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Caoineadh Airt Uí Laoire (Lament for Arthur Leary)

Bob Quinn, 57 minutes, 1975

Following in the footsteps of James Joyce and Flann O’Brien, Bob Quinn blended postmodern scepticism of official narratives with visions of Irish history in this film. Caoineadh Airt Uí Laoire begins as the story of a group of unruly players…

Cardboard Gangsters

Mark O'Connor, 90 minutes, 2016

John Connors plays Jay Connolly, a part-time DJ and low-level drug dealer living in Darndale, an area rife with gangland violence, drugs and social problems. When his welfare payments are cut off, he decides it’s time to start dealing more…

Cat Calls

Kate Dolan, 9 minutes, 2018

A man cruises around late at night looking for something. He pulls in to ask two young girls for directions - only to flash them to get a cheap thrill. Unfortunately, he has picked the wrong girls. They are also…

Céad Ghrá

Brian Deane, 11 minutes, 2015

Two best-friends set out on a quest in pursuit of their first crush.

Cellar Door

Viko Nikci, 90 minutes, 2018

Racing from young love to tortured loss and back again this story follows Aidie, a fighter inside and out, as she searches for her son while in the grip of the Church. With a unique point of view on a…

Cherry Tree

David Keating, 85 minutes, 2015

Faith is in a bad place. Her Dad, Sean, is ill - she fears he is dying and is haunted by the prospect of a life alone. Faith confides in her teacher and sports coach Sissy – who tells her…

Chestnuts

Tom Lenihan, 12 minutes, 2019

It's not easy being a teenager. Especially when you have a chestnut for a head.

Chicken

Barry Dignam, 3 minutes, 2000

Adolescent sexuality is explored here in Barry Dignam's dramatic short which continues his interest in revelation of gay desire. Here, in the evening light, two young men drink on a beach and test each other’s bravery in games of ‘chicken’…

Childer

Aislinn Clarke, 19 minutes, 2016

An introverted mother's worst fears are amplified when she is stalked by the feral children living in the woods surrounding her home.

Children of the Revolution

Shane O’Sullivan, 92 minutes, 2010

This feature documentary tells the stories of Ulrike Meinhof and Fusako Shigenobu – revolutionary women who emerged from the student movements in Germany and Japan in 1968 to become leaders of the Baader Meinhof group and the Japanese Red Army.…

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