A selection of Irish shorts will be screening on our ground floor screens throughout the night as part of Filmbase’s Culture Night. This special selection of shorts will start at 5pm and will screen on a loop throughout the night until 11pm. This is free and open to all so call by Filmbase to check out what Irish filmmaking talent has to offer. Special thanks to the Irish Film Board for their assistance in putting together this programme.
SHORT FILM LINE-UP:
Mister Heaney – A Wee Portrait
3 mins | 2010
Written and directed by David Quin
Produced by David Quin
In a revealing wee portrait, Nobel Prize winning poet Seamus Heaney, speaks about brambles and hairdressing. Brian Cowen, Garrett Fitzgerald, Wayne Rooney and others all add their bit…
Deep End Dance
6 mins | 2010
Choreographed by David Bolger
Directed by Conor Horgan
Produced by Martha O’Neill
Mother and son, above and underwater, the dance of their lives.
Bye Bye Now
15 mins | 2009
Directed & produced by Ross Whitaker & Aideen O’Sullivan
Eircom’s proposed removal of a number of phone boxes from around the country sparked many fond memories in the lives of the rural Irish communities.
The Man Inside
14 mins | 2008
Written and Directed by Rory Bresnihan (based on a short story by Fernando Sorrentino)
Produced by Lucy Dyke
A short story in memory of Lisandro who accidently locked himself in.
The Rooster, The Crocodile and the Night Sky
6.5 mins | 2008
Written and Directed by Padraig Fagan
Produced by Barry O’Donoghue
A tale of passion, loss, surreal comedy and explosive violence.
Moore St. Masala
5 mins | 2009
Written and Directed by David O’Sullivan
Produced by Jason Doyle
Shop clerk, Baba, falls for the sexy estate agent across the street. When he sells her lunch, she steals his heart. There is only one way their love can make it…Bollywood Style!
3 mins | 2008
Written and Directed by Louise Bagnall
Produced by Niamh O’Donoghue
A clean cut business man who is averse to all things colourful enters a waiting room filled with colourful plastic chairs and is forced to confront his worst fears.
The End is Night
3 mins | 2007
Written and Directed by James Cotter
Produced by Cormac Fox
When a farmer discovers an ancient amulet with the power to destroy the world, he does what any of us would do…
3 mins | 2006
Written and Directed by Matthew Darragh
Produced by Gerrard O’Rourke & Jason Tammemagi
A stranger in an unknown land braves many dangers as he strives to fulfill his function.