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ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME DOUBLE BILL (DEC 2016)

YULETIDE YARNS

Join us for free screenings of films from the IFI Irish Film Archive. Simply collect tickets at IFI Box Office.

Programme 1:

BEFORE I SLEEP

FILM INFO: 30 mins, Ireland, 1997, Digital

Notes by Sunniva O’Flynn

Reuniting theatre allies, Brendan Gleeson and director Paul Mercier, this short film follows an unemployed businessman (Gleeson) on his bleak odyssey through the snowy streets of Dublin.

Programme 2:

INTO THE ABYSS

FILM INFO: 15 mins, Ireland, 1992, Digital

Notes by Sunniva O’Flynn

In this haunting drama from Geraldine Creed, a young woman arrives home to spend Christmas with her family revealing nothing of her struggle to survive in London.

 

RED AND GREEN

FILM INFO: 13 mins, Ireland, 1991, Digital

Notes by Sunniva O’Flynn

Sparkling lights on Grafton St, pints in the Stag’s Head, a young couple enjoy an intimate reunion on Christmas eve in this evocative short drama by Hugh Linehan.

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