SCREEN ON DEMAND + TALKBACK ON SUNDAY, JULY 19 @3pm EST

IRISH VOICES SHORT FILM  SHOWCASE

(online screening + conversation)

A collection of short films about contemporary Irish life, history and culture. The program includes:

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Directed by Sarah-Jane Drummey

County Kerry, Ireland

On the day of a regional Irish dancing competition, an Irish couple struggle to cope with their child's gender identity. Winner Best Celtic Short Film (BAFTA-Cymru Qualifying Category). 

72 Miles

Directed by Brian Stynes

County Cork, Ireland

Based on a memoir, 72 miles is a charming tale from an more innocent time that anyone of a certain vintage will hold dear.

Ballast 

Directed by Jesse Gilbert

County Cork, Ireland

Beset by grief, a man builds himself the means to escape the pains of his existence.

Be Happy To Be You 

Directed by Ebony Corcoran

County Wicklow, Ireland

Irina, aged 11, has lived in Ireland for 5 years and she’s confronted with questions about identity as a Romanian living in Ireland.

The Invention 

Directed by Leo McGuigan

Belfast, Ireland

In 1960s Belfast, a young boy comes of age while devising a plan to steal cigarettes. Inspired by a true story .Multi award winner including Best Short Film, Best Director, Best Celtic Short Film.

This program is presented in partnership with The Aisling Irish Community Center, The Consulate General of Ireland, New York, and through a generous grant from The Emigrant Support Program.

HOW IT WORKS:

Movies are presented online and on-demand. On July 15th, we’ll send you the link to the film which you can then watch at your leisure until midnight July 19th.

We'll also send you the link to the ZOOM Q&A with filmmakers which will be on Sunday, July 19th at 3pm EST.

If you purchase the full festival pass, you will receive the links to all the screenings and all the ZOOM talkbacks, and you can watch and join in wherever you like!