ARCHIVE AT LUNCHTIME FEBRUARY 2019: DOUBLE BILL

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Join us for free films from the IFI Irish Film Archive. Simply collect tickets at IFI Box Office – please see www.ifi.ie for more information.

AND THE OSCAR GOES TO…
With this year’s ceremony taking place on Sunday 24th, we present another selection of Oscar®-winning or Oscar®-nominated Irish shorts.

 

GRANNY O’GRIMM’S SLEEPING BEAUTY

F-Rated

Nicky Phelan’s dark comedy centres on a bitter old lady telling a bedtime story to her terrified granddaughter. Nominated for an Academy Award® for Best Animated Short in 2010.

FILM INFO: 6 mins, Ireland, 2008

 

SIX SHOOTER

Martin McDonagh’s pitch-black debut about a train encounter between a recently bereaved man (Brendan Gleeson) and a violently angry youth (Rúaidhrí Conroy). Winner of the Academy Award® for Best Short Film in 2006.

FILM INFO: 27 mins, UK-Ireland, 2004


GIVE UP YER AUL SINS

Cathal Gaffney’s much-loved film illustrating the story of John the Baptist as told by a young Dublin schoolgirl was nominated for an Academy Award® for Best Animated Short in 2002.

FILM INFO: 4 mins, Ireland, 2001

 

PENTECOST

Peter McDonald’s comedy about a disgraced, football-loving altar-boy secured a nomination for an Academy Award® for Best Live Action Short in 2011.

FILM INFO: 11 mins, Ireland, 2011

 

THE DOOR

F-Rated

Juanita Wilson’s masterful short about a father and daughter in the days following the Chernobyl disaster in 1986 was nominated for an Academy Award® for Best Live Action Short in 2010.

FILM INFO: 17 mins, Ireland, 2008

 

Notes by Sunniva O’Flynn

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