Proclaim! – 2018 Short Film Selection


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.