Irish Film Institute -GAZE on Tour 2017

GAZE on Tour 2017

Director: Michael Healy
Graham Cantwell
Cara Holmes
Michael Moody Culpepper
Dearbhla Walsh

The GAZE on Tour 2017 Irish LGBT shorts programme explores the past, present and future of the Irish LGBT experience, and portrays the spectrum of storytelling produced on our island.

Tuesday Night
Director: Michael Healy
A dark comedy about the sensationalised media representation of trans people, and the burdens of local planning regulations.
15 minutes, Ireland, 2017, colour

Director: Graham Cantwell
The tale of an adolescent girl with a secret, on the cusp of becoming a young woman. In the wake of a violent and vicious homophobic attack, she is faced with the greatest challenge of her young life.
22 minutes, Ireland, 2016, colour

The Condom Man
Director: Cara Holmes
The story of how Irish people fought the system, provided front-line and core services for haemophiliacs and other HIV and AIDS patients, and ultimately saved lives.
12 minutes, Ireland, 2017, colour

3 Friends
Director: Michael Moody Culpepper
Based on Colm Tóibín short story, 3 Friends follows Fergus, a pensive young man, who is propelled on a powerful journey that begins at his mother’s funeral. His grief becomes a catalyst to reflect upon his life and relationships. Ultimately it is through death, joy, and sex that Fergus looks inside to define himself.
22 minutes, Ireland, 2016, colour

I’m Roger Casement
Director: Dearbhla Walsh
In a stunningly visual and visceral artistic exploration, choreographed by Fearghus Ó Conchúir, I’m Roger Casement dances its way through the queer legacy of the Irish revolutionary. The film is a sensuous, poetic and moving evocation of a complex history seen in contemporary bodies.
12 minutes, Ireland, 2016, colour
Total running time for programme: 82 minutes

IFI International is pleased to collaborate with GAZE LGBT Film Festival to offer GAZE on Tour 2017 to our international exhibitors.

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