Paddy McConnell’s ‘The Last Organist’, which was presented at Cork International Film Festival 2019, will be included as part of a free screening of the 2020 Short Shorts from Europe programme from EUNIC Ireland Network (European Union National Institutes for Culture) to celebrate Europe Day on Sunday May 9th.
Action, animation, drama – expect this and more from Short Shorts – a selection of European short films from the home countries of eight members of EUNIC Ireland. Let Austria, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Ireland, Poland, Spain and the UK entertain you with a variety of genres from contemporary, cutting-edge filmmakers. As well as Cork International Film Festival, short films from the IFI and Limerick School of Art and Design will also be part of the selection. Full programme here.
The Last Organist:
Truly one of a kind, 93-year-old organist George takes us through his love of music and his move from Belgium to Ireland 67 years ago. Paddy McConnell is a director and producer from Belfast. His work mostly focuses on factual filmmaking usually centred around a unique individual.
This special film screening is supported by 8 countries in the EUNIC Ireland cluster: Alliance Française / French Embassy, the Austrian Embassy, the British Council, the Bulgarian Embassy, Culture Ireland, the Goethe-Institut, the Instituto Cervantes / AECID, the Istituto Italiano di Cultura, the Polish Embassy; in association with the Irish Film Institute, Cork International Film Festival, Pálás Cinema Galway, Galway 2020 European Capital of Culture, the Limerick School of Art and Design (LIT) & the Richard Harris International Film Festival.