Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland Shorts
Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland is proud to present the world premiere of an exciting, moving and inspirational selection of new Irish short films funded under the Focus and Real Short film schemes.
TWO FOR THE ROAD *
Lochlainn McKenna | 2023 | 19 mins | Ireland
Amidst spontaneous travels around 1990s Ireland, Oscar, a young boy, finds himself navigating the true essence of adventure and chaos with his father, one spirited weekend away at a time.
TJ O'Grady-Peyton | 2023 | 18 mins | Ireland
When a man, new to Ireland, experiences homelessness and needs a place to sleep, he secretly takes up residence in the home of an elderly blind woman, which leads to them forming a unique bond.
Martina McGlynn | 2023 | 14 mins | Ireland
A father and daughter struggle in the midst of the famine in Ireland. Faced with the grim reality of eviction and starvation, a young girl learns just how far her father is willing to go to survive.
Allyn Quigley | 2023 | 18 mins | Ireland
As his parents separate, a young boy on the cusp of adolescence develops an unrealistic crush on an older teenage girl in his Taekwondo class but soon finds out that no matter what age you are love can sometimes hurt.
* denotes Cork Premiere
All films are eligible for the Grand Prix Irish Short Award.