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Proclaim! – 2018 Short Film Selection

Proclaim!                   

Directed by:  Maureen O’Connell

Produced by: Maureen O’Connell

Submitted by: Maureen O’Connell

Category: Irish Short Films

Country of Origin: Ireland

Country of Filming: Ireland

Running Time: 20:00

 
Synopsis:  Dublin, April, 1916.  Revolutionary; James Connolly; looks to Dublin printers, Molloy, O’Brien and Brady to turn out 2000 copies of an Irish Proclamation- in one night and in secret- to be read by Padraig Pearse at the GPO Easter Monday 24th April 1916. They don’t have enough type. They don’t have enough wax. They don’t have enough paper. Can they do it? Based on the actual characters & events surrounding the secret printing of the first Irish Proclamation.
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My Ireland – 2018 Short Film Selection

My Ireland                 

Directed by:  Myles O’Reilly

Produced by: Karen Walse

Submitted by: Myles O’Reilly

Category: Irish Short Films

Country of Origin: Ireland

Country of Filming: Ireland

Running Time: 11:49

 
Synopsis:  “My Ireland” is a poem by Irish poet Stephen James Smith narrated over the visuals of Ireland filmed by Myles O’Reilly (Arbutus Yarns) with music produced, recorded and mixed by Conor O’Brien (Villagers) featuring performances from Colm Mac Con Iomre, Siant Sister and Ye Vagabonds.
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Maeve and the Moon – 2018 Short Film Selection

Maeve and the Moon           

Directed by:  Elynia Betts

Produced by: Peter James Melrose

Submitted by: Elynia Betts

Category: Irish Short Films

Country of Origin: Ireland

Country of Filming: Ireland

Running Time: 11:29

 

 
Synopsis:  After hearing her mother is ‘asking for the moon’, a young Irish girl takes the expression literally–setting off to find the moon and bring it home.
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Childer – 2018 Short Film Selection

 

Childer

Directed by: Aislinn Clarke

Produced by: Margaret McGoldrick

Submitted by: Aislinn Clarke

Category: Irish Short Films

Country of Origin: United Kingdom

Country of Filming: United Kingdom

Running Time: 18:43

Synopsis:  An introverted mother’s worst fears are amplified when she is stalked by the feral children living in the woods surrounding her home.
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Stairwell – 2018 Short Film Selection

 

Stairwell

Directed by: Eamonn Norris

Submitted by: Eamonn Norris

Category: Irish Short Films

Country of Origin: Ireland

Country of Filming: Ireland

Running Time: 11:25

 

Synopsis:  After the sudden end to his relationship, Luke’s life seems to be unravelling around him. Well-meaning house mates, his work colleagues or even daytime TV; nothing seems to be able to get through to him. However, when hope in an unexpected form slaps him in the face, will he be able to come to his senses?
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The Nation Holds Its Breath – 2018 Short Film Selection

 

The Nation Holds Its Breath

Directed by: Kev Cahill

Produced by: Joey Horvitz, Robert Walpole, Rebecca O’Flannagan

Submitted by: Kev Cahill

Category: Irish Short Films

Country of Origin: Ireland

Country of Filming: Ireland

Running Time: 11:20

 

Synopsis:  On the day of the most important football match in Irish history, a young father to be is torn between witnessing the miracle of childbirth and witnessing the miracle of reaching the quarter finals of the World Cup.
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More Than God – 2018 Short Film Selection

More Than God                     

Directed by:  Kev Cahill

Produced by: Kev Cahill, Ali Coffey, Sorcha O’Beirne

Submitted by: Kev Cahill

Category: Irish Short Films

Country of Origin: Ireland

Country of Filming: Ireland

Running Time: 9:00

 
Synopsis:  A pious Doctor is forced to deal with a family matter whilst hiding under the bed of a stranger.
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Sylvia – 2018 Irish Language Short Selection

 

Sylvia

Directed by: Séamus Moran

Produced by: Marie Caffery

Category: Irish Language Short Films

Country of Origin: Ireland

Country of Filming: Ireland

Running Time: 10:52

 

Synopsis:  Passion, jealousy and motorcycle maintenance in the wilds of Connemara. Sylvia is a love triangle with a twist.

Paisean, éad agus cothabháil gluaisrothar in iargúltacht Chonamara: Is triantán grá é an gearrscannán Sylvia a bhfuil casadh ann.

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Rúbaí – 2018 Irish Language Short Selection

 

Rúbaí

Directed by: Louise Ni Fhiannachta

Produced by: Gemma O’Shaughnessy

Category:  Irish Language Short Films

Country of Origin: Ireland

Country of Filming: Ireland

Running Time:  11:18

 

 
Synopsis: As her classmates prepare for their First Holy Communion, Rúbaí announces that she is an atheist and refuses to participate.

Agus an rang ag ullmhú don Chéad Chomaoineach, diúltaíonn Rúbaí páirt a ghlacadh, ag maíomh gur ‘atheist’ í.

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Maidhm – 2018 Irish Language Short Selection

 

Maidhm

Directed by: Seán Breathnach

Produced by: Laura Ní Cheallaigh

Category: Irish Language Short Films

Country of Origin: Ireland

Country of Filming: Ireland

Running Time: 10:00

 

Synopsis:  An autistic boy’s world is thrown into chaos as he searches for his mother.

Léargas ar shamhlaíocht buachaill óg faiteach agus é ar thóir a mháthair tar éis titim amach sa mbaile eatarthu.