DIFF Shorts 1


How to Skin a Cheetah

Bobby’s tales of hunting game on the plains of Tanzania inspire a sinister side in her mollycoddled co-worker Lucas.
Year: 2023

Director: Meghan O’Shaughnessy

Runtime: 20m

Country: Ireland

Things Unheard Of

A little girl tries to put the smile back on her grandmother’s face after her television – her only window on the world – disappears. 

Year: 2023

Director: Ramazn Kilic

Runtime: 15m

Country: Turkey

In The Waiting Room

In an Israeli hospital’s waiting room, Hussein accompanies his newly widowed mother Rashida for her medical treatment.

Year: 2023

Director: Moatasem Ali Taha

Runtime: 14m

Country: State of Palestine


Scrumpy grapples with the impending arrival of his birthday, navigating a whimsical journey of reconciling his disdain for this day of celebration. 
Year: 2023

Director: Dan Holmwood

Runtime: 9m

Country: Ireland


Tara is denied financial support from Social Services for her electricity bill and advised to get a free grill instead.
Year: 2023

Director: Jade Aksnes

Runtime: 18m

Country: Norway

The Old Young Crow

An Iranian boy befriends an old Japanese woman in a graveyard in Tokyo.

Year: 2023

Director: Liam LoPinto 

Runtime: 12m

Country: Japan

A Roadside Banquet

Eleven-year-old Mai turns into a feather duster at her baby brother’s first birthday party after learning that her parents only ever wanted a boy. 

Year: 2023

Director: Peiqi Peng

Runtime: 16m

Country: China

Lost & Found

The smallest of things transport Hazel back to the past. Something happened, something so loud that it silenced everything else.  

Year: 2023

Director: Ellius Grace

Runtime: 8m

Country: Ireland

Treasure by the River

In Fengshun, Fengqi is on a mission to find her grandmother’s lost bible and she is lead to her prize by a most unusual being. 

Year: 2023

Director: Hanjie Bao, Manting Huang

Runtime: 12m

Country: China

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  • INFO:Mon 26 Feb / The Lighthouse Cinema / 15:30 / 2hr 4min