 4
Sat 13 July | Pálás | 14:30
An exciting selection of the best in new international short filmmaking. These films have been previously homed in TIFF, Cannes and Berlinale and now we are delighted to host their Irish Premieres. This competition programme features a selection of documentary, live action and animated films.
Mohamed is a hardened shepherd living in rural Tunisia with his wife and two sons. He is deeply shaken when his oldest son Malik returns home after a long journey with a mysterious new wife.
Director: Joobeur Meryam
Producers: Maria Gracia Turgeon, Habib Attia
Countries: Canada, Tunisia, Qatar, Sweden
Alice is dating Johannes but feels that she doesn’t have enough space to be herself. On a night out with friends, she steals a strap-on and challenges her boyfriend’s thoughts about girls.
Director: Anette Sidor
Producers: Jerry Carlsson, Anette Sidor
After the Silence (Après le Silence)
Having fled his country, David had to leave behind the man he loves. He remembers him, their life together and what they were trying to hide.
Director: Sonam Larcin
An animated short exploring group dynamics. How do we define ourselves when we are all equal?
Director: Michael Frei
Producer: Michael Frei
Roadkill is a stop-motion animated thriller. In a world where deer are the dominating species, one alpha male goes for an evening car ride and has an unfortunate accident.
Director: Leszek Mozga
Producer: Leszek Mozga
Country: United Kingdom
A wannabe influencer couple embark on an epic road trip in an attempt to gain more followers after their rival doubles their followers overnight.
Director: Haley Finnegan
Producer: Haley Finnegan