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We Are Moving – Memories of Miss Moriarty

Claire Dix, 65 minutes, 2016

This is an intimate portrait of Joan Denise Moriarty, a visionary who overcame enormous odds by doggedly following her dream of bringing ballet to every corner of Ireland. A pioneer of early 20th century Irish dance, Moriarty dared to create…

We Don’t Choose How

Natasha Waugh, 16 minutes, 2020

Homeless artists Jenny and James survive day to day in their tent, living off money collected from street art. When James is confronted with a sudden, life altering event, he must overcome his loss by finding solace and meaning in…

We Ourselves

Paul Mercier, 96 minutes, 2018

We Ourselves is a formally unconventional film dealing with the lives of a group of seven friends over a period of more than two decades. In consecutive monologues, the film tells the story of Irish characters who worked together in…

Wear & Tear

Rory Kerr, 2019

A girl wakes up to discover that a creature from her nightmares has materialised into reality. Will she decide to run, or will she face this demon head on?

The Wedding Speech

Joe McStravick, 8 minutes, 2017

As the best man, Ed, doesn't realise that his speech will be the most important that he will ever make.

Welcome to a Bright White Limbo

Cara Holmes, 11 minutes, 2019

Combining documentary and dance performance, this visually arresting film dives into the mind and creative process of Oona Doherty's award winning dance show Hope Hunt. Awards: Best Irish Short Film, Dublin International Film Festival, 2020

The Welfare of Tomás Ó Hallissy

Duncan Campbell, 30 minutes, 2015

The Welfare of Tomás Ó Hallissy is a new film work by Irish-born, Turner Prize-winning artist Duncan Campbell. Filmed in and around the Kerry village of Dún Chaoin the film integrates newly-scripted dramatised material with footage from The Village (1968),…

Wet and Soppy

Cliona Noonan, 4 minutes, 2020

A man just wants to dry his underwear. Tormented by the weather, he is forced to use the local laundromat each evening, instead of his garden washing line. But another customer is watching him from afar.

What Remains

Tadhg O'Sullivan, Pat Collins, 11 minutes, 2013

What Remains, directors Pat Collins and Tadhg O'Sullivan's abstract work, explores personal and cultural memory, and is made exclusively from film in the IFI Irish Film Archive. Notes by Sunniva O'Flynn

What Richard Did

Lenny Abrahamson, 87 minutes, 2012

The third feature from Lenny Abrahamson is an extraordinary portrait of a golden-boy gone awry. What Richard Did sees the seemingly perfect life of Dublin teenager Richard Karlsen (Jack Reynor) collapse around him when he makes a terrible mistake. Intelligent,…


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