AND THE OSCAR GOES TO…
As Oscar frenzy mounts we present a selection of Irish shorts: nominees and winners of Academy Awards®. With more to come in February…
Justin Herman’s charming drama focuses on the sporting and romantic life of a young Cork hurler. Nominated for the Academy Award® for Best Short Subject, One-reel in 1955.
FILM INFO: 9 mins, Ireland, 1955, Black and White
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Louis Marcus’s joyful, observational documentary shows children at work in Dublin Montessori schools. Nominated for the Academy Award® for Best Documentary Short Subject in 1973.
FILM INFO: 10 mins, Ireland, 1973
Michael Creagh’s quirky drama about an 8 year-old boy and his infatuation with his teacher. Nominated for the Academy Award® for Best Live Action Short in 2011.
FILM INFO: 15 mins, Ireland, 2010