Date(s) - 18/11/2017
The Everyman Theatre
Premiere Screening of short films produced under Bord Scannán na hÉireann/the Irish Film Board’s Focus Shorts and Real Shorts schemes.
*Please note some of the shorts in this programme contain adult content.
Tickets: €10.00 / €8.50 Concession
Hey Ronnie Reagan
Maurice O’Brien | Ireland | 2017 | 11mins
An ode to local legends and the time the most powerful man in the world came all the way to Tipperary.
Producer Daniel Hegarty
Ciaran Cassidy | Ireland | 2017 | 14mins
You don’t know someone until you see them get punched in the face.
Producer Aoife McGonigal
Thomas Beug | Ireland | 2017 | 12mins
An Irish long-distance swimmer tries to make sense of his life one stroke at a time in the isolation of the cold Atlantic Ocean.
Producer Jessica Bermingham
Mother & Baby
Mia Mullarkey | Ireland | 2017 | 18mins
Discarded in death as they were in life, Mother & Baby bears witness to children of the fallen women of Ireland.
Producer Alice McDowell
Smithy & Dickie
Hannah Quinn | Ireland | 2017 | 10mins
Smithy & Dickie is a short documentary treasuring precious memories from love letters and photographs, and their potential obsolescence, now that we’re in the digital age.
Producers Michela Orlandi and Hannah Quinn
Ian Power | Ireland | 2017 | 16mins
A holocaust survivor working in a New York funeral home makes a distressing discovery.
Producer Eoghan Ryan
Bordalo II: A Life Of Waste
T. Whelan, R. Meegan | Ireland, Portugal | 2017 | 10mins
Bordalo II is an intimate portrait of Portuguese street artist Artur Bordalo, as he aims to highlight the extent of our wastefulness through his ‘Trash Animals’ sculptures.
Producer Glen Collins
Kate Dolan | Ireland | 2017 | 8mins
A man cruises around late at night looking for something. He pulls in to ask two young girls for directions – only to flash them to get a cheap thrill. Unfortunately, he has picked the wrong girls. Catcalls takes the power back and the predator becomes the prey.
Producer Aoife Kelly
Take Me Swimming
Claire Dix | Ireland | 2017 | 15mins
A son must overcome his own conflicted feelings and honour his father’s intentions to keep his mother alive.
Producer Roisín Geraghty