A selection of short films from Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland’s recent Focus and Frameworks short film schemes. The Frameworks films in the line-up are co-funded by RTÉ.
When Timmy skips school to invite his estranged grandmother to his tenth birthday party, long-repressed issues of race and heritage resurface, threatening the cords of the family.
Director: Derek Ugochukwu
The Last Set
A chance encounter with the grim reaper at a Lughnasa party and a dance between life and death, this 2D animation is a musical anaglyph on existence.
Director: Aisling Conroy
In famine-stricken Ireland, a girl learns that burning hunger is capable of incinerating kind hearts and so much more.
Director: Martina McGlynn
Cod & Chips
A particularly nosey seagull strikes up a conversation with a suicidal man on Dublin’s Loopline Bridge in this tragicomic tale of nimble delight.
Director: Matthew Pidgeon
As his parents separate, a young boy encounters love for the first time in his Taekwondo class. Bruises bloom on his face, romance blooms in his heart, and he learns that love and hurt often go together.
Director: Allyn Quigley
New to Ireland and experiencing homelessness, Isaac discreetly takes up residence in an elderly blind woman’s house, and the two form a unique bond, gentle and unseen.
Director: Tj O’Grady-Peyton
Runtime: 18:29Buy Tickets
- INFO:Sat 24 Feb / The Lighthouse Cinema / 14:00 / 1hr 14min