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Short Film – After ’68

 

 

TITLE: After ’68

Funded by: Filmbase/ RTÉ Short Film Award scheme

Director: Stephen Burke
Writer: Stephen Burke
Producer: John McDonnell

Running Time: 26 mins
Year: 1994
Language: English
Format: 16 mm Colour

Key Cast: Deirdre Molloy
DOP: Donal Gilligan

Synopsis:

Frieda, a teenager from Derry City just wants to lead a normal life with her mother, but it’s 1968 and the Civil Rights movement in Northern Ireland is beginning to take shape and violent conflict is just around the corner

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Awards:
-Grand Prix, Huesca, Spain 1994
-Best Fiction, Villa do Conde, Portugal 1994
-Main Prize, Oberhausen, Germany 1994
-Federation of Italian Film Societies Award, Montecatini-Terme, Italy 1994
-Distinction, Montreal Short Film Festival 1994
-Honourable Mention, Clermont Ferrand 1994
-Certificate of Merit, Chicago Film Festival 1994

Screenings:
-Bombay Film Festival
-San Fransisco Film Festival