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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.
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
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
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