PROGRAMME 3 - Friday 25th February 17.00pm

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4 x 4

(15.40 MINS, IRELAND, LIVE-ACTION)
DIRECTED BY: AYLA AMANO
PRODUCED BY: AISLING MALONE
WRITTEN BY: AYLA AMANO

"In rural Ireland, a simple decision pushes teenage sisters to grapple with their ties to
the family farm.”

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SINS OF A WEREWOLF

(21.55 MINS, IRELAND, LIVE-ACTION)
DIRECTED BY: DAVID PRENDEVILLE
PRODUCED BY: MICHAEL BYRNE, EOIN CANNY, DAVID PRENDEVILLE,
WRITTEN BY: DAVID PRENDEVILLE

"When a seasoned parish priest is bitten on the arse by a mysterious animal, he
begins transforming into a werewolf every full moon, the ensuing blood-shed leads to
a resurgence in Mass attendances from fearful locals, much to the delight of his
senior colleagues.”

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BEST FOOT FORWARD

(6.23 MINS, IRELAND, DOCUMENTARY)
DIRECTED BY: SEÁN HART
PRODUCED BY: BILL MC HUGH

"A day in the life of Mary Duffy, a painter born without arms. Mary goes about her
day, showing her studio, paintings and demonstrating how she makes them.”

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SIGNAL

(9.00 MINS, IRELAND, LIVE-ACTION)
DIRECTED BY: DIARMUID DONOHOE
PRODUCED BY: RONAN CASSIDY
WRITTEN BY: TONY KIERNAN

"The friendship of two young boys is put to the test as they set out to build a radio to
communicate with something other worldly.”

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TURF

(14.00 MINS, NORTHERN IRELAND, LIVE-ACTION)
DIRECTED BY: ARA DEVINE
PRODUCED BY: ISABELLA DJALILI-DEVINE
WRITTEN BY: ARA DEVINE

“A Derryman and a Syrian asylum seeker spend a day working on a bog with a
complicated journey across the Irish border.”

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THE PLEASANT PASTIMES OF A PANDEMIC PEOPLE

(17.20 MINS, IRELAND,
DOCUMENTARY)
DIRECTED BY: DAVID SOMMERVILLE
PRODUCED BY: DAVID SOMMERVILLE
WRITTEN BY: DAVID SOMMERVILLE

“In a global pandemic, with people forced to stay at home, many of us have picked
up a pastime, big or small, that allows a temporary escape from the mundanity of
contemporary everyday life. This film follows 4 stories of optimistic human
endurance.”

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WHISPER, RUSTLE

(4.42 MINS, USA, ANIMATION/EXPERIMENTAL)

***IRISH PREMIERE***

DIRECTED BY: MAUREEN ZENT

“Order gives way to chaos. Chaos generates ferment. Ferment spurs fecundity.
Whisper, Rustle depicts this cycle with animation of natural and stylized elements
drawn primarily from Yeats’s poems and prose.”

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THE CASHIER

(14.38 MINS, USA, LIVE-ACTION)

***IRISH PREMIERE***

DIRECTED BY: ANDREW LUMINELLO

PRODUCED BY: ANDREW LUMINELLO, MARK TSYROUK

WRITTEN BY: ANDREW LUMINELLO

“With only ten minutes left remaining at Harvey's Value Store, a stubborn old lady
barges in and shops around putting Ethan the cashier's patience to the test.”

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KATHLEEN WAS HERE

(10 MINS, IRELAND, LIVE-ACTION)
DIRECTED BY: EVA BIRTHISTLE
PRODUCED BY: CLAIRE MCCAUGHLEY, REBECCA O'FLANNAGAN
WRITTEN BY: EVA BIRTHISTLE

"Kathleen is 18 and alone. The system has no place for her now. 
What does the future hold when the past is all you’ve got? This visually arresting and
emotionally taught tale depicts the ongoing problems surrounding young adults who
age out of care and their struggle to ‘fit in'.”