A collection of exciting, non-traditional stories told by a new generation of Irish filmmakers.


This showcase includes (in alphabetical order):

Connection Interrupted

dir: Ronnie Quinlan (6 minutes/Galway, Ireland)

When social media and online connections seem essential, sometimes the most important connections are lost.

Fin Divilly - Resident Troubadour

dir: Luke Brabazon (11 minutes/Kilkenny & Dublin, Ireland)

A rock and roll documentary through a week of Dublin musician Fin Divilly's life. Rooftops, rivers, dwarf hamsters and doses of lunacy.

The Fruitful

dir: John Collins (7 minutes/Limerick, Ireland)

An evocative mood piece that glides gently from classic Georgian townscapes to the lush emerald landscapes of rural Ireland. With narration from Nóirín Ní Riain and music performed by Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin with Owen and Moley Ó Súilleabháin.

Land of Winter

dir: Tommy Creagh (14 minutes/Kilkenny, Ireland)

A lost young man staggers through Dublin's cold streets desperately trying to find somewhere still serving on a dark winter's night on the brink of snowfall.

The Usual

dir: Eabha Bortolozzo & Jack Kirwan (4 minutes/Dublin, Ireland)

A day in the life of a barman and his patron. Set in an Irish pub, this animated short is narrated by a voice over compiled from interviews with John B. King and Richard Burton in which they discuss their relationship with alcohol. The animation mirrors the intoxication of the main character; the more alcohol he consumes the more illustrative and evocative the animation becomes.

Zack & Natalie

dir: Walker Morgan & Chris Lane (15 minutes/Brooklyn, NY, USA)

A short about a young relationship. 

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