Date(s) - 17/11/2018


Premiere screening of short films produced under Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland’s Focus Shorts and Real Shorts schemes

Please note: some of the content in this shorts programme may not be suitable for children


The Butcher
Vince Murray / Ireland / 2018 / 10 mins

A retired butcher runs a boxing club in Rathkeale, Co. Limerick.


Reality Baby
Nodlag Houlihan / Ireland / 2018 / 12 mins

Reality Babies are lifelike, new-born baby dolls given to teenagers to care for – they cry and feed and wake through the night, just like a real baby. This short documentary follows a group of friends as they take on the responsibility of looking after these infants.


Bending Glass
Suzie Keegan / Ireland / 2018 / 7 mins

Glass Bender Paddy Dignam, a man who used the streets as his gallery, illuminating Ireland in neon one piece at a time.


Day Out
Virginia Gilbert / Ireland / 2018 / 13 mins

A father takes his daughters on an impromptu day out to the seaside with unsettling consequences.


Low Tide
Ian Hunt Duffy / Ireland / 2018 / 14 mins

A boy is excited about heading out to sea on a father-son fishing trip, but his father may have more sinister intentions.


The Trap
Helen Flanagan / Ireland / 2018 / 13 mins

A grieving farmer tries to find and capture the creature he believes is terrorising his sheep every night.


An Gabhar Dubh (The Black Dog)
Pádraig Fagan / Ireland / 2018 / 9 mins / Subtitled

A young man and his senile father are terrorized by a mysterious black dog in Connemara in 1910.

An Gabhar Dubh was made under the Frameworks short film scheme and is co-financed by Screen Ireland and RTÉ.


Lady Black Eyes

Niamh Heery / Ireland / 2018 / 14 mins

When Devon and Nora visit someone from Nora’s past, she figures out that this moment will define her future.


The Vascectomy Doctor

Paul Webster / Ireland / 2018 / 11 mins

Dr. Andrew Rynne was the first doctor to perform vascectomies in Ireland. Dr. Rynne continued to challenge the laws governing sexuality – laws imposed by the Church and State. In 1990 a man entered his surgery and shot him.


Duration: 103  minutes

Tickets: €10 / €8.50