World Shorts: Programme Two

Fri 13 July / Pálás Screen 3 / 15:00

A new programme of the best in short filmmaking from across the world. This programme of Irish premieres features a selection of documentary, live-action and animated films.


Snow for Water

This is the true story of two small children dodging sniper bullets and mortar shells during the infamous siege of Sarajevo, so they can collect snow to have water when it melts.

Irish Premiere

Director Christopher Villiers
Producer Christopher Villiers
Country Bosnia and Herzegovina


2nd Class

Charlotte has a new job as a second grade teacher and gets attacked by a Nazi while out on the town celebrating with friends. When she returns to work after the hospital, she discovers one of her pupils is the son of the Nazi.

Irish Premiere

Director Jimmy Olsson
Producer Jimmy Olsson
Country Sweden


After a flood, some fish get stuck in some old trees and scream out sharply. Woken by the noise, the human-like inhabitants of a nearby cave don’t feel happy about the unintended gathering in their desolated land.

Irish Premiere

Director Jonatan Schwenk
Producer Jonatan Schwenk
Country Germany


When a small coastal town of fishermen learns about the secret visit of the President of the Republic to its local soap shop, they embark on an everlasting struggle of cleaning up and maintaining the perfect image of their town.

Irish Premiere

Director Cyril Aris
Producers Marc Fadel & Valerie Martinez
Countries Lebanon, US & Qatar


The Driver Is Red

Set in Argentina, 1960, this true crime documentary follows the story of secret agent Zvi Aharoni as he hunts down one of the highest ranking Nazi war criminals on the run.

Irish Premiere

Director Randall Christopher
Producers Randall Christopher & Jared Callahan
Country US



Juck is seeing one’s self, even if it’s tough. Juck is not apologizing for existing. Juck questions the positions of object & subject. Juck provokes, inspires and breaks norms. The film poses the question: what is femininity?

Irish Premiere

Directors Olivia Kastebring, Julia Gumpert & Ulrika Bandeira
Producer Dea Saračević
Country Sweden