PROGRAMME 2 - Friday 25th February 14.00pm

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SIT DOWN AND SHUT UP

(18.00 MINS, IRELAND, DOCUMENTARY)
DIRECTED BY: CIAN O CONNOR
PRODUCED BY: PETER KILMARTIN

"It’s 1980, Ireland is in the midst of recession, the world is locked in the Cold War
and football royalty Real Madrid travel to play local football club Limerick City FC in
world football’s premier competition, the European Cup. This is the David Vs Goliath
tale about the opera of football, the city of Limerick, and a game that no one
remembers that three men will never forget.”

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WALKS

(11.49 MINS, CANADA, LIVE-ACTION)

***IRISH PREMIERE***

DIRECTED BY: AL J. MORAN

PRODUCED BY: AL J. MORAN

WRITTEN BY: AL J. MORAN

"An older man, faced with a difficult diagnosis, chooses to deal with the news in his
own way.”

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THE SMALL STEPS

(18.00 MINS, IRELAND, DOCUMENTARY)

***WORLD PREMIERE***

DIRECTED BY: AL BUTLER

PRODUCED BY: COLIN NORRIS

"Three generations of Ireland’s finest knifemakers live around Bantry Bay, between
Schull and Glengarriff. This short documentary looks at the small steps they follow
through their process of knifemaking.”

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THE YELLOW DRESS

(14.58 MINS, IRELAND, LIVE-ACTION)
DIRECTED BY: DEBORAH GRIMES
PRODUCED BY: MAGGIE RYAN
WRITTEN BY: DEBORAH GRIMES

"To help her mother regain her joie de vivre after having breast cancer Aisling, 14,
sets her up on what she believes will be the perfect date.”

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DANGEROUS DOG

(17.50 MINS, ISRAEL, DOCUMENTARY)

***IRISH PREMIERE***

DIRECTED BY: BRETT ALLEN SMITH

PRODUCED BY: BRETT ALLEN SMITH

"Known as the 'angel of dangerous dogs', Yuval Mendelovich has been rescuing abused Pit Bulls across Israel and the occupied Palestinian West Bank for the last 20 years.”

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SHADOWS

(4.45 MINS, IRELAND, ANIMATION)

***IRISH PREMIERE***

DIRECTED BY: CHARLOTTE CONNOLLY

PRODUCED BY: SABINE JANSONE

"Deep in a forest plagued by shadow and mystery, a dark creature has been leaving
a fiery trail of destruction in its wake. However, a girl and her companion are giving
chase, seeking to avenge her people.”

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WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN

(9.25 MINS, IRELAND, LIVE-ACTION)
DIRECTED BY: COLMAN HAYES
PRODUCED BY: COLMAN HAYES, BILLY CUMMINS
WRITTEN BY: COLMAN HAYES

"Brian and Clara were full of love and engaged to be married. With a few weeks to
go, Clara called it off and left. Brian never recovered while Clara moved on. Years
later, she shows up at his door, unannounced.”

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MAM'S OLD CHAIR

(2.27 MINS, IRELAND, DOCUMENTARY/EXPERIMENTAL)
DIRECTED BY: SHEENA WALSH
WRITTEN BY: PAULINE WALSH

"A film about repair, reuse, community and the joy that can be garnered from every
day objects. The chance find of an old chair highlights how locally sourced, locally
made goods can be repaired and reused across many generations.”

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IN ORBIT

(17.02 MINS, IRELAND, LIVE-ACTION)
DIRECTED BY: KATIE MCNEICE
PRODUCED BY: KATIE MCNEICE
WRITTEN BY: KATIE MCNEICE

"There was once an invisible optician, trapped in a strange and lonely world. Her
story starts with a broken lens and the woman who taught her to see things
differently.”