Irish Short Films – Programme 1
Friday 1st December
Regent Street Cinema, 17:00
Cert 15. A celebration of this year’s finest Irish Short Films from well-known and new Irish filmmakers.
Line-up: Acorn, Late Afternoon, The Widows Last, Gustav & LISTEN
2017 / 11mins/ Dir: Kevin de la Isla O'Neill / Prod: Sharon Cronin
Busy-body mother Maureen battles Principal Finan during a parent-teacher meeting concerning her son Greg and his unusual behaviour during the school’s nativity play rehearsals.
2017 / 9:30mins / Dir: Louise Bagnall / Prod: Nuria González Blanco
Emily finds herself disconnected from the world around her. She drifts back through her memories to relive different moments from her life. Emily must look to her past so that she may fully understand the present.
THE WIDOW'S LAST
2017 / 22mins / Dir: Vanessa Perdriau / Prod: Christopher Gray, Jackie Shepherd, Luke Walton
The Widow’s Last tells the story of a hardened peasant farmer who fights to keep her young son alive during The Great Hunger, one of the darkest times in human history. This is a story of humanity, sacrifice and redemption.
2017 / 11:30mins / Dir: Ken Williams + Denis Fitzpatrick / Prod: Steven Daly
A man wakes up with a strange tune in his head. But what is it? And how did it get there?
2017 / 10mins / Dir: David Moody / Prod. Emma Mullen
A touching exploration of the Irish language told through the eyes of a young family living in modern day Belfast.