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State of Suspension

Clare Langan, 6 minutes, 2012

Clare Langan’s extraordinarily beautiful IFB-funded short, State of Suspension, is a meditation on loss in which a human figure and water defy the laws of gravity.  Notes by Sunniva O'Flynn

Static

Daniel Holmes, 17 minutes, 2017

An isolated conspiracy theorist learns how to re-enter the outside world with the help of a mysterious accomplice.

Stigma

Helen Warner, 10 minutes, 2018

A string of confessions unveil a tale of religious guilt, sin and redemption in this short experimental drama set against the dramatic and rugged Northern Irish coastline.

Strong at the Broken Places

Anna Rodgers, 14 minutes, 2019

Raped at 14 by a Catholic Priest, human rights activist Colm O’Gorman challenges Pope Francis to tell the truth about the cover up of abuse during his divisive visit to Ireland in August 2018. Awards: Best Irish Documentary Short, Docs…

The Swimmer

Thomas Beug, 10 minutes, 2018

Delving into the peculiar, solitary psyche of West Cork open-water swimmer Stephen Redmond (the first person ever to complete the world-famous Ocean's Seven Challenge), The Swimmer looks at the beauty and poetry of Stephen's passion and touches the lives of…

Sylvia

Seamus Moran, 6 minutes, 2012

In an effort to impress classmate Eibhlín (Manini Linuza), teenager Pól (Jack Quinn) takes on the task of caring for a cherished motorcycle, Sylvia. Initially successful, Stevie soon finds caring for Sylvia more work than he can handle in this…

Take Me Swimming

Claire Dix, 15 minutes, 2018

A son must overcome his own conflicted feelings and honour his father's intentions to keep his mother alive, despite her expressed wish to the contrary.

The Tattoo

Ian Power, 15 minutes, 2018

A Holocaust survivor working in a New York funeral home makes a distressing discovery.

The Tell-Tale Heart

Patrick Ketch, 7 minutes, 2017

He loses his mind caring for an old man... An Irish retelling of Edgar Allen Poe's classic Gothic tale.

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