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11 Minutes

Jerzy Skolimowski, 82 minutes, 2015

This film was released on Friday 4th December 2015 and is no longer screening.  Jerzy Skolimowski (Essential Killing, The Deep End), one of the greats of Polish cinema, presents a typically complex and darkly humorous ensemble piece in which the…

The 11th

Naomi Waring, 13 minutes, 2017

Fisher returns to his community to make amends with his daughter but is it too little, too late?


Sarah-Jane Drummey, 12 minutes, 2019

On the day of a regional Irish dancing Feis, an Irish couple struggle to cope with their child's gender identity.

The 34th: The Story of Marriage Equality

Linda Cullen
Vanessa Gildea
, 78 minutes, 2017

Spanning a decade that culminated in the 34th amendment to the Irish constitution, Linda Cullen and Vanessa Gildea’s IFTA-nominated documentary feature follows the founders and members of the Marriage Equality in Ireland organisation as they campaigned for the extension of…

406 Days

Joe Lee, 90 minutes, 2023

Joe Lee (Fortune’s Wheel) focuses on the plight of the 1,000 Irish Debenhams workers who were made redundant in April 2020 when Debenhams UK Retail Ltd. shut all 11 Irish stores including their flagship store on Dublin's Henry Street. The…

4th Act

Turlough Kelly, 74 minutes, 2017

A powerful documentary telling the story of the displacement of a Dublin working-class community through the film and video archives of the community itself. Drawing on hundreds of hours of local material from the past thirty years, the film explores…


Alice Maher, Aideen Barry, 13 minutes, 2018

6SKIN is a sound and image fantasia utilising vibrant dance, immersive soundscape and vivid animation.

7th Son

Narayan Van Maele, 2014

This short documentary by Narayan Van Maele focuses on the magical healing powers of the seventh son, as seen in figure of Mayo man Brian Lavin.

The 8th

Aideen Kane,
Lucy Kennedy,
Maeve O'Boyle., 94 minutes, 2020

The 8th traces Ireland’s campaign to remove the 8th Amendment - a constitutional ban on abortion, and shows a country’s transformation from a conservative state in thrall to the Catholic church to a more liberal secular society. The film includes voices…

99 Problems

Ross Killeen, 13 minutes, 2018

The inside scoop on the murky world of the ice cream business.

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