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A Ferret Called Mickey

Barry Dignam , 12 minutes, 2003

Paulie (Colin Middleton), a young boy who dresses in women’s clothes and holds tea parties, is subject to a calamitous intervention from his father Jim (Darragh Kelly). When presented with a ferret who he promptly names Mickey, Paulie is taken…

A Film About Sandhoppers

Nicholas Keogh, 10 minutes, 2017

Two crustaceans find love on a Belfast beach.

A Pint of Plain

Thaddeus O'Sullivan, Derrick O'Connor, 30 minutes, 1975

This second of O’Sullivan’s extant films was his graduation piece for his Master’s degree. Taking its title from a parodic ballad by Flann O’Brien about the supposed comfort to be found in drink, A Pint of Plain was filmed on…

A Quack Too Far

Melissa Culhane, 2019

A fox must deal with a very noisy duck before he can get his precious sleep.

A Second of June

Frank Stapleton, 40 minutes, 1984

Frank Stapleton’s Ulyssean, richly textured day in the life of two young people wandering through the streets of Dublin set against a backdrop of street traders, amusement arcades and protests during the visit of President Ronald Reagan to Ireland in…

A Sense of Joy

Roisin Jones, 2019

A cantankerous musician endeavours to break a magical curse by passing on a sense of joy to others; something which doesn't come naturally to him.

A White Horse

Shaun O'Connor, 11 minutes, 2019

When 17-year-old Bridget escapes from a psychiatric hospital, she rings home from a rural phone box...but her parents are waiting for the call.

A Woman of Aran

Tommy O'Donnogue, 7 minutes, 2019

Brid O'Griofa, a native of Inisheer, reflects on life in pre-modern times.

Abe’s Story

Adam H. Stewart, 12 minutes, 2019

In Victorian London an overworked writer, Abe, is inspired by his day job in the theatre to create a bloody brilliant novel. Awards: Golden Knight, Malta International Film Festival 2019 Best Animated Sequence, Galway Film Fleadh 2019

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