Don’t Miss Annual Culture Night Screening of Award-Winning New Irish Short Films


Don’t Miss Annual Culture Night Screening of Award-Winning New Irish Short Films

Posted: 20th September 2018

Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland is delighted to once again participate in the official programme for Culture Night 2018 with a selection of titles new Irish animated shorts screening in Dublin’s Barnardo Square, beginning at 9:15pm.

The programme includes new, award-winning and critically acclaimed short animations. The screening is open to the public and is free of charge to attend.

This year’s shorts programme includes five shorts from Screen Ireland and RTÉ’s Frameworks scheme, alongside Deposits from Screen Ireland’s Short Stories scheme:

Late Afternoon Director/Writer: Louise Bagnell | Producer:  Nuria González Bianco
This award-winning short film follows an elderly woman as she drifts back through her memories, existing between two states — the past and the present.

An Island Director/Writer: Rory Byrne | Producer: Ciarán Deeney
An Island tells the story of a solitary man who sets out to conquer an isolated island.

Departure Director/Write: Aoife Doyle | Producer: Niamh Herrity
Departure centres on an Irish grandmother who takes an unexpected departure from her lonely life.

Where is Eva Hipsey Director: Orla Mc Hardy | Writer: Justin Cooper | Producer: Nicky Gogan
An intrepid older women leads us on a synaesthetic journey of transformation, through sound and visuals, unfolding in ways that are constantly surprising, inventive and technically virtuosic.

Macarooned Directors/Writers: Alan Short, Seamus Malone | Producer: Samantha Plaisted
Macarooned features Mac who is ‘macarooned’, hungry and pines for the lush tropical island across the water—if only he can get past Feargal the Shark who happens to be hungry too. 

Deposits Director: Trevor Courtney | Writer: Adrienne Michel-Long | Producer Michael Algar
Deposits concerns the connection of all the “disappeared”, who are the remains of those murdered by the Provos and those killed centuries earlier by Redcoats. In common they are buried without trace, but are connected by hopes for discovery.

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