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Short Film – A Dublin Story



TITLE: A Dublin Story

Funded by: Filmbase/ RTÉ Short Film Award scheme

Director: Graham Cantwell
Writer: Brian Ó Tiomáin
Producer: Tamara Anghie
Production Company: Zanzibar Films

Running Time: 14 mins
Year: 2003
Language: English
Format: 16mm (B/W)

Key Cast: Cain Williams, Robert Sheehan, Karl Argue
DOP: Russell Gleeson


Set in contemporary Dublin, this is a timeless urban tale about “Clocker” and “Sanga”, two young street kids whose innocence is starkly contrasted by the harsh environment in which they both live. Over the course of a day and in their interactions with various characters in central city locations, Clocker and Sanga learn much about each other and themselves as the start of their friendship develops.

More Information:

-Bronze Remi Award for Dramatic-Original Short Film, WorldFest Houston 2004
-Best Irish Short, 16th Foyle Film Festival 2003
-Kodak Tiernan McBride Award for best Irish Short, 15th Galway Film Fleadh
-Shortlisted for Best Short Film, Academy Awards 2004