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.
In a black-and-white Kafkaesque society, where everyone can see each other’s thoughts, a factory worker thinks in colours. While dreaming of love and escape, she meets someone equally colourful.
Director: Jessica Patterson
Trauma is a devouring time traveller in this story of a young woman trapped in an infinite loop of incarceration and escape in a 1950s psychiatric institution.
Director: Diarmuid Donohoe
Waiting day – the day before payday – is the only day of the week that seems to have more than 24 hours in it. This is the story of a mother and her two daughters waiting for their pay and their possibilities.
Director: Grace Dyas
In this haunting narrative of violence and superstition, a widowed father strives to protect his daughter after she is believed to be a curse from the Old Gods.
Year: 2023Director: Ciarán HickeyRuntime: 17m
Led by a mythical Great Irish Elk, Oisín ‘Little Deer’ comes to terms with his father’s death in a fantastical katabasis through the bog of memories.
Directors: Éabha Bortolozzo and Jack Kirwan
Nana Dee confronts the loneliness of time by avoiding time altogether and immersing herself in television. She is waiting for someone. And they are late.
Directors: Marta Sniezek, Momo Willet
TWO FOR THE ROAD
A poignant memory of complicated love, this is the record of a boy’s adventures on the road with his alcoholic and nomadic father, one weekend at a time.
Director: Lochlain McKenna
Runtime: 18m31Buy Tickets
- INFO:Sat 24 Feb / The Lighthouse Cinema / 16:00 / 1hr 18min