The Irish Film Festival London kicks off this year with the very best of Ireland’s 2016 short films.
SEÁN HILLEN, MERGING VIEWS
2016 / Documentary / 10mins 30sec / Dir: Paddy Cahill / Prod: Tal Green
This portrait observes artist Seán Hillen as he creates a beautiful new photomontage. He shares thoughts about his work and recent personal discovery.
2016 / Drama / 17mins / Dir: Patrick Maxwell / Prod: Joan Burney Keatings
Sometimes in life, it’s the delicate things that can save you.
2016 / Drama / 21mins / Dirs: Linda Bhreathnach & Justin Davey
After a relationship abroad goes awry, Jane returns to Connemara to find that what she wants may not be so far from home after all.
2016 / Experimental, drama / 13mins / Dir: Katherine Canty / Prod: Tanja Harney
A reflection on grief, Clara returns home for the first anniversary of her father’s death.
2016 / Irish language drama / 10mins / Dir: Daithí Ó Cinnéide / Prod: Mairéad Kiernan
A son and his traditional Irish father struggle to find common ground after the son starts questioning his gender identity in rural Ireland.
2016 / Drama / 11mins / Dir: Natasha Waugh / Prod: David C. Lynch
A girl and a woman meet in an airport departure gate to the UK. They share a private exchange about the different reasons that brought them to this moment, and the traumatic journey that awaits them. This film aims to highlight women’s reproductive rights in Ireland.
TIME AND AGAIN
2015 / Drama / 13mins / Dir: Aidan Largey / Prods: Margaret McGoldrick & Leo McGuigan
A child genius enlists the help of his best friend to build a time machine in an attempt to escape his distant father and to connect with the mother he never knew.
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- 60 mins