Shorts Program 2 • CIFF 2021

Short Films Poster 2

Shorts Program 2

Sunday, March 7th • Available from 9 AM ET

Total runtime approx.: 66 min

Spread The Wings
Sisters Maggie and Nora are from the Irish Traveller community — an indigenous, nomadic, ethnic minority group. Although forced off the road in the 1980s with the introduction of anti-trespass legislation, Maggie and Nora still travel back to Connemara (West Galway, Ireland) every summer to rekindle their connection with the land.
DIR/SCR/PROD Alice McDowell
Ireland, 2020, color, 11 min. NOT RATED

Flicker (2020)
In the aftermath of a violent assault, 20-something Danny struggles to accept the full extent of his injuries. Moving through the house parties, nightclubs and bars of Dublin, FLICKER is a raw, visceral and intimate exploration of contemporary Irish youth culture, masculinity and trauma. DIR Luke Daly; DIR/SCR Nathan Fagan; PROD Aaron McEnaney. Ireland, 2020, color, 20 min. NOT RATED

How To Fall in Love in a Pandemic
A capsule romance accelerates dramatically against the backdrop of the pandemic as two filmmakers are forced to move in together after just two weeks of knowing each other.
DIR/SCR/PROD Michael-David McKernan
Ireland, 2020, color, 11 min. NOT RATED

The Dead Hands of Dublin
In this animated gothic noir, a failed pianist comes into possession of a pair of enchanted gloves. Upon wearing them, he finds himself playing the piano like a maestro and all his dreams come true. But just when he thinks he has everything, fate intervenes.
DIR/SCR Leo Crowley
PROD Niamh Herrity
Ireland, 2020, color, 7 min. NOT RATED     

Cúl an Tí
This is a tragic, true story of lost time, lost love and lost life. When Stella O'Brien receives a phone call from her dad requesting that she come home for her dying mother's last days, she is forced to confront a lifelong trauma triggered by a distant family tragedy.
DIR Stuart Douglas
SCR/PROD Emma Pyne
PROD Maxine Brady, Richard Martin
Ireland, 2019, 17 min. NOT RATED 

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