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ShortSpace: May 2015


7pm Thursday 7th May

ShortSpace is back this May with a fantastic selection of short films from LGBT.
Filmmaker Leanne Byrne will be leading the Q&A. This screening is in perfect time for the Referendum on May 22nd. Shortspace is BYOB, so come along and enjoy the evening in a relaxed atmosphere and see the films and meet the filmmakers.

When: Thursday 6th May
Time: 7.00PM
Where: Filmbase, Curved St, Temple Bar

Places are limited so please book in advance. Tickets are €5 members or €7 non-members. You can book your tickets by calling reception on 01 679 6716 or emailing Please note that attendees must be 18+.

***You may pay on the day but you MUST register your place!***

When emailing please remember to put ‘ShortSpace May’ in the subject line.


The Line-Up:

Well Wishes

well wishes short Written by Órla Mc Govern

Synopsis: Chris is not herself. Her life is painted from a grey palette. But a card arrives from a relative, and sparks an idea that could change everything… “Sometimes things become possible if we want them bad enough.” – T.S. Eliot.

Marriage Equality

leanne film Written & directed by Leanne Byrne

Synopsis: “Marriage Equality: Won’t somebody think of the children!

“Jaelynne and Jordanne have a simple way of highlighting how each member of their family is a unique, cultured, intelligent, loving and passionate individual capable of making the right choice.” – Karen Forde,

The Usual

Three Irish farmers Directed by Ruth Mcnally Wriiten by Tomas Conway

Synopsis: “Three Irish Farmers, having a drink in their local pub, get great amusement from a new stranger in town’s “unusual” behaviour at the bar… “


Armagayddon Written By Tara Flynn & Kevin McGahern

In Association With LGBT Noise


ShortSpace Submissions:

  • Filmbase accepts short film submissions for ShortSpace in all genres (drama, documentary, animation, experimental)
  • To submit your film please email the ShortSpace programmer for more details on
  • Please note that submitting your film does not guarantee inclusion in the programme
  • Ideally shorts should be ten minutes or under films. Films over 30 minutes will not be accepted.