Date(s) - 15/11/2018
The Gate Cinema
The Pains of Growing Up
Films about growing up, finding your place in the world and perhaps even finding love…
Schoolyard Blues (Skolstartssorg)
Maria Eriksson / Sweden / 2017 / 17 mins / Subtitled
It’s John’s first day at school. Unexpectedly his eleven-year-old big brother Mika shows up to follow him to assembly. But Mika has plans other than just taking John to school.
Producer: Farima Karimi
Michael Kam / Singapore / 2017 / 12 mins / Subtitled
An awkward, lonely boy is infatuated with his new neighbour, a young caregiver.
Producer: Mabelyn Ow
JS Maarten / USA / 2017 / 25 mins / Subtitled
Two teenagers pursue young love in a place where violence maybe inescapable.
Producer: Daria Suvorova
Winner, Grand Jury Prize, Ivy Film Festival
Simone Smith / UK / 2018 / 13 mins
An unsettling and surreal girl-pop tale about a nine-year-old feeling the pressures to fit in. Devoid of acceptance from her peers, Melissa’s mind unravels…
Producer: Simone Smith
An Act of Love
Lucy Knox / Australia / 2018 / 12 mins
The intimate connection between identical twins May and June is tested when one attempts to step beyond their shared identity.
Producers: WAM Bleakley, Daphne Do
Letters from Childhood
José Magro / Portugal / 2018 / 3 mins
Letters from Childhood tells the story of two childhood friends – Kate and Sarah – through the countless letters that Kate wrote many years later.
Producer: Diogo Cardoso
Nate Trinrud / USA / 2017 / 14 mins
Love is sweet until it hurts.
Producer: Ivy Xiao & Benjamin Paulides
Duration: 97 mins
Tickets: €7.50 / €6.50