Saturday, April 23rd at 1:30pm

Irish Cinema Showcase:
THROUGH IRISH EYES short film showcase

A collection of award winnig animated, documentary, comedy and dramatic short films by Irish filmmakers.

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Ascending Grace

DIR: Claire Byrne

First officer Maedhbh has high hopes for her first day of work, but when she fails to impress Captain Cara and with a cabin full off restless passengers waiting to take off, it's far from what she expected.

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Double Yellow

DIR: Ruairí Heading

A nervous getaway driver waits while his impulsive brother holds up a bank.

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The Ferry

DIR: Niall McKay (Wicklow, Ireland)

Aoife searches for her birth mother and unveils a past that entangles two other women in town.

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How to Fall in Love in a Pandemic

DIR: Michael-David McKernan (Meath, Ireland)

A capsule romance accelerates dramatically against the backdrop of the pandemic as two filmmakers are forced to move in together after two weeks of knowing each other.

"Tribeca Film Festival 2021 - Official Selection

Galway Film Fleadh - Best Short Documentary (Oscar-qualifying)

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Memento Mori

DIR: Paul O'Flanagan (Hertfordshire, Ireland)

A storm brews over Victorian Dublin as post-mortem photographer, Mr.Huxley, returns to his hallowed practice within the gloomy townhouse in which he resides. His latest subject is a recently-deceased young woman, whose presence conjures the demons of Huxley's character - compelling him to confront the narcissistic life he has chosen to lead.

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Nothing to Declare

DIR: Garret Daly

Keith Byrne (10) and Noel Murray (13) from Darndale had run away before, but evading the authorities in three countries was a first – even for them! In August 1985 they began an incredible adventure that would see the young duo leaving home and eventually ending up in New York having arrived there on an Air India flight from London.

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Seanie Barron: Only in Askeaton

DIR: Michael Holly (County Cork, Ireland)

For decades, Seanie Barron has been making walking sticks in a workshop at the back of his house in Askeaton. His creations often appear flamboyantly eccentric, yet all are made with an intuitive practical understanding of nature and the Irish countryside.

A talkback with the filmmakers will follow the screening.

Full Schedule for Irish Cinema Showcase 2022:

• Friday, April 22 at 7:30 pm: Steps of Freedom - The Story of Irish DanceMam's Old Chair

• Saturday, April 23 at 1:30 pm: Through Irish Eyes: A Collection of Short FIlms 

• Saturday, April 23 at 4:00 pm: Where's the Craic?Frank -The Man with the CameraMagic

• Sunday, April 24 at 2:00 pm: The Hunger