6 minutes 29 seconds/2019/Ireland/Colour/Digital
Director // Robyn Conroy
College // IADT
Deep in the heart of a bamboo forest, a paternal bear watches over Mae, a spirited young girl that he is raising. Sustained by the collection of beehives that the bear tends to, the two live together in peaceful harmony. However, in order to continue this peaceful way of life there is one rule that Mae cannot break – she must never enter the bee yard where the bees are kept. Everything must change for the two when she does.
2 minutes 25 seconds/2019/Ireland/Colour/Digital
Director // Shannon Egan
College // LSAD
Archie’s Bat is a story about a lonely young boy who is surprisingly given the chance at friendship when his path crosses with an injured bat. However, Archie will learn that not only is a bat not the best play mate, but there’s responsibility in caring for another living being.
2 minutes 27 seconds/2019/Ireland/Colour/Digital
Director // Holly Sweeney, Amie O’Mahony
College // LSAD
“The Adventures of Space Bear” is a 2 minute, 2D animated short film following the comedic adventures of an alien bear who discovers the wonders of ordinary human objects. A collaboration between recent LSAD graduates Holly Sweeney and Amie O’Mahony.
8 minutes, 30 seconds/2019/UK/Colour/Digital
Director/Writer // Kayleigh Gibbons
Producer // Richard Gordon
A dark humoured and expressive character animation about a Father and Daughter coping with the loss of a central family member. Whilst grieving in a graveyard, the Daughter is disrupted by a blackbird defecating onto her Mother’s grave. A fire of rage lights up inside of her and she sets out to direct it in various violent ways, whilst the Father chooses to shut himself up in an agoraphobic state and ignore everything. Can they proceed as a new family, smaller yet stronger?
12 minutes 21 seconds/2019/Ireland/Colour/Digital
Director // Adam H. Stewart
Writer // Garry Walsh
Producer // Eilish Kent
Set in Victorian London, Abe an overworked Irish writer draws inspiration from his day job in the theatre to write a bloody brilliant novel.
4 minutes, 41 seconds/2019/USA/Colour/Digital
Director/Writer/Producer // Emily Brundige
A giant girl (Charlyne Yi) feels out of scale in her colorful little town, only to realize she takes up just the right amount of space.
4 minutes, 25 seconds/2019/USA/Colour/Digital
Director/Writer // Polla Ilariya Kozino
Producers // Jean Ahn & Arealous Kendrick
The Ribbon is a beautiful short film about a little girl who wakes up in a magical world. Riddled in this little girl’s journey of beautiful scenery and enchanting creatures, a deeper significance lies behind what meets the eye. The Ribbon is not just a children’s film after all. Join us on a little girl’s journey to find out why!
4 minutes 7 seconds/2019/Israel/Colour/Digital
Directors // Shimon Engel & Ofer Winter
Producers // Dov Abramson & Beit Avi Chai
A young boy gets lost in a busy shopping mall, foreshadowing the story of his falling as a soldier in the Israel-Lebanon War of 1982.
6 minutes 34 seconds/2019/Germany/Colour
Director // Maria Schmidt
Producer // Nina Schwarz
The little fox Hugo has a happy family, but it’s a bit unsual – his parents are geese. They live an harmonic life until one day Hugo discovers a grown fox attacking another goose. This results into the most challenging and difficult situation our little patchwork-family has to overcome before Hugo ultimately finds out who he really is and that family is a feeling and not a matter of heritage.
|Date||Saturday 21st of March 2020|
Tickets are available at our Public Box Office in McCarthy's Bar.